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10 Decision-Making Mistakes That Trip Us Up 

Date: 07/2017 Author(s): Ariño, Miguel Angel; Maella, Pablo Document type: Opinion To live is to decide. To decide is to live. We define our lives in terms of the decisions we make, and for that reason, it's essential to learn how to make them as well as we can. How can we improve our decision-making? It's important to be aware of a series of very common mistakes; being on the lookout for them can keep us from tripping up. More information  

IESE Insight. Issue 33. Second Quarter 2016  Premium

Date: 16/06/2017 Author(s): IESE Insight Document type: Review From infrastructure changes to emerging business models to cybersecurity, this dossier is your survival guide. Marc Sachon explains Industry 4.0 and its implications, so that companies can move to protect their value chains and find new opportunities for growth. Javier Zamora presents a framework to help businesses tap connected data and pinpoint the ... More information  

Rainy With a Chance of Sales 

Date: 16/06/2017 Author(s): IESE Insight Document type: Non-refereed article Plus: 10 decision-making mistakes; how OECD countries score on RDI; Europe and the U.S. dominate the world's "smartest" cities; a redesign for banking; internal promotions pay off for women; a prescription for marketing pharmaceuticals. More information  

Quality Management Systems in European Social Service Organizations 

Date: 01/06/2017 Author(s): Melao, N.; Amorin, M.; Alegre, Inés; Marimon, F. Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) The paper examines the implementation of the European Quality in Social Services (EQUASS) Assurance standard. The study uses a cross-sectional, questionnaire-based survey methodology. Results show that social service providers typically implement the certification for internal reasons, and internalise EQUASS principles and practices in daily usage. ... More information  

Decision Analysis: The "Science" of Predicting Your Next Hit 

Date: 24/05/2017 Author(s): Ariño, Miguel Angel; de Santiago, Rafael; Seager, Phil Document type: Chapter Chap. 5 outlined a process for making unstructured decisions, which drew heavily on intuition, creativity and a deep understanding of yourself, as a person and as a leader, to work with and through other people to accomplish some higher goal or purpose. It was more about the art of decision-making, whereas this chapter looks more at the "science." ... More information  

Decisive Leadership: Leaders That Create Extraordinary Outcomes 

Date: 24/05/2017 Author(s): Rosenberg, Mike; Firstenberg, Iris; Seager, Phil Document type: Chapter At the heart of being able to make decisions is knowing what kind of leader you are. Even more important is knowing what kind of leader you want to be and taking the steps necessary to be that leader. This chapter details a six-step process for resolving unstructured problems. It also reveals some key leadership principles that will help people use ... More information  

Managing Media Businesses 

Date: 24/05/2017 Author(s): Editor(s): Rosenberg, Mike; Seager, Phil Document type: Book This book is a practical guide to every aspect of managing media businesses. Written by a team of experts and illustrated with interviews from leading industry players, it addresses the unprecedented change and uncertainty facing the industry. Do newspapers, magazines or books have a future? Will terrestrial television or cable services exist as ... More information   Read related article

Crowdfunding In Africa 

Date: 24/05/2017 Author(s): N'Guessan, Marie Noelle; Alegre, Inés; Canela, Miguel Ángel Document type: Working Paper Over the past decade, researchers have paid attention to crowdfunding as a promising way to foster entrepreneurship and innovation. In this paper, we set out the state of the crowdfunding phenomenon in Africa, with a particular focus on sub-Saharan Africa. We review and summarize all the operating platforms in Africa. The study reveals that, while ... More information  

Los 10 errores más frecuentes que cometemos al decidir 

Date: 27/04/2017 Author(s): Maella, Pablo; Ariño, Miguel Angel Document type: Opinion Decidir es uno de los actos más importantes que hacemos las personas. Según sean nuestras decisiones, será nuestra vida. Podríamos decir que nuestra existencia es el resultado de las distintas elecciones que vamos haciendo. Sin embargo, a pesar de la importancia que tiene para nosotros las decisiones que tomamos, no se nos acostumbra a enseñar cómo ... More information  

10 Mistakes We All Make When Making Decisions 

Date: 27/04/2017 Author(s): Document type: Report (Video) Decision-making is as complex as it is inevitable. And yet no one formally teaches us how to do it. In their latest book, Miguel Angel Ariño and Pablo Maella review the 10 most common errors that lead to bad decisions. More information  
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