ARTICLES WITH TAG: Leadership

Quotas in Boardrooms as a Legal Means to Improve Gender Equality
Strategy

Quotas in Boardrooms as a Legal Means to Improve Gender Equality

by Junko Takagi

Every year, at the beginning of March, at ESSEC Business School are held the traditional Gender Equality Days*.

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 Does being proactive increase stress? Depends on what motivates you…
Leadership

Does being proactive increase stress? Depends on what motivates you…

by Karoline Strauss

Karoline Strauss, Professor of Management at ESSEC Business School and expert on proactivity shares research undertaken with Sharon Parker and Deirdre O'Shea to determine if and when showing initiative might drain employees’ resources and lead to stress.

Flattering your boss: Good for you…but bad for him
Leadership

Flattering your boss: Good for you…but bad for him

by Jérôme Barthélemy

Jérôme Barthélémy, Professor of Management and Strategy at ESSEC Business School, takes a wry view at how to get in your boss’s good books from research carried out by Ithai Stern and James Westphal.

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.

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.

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.

Can Professors Contribute to Society Outside of the Lecture Hall?
Sustainability

Can Professors Contribute to Society Outside of the Lecture Hall?

by Charles Cho

Professors are expected to have a higher standard of professional ethics, which may help obtain better CSR performance ratings. From the paper “Professors on the Board: Do They Contribute to Society Outside the Classroom?” by Prof. Charles Cho at ESSEC Business School, Jay Heon Jung, Byungjin Kwak, Jaywon Lee, and Choong-Yuel Yoo. Published in The Journal of Business Ethics.

Educating our future business leaders:  Beyond teaching as usual
Leadership

Educating our future business leaders: Beyond teaching as usual

by Stefan Gröschl

Stefan Gröschl, Professor of Management at ESSEC Business School, draws upon his recently published article in The Journal of Business Ethics on developing tomorrow’s responsible leaders to propose a transformation of business schools’ curricula.

How Can We Make Someone Work for Us?
Leadership

How Can We Make Someone Work for Us?

by Patricia Charléty

Patricia Charléty, Professor of Economics and Finance, and Gorkem Celik, Professor of Economics at ESSEC Business School, look into the work of the Nobel Prize winners Bengt Holmström and Oliver Hart to expose how the contract plays the part of motivator.

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