PODCAST | How iPhone Has Changed the Way We Live and Work
Ten years ago Apple introduced the concept of the smartphone: the iPhone. Steve Jobs said on January 9, 2007: “Apple is going to re-invent the phone.” Despite the negative views and comments made by some tech gurus, Jobs’ words were proven to be true. In this podcast, Prof. Josep Valor shares his view on how…
PODCAST | The New Wave of Populism: Is history repeating?
The rise of populism across the Western world is creating comparisons with events in Europe at the start of the 20th century. How valid is this and what can be done to tackle populism?
PODCAST | Trump Triumph: But at What Cost?
The headlines today around the world are dominated by the results of the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Donald Trump has been elected President of the United States following an ugly campaign that has polarized many. What lessons can we be learnt from the campaign for our societies and our companies?
PODCAST | Time Warner, AT&T Merger: Should We Be Worried?
When AT&T acquired Time Warner earlier this month, critics warned that the deal could end up costing customers dear. But is this the likely outcome? Josep Valor investigates.
PODCAST | The True Cost of Apple’s €13b Fine
Apple has been fined €13 bn by the European Union for “illegal” tax breaks. But what is the real cost to the tech giant? And what is the ethical fallout of a case that has divided the public and private sectors?
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PODCAST | Brexit: Theresa May Just Be What Britain Needs
With the appointment of the UK’s second female prime minister, are we likely to see a smoother Brexit process?
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PODCAST | Has Hillary Clinton Broken the Glass Ceiling by Herself?
Hillary Clinton is the first female presidential nominee of a major political party in history. So does her bid for the White House mark a step change for women in leadership around the world? Or are there deep, underlying issues that we still need to address?
PODCAST | Brexit: Reasons, Repercussions and Lessons to Be Learned
June 23rd marks the end of a European era. There are various reasons the United Kingdom is calling for a referendum. But are they really worth breaking up with the European Union? Brexit will leave us all in a weaker position. Find out why.
PODCAST | ECB discontinues 500-euro Note. What's the Real Impact?
It finally happened. The European Central Bank announced withdrawal of 500-euro ($564) banknote. What is the real impact of this decision?
PODCAST | The Migration Crisis: Is Europe at Breaking Point?
Europe has a backlog of more than one million migrants – refugees fleeing war in the Middle East. But events in Germany at the start of the year, following Angela Merkel’s decision to relax migration regulation reveal that the problem is not just the scale and volume of migrants – it is also about integration…
PODCAST | The Panama Papers Huge Scandal
The Panama Papers are nothing new, but some aspects like the volume of the data and amount of VIPs involved make this case of tax evasion different.
PODCAST | BCE 0.0%: Money For Nothing?
The European Central Bank (ECB) announced yesterday a cut of the interest rates to a historical 0.00% – among other measures. What impact could these decisions have on the European economy?
PODCAST | MWC 2016: How Technology is Changing Companies
Javier Zamora shares his five “take aways” from the Mobile World Congress 2016, held last week in Barcelona, and how technology is changing the future of companies.
PODCAST | Mobile World Congress 2016: A Guide for CEOs and Companies
After the Mobile World Congress, let me share with you what I consider the five "take aways" to take into account. Find out how 5G, internet.org, the Internet of Things, virtual reality and mobile connect are changing the future for consumers and companies alike...
PODCAST | Marketing at the Center of Companies’ Strategy
Cultivating and caring for your company's brand is key to driving your company’s profitability. IESE Professor Xavier Oliver explains why.
PODCAST | Are We Looking at a New Oil Order?
The United States has lifted its ban on oil exports for the first time in 40 years. What is going on?
PODCAST | Market Volatility in China
The Chinese Stock Exchange has been making headlines around the world as we head into 2016. Pedro Nueno, IESE Professor of Entrepreneurship and President of the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), shares his thoughts on what’s causing the turbulence; and on what the outlook for China’s economy might be.
PODCAST | Negotiation: The UN Climate Change Conference
Why Multi-Party Negotiations tend to fail: The UN Climate Change Conference, Paris 2015.
PODCAST | Should we be worried about China?
Núria Mas, profesor of Economics, Analyzes the situation in the world's second largest economy.
PODCAST | Whistleblowers in Companies: An Ethical Practice?
What circumstances justify a whistleblower´s actions within a company? IESE professor Antonino Vaccaro offers insight on managing whistleblowing ethically.