Leadership and People Management
Brion, Sebastien; Lount, R.; Doyle S.
Trust is vital for working effectively in teams, but how does one build trust? A simple starting point is accurately assessing how trusted you actually are by others, Sebastien Brion finds. In this study, Brion also uncovers evidence that underestimating how much others trust you is better in the end than overestimating it.
Andreu Civit, Rafael; Riverola García, Josep; Rosanas Martí, Josep Maria; De Santiago Hernando, Rafael
Simulation models can help managers understand the bottom-line impact of complex business decisions, taking interdependencies and a dose of randomness into account. But what about corporate goals that go beyond maximizing profits? What about learning and positive social impact? Four IESE professors present a model to look at learning and capability-building in firms.
Roure Parera, Joan; Segurado Llorente, Juan Luis
Buying a jacket online? Whose photographs are you more likely to trust: the brand's catalog shots or crowdsourced images, uploaded by unbiased customers? If you opt for the latter, you're not alone -- and you're one of the reasons that Olapic is growing so fast. An IESE case study follows the story, from three business school students to a successful startup.
Fernández Terricabras, Albert
Gregory, Robert Wayne; Ullings, Berno; Burger, André H.; Stieger, Jacqueline; Alessandrini, Isabel
Strike, Vanessa; Berrone, Pascual; Sapp, Stephen; Congiu, Lorenzo