TOP RESEARCH Does going to business school turn you into a more selfish person?
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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 It’s not what you are, it’s the way that you’re primed to see it: Beauty and its impact on consumer behavior
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It’s not what you are, it’s the way that you’re primed to see it: Beauty and its impact on consumer behavior

by Raphaëlle Butori

Raphaëlle Butori, Professor of Marketing at ESSEC Business School, shares her research on how our behavior and self-conception is affected when faced with a member of the opposite sex. From the research paper The impact of visual exposure to a physically attractive other on self-presentation by Prof. Raphaëlle Butori and Béatrice Parguel, Researcher, CNRS.

For an African entrepreneurial area
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For an African entrepreneurial area

by Hamid Bouchikhi

Prof. Hamid Bouchikhi, Director of the ESSEC Impact Entrepreneurship Center, asserts that for an African entrepreneurial area to materialize requires in-depth work with the younger generations. Because innovative entrepreneurs are, for the most part, young graduates from higher education, the mental setting up of an African entrepreneurial area calls for massive encouragement of infra-African student mobility...

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