Top Story

Strategy Strategy

Penalty Shootouts: How to Reduce an Unfair Advantage by 74 to 85 Percent

Vandebroek, Tom; McCann, B.; Vroom, Govert;

More than 60 percent of the time, the team that kicks first in a penalty shootout in soccer eventually wins. But new rules can reduce that first-kick advantage by a resounding 74 to 85 percent, says a team of international researchers who devised a formal model to better understand psychological pressure at work.


See more

Berrone, Pascual; Ricart, Joan Enric; Ferradans, Hugo; Rodríguez, Miguel; Salvador, Jordi
This article, based on work by IESE Cities in Motion and PPP for Cities, outlines what businesses can bring to public-private partnerships. The authors explore the types of partnerships available as well as break down the seven forces for success in today's PPPs.
See more
Dimopoulos, Theodosios; Sacchetto, Stefano
With the failure of some high-profile mergers, the concept itself has been questioned. But IESE's Stefano Sacchetto has built a model to better measure the effects of an active merger market on productivity, the economy and entrepreneurship.
See more
Strategy
And the Most Competitive Economy Is...
Schwab, Klaus; Sala i Martin, Xavier; World Economic Forum
Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
Can Local CSR Enhance Global Leadership?
Elvira, Marta; Dávila, Anabella; Rodríguez-Lluesma, Carlos
Case Forum
Participate
Benefits of Registration
  •  Receive IESE Insight newsletter and alerts
  •  Read exclusive documents
View all benefits