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(Re)-Designing Organisations in the Age of Algorithms

(Re)-Designing Organisations in the Age of Algorithms

Phanish Puranam, Roland Berger Chaired Professor of Strategy and Organisation Design at INSEAD | November 12, 2018 Strategy execution still requires organisation design and development skills. But here’s what it may look like in a world of big data and AI. The skills...

Two Characteristics of Digital World Conquerors

Two Characteristics of Digital World Conquerors

Andrew Shipilov, INSEAD Professor of Strategy | October 22, 2018 Why some digital businesses easily take the world by storm, and others get lost in translation. Many digital products seem destined to achieve global success. WhatsApp was started in 2009 on the basic...

How Speech Recognition Is Set to Disrupt

How Speech Recognition Is Set to Disrupt

Annet Aris, INSEAD Senior Affiliate Professor of Strategy | October 19, 2018 In the digital age, nothing stays the same for very long. Back in 2012, only 10 percent of web pages were accessed via mobile devices. Who would have thought that less than six years later,...

Crafting Your Own Leadership Signature

Crafting Your Own Leadership Signature

Henrik Bresman, INSEAD Associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour, and Deborah Ancona, Seley Distinguished Professor of Management, MIT Sloan School of Management | October 17, 2018 How well can you adapt in an exponentially changing world? In an age where even...

How the Board Can Make the Most of Blockchain

How the Board Can Make the Most of Blockchain

Hagen Schweinitz, Senior Client Partner, Korn Ferry International (INSEAD IDP 25.2 cohort) | October 15, 2018 The boardroom will never be the same after the rise of blockchain, nor should it. Blockchain is a technology that enables secure transactions without the need...

How Brands Can Stay Relevant in the Digital Age

How Brands Can Stay Relevant in the Digital Age

Joerg Niessing, INSEAD Affiliate Professor of Marketing, and Tosson El Noshokaty, Partner & EMEA Regional Lead, Prophet | October 11, 2018 The brands that mean the most to consumers aren’t always the ones you’d expect. Branding has become an almost mystical...

How Nokia Bounced Back (With the Help of the Board)

How Nokia Bounced Back (With the Help of the Board)

Quy Huy, INSEAD Professor of Strategic Management, and Timo O. Vuori, Aalto University Assistant Professor of Strategic Management | October 10, 2018 To help the former mobile giant find a radically new strategic direction, Nokia’s board assumed a unique role. Nokia’s...

The Human Factor in Digital Transformation Projects

The Human Factor in Digital Transformation Projects

Sami Mahroum, INSEAD Senior Lecturer | October 5, 2018 How the people working in government manage tech-driven innovation. The public sector is the largest employer in the world. In OECD countries, nearly 23 percent of the total workforce is employed by government...

Is It Time to Retire the Org Chart?

Is It Time to Retire the Org Chart?

Phanish Puranam, Roland Berger Chaired Professor of Strategy and Organisation Design at INSEAD | September 27, 2018 The boxes-and-arrows approach to organisation design may have outlived its use. Say “organisation design” and (too) many people think of boxes and...

The Real Story Behind Uber’s Exit from Southeast Asia

The Real Story Behind Uber’s Exit from Southeast Asia

Jason Davis, INSEAD Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise | September 19, 2018 Uber, Grab and Go-Jek embody emerging strategies in international platform competition. Competition among ride-sharing companies is intensifying in Southeast Asia, a...