Most corporate leaders understand that businesses have a key role to play in tackling urgent challenges such as climate change. But many of them also believe that pursuing a sustainability agenda runs counter to the wishes of their shareholders. Sure, some heads of large investment firms say they care about sustainability, but in practice, investors, … Continued
On today’s (June 13th) Marketplace broadcast, Marielle Segarra and Rita McGrath (with other experts) explore what happens when a small, born-digital, hip brand, like Harry’s, gets bought out by The Man. Harry’s was acquired for a cool $1.37 billion, 9 years into it’s rebellious, anti-big shave, existence. Going to market with a message that basically said to guys, “you don’t need … Continued
The biggest global companies today barely have any assets and are labelled by a reputation rather than the quality of a certain product. With traditional businesses moving to hybrid business models and the concept of corporations drastically changing due to the acceleration of technology, it can become difficult for those Egyptian companies that remain static … Continued
As Amy Edmondson of Harvard Business School explained in her book, “The Fearless Organisation”, the ideal is to create an atmosphere of “psychological safety” where workers can speak their minds. Managers need to learn the art of “respectful inquiry”, where they ask employees questions and listen intently to the answers. The bosses at Amnesty may … Continued
The winning team basks in the glory of a victory in the first Total Impact Portfolio Challenge, the brainchild of Wharton’s Social Impact Initiative and the Good Capital Project, a unit of Intentional Media. The event was sponsored by Bank of America.
Previously I have written about the importance of the healthcare, resource transformation, food and beverage, consumption, extractives & minerals processing, and the renewables and alternative energy sectors to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The underlying data for that blog are based on a paper “The Relationship Between Investor Materiality and the Sustainable Development Goals: A Methodological Framework” that I wrote with Professors Gianni … Continued
In Amy Edmondson’s 2012 book Teaming, she wrote: “(T)he knowledge economy only works well when it restores workers on all levels to self-respecting, self-determining adulthood… Today, people engaging in teaming at work need to be responsible, accountable individuals who respect each other, understand the inevitability of conflict, and accept the responsibility to sort through such difficulties. … Continued
Sunday 13 October, 2019
San Telmo Business School, Seville, Spain.
Wednesday 10 October, 2018
University of Vermont
Tuesday 28 March, 2017
Carlos Escario holds a BA Degree, an MBA from IESE Business School and DBA in strategy and organizational transformation from CEU University. His areas of expertise are strategy, transformation, business models and client centricity.
1954, Graduated from Fudan University in Economics 1983-1984, Visiting Fellow, Department of Economics, Yale University
Jordi Canals (PhD in Economics, University of Barcelona) is the dean of IESE Business School since 2001 and professor in the Departments of Economics and Strategic Management. His areas of expertise are corporate strategy, corporate governance, internationalization and banking.