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Building a philanthropic strategy
Society

Building a philanthropic strategy

by Arthur Gautier

Anne-Claire Pache and Arthur Gautier adapt the philanthropic model developed by Peter Frumkin (University of Pennsylvania) to a French context and explain how to develop a philanthropic strategy that can optimise one’s positive impact on society. In this interview, they share key insights from the book and discuss how philanthropists, be they beginners or experts, can make use of these takeaways.

TOP RESEARCH The Journey of the Corporate Hero
Leadership

The Journey of the Corporate Hero

by Aarti Ramaswami

Professor Aarti Ramaswami and Professor Vesa Peltokorpi explore how the impact of abusive management on employees’ wellbeing can be tamed – or not.

From the death zone to the boardroom
Leadership

From the death zone to the boardroom

by Stefan Gröschl

Stefan Gröschl and Benedict Böhm explore the experiences and reflections as an extreme sports athlete within the context of scholarly works and research from a wide range of disciplines beyond the general business and management literature.

Firms Maximize Profits
Opinion

Firms Maximize Profits

by Gorkem Celik

Dr. Gorkem Celik discusses the profit maximization assumption used by standard microeconomics models.

TOP RESEARCH Selling in the digital age: How personalized sales tactics can be automated online
Innovation

Selling in the digital age: How personalized sales tactics can be automated online

by Richard McFarland

In this article, Professor Richard McFarland describes how he and his colleagues designed and piloted a method of automated adaptive selling for online retailers, which permits e-commerce sites to use the same influence tactics that salespeople use in face-to-face interactions.

Explaining investment choice under an investor's aversion to downside risk
VIDEO

Explaining investment choice under an investor's aversion to downside risk

by Roméo Tédongap

Professor Roméo Tédongap explains how investors' aversion to downside risk impacts investment choices.

Artificial Intelligence and Its Possible Applications
Innovation

Artificial Intelligence and Its Possible Applications

by Arnaud De Bruyn

What is artificial intelligence? AI is rather hard to define, because researchers don’t seem to agree on what that concept should or should not include. In this video, Arnaud de Bruyn, professor of marketing at ESSEC Business School, not only introduces the notion of deep neural networks but also talks about the revolution their advent triggered, reflecting on the possible applications arising from their use.

TOP RESEARCH How numbers and negative feelings impact our self-control
Strategy

How numbers and negative feelings impact our self-control

by Sonja Prokopec

Here, Dr. Sonja Prokopec discusses her recent research on how cost information can impact self-control.

Should we be worried about CETA’s proposed investment court system?
Economy & Finance

Should we be worried about CETA’s proposed investment court system?

by Veronika Korom

Professor Veronika Korom analyzes the potential influence of CETA’s investment court system and shares her expert take on what this means for the European economy.

TOP RESEARCH Get a hobby! How leisure activities can help you at work
Leadership

Get a hobby! How leisure activities can help you at work

by Karoline Strauss

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.

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