THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS

TOP RESEARCH Should firms hire consultants to boost their performance? Insights From the Bordeaux Wine Industry
Strategy

Should firms hire consultants to boost their performance? Insights From the Bordeaux Wine Industry

by Jérôme Barthélemy

Award-winning management research by Professor Jerome Barthelemy looks at the Bordeaux wine industry to better understand why and when technical consultants can be most useful to firms.

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.

Why are some companies more competitive than others?
Strategy

Why are some companies more competitive than others?

by Jérôme Barthélemy

Jérôme Barthélemy, Professor of Strategy and Management at ESSEC Business School and author of the book Libérer la Compétitivité (Pearson, 2016) shares 3 factors that set certain companies apart from the crowd

VIDEO: 3 minutes to develop a strategy for success
Strategy

VIDEO: 3 minutes to develop a strategy for success

by Jérôme Barthélemy

A new strategy is always a gamble...

Why Leaders Should Accept Responsibility for Their Failures
Leadership

Why Leaders Should Accept Responsibility for Their Failures

by Jérôme Barthélemy

It’s in your company’s best financial interests to stop passing the buck

Are there some benefits to a bad reputation?
Strategy

Are there some benefits to a bad reputation?

by Jérôme Barthélemy

Toyota, Nissan, Honda and Mazda prepare to recall millions of vehicles affected by faulty airbags, and the weaker brands may actually have an advantage.