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  Research Insights to Help Promote Women in Management

IESE Insight Are we making progress on the path to gender equality, in terms of lowering barriers to opportunities and ensuring just treatment? Yes, says recent research by IESE faculty, which tackles the gender pay gap, women in leadership, and work-family conciliation -- although there still is much work to be done. Read article

  Slow Progress for Women on Spanish Boards

Atrevia; IESE The percentage of women on the boards of Spanish listed companies continues to climb, but it is still far below 2020 goals. What's more, almost half of Spain's listed companies have only one or no female directors. Read article

  Millennials: the Video Game Generation Takes on the Business World

Stein, Guido Most likely you work with a millennial. You may even be one, or your boss may be. The first generation of digital natives is already in the workforce, and they are ushering in changes. Read article

  The Leading Advantage of Multiculturalism

Shakir, Farah Yasmine; Lee, Yih-Teen Growing up with a multicultural identity can lead to an important advantage in positions of global leadership, according to research by Farah Shakir and Yih-teen Lee. The key is forging cross-cultural connections. Read article

  The Benefits of Flow at Work

Ribera, Alberto; Ceja, Lucia Achieving flow at work contributes to personal well-being and improves performance, as Alberto Ribera and Lucía Ceja explain. The key to achieving this gratifying state is to face attainable challenges that stretch our capacities without stressing us out. Read article

  Pay: How to Design a More Effective Compensation Plan

Stein, Guido; Anta Callersten, Carlos Financial incentives alone may not be the best way to motivate employees. Guido Stein and Carlos Anta dissect pay policies and explain how to design a more successful compensation plan. Read article

  How Humility Can Outsmart the Smart Machines Premium

Hess, Edward D. Staying ahead of tech requires that we embrace what the author calls NewSmart, whose hallmark is humility. This article details the mindset and behaviors that will increase your chances of success in a world transformed by technology. Read article

  Tips for Nurturing Global Leadership Talent Premium

Reiche, Sebastian Brexit is only the latest excuse for mobility and talent management to be at the top of the CEO agenda. This article recommends how to nurture global leadership in three talent functions: hiring and promotion; development; and socialization. With the right mindset, executives can rise to today's global leadership challenge. Read article

  Social Responsibility: Would Scrooge Really Change his Ways?

Hafenbrädl, Sebastian; Waeger, Daniel What do you believe? Is the business of business to increase profits, as Milton Friedman insisted? Or should management be more broadly concerned with society, which might ultimately benefit business, too? Most importantly, what do executives really believe when it comes to CSR and the bottom line? Read article

  Gender Equality Remains Elusive in Spain

Las Heras, Mireia Almost nine in ten Spaniards say they work in environments that hinder equal access to opportunities, and 42 percent believe that pay discrimination based on gender is an issue, according to a report led by Mireia Las Heras. Read article
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