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TOP RESEARCH The CEO’s Journey to Sustainability
Sustainability

The CEO’s Journey to Sustainability

by Stefan Gröschl

Stefan Gröschl, Prof. of Management at ESSEC Business School and spokesman on CSR, shares his latest research on ex-Puma CEO Jochen Zeitz and the journey to sustainability.Our lessons come from the journey, not the destination

Travis Kalanick or when an entrepreneur becomes a burden to his business
Leadership

Travis Kalanick or when an entrepreneur becomes a burden to his business

by Hamid Bouchikhi

Management Professor Hamid Bouchikhi paints Travis Kalanick’s fall from grace as an example of the entrepreneurial Icarus Paradox.

TOP RESEARCH Does being proactive increase stress? Depends on what motivates you…
Leadership

Does being proactive increase stress? Depends on what motivates you…

by Karoline Strauss

Karoline Strauss, Professor of Management at ESSEC Business School and expert on proactivity shares research undertaken with Sharon Parker and Deirdre O'Shea to determine if and when showing initiative might drain employees’ resources and lead to stress.

TOP RESEARCH Should firms hire consultants to boost their performance? Insights From the Bordeaux Wine Industry
Strategy

Should firms hire consultants to boost their performance? Insights From the Bordeaux Wine Industry

by Jérôme Barthélemy

Award-winning management research by Professor Jerome Barthelemy looks at the Bordeaux wine industry to better understand why and when technical consultants can be most useful to firms.

What Lessons can Family Businesses Learn from the Luxury Industry: Part 2
Strategy

What Lessons can Family Businesses Learn from the Luxury Industry: Part 2

by Ashok Som

Despite upheaval in the luxury industry over the last twenty years, family business will survive and prosper – but only if they successfully manage to implement several key strategies.

VIDEO: “Uberization” and the rise of the service economy
Innovation

VIDEO: “Uberization” and the rise of the service economy

by Xavier Pavie

Professor Xavier Pavie takes three minutes to explain the concept of of “uberization” and our changing attitudes towards ownership.

VIDEO: For an entrepreneurial ecology
Sustainability

VIDEO: For an entrepreneurial ecology

by Fabrice Cavarretta

Fabrice Cavarretta, Professor of Management at ESSEC Business School, explains how a healthy economic ecosystem is like a tropical forest, containing a wide variety of actors who nourish the ecosystem in different ways.

Shareholder activism in France: the good, the bad, and the ugly
Sustainability

Shareholder activism in France: the good, the bad, and the ugly

by Viviane De Beaufort

Europe is far from the Far West, but according to Professor Viviane de Beaufort, Director of the European Center for Law and Economics (CEDE), shots have started flying!

TOP RESEARCH Learn About Creativity from the World’s Top Chefs
Innovation

Learn About Creativity from the World’s Top Chefs

by Marie-Léandre Gomez

How does creativity happen in organizations? New Research by Professor Marie-Leandre Gomez looks to understand the dynamics and complexities of the creative process through the prism of the haute cuisine industry.

Are CEOs Worth Their Sky-High Salary?
Leadership

Are CEOs Worth Their Sky-High Salary?

by Stefan Gröschl

Professor Stefan Groschl analyses three common assumptions about CEOs and their often sky-high salaries.

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