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TOP RESEARCH How being proactive can help you find meaning at work
Leadership

How being proactive can help you find meaning at work

by Karoline Strauss

Today's workers want to feel like their job has meaning: being proactive can be one way to get there.

TOP RESEARCH ESSEC Knowledge Review: The future of work
Leadership

ESSEC Knowledge Review: The future of work

by ESSEC Knowledge Editor-in-chief

ESSEC professors share their research and insights on what's next for the world of work, from remote work, to green jobs, to gender equality, and much more.

TOP RESEARCH What women want: As leaders and professionals
Leadership

What women want: As leaders and professionals

by Viviane De Beaufort

What makes some professional women step aside instead of leaning in?

Creating the career you want: the customized workplace
Leadership

Creating the career you want: the customized workplace

by Hamid Bouchikhi

Employees today are looking for more than a job - they want a career, and a career tailored to their life plan. This is where the concept of the “customized workplace” comes in.

Women’s careers: Breaking the cycle of self-fulfilling prophecies
Leadership

Women’s careers: Breaking the cycle of self-fulfilling prophecies

by Ioana Lupu

We offer evidence-based practical solutions to mitigate the potential negative effects of professional development programs and empower women to fulfill their potential.

TOP RESEARCH Power to the people: The benefits and limits of employee self-selection in organizations
Leadership

Power to the people: The benefits and limits of employee self-selection in organizations

by Maciej Workiewicz

What happens when there is no boss?

TOP RESEARCH The pursuit of optimal busyness: how seeking productivity and flow can lead to overwork
Leadership

The pursuit of optimal busyness: how seeking productivity and flow can lead to overwork

by Ioana Lupu

Why do we push ourselves to overwork? The answer might lie in the concept of optimal busyness.

TOP RESEARCH Scaling-up your scale-up’s onboarding process
Leadership

Scaling-up your scale-up’s onboarding process

by David Sluss

Just like kids dream of growing up someday, many start-up leaders dream of “making it big” and scaling up to become a large and sustainable enterprise. But, just like those wide-eyed kids learn along the way, growing up – that is, scaling up – is hard. What makes it harder is that many scale-up leaders overlook (at worst) or underestimate (at best) one of the key determinants of their sustained growth: how to effectively onboard new employees.

TOP RESEARCH Just make an effort? Or just plan for "a good trip"?
Leadership

Just make an effort? Or just plan for "a good trip"?

by Fabrice Cavarretta

How can we train ourselves to make an effort - and enjoy it - over a long period of time?

TOP RESEARCH Does paying for performance pay off?
Leadership

Does paying for performance pay off?

by Pooyan Khashabi

Does using a pay-for-performance scheme motivate employees?

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