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How Ready Are You for the Work-from-Anywhere Era?

How Ready Are You for the Work-from-Anywhere Era?

Benjamin Kessler, INSEAD Knowledge Managing Editor | October 21, 2020 Advice from academics and practitioners who are well-versed in the remote working paradigm. This article is part of a series entitled “The Future of Management”, about how changes in culture and...

How Netflix Finds Innovation on the Edge of Chaos

How Netflix Finds Innovation on the Edge of Chaos

Benjamin Kessler, INSEAD Knowledge Managing Editor | September 30, 2020 How did a DVD-by-mail company transform itself into a leading global entertainment brand? By rejecting mediocrity, embracing negative feedback and turning hierarchy on its head. From its initial...

Big Tech’s Global Strategy in the Cloud

Big Tech’s Global Strategy in the Cloud

Jason Davis, INSEAD Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise | September 28, 2020 Amazon, Microsoft, Google and Alibaba are fighting tooth and nail in the cloud market, using strategies heavily influenced by their respective histories. A lot has...

Making the Commute of the Future Happen

Making the Commute of the Future Happen

Geoff Tomaino, INSEAD PhD Student, and Ziv Carmon, the Alfred H. Heineken Chaired Professor of Marketing at INSEAD | September 14, 2020 Mobility as a service (MaaS) is an attractive form of public transportation that offers a variety of benefits. Enticing consumers to...

What the War Between Alibaba and Tencent Says About Strategy

What the War Between Alibaba and Tencent Says About Strategy

Guoli Chen, INSEAD Professor of Strategy | September 9, 2020 In emerging markets or nascent industries, plan-as-you-go has proved to be a winner many times over. Cross the river by feeling the rocks. – Chinese proverb     When Alibaba Group went public on the New York...

Product Management Is Dead

Product Management Is Dead

Ayman Jawhar (INSEAD MBA ‘12J), INSEAD Lecturer in Product Management | September 8, 2020 Long live product management – but not as it has been conceived up till now. As a business leader, you probably think similarly to McKinsey about what makes a great product...

Deconstructing Learning, Reconstructing Education

Deconstructing Learning, Reconstructing Education

Ilian Mihov, INSEAD Dean | September 3, 2020 Covid-19 will change higher education for good – and, ultimately, for the better. Throughout the world, the decision to reopen university campuses has been a source of fierce controversy. The University of Notre Dame,...

The World’s Most Innovative Countries, 2020

The World’s Most Innovative Countries, 2020

Bruno Lanvin, Executive Director of Global Indices at INSEAD | September 2, 2020 Who will finance innovation beyond Covid-19? Necessity is the mother of invention. Indeed, during the global coronavirus crisis, the world needed to move work, education and play to the...

The Central Conundrum of Covid-19 Entrepreneurship

The Central Conundrum of Covid-19 Entrepreneurship

Vikas Aggarwal, INSEAD Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise | August 28, 2020 A recently released report reveals how one entrepreneurial ecosystem is responding to the pandemic. To get to the top and remain there, businesses must constantly...

Making the Crowd Wiser

Making the Crowd Wiser

Ville Satopää, INSEAD Assistant Professor of Technology and Operations Management | August 21, 2020 Tools that use averaging to make future predictions might be leaving a lot of relevant information on the table. How do we measure the chances that a new product like...