With increased complexity and ambiguity, employees and customers alike are demanding engagement, transparency and responsibility. It’s time to rethink management, argues Therese Kinal.
Luxury brands, much like companies in other industries, are in the midst of a sea change when it comes to their management and business practices. Gilles Auguste and Michel Gutsatz examine the changing of the guard.
Jimmy Maymann is the Danish CEO of The Huffington Post. He has an Executive MBA from London Business School.
Valery Gergiev is one of the most sought-after conductors in the world. Bernhard Kerres talked leadership with the Maestro in St Petersburg.
London Business School’s Global Leadership Summit was an opportunity to see senior executives and CEOs come together to talk about their views. It was fascinating stuff.
The failure of big companies to adapt to their changing circumstances is one of the fundamental puzzles in the world of business. Occasionally, a genuinely “disruptive” technology, such as digital imaging, comes along and wipes out an entire industry. But usually the sources of failure are more prosaic and more avoidable.
What are the lessons of Sir Alex Ferguson’s 27-year tenure as manager of Manchester United? Pundits and former players have been falling over each other to praise Ferguson’s successes and his ability to bring out the best in his players. But I think there are some wider lessons for the business world that can be learnt from his lengthy reign, and from the way he has handled his departure.