“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].” …Details
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,…Details
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…Details
Last Tuesday, 26th September 2017, the presentation of the Diversity Lab report took place at IE Business School in Madrid. The event hosted a great number of companies, professionals and press interested in getting to know the relationship between diversity and innovation within the organisations. Click on the picture below to read the Diversity Lab…Details
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…Details
“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…Details
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,…Details
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…Details
“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…Details
IE Business School MBAs Lolita Taub and Andrea Fouche are among 100 gifted graduates in Poets & Quants’ 2017 “Best & Brightest MBAs”!
#IEWomen Lolita Taub and Andrea Fouche are 2017 “Best & Brightest MBAs” in Poets & Quants’. Know who these gifted MBAs are and do:
POST WRITTEN BY: Randy Bean Randy Bean is CEO and managing partner of consultancy NewVantage Partners. You can follow him at @RandyBeanNVP. It has become abundantly clear by now. Successful business adoption of Big Data and analytics initiatives is largely a function of overcoming cultural impediments. These “cultural” factors have been the principal barrier to…Details
I Am Woman, created and founded by KGEF (Karan Gupta Education Foundation) and IE Business School, it is a platform where power women from various fields, from CEOs of top companies to leaders in performing arts, are honored with women empowerment awards. Gauri Sawant is a transgender activist who was thrown out of…Details
The world will become a better place for both genders when women get a fair share of influence.
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.
The tiny proportion of women and non-white winners underscores the need to reconfigure our human structures to allow talent to flourish. http://shapingthefuture.economist.com/nobel-prize-diversity/ Written by James Badcock The author cites Celia De Anca professor of global diversity at IE Business School and Director of the IE Center for Diversity in Global Management in her views on…Details
E Business School professor Rachida Justo challenges both the prevalence of failure overall and women’s higher failure rates in her Harvard Business Review article “The Different Reasons Men and Women Leave Their Successful Startups”: https://hbr.org/2017/02/the-different-reasons-men-and-women-leave-their-successful-startups