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TOP RESEARCH Get a hobby! How leisure activities can help you at work
Leadership

Get a hobby! How leisure activities can help you at work

by Karoline Strauss

We know that work-life balance is important. Less known is the fact that it’s also important what you do with your life outside of work: in their recent paper, Professor Karoline Strauss and her colleagues show that spending more time on a hobby can help you feel more effective at work - and identify the specific conditions under which you can get this boost.

Big Little Questions to Rethink Poverty: On the contribution of Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer
Economy & Finance

Big Little Questions to Rethink Poverty: On the contribution of Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer

by Estefania Santacreu-Vasut

Dr. Estefania Santacreu-Vasut discusses the methodological revolution in economics and the recent Nobel prize of Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, and Michael Kremer.

Sense and Suspense: A Nineteenth-century English-literature Perspective to the Modern Firm
Economy & Finance

Sense and Suspense: A Nineteenth-century English-literature Perspective to the Modern Firm

by Gorkem Celik

Would a modern firm be closer to a Jane Austen's novel than to a firm with a standard business model ?

The dangers of artificial intelligence
Innovation

The dangers of artificial intelligence

by Arnaud De Bruyn

In this article, Arnaud de Bruyn, professor of marketing at ESSEC Business School, turns our attention to some of the more tangible dangers that we tend to overlook.

The Importance of Rigorous Thought Leadership in Entrepreneurship and Why It Matters
Leadership

The Importance of Rigorous Thought Leadership in Entrepreneurship and Why It Matters

by Steven Seggie

In a field such as entrepreneurship, which relies on perpetually moving forward, rigorous thought leadership plays a key role. However, Professor Steven Seggie argues that such rigorous thought leadership is severely lacking in the entrepreneurship domain.

If you think you "get intrapreneurship"... think again!
Strategy

If you think you "get intrapreneurship"... think again!

by Fabrice Cavarretta

In ESSEC Knowledge Review on Entrepreneurship, Fabrice Cavarretta explains how the merging of new activities is not as simple as managers of big firms tend to think. Discover how you can be aware of intrapreneurship, to keep on with the changing environment.

Game of Thrones and the Game of Brands
Strategy

Game of Thrones and the Game of Brands

by Steven Seggie

The end of the famous show Game of Thrones offers the opportunity to professor Steven Seggie to sum up the various brands partnerships of the show, and generally speaking the key elements for a successful communication strategy.

TOP RESEARCH Entrepreneurship
Economy & Finance

Entrepreneurship

by Editor ESSEC Knowledge

Entrepreneurship seems to be the trending topic and we constantly hear in the medias about success stories of famous people such as Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos or Bill Gates, among many others. But do we really know what is an entrepreneur? It seems that opinions on the subject are as many as the reasons that make an entrepreneur successful. The word "entrepreneurship" comes from the French verb "entreprendre" which means "to undertake". Therefore, we have to study further those key actors of the economy.

When Klimt Becomes Klint: On Marginality and Innovation
Arts and Entertainment

When Klimt Becomes Klint: On Marginality and Innovation

by Stoyan Sgourev

Stoyan Sgourev, professor at ESSEC Business School, analyses recent exhibition at the Guggenheim about Hilma af Klint, the Swedish painter too often mixed up with Klimt, and what this exhibition reveals about the evolution of art.

Value-Added Statements: A Powerful Communication Tool
Economy & Finance

Value-Added Statements: A Powerful Communication Tool

by Adrián Zicari

Explanations by accounting professor Adrián Zicari on value-added statement, and its assets for a firm and its stakeholders.

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