INSEAD Showcases Innovation as a Force for Good
The Global Business Leaders Conference (GBLC) and the Middle East launch of The Campaign for INSEAD: A Force for Good, took place on the 24th of February at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel in Dubai. The event convened leaders of business, government and academia to discuss non-disruptive innovation and business as a force for good. INSEAD Press Release
Global, 7 March 
Selected media coverage:  

Market ScreenerFinanz NachrichtenStreetInsider

Gender Pay Reporting May Start in Weeks Across Corporate America 
Companies with more than 100 employees will have to report to the U.S. government data about how much workers’ are paid broken down by sex, race and ethnicity, possibly as soon as this spring, according to a new court ruling. The article refers to a research from Morten Bennedsen, Professor of Economics at INSEAD, which shows that pay transparency does shrink the gender pay gap. Bloomberg
US, 6 March 

(Radio) Money FM podcast: Influence: Linda Brimm, emeritus professor at INSEAD 

Linda Brimm, Emeritus Professor of Organisational Behaviour at INSEAD, explains why global cosmopolitans may just be the people that can solve world issues with their unique life experiences dealing with complex changes and losses. The Business Times
Singapore, 6 March 

CEOs and Directors drilled on Human Resource matters

Paul Evans, Emeritus Professor of Organisational Behaviour at INSEAD, discusses talent identification and how to support and nurture it in the work place. The Voice
Botswana, 3 March   

8 tips για να διαλέγεις την πιο γρήγορη ουρά στο super market!
According to Ziv Carmon, Dean of Research and Professor of Marketing at INSEAD, customers are more concerned about how big a queue is than how fast it moves.  Neakriti
Greece, 7 March 
In Greek

AGM Documents available here

Please find a link to the documents relating to the INSEAD Alumni Association Singapore upcoming Annual General Meeting.

2019 AGM Agenda 14 March 2019

2018 AGM Minutes (Draft)

NAA Financial Report 2018

NAA Annual Report 2018

Please also refer to these documents.

Constitution of the INSEAD Club of SINGAPORE ( with proposed amendments)

By-Laws of the Club

If you are a financial member of the NAA but cannot attend the AGM, please provide us with a proxy for your vote here.







Executive Education Update


Digital disruption is not new, but continues to evolve and challenge the way companies think about, and carry out, business.

Looking to the future, artificial intelligence seems set to emerge as the most transformative technology of our time, with organisations looking to harness its potential.
How will it affect your organisation? What impact will it have on your workforce?
INSEAD’s new AI for Business programme will give you an understanding of the growing deployment of AI in business, so you can appreciate what it can and cannot do for your organisation.


4 – 6 March 2019 in Fontainebleau, France


INSEAD Giving Day Launches 1 March

INSEAD Giving Day Launch!

1 – 12 March to make your donation.

It only takes one person to change the world. Imagine what our global community of 57,000 could do. This year, let’s come out in force for Giving Day. Together, we can change business and society for the better. We can be the force that ensures a more peaceful society, prosperous economy and sustainable future. When each of us does our part, all of us move forward. Let’s make it happen on 12 March 2019.You can give online on

We will be celebrating the results of the Giving Day Campaign at the AGM & Gala Dinner, sign up here  to attend the celebrations!

We aim to achieve maximum participation from INSEAD alumni across the globe. Last year, over 1,500 alumni participated and with your support, we hope to significantly increase that number this year. #ForceforGood and #INSEADGivingDay


(TV) What are business schools looking for? 
Ilian Mihov, INSEAD Dean and Professor of Economics, shares what is different about INSEAD; and how the school is looking for students who wish to make a positive impact to the world. Dean Mihov is speaking from the SDG Tent alongside the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meetings in Davos, where the INSEAD Hoffmann Global Institute for Business and Society is an official SDG Tent partner.  

US, 25 January 
INSEAD Institutional Press Release: INSEAD Hoffmann Global Institute for Business and Society joins SDG Tent at Davos 

2019 Global Talent Competitiveness Index: Nurturing entrepreneurial talent identified as key to the competitiveness of nations and cities 
The 2019 Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) report, produced by INSEAD in partnership with Adecco and Tata Communications, reveals that Switzerland, Singapore and the United States continue to lead the world in talent competitiveness. Dr. Bruno Lanvin, Executive Director of the GTCI, and Felipe Monteiro,  Academic Director of the GTCI, comment.  INSEAD Press Release 
Global, 21 January 
Media coverage:

O GloboRadio FranceBilanDie WeltFAZThe NationalLe FigaroThe Straits TimesThe Copenhagen PostLes EchosNew Zealand HeraldMSN MoneyExpansionThe Times of IndiaWall Street OnlineCEO WorldGestionGulf NewsMaeil Business NewsEquipos & Talento
Euractiv, HK01IOLSouth China Morning PostThoi BaoBorneo BulletinThe Phnom Penh Post,  Nanyang Siang Pau 

A special GTCI edition of “In the News” is forthcoming.

China may be ready to buy more US goods — but economists say that isn’t what matters
Pushan Dutt, Professor of Economics and Political Science at INSEAD, comments that he does not consider bilateral trade deficits to be “a good starting point for negotiations,” but if an imbalance is caused by a nation breaking rules, then its actions are “fair game for negotiators.” CNBC Asia
Singapore, 24 January 
Other coverage: 
Yahoo! Finance

Research: Gender Pay Gaps Shrink When Companies Are Required to Disclose Them 
Morten Bennedsen, Professor of Economics at INSEAD, shares more about his research which is also the first empirical study on the impact of mandatory wage transparency. The study’s results suggest that disclosing disparities in gender pay does in fact narrow the gender wage gap.  Harvard Business Review
US, 24 January 

Why Do Billionaire Bond Traders Bother to Tweet?
David Dubois, Associate Professor of Marketing at INSEAD, comments on how there’s no obvious way of putting the Twitter genie back in the bottle. Today’s customers have become so used to engaging directly with companies and CEOs that sticking one’s head in the sand is no longer tenable. Bloomberg 
US, 22 January 

(TV) Channel NewsAsia’s Primetime Asia (38m09s)
Ilian Mihov, Dean of INSEAD and Professor of Economics, discusses the key themes and topics which will take centre-stage at the World Economic Forum this year; and how people can learn from Singapore, in terms of its industry transformation maps, and how the country prepares for the future. Channel NewsAsia
Singapore, 21 January 



INSEAD Hoffmann Global Institute for Business and Society joins SDG Tent at Davos
INSEAD is partnering to sponsor the SDG Tent alongside the World Economic Forum annual meetings in Davos, Switzerland. The INSEAD Hoffmann Global Institute for Business and Society will convene leaders of business and academia to advance the conversation on how to achieve the globally agreed Sustainable Development Goals and spur solution-oriented action.  INSEAD Press Release
Global, 17 January 

Media coverage: 

Why some companies are more profitable for years longer than their competitors
INSEAD Assistant Professor of Strategy Phebo Wibbens’ new paper, “Performance persistence in the presence of higher-order resources” (Strategic Management Journal), finds that companies with “higher-order” resources can greatly outlast their competitors. INSEAD Press Release
Global, 9 January 

Media coverage: 
Business Today (Malaysia)Business Brief (South Africa) 

Grab partners with ZhongAn to offer insurance 
Jason Davis, Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise at INSEAD, comments that Grab offering this kind of one-stop shop helps tech companies attract and lock users in. Financial Times
UK/Singapore, 17 January
Media coverage: 
FT ChineseBao Moi (Vietnam)Bao Nhanh

Risks to watch for in European markets
Antonio Fatas, Professor of Economics at INSEAD, says that the U.K. is likely to try to postpone the March 29 Brexit deadline and go back to negotiating a deal within the British Parliament.CNBC Asia 
Singapore, 16 January
Media coverage: 



New research reveals the enduring benefits of hiring a star
Manuel Sosa, INSEAD Associate Professor of Technology and Operations Management, in his new paper titled, Where Do Stars Come From? The Role of Star vs. Nonstar Collaborators in Creative Settings (Organization Science), finds that working alongside a creative “master” will increase innovators’ creativity and the chance that, one day, they too will become a star.  INSEAD Press Release
Global, 9 January 
Media coverage: 

HRM AsiaBusiness Today (Malaysia)
Dagens Perspektiv (Norway)Newswise

The EU banking union looks well placed to defend against another crisis

It is hoped that the next phase of the EU’s banking union will be able to prevent the need to use public funds to bail out private banks in the event of another crisis. Jean Dermine, Professor of Banking and Finance at INSEAD, comments.  World Finance 
UK, 10 January

(TV) ​China could give some ‘minor concessions’ in trade talks: Prof

Pushan Dutt, Professor of Economics and Political Science at INSEAD, says that it is realistic to expect China to give some minor concessions on technology transfer, intellectual property or market access for goods and energy. CNBC Asia
Singapore, 6 January
(Digital) More stock market carnage could force Trump to make a China trade deal, expert says 
Additional coverage: 
BBC ChineseHong Kong Economic Times (HKET),  US China PressWall Street ItaliaMoneta (Korea)MSN


Cultivating world-class talents to generate continuous value  
Felipe Monteiro, Affiliate Professor of Strategy at INSEAD, hosted the Chairman and CEO of Haier Group Mr. Zhang Ruimin, who gave a distinguished lecture about the Rendanheyi management model. bBusiness Today
Malaysia, January edition


Is the European Union on the brink of disintegration?
In his book “European Disintegration? The Politics of Crisis in the European Union”, Douglas Webber, INSEAD Professor of Political Science, takes a close look at the dynamics, character and consequences of these crises, and whether the union’s foundations are strong enough to maintain unity should new crises emerge or old ones flare up again.  CCR Magazine 
UK, January edition


The three secrets of James Dyson’s machine success
Andrew Shipilov, Professor of Strategy at INSEAD, and Brian Henry, Research Fellow at INSEAD, write on how James Dyson’s unexpected shift from home appliances to electric vehicle production bodes well; backed by his passion for inventions, professionalisation and perseverance. South China Morning Post
Hong Kong, 1 December 

Global challenges need global mindset
In her new book “The Global Cosmopolitan Mindset: Lessons from the New Global Leaders”, Linda Brimm, Emeritus Professor of Organisational Behaviour at INSEAD, highlights that people who have lived and worked in multiple cultures can help build coalitions needed to address big cross-national challenges.  Work Magazine (Perspectives) 
UK, December edition