Work-Life Balance AND (OR) Flexible Work?

Donald Trump notoriously sends out his tweets early in the mornings and reports on sleeping for only 3-4 hours at night. Naturally, Trump is not the only one, as plenty of success stories about ‘short sleepers’ can be found. What is the message of these stories? Or, to put it differently, are these stories telling…
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What is Corporate Venturing?

Steve Jobs said once that his model for business was The Beatles: “They were four guys who kept each other’s kind of negative tendencies in check. They balanced each other, and the total was greater than the sum of the parts” (60 Minutes, CBS, 2003). This is also the idea behind Corporate Venturing, great things happen…
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How the Collaborative Economy Is Changing Cities

Sharing in cities is not a new idea. In fact, cities emerged as an instrument for taking advantage of the benefits of agglomeration and they are the primary point where communities share: from communal spaces and shared infrastructure, to homes and public services. However, in recent years, collaborative initiatives have multiplied and expanded at an…

Transparency and Relevant Business Information

The interest in releasing relevant business information (Corporate Disclosure) has grown extraordinarily in the last decade. As with other issues, such interest was preceded by notorious scandals with severe consequences for the companies involved. There is also, however, a significant ethical dimension. We all remember cases like Volkswagen, caught lying about the very real emissions…
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