When appointed CEO of Volkswagen, Mathias Müller stated that his first priority was to win back the trust in that many had placed in Volkswagen. In this, third posting on this topic, I would like to offer Mr. Müller some unsolicited advice on how to do that.
Social Entrepreneurship Network – A Project Realized
Last march, we decided to realize an idea, probably a dream, that had been torturing our consciences – mine in particular – for a long time, a platform where social entrepreneurs and members of the IESE community could meet and collaborate on social projects. We knew it would be a disaster for our already overbooked […]
Why does depression bear a woman’s name?
The incidence of depression in women is currently twice that of men. What are the causes of this increased incidence? The psychiatrist Marian Rojas Estapé told us about this causal relationship during the last conference of the IWILL women’s platform at the IESE campus in Barcelona. The causes of this major difference vary greatly. It […]
TPP: United States and Japan make a move
The agreement signed by the United States and Japan, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), which includes ten other countries, will represent 40% of the world’s trade volume. Given its scope, this agreement is a definite win for President Obama and Prime Minister Abe. With this agreement, numerous measures will be adopted to foster trade between the […]
The Power of Emotions and Decision Making
A few weeks ago I saw Inside Out, the latest film from Pixar, which premiered in June. Inside the head of the protagonist, a young girl named Riley, five emotions—Joy, Sadness, Anger, Fear and Disgust—act as the governing body responsible for the decisions she must make in her life. The premise of Inside Out is […]