Africa Present and Future
We had a session in which both Africans and Europeans shared their views about market opportunities in the continent. The need to create alliances between companies from both sides came across bluntly.
Innovation is about translating creativity into valuable opportunities (and then capturing the value). But is creativity something that can be generated or driven within companies? And if so, how?
The terrorist attack at Garissa University killed close to 150 students. Sadly, the outrageous attacks of last week in Paris have brought terrorism back to center stage.
The horrific attacks in Beirut and Paris this weekend show us too clearly what is at stake in Syria and Iraq and why the world needs to deal with ISIS without delay.
Merkel exercises her personal leadership directly on the most powerful European institution, the European Council, but a lesser-known fact is that the German Chancellor has also been able fill key positions with a broad spectrum of people she trusts.
We have to realize that there are problems related to ideas, institutions, behavior within organizations and, therefore, the rules of the game, such as incentives, and other factors that directly affect people.
Peter Drucker, the management guru, gave us some advice when he wrote “Good manners are the lubricating oil of organizations”
In Depth: the Immigration Crisis
Hundreds of thousands of people have been arriving in Europe in recent weeks in search of a better place to live and work, fleeing from Syria. How is the EU managing this crisis? Professors Pou, Rosenberg and Reiche take a look in their posts at the challenges the EU is facing in terms of moral responsibility and solidarity, and the economic, demographic and labor market aspects of the situation.