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Alimentar un planeta sostenible 

Date: 19/06/2017 Author(s): Interviewee(s): Palencia, Ana; de Brabander, Ellen; López Calvet, Javier; Ametller, Josep; Currás, Ricardo; Llopis, Jaume; Dereux, Laurent; Sponsor(s): IESE - Industry Meetings Document type: Interview (Video) Disponible inmediatamente, en cualquier lugar y ocasión. Y, por supuesto, al mejor precio y sin renunciar a la calidad. Todos buscamos lo mismo: alimentación saludable, sí, pero también atractiva, variada y, sobre todo, "conveniente". Este fue el punto de partida del 21 Encuentro de Alimentación y Bebidas del IESE. 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  

A Law Against Multitasking 

Date: 16/06/2017 Author(s): Ribera, Jaume Document type: Opinion Little's Law, along with other useful "lean" operations methods and tools, is more applicable to our daily lives than we may think. And as with any law, it's important that we heed it. More information  

The Only Way Is Up  Premium

Date: 16/06/2017 Author(s): IESE Insight Document type: Non-refereed article Never has the phrase "blue-sky thinking" been more apt than for the design and construction of the Burj Khalifa, which, seven years since its opening, still holds the title as the world's tallest building. Besides the lessons for innovation and collaboration on a project of this scale, the Burj Khalifa must also be viewed as part of a bigger trend ... More information  

5 Building Blocks for Cyber-Physical Value Chains  Premium

Date: 16/06/2017 Author(s): Sachon, Marc Document type: Non-refereed article The digitalization that has disrupted services is set to do the same in industry, and manufacturing in particular. With supply chains operating at their limits amid a growing list of global challenges, new approaches are required to save time, improve efficiency and gain flexibility to survive in volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA) times. ... More information   Read related article

Buyer Intermediation in Supplier Finance 

Date: 08/06/2017 Author(s): Tunca, Tunay; Zhu, Weiming Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) Small suppliers often face challenges to obtain financing for their operations. Especially in developing economies, traditional financing methods can be very costly or unavailable to such suppliers. In order to reduce channel costs, in recent years large buyers started to implement their own financing methods that intermediate between suppliers and ... More information  

Modelos de compra pública de medicamentos 

Date: 26/05/2017 Author(s): Mur, Javier; Escudero, Antonio; Ribera, Jaume Editor(s): CRHIM - Center for Research in Healthcare Innovation Management Document type: Study and Monograph El acceso rápido y equitativo de los pacientes a medicamentos innovadores supone un desafío para los servicios de salud que requiere nuevas respuestas. Las administraciones públicas y la industria coinciden en la necesidad de buscar fórmulas que permitan garantizar la financiación de la innovación terapéutica para poder mejorar el sistema sanitario ... More information   Read related article

Operations Management: Not Just What You Do, But How You Do It 

Date: 24/05/2017 Author(s): Moscoso, Philip; Seager, Phil Document type: Chapter Every media business has some activities required to make a product or service and deliver it into the hands of the end user: that's operations. If leveraged well, operations (the how we do things in the company) can themselves become a source of competitive advantage, not only in terms of gaining a strong cost position through greater efficiencies, ... 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

KUKA AG: Planning for the Future of Automation 

Date: 18/04/2017 Author(s): Sachon, Marc; Sastre Boquet, Isaac Document type: Case The case presents the main current developments in automation and industrial robotics through KUGA AG, one of the largest automation companies in the world. One of KUKA's customers - an automotive OEM - is looking to invest on automation as it expands its operations to meet growing demand, and the case opens up the debate on how should this company ... More information  
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