In pursuit of new jobs

“Start-ups, with a short past in the backpack, have more agile, dynamic or digital structures,” says Pilar Rojo, IE professor and Director of the HR Center and HR Benchmarking Club. For her, “organizations need to redesign, align their cultures to change and understand the psychological contracts [the intangibles that promise during the selection].”    …

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IE Professor, Cristina Cruz, presents her multimedia case at the World Business Forum

Born into a family business, IE Professor Cruz dedicates most of her teaching and research to studying organizations in which a family group is present and has an influence in strategic decision making. The results of her research have been published in leading international academic journals and in recognition of this research work, in 2010,…

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The keys to the business family’s success in Latin America

If there is something that distinguishes companies under family control from other companies, it is that for their owners, wealth generation implies not only the creation of financial value but also the creation of “socio-emotional value”, which includes aspects such as preservation of the legacy or the promotion of family unity. And if there is…

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Zambia’s Linda Kasonde wins IE University’s Epic Award for Women Inspiring Women

Zambia’s Linda Kasonde recently won the IE University’s Epic Award for Women Inspiring Women. EPIC, an initiative launched by the IE Global Alumni Relations, aims to share the stories of its outstanding alumni across all IE schools (masters and undergraduate programs) to inspire the IE Community. Kasonde is the first woman to lead the Law…

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Architecture is not just for male architects: Thorne

“Women should have influence on changing the structure of the profession, making it more collaborative”. Martha Thorne is Dean of IE School of Architecture and Design and Executive Director of the prestigious annual architecture Pritzker Prize. ((This information is available in Spanish only)) Entrevista realizada por Martha C. Ramos Sosa para El sol de México. “Las mujeres deberían…

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Female Talent Makes Headway in Leadership

By Margarita Velásquez, Director of Strategic Relations at IE Business School. The success that women have achieved as executives, middle managers, and entrepreneurs provides an example for others to follow in the promotion of future generations. The recipe for tearing down barriers and fostering social and professional empowerment includes networking, working in networks, financial training,…

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What Silicon Valley can learn from Lebanon’s women in tech

WRITTEN BY: Melissa Jun Rowley. Melissa Jun Rowley is a journalist, entrepreneur and activist focused on the intersection of storytelling, technology and social justice. As the founder and CEO of Humanise, Inc., she is developing The Toolbox, a data-driven humanitarian initiative created by musician Peter Gabriel. @MelissaRowley  Article ‘What Silicon Valley can learn from Lebanon’s…

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“Technology, innovation and digitalisation must be seen as sources of income and not as costs to a business”

WRITTEN BY: Amber Wigmore Álvarez.  Dr Amber Wigmore Álvarez is executive director of career services, IE Business School – Talent and Careers, Spain. You can follow her at @wigmorealvarez     Article ‘Gamification – The future of graduate recruitment’ by Amber Wigmore Álvarez.  19 May 2017. Issue No:460 Link: http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20170517001336741   A few years ago digital transformation stopped being an…

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Girl power: why politics needs more female talent

The world will become a better place for both genders when women get a fair share of influence.

http://shapingthefuture.economist.com/girl-power-politics-needs-female-talent/

Written by Alyssa McMurtry

The article sites a study conducted by Margarita Mayo, professor of leadership at IE Business School, that suggests that despite their success, women are generally more affected by criticism.