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Harvard Business Review
US – 15 December

In Defense of Cosmopolitanism
Gianpiero Petriglieri, INSEAD Associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour, discusses the controversy about the value and failures of cosmopolitanism. He argues that business and society have much to lose, if we let an open-minded spirit turn into a luxury and a management tool and that it’s time to make cosmopolitanism good again. 

Financial Times
UK – 14 December

Untangling the emotional knots in family businesses
Manfred Kets de Vries, INSEAD Distinguished Clinical Professor of Leadership Development and Organisational Change, says measuring performance alone does not explain so many business failures. Unresolved family disputes and individuals’ unconscious motivations often lead to communication breakdowns and escalating conflicts.

The Business Times 
Singapore – 10 December  

No second chance at a first impression
Martin Gargiulo, Professor of Organisational Behaviour at INSEAD, says that first impressions can be very lasting, even if we think of ourselves as being objective. In fact, it is much easier and faster for us to make up our mind than to change it.

Singapore – 8 December  

Draghi’s press conference was full of contradictions 
INSEAD Professor of Economics Antonio Fatas says its no wonder investors are confused given the mixed messages at the ECB press conference.

Singapore – 6 December  

Are markets influenced by political bias in the media?
Massimo Massa, Professor of Finance at INSEAD, discusses his research on how markets counteract a perceived media political bias.