Tag Archives: IESE

Mujeres en los Consejos de las Empresas Cotizadas

The number of female directors on the boards of listed companies in Spain rose 3.9 percent during 2018 to reach a total of 268. This represents 20.3 percent of the total number of board members. The seventh annual report on the topic, prepared by IESE and Atrevia, highlights that these numbers still fall far short …
Continue reading

Gavi – “La Caixa”: A Successfull Alliance to Promote Childhood Vaccinations

The Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (Gavi) was created in 2000 with the goal of providing access to vaccines to millions of children in the poorest countries of the world, with the help of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the participation of diverse countries and international entities. “la Caixa” made its first …
Continue reading

Purpose Strength Model: Towards a Shared Purpose

One of the most effective organizational factors for achieving a strong link with stakeholders is having a relevant purpose upon which to base organizations identity and give meaning to day-to-day activities. Organizations currently face the challenge of finding management models that permit them to put this into practice and develop while centered on purpose. To …
Continue reading

Corporate Venturing: Insights for European Leaders in Government, University and Industry

The Corporate Venturing concept has grown substantially over the past few years, with Airbus Ventures, AT&T Foundry, BMW Garage, Disney Accelerator, Shell Ventures, Tencent WeStart and Wells Fargo Startup Accelerator being just a few examples of venturing arms recently created by major companies. Indeed, in just 5 years, there has been a 42% increase of …
Continue reading

El reto de sumar para multiplicar: la colaboración público-privada como eje de transformación de Barcelona

The report, prepared jointly with more than 50 Corporate Members of the private non-profit association, Barcelona Global, features 16 proposals in the fields of culture, research, Smart Cities, health and investment aimed at relaunching public-private partnerships in the city. The report underscores the need to restore public-private partnership as an engine of growth and development …
Continue reading

Barometer of the Business Climate in Spain 2019

The 2019 edition features an assessment by 700 foreign companies of the importance of the business climate in Spain in 2019, and also provides their forecasts for the next two years. It identifies -in the medium term- both the strengths that must be maintained and the main spheres of action where greater efforts should be …
Continue reading

Excelencia y valores

Only 3 out of 10 Spanish workers with permanent contracts feel happy in their jobs. Additionally, more than 80% say they hate or dislike Mondays, and a similar percentage find their workplace stressful. Meanwhile, 6 out of 10 employees would not recommend working at their company to a friend. The report, prepared by the IESE International …
Continue reading

Ética e Inteligencia Artificial

Artificial intelligence (AI), and all applications and services based on this emerging technology, have received considerable attention from the scientific and business community in recent years. However, the development of this technology has also elicited a great deal of concern about the risks that the use of some of these applications may entail. This study …
Continue reading