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
Dr. Estefania Santacreu-Vasut discusses the methodological revolution in economics and the recent Nobel prize of Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, and Michael Kremer.
Would a modern firm be closer to a Jane Austen's novel than to a firm with a standard business model ?
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.
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.
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.
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.
Explanations by accounting professor Adrián Zicari on value-added statement, and its assets for a firm and its stakeholders.