New Management Book – World 3.0


Editor’s review: Since the financial crisis of 2008, many of us have had to reexamine our beliefs about markets and globalization. How integrated should economies really be? How much regulation is right? Many people fuse these two dimensions of choice into one, either favoring both globalization and deregulation—or opposing both of them. It doesn’t have to be that way. In World 3.0, award-winning author and economist Pankaj Ghemawat reveals the folly in both of these responses. He calls for a third worldview—one in which both regulation and cross-border integration coexist and complement one another. Ghemawat starts by exposing common assumptions … Lire la suite

5 Leadership Lessons: What Went Wrong at GM? – Book

In Car Guys vs. Bean Counters, legendary auto executive Bob Lutz gives an eye-opening account about what went wrong in the U.S. auto industry, with details of behind the scenes activities. He puts “numbers” in perspective. Too often they are used to overrule common sense. “Where,” Lutz asks, “is the business school that preaches, above all, acceptance of the obvious, simplicity, and that uncommon virtue, common sense?” He talks about the things that distracted GM and others from doing what had made them successful and can distract us too.    Lutz devotes a chapter talking about GM’s failed “culture of excellence.” … Lire la suite

Breakthrough thinking on Business Ethics

EDHEC Business School’s leitmotif – “The School that brings innovative ideas to businesses” – is stamped on the creation of the EDHEC International Ethics Board. The business leaders and professors comprising the members of the Ethics Board go beyond academic analysis of business ethics to confront these issues with the expectations of the business world and society. Like EDHEC’s International Advisory Board, the Ethics Board comprises prominent business leaders and representatives of the academic community: – Mr Claude Bébéar, Honorary Chairman- AXA – Mr Eric Bourdais de Charbonnière, Chairman – Michelin – SAR le Prince Jean de Nassau, Prince de … Lire la suite