Schools With The Absolutely Most Satisfied MBAs
Which business school graduates believe their MBAs have actually made them happy? How the international schools line up on satisfaction? INSEAD has always been well ranked in terms of satisfaction level. Poets & Quants
USA – 22 November ‘

The Importance Of The Right MBA
Minh Huy Lai, Managing Director of MBA Programme at INSEAD, elaborates that a successful global leader is fully in command of the four elements, which will make him or her at ease to conduct business seamlessly anywhere in the world. He says that choosing the right MBA programme will make all the difference in one’s personal and professional journey.  BW BusinessWorld India – 22 November

Former T. Rowe Price Senior Executive Todd Ruppert Joins Swiss Tech Firm Melonport
Melonport AGa Swiss company for technology regulated investment funds, has appointed Todd Ruppert, INSEAD Board Member and former CEO of T. Rowe Price Global Investment Services, its new advisor and council foundation member for the newly created Melon Foundation. He is now a venture partner with Greenspring Associates, a U.S.-based venture firm with more than $5 billion under management. Crowfund Insider
USA – 22 November

Making crowdfunding work for marketers
Amitava Chattopadhyay, INSEAD Professor of Marketing and the GlaxoSmithKline Chaired Professor of Corporate Innovation, shares his opinion about crowdfunding in Asia, and how, for marketers, it can be more than just a funding vehicle. CMO Innovation
Hong Kong –
21 November 

Podcast: Institutionalisation of Family Firms — Claudia Zeisberger, INSEAD
Claudia Zeisberger, INSEAD Senior Affiliate Professor of Decision Sciences and Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise & Academic Director of INSEAD’s Global Private Equity Initiative, discusses in a podcast on topics such as “Proficiency Gap” around Corporate Governance & Leadership; Access to Capital; Organisational Design; and Growth Capabilities. She also shares more about her report titled “The Institutionalisation of Family Firms” and the role private equity can play in helping institutionalise a family firm and unlock value. Working Capital Review
USA – 21 November 

Setting the stage for digital transformation
INSEAD Affiliate Professor of Marketing Joerg Niessing believes that organisations can either transform or risk being replaced by disruptive competitors. The National
UAE – 21 November

Slower smartphone growth gives VCs the jitters  
Venture capital investment in China’s thriving new economy – based on the expanding use of smartphones – is becoming riskier, warns veteran investor Helen Wong, a partner at Qiming Venture Partners. She was speaking at INSEAD Alumni Forum held in Hong Kong. South China Morning Post
Hong Kong – 21 November 

Exploring diversity: dimensions of workplace diversity
Cultures are divergent across and within national borders. Local culture affects the way business is conducted. Human cultural backgrounds inevitably affect how people behave and this is transmitted to the workplace. In her book “The Culture Map”, INSEAD Senior Affiliate Professor of Organisational Behaviour Erin Meyer distinguishes between low-context and high-context communication. CNBC
Singapore – 20 November

Why we should all feel sorry about corporate leaders
Yves Doz, INSEAD Emeritus Professor of Strategic Management and the Solvay Chaired Professor of Technological Innovation, pointed out, during the Drucker Forum on management in Vienna, that many companies fail “because they keep doing what they do well for too long”. Kodak, in analogue roll-film, and Nokia, in featureless mobile phones, are two good examples. Financial Times
UK – 20 November
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