Mobile, connected and global: business people, travelers and tourists are forming an ever-increasing market of nomadic consumers. Prof. Ashok Som explores this unprecedented path to luxury and the questions of where to catch the luxury nomads, what to offer them and how to seduce them into buying.
Professor Hamid Bouchikhi spoke with ESSEC Knowledge LIVE to discuss COP 23 and the critical role entrepreneurs must play in a more sustainable future.
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.
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 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.
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.