Tag Archives: Covid-19

Digital Transformation: Powering the Great Reset

COVID-19 is a watershed moment for the digital transformation of business. The rules for success have changed and are ever more reliant on harnessing the power of digital models to create new value and experiences. Accelerating digital transformation, with purpose, is essential for companies to survive and thrive in the new normal. Successful leaders will …
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The Secrets to a Successful Digital Transformation

Wherever your company may have been on the journey toward digitalization earlier this year, chances are that COVID-19 has given it an unexpected push forward. Professors Javier Zamora and Joan Enric Ricart have studied hundreds of companies with successful digital transformations in the Spanish market. The result is a study, jointly produced with the Spanish …
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OECD Employment Outlook 2020

The 2020 edition of the OECD Employment Outlook focuses on worker security and the COVID-19 crisis. Chapter 1 provides an initial assessment of the labour market consequences of the COVID-19 outbreak and the resulting economic crisis. It also presents an overview of the emergency labour market and social policy measures implemented by OECD countries and …
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OECD Economic Outlook – June 2020

The OECD has recently published its latest Economic Outlook. According to the report, the Covid-19 pandemic has triggered the most severe recession in nearly a century and is causing enormous damage to people’s health, jobs and well-being. As restrictions begin to ease, the path to economic recovery remains highly uncertain and vulnerable to a second …
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UNCTAD: World Investment Report 2020

Global flows of foreign direct investment (FDI) will be under severe pressure this year as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. These vital resources are expected to fall sharply from 2019 levels of $1.5 trillion, dropping well below the trough reached during the global financial crisis and undoing the already lackluster growth in international investment …
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COVID-19: Policy Responses Across Europe

The effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the lives of individuals and societies, including on the economy and labour markets, is unprecedented. The impact of the global health emergency has placed a growing number of businesses under threat, putting the jobs of more and more workers at risk and impacting the livelihoods of many citizens. …
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El Impulso del Empleo y el Relanzamiento de la Empresa

A rigorous diagnosis of the situation and a plan to relaunch the economy and revive business activity in Spain, designed to address the unique needs of each sector. This is the basic premise from which IESE and the Institute of Family Business prepared their report on boosting employment and relaunching business. The aim is to …
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Bridging the Gap in European Scale-up Funding: The Green Imperative in an Unprecedented Time

The World Economic Forum, in collaboration with KPMG, has just published the report: Bridging the Gap in European Scale-up Funding: The Green Imperative in an Unprecedented Time. Building on the Innovate Europe report, the Digital Leaders of Europe community of founders, investors, corporate executives, and public figures explores the challenge of innovation funding as it …
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Global Economic Prospects, June 2020

The World Bank has just published the report “Global Economic Prospects, June 2020”. The COVID-19 pandemic has, with alarming speed, dealt a heavy blow to an already-weak global economy, which is expected to slide into its deepest recession since the second world war, despite unprecedented policy support. The global recession would be deeper if countries …
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