ARTICLES WITH TAG: Management Department

TOP RESEARCH The CEO’s Journey to Sustainability
Sustainability

The CEO’s Journey to Sustainability

by Stefan Gröschl

Stefan Gröschl, Prof. of Management at ESSEC Business School and spokesman on CSR, shares his latest research on ex-Puma CEO Jochen Zeitz and the journey to sustainability.Our lessons come from the journey, not the destination

The Luxury Nomad
Strategy

The Luxury Nomad

by Ashok Som

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.

TOP RESEARCH Downsizing: what makes a bitter recipe sweeter?
Strategy

Downsizing: what makes a bitter recipe sweeter?

by Aarti Ramaswami

Professor Aarti Ramaswami, Director of the ESSEC Global MBA programme, digs deep into the sensitive issue of downsizing to reveal the factors across countries that make it either indigestible for stakeholders – or easier to swallow.

A Stratospheric “Salvatore Mundi”
Strategy

A Stratospheric “Salvatore Mundi”

by Stoyan Sgourev

Professor Stoyan Sgourev presents his analysis of the recent record-breaking sale of a rediscovered De Vinci masterpiece.

The other side of the global environmental conversation
Sustainability

The other side of the global environmental conversation

by Hamid Bouchikhi

Professor Hamid Bouchikhi spoke with ESSEC Knowledge LIVE to discuss COP 23 and the critical role entrepreneurs must play in a more sustainable future.

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.

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.

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.

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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