Canals Margalef, Jordi
Developing leaders with the capabilities to navigate the complex challenges of globalization has become an urgent issue for business schools and corporations alike. In a new book edited by IESE Dean Jordi Canals, Leadership Development in a Global World, leading authors from IESE and other top business schools make ambitious proposals for leadership development to serve the needs of a globalized business world.
Navarro-Rubio, José María; Tàpies Lloret, Josep
Running a business is no walk in the park. If you lack the appropriate governing bodies, it is easy to end up at a point of no return. IESE Prof. Josep Tàpies, together with José María Navarro-Rubio, senior partner at Corporate Consulting, has developed a manual on how to create an effective board of directors, which is critical for the growth and survival of any company.
IT governance is crucial for the implementation and uptake of eHealth systems. IESE's Magda Rosenmöller finds that a well-defined, well-implemented IT strategy would ensure a better use of IT in hospitals -- an outcome that is urgently required to meet the needs of a new generation of geographically mobile patients.
Dávila, Anabella; Elvira Rojo, Marta; Ramirez, Jacobo; Zapata-Cantu, Laura
Companies around the world face growing complexity and uncertainty. How can they cope with the challenges, especially those in emergent contexts? A new book edited by IESE's Marta M. Elvira, together with Anabella Davila, Jacobo Ramirez and Laura Zapata-Cantu, suggests how organizations can adapt, survive and thrive despite this complexity and uncertainty.
Llopis Casellas, Jaume; Ricart Costa, Joan Enric
A book by IESE's Jaume Llopis and Joan E. Ricart features 15 senior executives from companies such as Ikea, Coca-Cola and Telefónica discussing how they are adapting their day-to-day functions to deal with emerging business realities. Managing business models, people and the future emerge as shared priorities that drive these executives' work.
Ricart Costa, Joan Enric; Rosanas Martí, Josep Maria; Cátedra Crèdit Andorrà de Mercados, Organizaciones y Humanismo
The management profession, which has suffered collateral damage from the financial crisis, is in desperate need of repair. In the book Towards a New Theory of the Firm: Humanizing the Firm and the Management Profession, edited by IESE professors Joan E. Ricart and Josep M. Rosanas, the authors offer steps toward healing the firm and restoring confidence in the management profession once again.
Melé Carné, Domènec; Dierksmeier, Claus; Cátedra de Ética Empresarial y de los Negocios
A more humanistic approach toward management may be the answer to growing problems that currently plague our economic system, argue editors Domènec Melé and Claus Dierksmeier in the introduction of their book Human Development in Business, written in response to Pope Benedict XVI's encyclical that sought to realign economic matters with their social purpose.
CIEC - Centro Internacional de las Empresas de Comunicación
Communication should be a strategic priority for companies, as illustrated by the real-world examples featured in a new book of communication case studies compiled by IESE Prof. Julián Villanueva togther with Ignacio Bel and Sebastian Cebrián of Dircom. Drawing on the experiences of a dozen companies, the book challenges readers to reflect on the major challenges currently facing communication directors.
Alvarez de Mon Pan de Soraluce, Santiago
Winning is a legitimate and natural motivation, especially in a highly competitive economy. Nevertheless, accepting defeat and learning from your mistakes is arguably the best foundation for testing one's limits and achieving one's objectives. According to Santiago Álvarez de Mon, experiencing defeat teaches us invaluable lessons about life, hardship and ourselves.
MacGregor, Steven P.; Carleton, Tamara
What do Indian design, Swedish health care and a Spanish bank all have in common? They're all examples of how value can be created through collaborative innovation, as featured in a book edited by Steven P. MacGregor and Tamara Carleton. In an increasingly complex world, creating and capturing long-term value is a challenge, but this book is packed with inspiring real-life stories of innovation from around the globe.