INSEAD Celebrates 50 Years of Women Leading Academic Excellence
INSEAD unveiled 50 big ideas from 50 of its remarkable female academics through its ‘50 Years, 50 Women, 50 Ideas‘ key initiative. These ideas, from the school’s female faculty and doctoral alumnae, celebrate 50 years of INSEAD women leading academic excellence. INSEAD Press Release
Global – 11 June 


Finding the Middle Ground in a Politically Polarized World
Craig Smith, the INSEAD Chaired Professor of Ethics and Social Responsibility, discusses the challenges companies face as they are asked to engage with social, environmental and economic issues. Corporate political activism is often framed as “take a stand or be silent.” Consumers and employees increasingly expect companies to engage with social, environmental, and economic issues, but in thinking about how to respond to these issues, business leaders can find themselves between a rock and a hard place. To gauge whether — and how — to jump into the political fray, business leaders should consider the issue’s importance to company financial performance and relevance to stated values.Sloan Management Review
USA – 14 June

What do leaders need to cultivate to ensure tactical execution – Part II
(Reprinted from INSEAD Knowledge) – 
INSEAD Professor of Management Practice Ian Woodward explains the three altitudes of Leadership and how to consciously create a set of mindsets and habits that work effectively across all three of them.  AMEinfo
UAE – 10 June

Rosé, la révolution du palais
Formerly disregarded by wine connoisseurs, the rosé wine has seen its popularity considerably improved since Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie produced their rosé wine, which made it into the ranking of the best 100 wines worldwide published by Wine Spectator in 2013. Since then, the rosé wine is on all tables. Hilke Plassmann, INSEAD Associate Professor of Marketing and the INSEAD Chaired Professor of Decision Neuroscience, explains that price labels and general reputation influence our liking of wine. France 5 
France – 10 June
In French

Feel Busy All the Time? There’s an Upside to That.
According to a new study from Amitava Chattopadhyay, INSEAD Professor of Marketing, and Monica Wadhwa, INSEAD Assistant Professor of Marketing, if you perceive yourself to be a busy person and have what the researchers call a “busy mindset,” that can lead to feeling more important, which in turn can inspire you to make healthier choices. 
Other coverage:
The Philippines – Entrepreneur 

Harvard Business Review
UK – 6 June


The Campaign for INSEAD: A Force for Good

INSEAD Announced latest Campaign

All alums are invited join the global celebrations marking the launch ofThe Campaign for INSEAD: A Force for Good. 

With this bold, global initiative, we strive to inspire people, transform business and change the world for the better. Please join us on this exciting and ambitious journey.

For more information about the Campaign, please visit our Campaign launch website

New Gender Diversity Programme!


For leaders who are committed to driving gender balance, senior executives responsible for driving the gender diversity agenda in their organisations, as well as HR and diversity and inclusion specialists.

Delivered fully online, this unique programme provides the understanding, concepts and tools that will allow you to develop a strategic and practical plan to reach gender balance in your organisation. Based on cutting-edge research, it will support you in building a business case for change.

Upcoming Session
Begins 2 November, 2018 | 5 weeks Brochure here.


Will banks become unnecessary due to the spread of virtual currency?Antonio Fatas, Professor of Economics at INSEAD, and Professor Beatrice Weder di Mauro, Distinguished Fellow  at  INSEAD Emerging Markets Institute, explore whether virtual currency will be an alternative to existing currency. They examine the influence of virtual currency technology on future banks and settlement systems. Diamond Harvard Business Review (Japan)
Japan – 23 May
In Japanese 

Four essentials for a successful CEO
Reprinted from INSEAD Knowledge
Stanislav Shekshnia, Senior Affiliate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise at INSEAD, shares the attributes that make global business leaders effective – envisioning; nominating; enabling and managing crisis. AMEinfo
UAE – 19 May

The most important career decision you can make is who you marry – here’s what that means for Meghan Markle
Jennifer Petriglieri, Assistant Professor of Organisational Behaviour at INSEAD, says on an episode of the Harvard Business Review’s podcast “Women at Work,” that couples should have a conversation twice yearly about what they’re “aiming for individually and together” in the near future in order to maximise both partners’ satisfaction. 
Additional articles: 

Business Insider, UK
Political News – USA
Business Insider Nederland – The Netherlands
Good King News – The Netherlands

Private equity deal activity hits 10-year high; buyout-backed IPOs beat the market
Claudia Zeisberger, Senior Affiliate Professor of Decision Sciences and Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise at INSEAD and the Academic Director of INSEAD Global Private Equity Initiative, discusses her work and how a new generation entering private equity might change the industry. She has recently published a book titled ‘Mastering private Equity, Transforming via Venture Capital, Minority Investments and Buyouts’. Real Deals
UK – 17 May