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TOP RESEARCH Does going to business school turn you into a more selfish person?
Society

Does going to business school turn you into a more selfish person?

by Karoline Strauss

Does studying economics make people more selfish? And if so, what role do business schools have to play in shaping the values of our future leaders? Karoline Strauss, Professor of Management at ESSEC Business School, shares her research on how and when business education can produce greater levels of selfishness – or not.

Making Gender Diversity Work
Strategy

Making Gender Diversity Work

by Stefan Gröschl

In the run-up to International Women’s Day 2017, Stefan Gröschl, Professor of Management, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy Consultant and Co-founder of the Chair of Leadership and Diversity at ESSEC Business School, takes a critical look at the current gender diversity debate and provides suggestions to make gender diversity and inclusion more effective in the workplace.

TOP RESEARCH Master and Puppets: How Narcissistic CEOs Build their Professional Worlds
Leadership

Master and Puppets: How Narcissistic CEOs Build their Professional Worlds

by Arijit Chatterjee

In this second of a two-part article, Arijit Chatterjee, Professor of Management at ESSEC Business School, explains how narcissistic CEOs* satisfy their need to dominate and impact top management teams.

The Brexit Negotiations: The weigh-in before the match
Leadership

The Brexit Negotiations: The weigh-in before the match

by Aurélien Colson

Aurélien Colson, Professor of Political Science at ESSEC Business School and Director of the ESSEC Centre of Excellence IRENE (Institute for Research and Education on Negotiation - Paris, Singapore, Brussels), author of the MOOC ‘Negotiation Fundamentals’, looks at the challenges facing the Brexit negotiators in the run-up to the talks

TOP RESEARCH Of Mirrors and Echoes: How Narcissistic CEOs Build their Professional Worlds
Leadership

Of Mirrors and Echoes: How Narcissistic CEOs Build their Professional Worlds

by Arijit Chatterjee

In this first of a two-part article, Arijit Chatterjee, Professor of Management at ESSEC Business School, shares his research on how narcissistic CEOs succeed in satisfying their need for acclaim and its impact on the board and the firm.

Why Fintech “made in China” does not have to be disruptive to conquer
Economy & Finance

Why Fintech “made in China” does not have to be disruptive to conquer

by Patrick Lecomte

Dr. Patrick Lecomte, Deputy-Director Centers of Excellence ESSEC Asia-Pacific, explores the exponential rise of the Chinese Fintechs and their ambition to rival with the West’s tech giants.

How the Beauty Sector Got a Wake-Up Call
Strategy

How the Beauty Sector Got a Wake-Up Call

by Ashok Som

In the beauty industry especially, the trend has been towards sustainability and CSR policies triggered by consumers. A brief history by Ashok Som, Professor of Strategy and Management at ESSEC Business School and Co-Director of the ESSEC-Bocconi EMiLUX program.

TOP RESEARCH The age of anti-globalization: How tightening visa policies can hurt knowledge flows
Economy & Finance

The age of anti-globalization: How tightening visa policies can hurt knowledge flows

by Estefania Santacreu-Vasut

Estefania Santacreu-Vasut, Professor of Economics at ESSEC Business School, and Kensuke Teshima of ITAM, Mexico, share their research into the role of expatriates in the transfer of technology within multinational companies* and tackle the possible impact of proposed anti-migrant policies.

SME: Dare to Think ‘Strategy’
Strategy

SME: Dare to Think ‘Strategy’

by Laurent Bourgeon

Laurent Bourgeon, Academic Director of the Operational Management and International Operational Management programs at ESSEC Business School, and author of the book Construire avec pertinence la stratégie pour votre PME (Build an Effective Strategy for your SME, Ellipses, 2016), urges small-to-medium enterprises to develop a strategy and shares key insights into how to do it effectively.

Online platforms: Undergoing revolution and making change
Innovation

Online platforms: Undergoing revolution and making change

by Nicolas Glady

Nicolas Glady, Professor of Marketing and Chief Digital officer at ESSEC Business School, explains how online platforms such as AirBnB, Uber and Facebook and disrupted and revolutionized the world of online platforms.

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