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What luxury brands look for in their managers
Leadership

What luxury brands look for in their managers

by Ashok Som

The attributes of a manager in the luxury sector reflect the very uniqueness of the luxury industry paradox: the long-term versus the ephemeral, the creator versus profit, local heritage versus global reach. Prof. Ashok Som looks into the special alchemy required for managers in the luxury sector.

The Yves Saint Laurent Museum: A Portrait of the Couturier as an Artist
Strategy

The Yves Saint Laurent Museum: A Portrait of the Couturier as an Artist

by Delphine Dion

On the occasion of the Grand Opening of the YSL museums in Paris and Marrakech, ESSEC Knowledge LIVE spoke to Professor Delphine Dion about what this move means for the Saint Laurent Paris brand.

TOP RESEARCH VIDEO: 3 Minutes to Improve the Effectiveness of Corporate Giving
Sustainability

VIDEO: 3 Minutes to Improve the Effectiveness of Corporate Giving

by Anne-Claire Pache

As philanthropy and philanthropic practices are becoming increasingly common in the business setting, how can companies develop philanthropic strategies to maximize their social impact? Professor Anne-Claire Pache explains in 3 minutes.

TOP RESEARCH Sustainability in Fifty Shades of Green
Sustainability

Sustainability in Fifty Shades of Green

by Jan Lepoutre

Karoline Strauss and Jan Lepoutre, Professors of Management at ESSEC Business School, together with Geoffrey Wood, Essex Business School, University of Essex, argue that sustainability requires unique change in organizations and explain how employees across different levels of the organization can support it.

Angela Merkel or how high you can go with a low profile
Leadership

Angela Merkel or how high you can go with a low profile

by Hamid Bouchikhi

Angela Merkel never fit the description of the typical charismatic leader destined for greatness. Professor Hamid Bouchikhi outlines some of the reasons she’s shaped history anyway.

TOP RESEARCH Understanding the glass ceiling in the accountancy profession: novel perspectives
Economy & Finance

Understanding the glass ceiling in the accountancy profession: novel perspectives

by Anne Jeny

From the paper “New avenues of research to explain the rarity of females at the top of the accountancy profession”, by Anne Jeny and Estefania Santacreu-Vasut, published in Palgrave Communication, March 2017.

Why Luxury Marketing Doesn’t Need to be Data-Driven
Strategy

Why Luxury Marketing Doesn’t Need to be Data-Driven

by Ashok Som

Professor Ashok Som, Professor of Strategy at ESSEC Business School and and Co-Director of the ESSEC-Bocconi EMiLUX program explains the inherent paradox between digitalization and luxury brands.

Gender Diversity in Central Banks: How May Things Evolve?
Economy & Finance

Gender Diversity in Central Banks: How May Things Evolve?

by Patricia Charléty

New research by Patricia Charlety Professor of Economics and Finance, with Estefania Santacreu-Vasut, Professor of Economics, both at ESSEC Business School

Paris 2024: The Urban Legacy of Mega-Events, Explained in 3 Minutes
Innovation

Paris 2024: The Urban Legacy of Mega-Events, Explained in 3 Minutes

by Ingrid Nappi-Choulet

VIDEO: Professor Ingrid Nappi-Choulet, Professor of Public and Private Policy at ESSEC Business School, and Chaired Professor for the Real Estate and Sustainable Development Chair, explains what consequences the 2024 Olympics might have on the Paris landscape.

Paris 2024: Paralympians in the Spotlight!
Sustainability

Paris 2024: Paralympians in the Spotlight!

by Stefan Gröschl

Professor Stefan Groschl explains why he thinks the Paris Olympics in 2024 might offer up the perfect opportunity to bring Paralympians the media attention they deserve.

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