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If Your Company Were a Political Party, Which Would It Be?

If Your Company Were a Political Party, Which Would It Be?

Ayman Jawhar (INSEAD MBA ‘12J), INSEAD Lecturer in Product Management | September 14, 2021 Four simple questions will tell you where your organisation stands on today’s wide-ranging ideological spectrum. There’s a taboo around political conversations at work. We...

Five Lessons From Xiaomi’s Path to Smartphone Supremacy

Five Lessons From Xiaomi’s Path to Smartphone Supremacy

Chengyi Lin, INSEAD Affiliate Professor of Strategy | September 8, 2021 Xiaomi’s leadership team idolised Steve Jobs. Now, it seems the student has become the master. In June 2021, a global smartphone sales report marked an unusual tipping point. According...

How Social Media Makes for Happier Families

How Social Media Makes for Happier Families

David Dubois, INSEAD Associate Professor of Marketing | August 25, 2021 There is a hydraulic relationship between domestic happiness and exposure to social media content opposite to our views. In developed economies such as the United States, the current era is marked...

How Tech Can Make You Happier, Fitter and More Popular

How Tech Can Make You Happier, Fitter and More Popular

Alixandra Barasch, Visiting Associate Professor of Marketing at INSEAD | August 17, 2021 Three rules to optimise the influence of your smartphone on your well-being. In 1999, the first camera-enabled mobile phone was launched in Japan. It could store up to 20 images....

The Essence of Agility and Resilience After Covid

The Essence of Agility and Resilience After Covid

Peter B. Zemsky, Deputy Dean of INSEAD and Dean of Innovation, and Sameer Hasija, INSEAD Dean of Executive Education | August 16, 2021 Navigating unprecedented levels of uncertainty takes a careful combination of technology and talent. One burning question dominates...

Are You Asking the Right Questions of Your Data Team?

Are You Asking the Right Questions of Your Data Team?

Caroline Zimmerman, INSEAD Research Associate, Theodoros Evgeniou, INSEAD Professor of Decision Sciences and Technology Management, Daragh Kelly, VP of Data & Analytics at Burberry, and Joyce Weng, Managing Director of Bulgari UK | July 22, 2021 Asking great...

Xiaomi’s Road to Internet-of-Things Dominance

Xiaomi’s Road to Internet-of-Things Dominance

Amitava Chattopadhyay, INSEAD Professor of Marketing & the GlaxoSmithKline Chaired Professor of Corporate Innovation; Haiyang Yang, Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins Carey Business School; and Jingjing Ma, Assistant Professor, Peking University | July 21, 2021...

The Hidden Hazards of Smart Device Medical Advice

The Hidden Hazards of Smart Device Medical Advice

Boris Babic, INSEAD Assistant Professor of Decision Sciences; Sara Gerke, Research Fellow at Harvard Law School; Theodoros Evgeniou, INSEAD Professor of Decision Sciences and Technology Management; and I. Glenn Cohen, Deputy Dean at Harvard Law School  | July 12, 2021...

How Should Humans Collaborate With AI?

How Should Humans Collaborate With AI?

Phanish Puranam, the Roland Berger Chaired Professor of Strategy and Organisation Design at INSEAD | July 5, 2021   When bringing algorithms and employees together, businesses should respect rather than ignore human preferences. This article is part of a series...

How Silicon Valley Ate Itself – and What Comes Next

How Silicon Valley Ate Itself – and What Comes Next

Aly Madhavji (INSEAD MBA '16D), Partner at Blockchain Founders Fund, Sameer Hasija, INSEAD Dean of Executive Education, and Mike Grandinetti, Co-Founder & CEO of Global Venture Catalyst | April 21, 2021 The Valley’s pre-eminence isn’t going anywhere, but its...