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Comprehensive Maintenance of the Barcelona Ring Roads 

Date: 28/07/2017 Author(s): Ricart, Joan Enric; Trillas, Fancesc; Ferradans, Hugo; Rodríguez Planas, Miquel Editor(s): Cátedra Carl Schroeder de Dirección Estratégica; PPSRC - Public-Private Sector Research Center Document type: Study and Monograph The document discusses the contract signed by Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona for the maintenance of Barcelona's ring roads as an example of a public-private partnership. It details the tender process and describes the project's characteristics and its impacts. It also explores additional forms of transferring risk to the private sector in similar ... More information  

How to Make Things Happen 

Date: 16/07/2017 Author(s): Muñoz-Seca, Beatriz Document type: Book This book offers models and frameworks to analyze your service delivery systems as a whole. It presents the framework to solve customer problems by delivering the right knowledge at the right time to the right place and take advantage of the efficiency that technology and algorithms offer. Why do so many brilliant plans fail to deliver in practice? ... More information   Read related article

El desafío: ¿cómo no morir de éxito? 

Date: 27/06/2017 Author(s): Moscoso, Philip Document type: Opinion La solución a la saturación turística no es sencilla y no se limita a un único eje de actuación. Para empezar, debemos cambiar el enfoque: no se trata de gestionar a turistas en una ciudad, sino de gestionar una ciudad turística. More information  

Corrupção, produtividade e competitividade 

Date: 27/06/2017 Author(s): Rocha e Oliveira, Paulo Document type: Opinion A queda do Brasil no ranking do Relatório de Competitividade Global divulgado recentemente não surpreendeu os que acompanham o tema de perto. Os esquemas de corrupção que vêm sendo revelados têm impacto direto e forte na eficiência do setor público e na estabilidade política e econômica do país, mas são igualmente devastadores para o setor privado. More information  

Volando 

Date: 25/06/2017 Author(s): Nueno, Pedro Document type: Opinion Coincidí con mi colega del Iese Xavier Vives en el aeropuerto de Munich. Veníamos cada uno de una importante ciudad, pero ninguno de los dos tenía vuelo directo a Barcelona. Eran las 6 de la mañana y comentábamos las peripecias del viaje. Yo debería haber vuelto en otro vuelo que cancelaron, por ejemplo. Dos semanas atrás había hecho la misma combinación, ... More information  

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 Collaborator(s): Moohan, Marcella 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
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