Kolarova, Lenka; Dávila, Antonio; Johnson, Rob; Kelly, Peter
Search funds are gaining traction overseas. According to the 2016 study by IESE, in partnership with Stanford Graduate School of Business, last year saw a new peak of international activity spanning four continents (outside North America). In addition to calculating early returns, IESE's report paints a picture of who is searching for what, where, why and how.
Leadership and People Management
Chinchilla, Nuria; Jiménez, Esther
Why are so few women represented in corporate leadership today? This article describes the barriers to progress and suggests some of the key actions that companies can take, not only to attract, cultivate and retain female talent but to create a balanced ecosystem that benefits both men and women.
Almandoz, John; Tilcsik, András
Does a board always work best with more experts' advice? No, according to research published in the Academy of Management Journal. A study of U.S. community banks found that, when navigating uncharted waters, banks were more likely to fail if their boards were dominated by directors who were experts in banking. In fact, the riskiest decisions may be better handled when non-experts counterbalance the know-it-alls.
Roure, Juan; de San José Riestra, Amparo; Segurado, Juan Luis
Antón, Miguel; Ederer, Florian; Giné, Mireia; Schmalz, Martin C.
Chiesa, Cosimo; Salazar, Rafael; Soldado, Pilar; Tordera, Juan José; Villanueva, Julián