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The World’s Most Talent Competitive Countries, 2019

The World’s Most Talent Competitive Countries, 2019

Felipe Monteiro, INSEAD Affiliate Professor of Strategy, and Bruno Lanvin, INSEAD Executive Director of Global Indices | January 21, 2019 Entrepreneurial talent is a critical component of both competitiveness and innovation. A single genius cannot power an entire...

The Multinational Fuelled by Thousands of Entrepreneurs

The Multinational Fuelled by Thousands of Entrepreneurs

Felipe Monteiro, INSEAD Affiliate Professor of Strategy | January 21, 2019 Haier’s business model has created a worldwide entrepreneurship movement. In this year’s Global Talent Competitiveness Index, we have seen how vital entrepreneurial talent is for a thriving...

Will Apple Be the Next Nokia?

Will Apple Be the Next Nokia?

Yves Doz, INSEAD Emeritus Professor of Strategic Management | January 11, 2019 Amid a stunning slowdown in smartphone sales, what does the future hold for Apple and its global tech rivals? I have recently had the privilege of talking with high-ranking executives at...

In Crowdsourcing, You Have to Know How to Say “No Thanks”

In Crowdsourcing, You Have to Know How to Say “No Thanks”

Henning Piezunka, INSEAD Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise, and Linus Dahlander, Associate Professor of Strategy, ESMT Berlin | December 14, 2018 Rejection can actually strengthen relationships between companies and the crowd. At the best...

Algorithms to Decode an Organisation’s Culture (At Last)

Algorithms to Decode an Organisation’s Culture (At Last)

Benjamin Kessler, Asia Editor & Digital Manager | December 12, 2018 Text analysis based on machine learning is beginning to reveal previously inaccessible truths about organisational culture. This is the first in a series entitled “The Future of Management”, about...

Should Central Banks Start Issuing Cyber-Cash?

Should Central Banks Start Issuing Cyber-Cash?

Antonio Fatás, INSEAD Professor of Economics | November 30, 2018 To move the fintech debate forward, we need to distinguish between money and payments. New technologies in the financial sector – cryptocurrencies, M-Pesa, WeChat – are opening the door for potential...

How Alibaba Uses Blockchain to Compete in the Cloud

How Alibaba Uses Blockchain to Compete in the Cloud

Jason Davis, INSEAD Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise | November 26, 2018 Foreign companies can use emerging tech to build a reputation as a strategic partner in solving local problems. There is a lot of excitement about big Chinese tech...

Decision Makers Should Rely on Hybrid Forecasting Models

Decision Makers Should Rely on Hybrid Forecasting Models

Spyros Makridakis, INSEAD Emeritus Professor of Decision Sciences and University of Nicosia Professor, and Slawek Smyl, Uber Technologies Data Scientist | November 22, 2018 Machine learning may be hyped as the way of the future, but as a forecasting method, it works...

Managing the Paradoxes of Coopetition

Managing the Paradoxes of Coopetition

Andrew Shipilov, INSEAD Professor of Strategy; Werner Hoffmann, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business; Dovev Lavie, Bocconi University; and Jeffrey J. Reuer, University of Colorado | November 21, 2018 The challenging tensions of coopetition require leaders...

Seeing Your Firm Through a Hacker’s Eyes

Seeing Your Firm Through a Hacker’s Eyes

Mikko Niemelä, IDP-C, CEO, Cyber Intelligence House | November 19, 2018 Cyber-exposure is the best predictor of future hacking activity. We normally think of hackers as isolated and anti-social – like the hypothetical “genius sitting in bed and playing with his...