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Service and Operations Management

Providing Health Care in 2030: A New Role for Public Hospitals

Ribera, Jaume; Antoja, Gabriel; Rosenmöller, Magda; Borrás, Pablo

Looking ahead to 2030, how can hospitals deliver better care to more patients at a lower cost? A 2015 study by IESE and Accenture takes a close look at the new role that Europe's leading public hospitals will be playing in the future health care system, giving a voice to hospital managers and clinicians.

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Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

Goodbye to Extortion: The Anti-Mafia Movement

Di Trapani, Pico; Vaccaro, Antonino

Pay protection money... Or else? In Sicily, consumers are banding together to fight the tradition of paying the pizzo (extortion) to the Mafia, undermining its power. In Antonino Vaccaro's award-winning book, Addiopizzo -- published first in Italian and now in English -- he recounts the story of the grassroots movement as a tribute to the power of collective action to change society for the better.

 

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Service and Operations Management

The Nuts and Bolts of Fast Fashion

Caro, Felipe; Martínez de Albéniz, Víctor

The secret to Zara's success? The fast-fashion business model is explained by two operations experts -- including its operational pillars and fundamental long-term concerns. And now that fast fashion has revolutionized the apparel industry, what is next? The professors look to music, movies, food and even consumer electronics.

 

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Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance in Spain: Curbing Excessive CEO Power

Graupera, Susana; Pin Arboledas, José Ramón

Finance

How Much Is a Company Worth?

Fernández, Pablo

Strategy

10 Keys to Self-Motivation

Maella, Pablo

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Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

Industry 4.0 + Sustainability

Joan Jané

New technology doesn't have to threaten jobs or deepen inequality, according to IESE's Joan Jané. In a blog post for Forbes.com, he calls for more thinking on how to use emerging technologies for the common good, as seen in IESE's Doing Good Doing Well conference (starts Feb. 26).

 

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Knowledge and Communication

3 Professors Honored for Their Research

IESE

In the 14th edition of the IESE Alumni Association's Research Excellence Awards, professors Sebastian Reiche, Rafael Andreu and Vicente Font have been honored for their research, publications and teaching this past year.

 

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