How do different financing conditions affect investments, allocation of credit and output across sectors? IESE's José M. Campa, Óscar Arce, of the Bank of Spain, and Ángel Gavilán, of BBVA, explore financing conditions in the construction sector in a number of OECD countries during the decade prior to the 2007 financial crisis. Their findings present an interesting model, with salutary lessons for investors.
Sancho, Carlos; Santomá, Javier
If two companies from different countries with a contractual relationship have a conflict, it behooves them to go through an arbitrator rather than the national court system. According to IESE's Carlos Sancho and Javier Santomá, the procedure is faster, less expensive and ensures a greater degree of confidentiality than a lawsuit.
As organizations grow increasingly reliant on a global workforce, they need to know how to mitigate time zone challenges. This article, based on 20 years of research by the author on global working arrangements, explains how companies can not only mitigate the time zone problem but can use it as a source of competitive advantage.
Service and Operations Management
Ribera, Jaume; Rosenmöller, Magda; Borrás, Pablo
Chiesa, Cosimo; Paniagua, Francisco Javier; Salazar, Rafael; Tordera, Juan José; Villanueva, Julián
Arana, Sergio; Echaniz, Ignacio; Pascual, Julio; Prats, Mª Julia