Latest Research: Effective Personality Traits of Expats

One of the traditional and still common purposes of expatriation is managing a foreign subsidiary, hence, traditional expatriate roles are to be found in senior executive levels and senior management teams. Given the responsibilities attached to these positions, and the costs of expatriation for the organization, the importance of success for such international assignments can…
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How Serious Is Gender Inequality at Local Government Leadership?: A Quick Assessment of Women Leading Cities and Gender Equality

A couple of weeks ago, the 2017 edition of the Smart City Expo World Congress took place in Barcelona. During the different conferences at the Congress and side events - including the 3rd International Conference of the Specialist Center on PPPs in Smart and Sustainable Cities (PPP for cities) led by IESE -, it was…

Cyber Security: A ‘Must Have’ for Global Businesses

In today’s volatile conditions business leaders need to account for many risks. For example, data from a recent survey by the World Economic Forum (WEF) shows that global leaders identify several economic, geopolitical, social and technological risks, with the first five priorities being: Unemployment or Underemployment (1st), Fiscal Crises (2nd), Failure of National Governance (3rd),…
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Gig Economy and Psychological Well-Being

It is quite difficult to have a clear and coherent picture of how the future of work will look like with all the driverless cars, automated jobs and new human-only careers. At the same time, it is equally difficult to imagine the future with traditional 9-to-5 jobs, isn’t it? Although there is quite some uncertainty…
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