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27 Oct

Old masters, New Media

How do you overturn 200 years of hushed reverence for classic artworks? In search of a younger, digitally-engaged public, the Lille Palais des Beaux-Arts (Museum of Fine Arts) turned to EDHEC students for a touch of iconoclastic inspiration.
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20 Oct

A question of Law: WHEN ?

History shows that laws often happen when the time is ripe. A new book looks at the many different impacts of time and timing on lawmaking today and what it means for tomorrow.
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28 Sep

Family Business Succession: From dream to reality

“In the name of Gucci”, “Steinberg: The breakup of a family empire” or “Dethroning the King: The hostile takeover of Anheuser-Busch” to cite a few, are documented books about the success and failure of emblematic business families. Standalone from the facts, what strikes the reader most is the key role played by emotions in shaping the family and business behavior along the succession process.
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24 Sep

Corporate Incubation - Giving Innovation a Space to Flourish

Think about this. The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Report (2016) indicates that twenty two percent (22%) of people across sixty four economies intend to start a business within the next three years. That includes everyone in your organization.  Instead of them leaving and setting up independently, this milieu of entrepreneurial talent can be given space to flourish through corporate incubation.
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18 Jul

Who benefits from cyber-attacks?

In a recent article published on the singaporean technology website "The Tech Revolutionist", Philippe Very, professor of strategy and experts in the area of the management of economic crime at EDHEC Business School, tackles the question of the benefits of Cyber-criminality whereas most experts point out their costs
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19 Jun

More Science, Less Magic in Creating Products People Want

Imagine yourself as a scientist. Your work is built around experimentation, data collection and analysis. Hypothesis are formed which you prove or disprove in searching for answers. The science community is replete with stories of pioneering advances that seemed to happen by chance. Yet on closer inspection, success was attained after a long process of learning, tenacity and open-mindedness. This scientific mindset can be applied to business innovation.
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06 Jun

How Reverend Bayes Can Help You Manage Your Portfolio?

How would your portfolio fare if the Euro were to break up next month? Would the degree of diversification that you assumed in its construction still hold? Would the realized returns (say, of Bunds, BTPs or OATs) bear a passable resemblance to what you assumed?
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24 May

The cooperative workplace starts with citizenship

Anyone who has ever worked in a team has undoubtedly encountered differing levels of member contribution, engagement, and commitment.
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