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.
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.
Management Professor Hamid Bouchikhi paints Travis Kalanick’s fall from grace as an example of the entrepreneurial Icarus Paradox.
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.
How Donald Trump’s Interpretation of Disruptive Innovation Might Precipitate his Downfall
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.
Reconciling global and local needs to deal with workarounds