Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
Ramus, Tommaso; Vaccaro, Antonino
Social enterprises seek to tackle complex social problems, such as poverty or discrimination, with self-sustaining business models. But over time, some lose sight of their loftier goals under economic pressure. Tommaso Ramus, formerly of IESE's Center for Business in Society, and Prof. Antonino Vaccaro identify successful techniques to address mission drift.
Schwab, Klaus; Sala i Martin, Xavier; World Economic Forum
Switzerland is the most competitive country in the world for the sixth consecutive year, according to the Global Competitiveness Report 2014-2015. Russia climbed in the rankings while fellow BRIC nation Brazil lost ground in the World Economic Forum's annual analysis of competitiveness in 144 countries.
Leadership and People Management
Olivares, Ignacio; Kase, Kimio; Stein, Guido; Pin, José Ramón; Carretero, Luis Eugenio
More than 2,000 years have passed, but ancient Chinese theorist Han Fei's doctrine on the problems faced by leaders remains directly applicable today. The structures of power have changed -- according to a new book by IESE's Kimio Kase, José Ramón Pin and Guido Stein -- but the human condition has not.
Service and Operations Management
Rosenmöller, Magda; Whitehouse, Diane; Wilson, Petra
Berrone, Pascual; Ariño, África
Berrone, Pascual; Gertel, H.; Giuliodori, R.; Bernard, L.; Meiners, E.