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Make Me Feel Safe! Working with Robots

Idea posted: June 2019

Institutions: HEC Paris    University of Michigan Ross School of Business   

As robotics continues to advance, companies are finding more and more opportunities to transfer repetitive and tedious tasks to robots, freeing up their employees to focus more on tasks that…

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Bad Framing Leads to Bad Decisions and Bad (Even Fatal) Actions

Idea posted: October 2015

Institutions: Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University    Hanken School of Economics    Aalto University School of Business    EMLYON Business School   

To make decisions, leaders must understand, to use the vernacular, ‘what is happening’. They must make sense of the events and situations that impact their areas of responsibility; this sense-making…

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Non-Executive Board Members More Risk Averse than Executives

Idea posted: June 2015

Institutions: Erasmus School of Economics, Erasmus University   

Corporate board of directors are composed of executives (CEOs and CFOs) and non-executives. In the U.S. and the UK, the executives and non-executives are grouped on one board. In Europe,…

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Corporate Governance: The Power of Outside Directors on CEO-Only Boards

Idea posted: April 2015

Institutions: Duke University Fuqua School of Business    Kellogg School of Management    Georgetown University McDonough School of Business   

More and more board of directors have the CEO as the only insider on the board. At first glance, this movement toward near unanimous outside directors would seem to meet…

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Cyber-Attack Catastrophe: Lessons from a Plausible Risk Scenario

Idea posted: February 2015

Institutions: University of Cambridge Judge Business School   

The extensive damage caused by computer hackers accessing the confidential information held within a company’s information technology is, unfortunately, well documented. But beyond compromising millions of customers or accessing company…

  READ MORE   PIN TO MY IDEAS Idea #491
The World Needs Mining, but Mining Must Change

Idea posted: January 2015

Institutions: Kellogg School of Management   

Mined materials are in many if not most of the products we buy — from the obvious such as jewellery to the not so-obvious, such as the number of mined…

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How Well Is CSR Embedded in Business Strategy?

Idea posted: May 2014

Institutions: HEC Paris    University of Greenwich   

Corporate social responsibility and sustainable development are increasingly linked to competitive advantage and innovation. Harvard’s Michael E. Porter and Mark R. Kramer have, in recent years, ‘reframed’ CSR as ‘shared…

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Do Soldiers Make Good CEOs?

Idea posted: March 2014

Institutions: Kellogg School of Management   

Do soldiers make better CEOs? There is no doubt that the hands-on leadership lessons learned in combat — or in preparation for combat — can seldom be matched by any…

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Reflective Leadership to Counter Corruption in Emerging Markets

Idea posted: January 2014

Institutions: INSEAD    University College London    University of St. Gallen   

Despite decades-long efforts to eradicate it, corruption continues to be a serious business risk in emerging markets. Policies by national and international governments have had only limited success; so, too,…

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