Dávila, Antonio; Foster, George; He, Xiaobin; Shimizu, Carlos
Celebrated for creating wealth and jobs, startups are the poster children of 21st century business. But by celebrating the successes, are we ignoring the reality that many fail after only a few years? Or that many more stay small, shedding the jobs they have previously created? In an award-winning paper, IESE's Tony Davila takes a hard look at the rise and fall of startups.
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García Pont, Carlos; Canales, J. Ignacio
This article shares the keys that will help every person to convert his or her tasks into more enriching responsibilities. If people begin to look beyond the goal of simply checking tasks off lists, and instead focus on each person's personal and professional development, this paradigm shift will bring benefits to the entire organization.
Rey, C.; Ricart, Joan Enric
Is your corporate strategy based on hard data, institutional values, field experience, or a combination of all of the above? Carlos Rey and Joan E. Ricart draw from the successes of companies as different as Google, Ikea and Johnson & Johnson to offer a simple strategic model agile enough to apply to real market conditions.
Groh, Alexander; Liechtenstein, Heinrich; Lieser, Karsten; Biesinger, Markus
Innovation and Change
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Prats, Mª Julia; Siota, Josemaria; Gironza, Alfonso