Tag Archives: Business leaders

Blockchain Beyond the Hype

The World Economic Forum has recently published the “Blockchain Beyond the Hype: A Practical Framework for Business Leaders” paper. This common sense and practical framework is designed to assist executives in understanding whether blockchain is an appropriate and helpful tool for their business needs. It starts from the premise that blockchain is merely a technology – …
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Fortune’s World’s 50 Greatest Leaders 2017

Theo Epstein, Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations, has been named #1 on Fortune’s new list of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders for 2017. Rounding out the top five after Epstein are Alibaba Group Executive Chairman Jack Ma, Pope Francis, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation cochair Melinda Gates and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. The list features …
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IESE Dean Jordi Canals Among the Most Reputable Leaders in Spain

Inditex is the most reputable company in Spain for the fourth year running, according to the Merco 2015 Company Monitor on Corporate Reputation. Mercadona and Santander occupy second and third position respectively. The study places IESE in 26th place. The most reputable business leader in Spain is Juan Roig, chairman of Spain’s Mercadona supermarket chain, according to Merco Líderes. IESE Dean Jordi …
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Fortune’s World’s Greatest Leaders

Tim Cook has been named #1 on Fortune’s new list of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders for 2015. Rounding out the top five after Cook are European Central Bank President Mario Draghi, People’s Republic of China President, Xi Jinping, Pope Francis and India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The list features leaders from politics and religion …
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Top 25 Global Aon Hewitt Top Companies for Leaders

General Electric Company has been ranked 14th on the 2014 global Aon Hewitt Top Companies for Leaders list, followed by International Business Machines and Hindustan Unilever Limited in second and third position respectively. The Aon Hewitt Top Companies for Leaders study evaluates and recognizes what it takes to execute best-in-class leadership and talent management around the …
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100 more great leadership ideas: from successful leaders to managers around the world by Jonathan Gifford (ebook)

Synopsis from the Publisher If you are a manager in today business environment, demonstrating that you have leadership skills is essential to success. But what does it take to become an effective and influential business manager and leader? There are no sure-fire ways, but you can take inspiration and advice from various leaders who have …
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IESE Among Most Reputable Spanish Corporations

Inditex is the most reputable company in Spain for the third year running, according to the Merco 2014 Company Monitor on Corporate Reputation. Mercadona and Santander occupy second and third position respectively. The study places IESE in 17th place, a significant improvement on last year’s position. The most reputable business leader in Spain is Emilio Botín, president and chief executive …
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What Is The Best Employer For Female Executives?

Cisco, IBM and Procter & Gamble are among the 2014 Top 50 Companies for Executive Women list compiled by the National Association for Female Executives (NAFE). NAFE assesses corporate programs and policies dedicated to advancing women. In addition to the number of women in each company overall, it assesses the number of women in senior management and the …
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Spain’s Top 100 Women Leaders

IESE Professor Nuria Chinchilla is among the Top 100 Women Leaders in Spain in the category of Experts and Thought Leaders, according to a ranking compiled by “Mujeres & Cía”, a leading authority on gender issues in the workplace. The women featured in the ranking are divided into 10 professional fields: academics and researchers; business communication and consultancy; …
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Top 50 Women in World Business 2014

Fortune has produced this year’s list of the most powerful women in business. General Motors CEO Mary Barra, picks up top honors, followed by IBM Chairwoman and CEO Ginni Rometty, in second place and PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi, in third. The magazine compiles the list by ranking leaders by criteria that include the size and importance of the woman’s business …
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