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Travis Kalanick or when an entrepreneur becomes a burden to his business
Leadership

Travis Kalanick or when an entrepreneur becomes a burden to his business

by Hamid Bouchikhi

Management Professor Hamid Bouchikhi paints Travis Kalanick’s fall from grace as an example of the entrepreneurial Icarus Paradox.

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.

Are CEOs Worth Their Sky-High Salary?
Leadership

Are CEOs Worth Their Sky-High Salary?

by Stefan Gröschl

Professor Stefan Groschl analyses three common assumptions about CEOs and their often sky-high salaries.

Disruptive Innovation: Good for Business, Bad for Politics
Innovation

Disruptive Innovation: Good for Business, Bad for Politics

by Hamid Bouchikhi

How Donald Trump’s Interpretation of Disruptive Innovation Might Precipitate his Downfall

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 For Multinationals, Processes Shouldn’t be One-Size-Fits-All
Leadership

For Multinationals, Processes Shouldn’t be One-Size-Fits-All

by Julien Malaurent

Reconciling global and local needs to deal with workarounds

Euro 2016 and the Rise of Xenophobic Politics
Leadership

Euro 2016 and the Rise of Xenophobic Politics

by Stefan Gröschl

In times of great societal uncertainty and anxiety, xenophobic arguments have always been a popular political tool. But in the international sports arena, there’s no place in sports for discussions that divide societies and communities.

TOP RESEARCH How much control do managers have on timing strategic actions?
Leadership

How much control do managers have on timing strategic actions?

by Raymond-Alain Thiétart

Acting quickly helps firms stay competitive, but managers aren’t always able to act at the time of their choosing. New, award-winning research helps managers identify what they can do to influence the time of their strategic action.

TOP RESEARCH Making the Most out of an International Career
Leadership

Making the Most out of an International Career

by Jean-Luc Cerdin

A growing number of qualified employees are migrating to a new country to advance their careers. Human resource managers need to understand the differences between them, and the factors that will contribute to their success.

TOP RESEARCH Can managers build social ties between employees?
Leadership

Can managers build social ties between employees?

by Valery Yakubovich

Friendly teams are the most productive, but can 'social capital' be developed top down?

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