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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 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.

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.

Anticipating in a World of Uncertainty: How to Responsibly Innovate?
Innovation

Anticipating in a World of Uncertainty: How to Responsibly Innovate?

by Xavier Pavie

In a world of growing uncertainty, what are the key elements for responsible innovation?

HOW SMART IS SMART BETA INVESTING?
Economy & Finance

HOW SMART IS SMART BETA INVESTING?

by Sofia Ramos

Listen to this new podcast in which professor Sofia Ramos explains what smart beta investing is all about.

ADAPTING TO THE NEW RISK LANDSCAPE: IS CYBER INSURABLE?
Economy & Finance

ADAPTING TO THE NEW RISK LANDSCAPE: IS CYBER INSURABLE?

by Marie Kratz

At the question “are cyber risks insurable”, Dr. Michael Dacorogna replied: “Is that really the question? Isn’t the real question “How are insurers going to insure it?”

HOW CAN DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION BE A SOURCE OF INNOVATION AND PERFORMANCE?
VIDEO

HOW CAN DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION BE A SOURCE OF INNOVATION AND PERFORMANCE?

by Junko Takagi

Why should firms capitalize on diversity in order to achieve their outcomes?

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