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Finance

Risk, Expected Returns, and an "Absurd" Model

Fernández, Pablo Professor Pablo Fernández's no-holds-barred critique of the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM) is now a chapter in the 2017 book Economic Ideas You Should Forget. So what's wrong with the Nobel-prize winning, immensely popular model? Read article
Knowledge and Communication

The 10 Most Common Mistakes in Decision-Making

Ariño, Miguel Angel; Maella, Pablo 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. Read article
Leadership and People Management

Management in Spain: Where Are the Women?

Las Heras, Mireia; Grau, M. Is Spain doing enough to unleash the economic power and potential of women in management? Contributing a chapter to the 2017 edition of Women in Management Worldwide, IESE's Mireia Las Heras and Marc Grau say "no." They examine the current managerial landscape in order to identify strategies to promote female leadership for the good of society in general. Read article
Leadership and People Management

You Are How You Spend Your Time

Alvarez de Mon, Santiago "Who am I?" It might seem an unusual first line for a book on time management, but Santiago Álvarez de Mon of IESE argues that self-knowledge is key to improving schedules and personal and professional efficiency. Read article
Knowledge and Communication

What's Up With Spain's Digital Media?

de Toro, Juan Manuel; Soldado, Pilar; San Pedro, Marta; Breiner, James; Arrese, Ángel; Vara-Miguel, Alfonso; Sádaba Chalezquer, Charo; Fernández del Moral, Javier; Bel, Ignacio The internet has been a game changer for the press, and there is no turning back. IESE's Institute for Media and Entertainment (IME) takes a look at recent shifts in consumer habits, business models and news distribution in its 2016 volume on Spain. When all is said and done, there are four challenges to overcome for lasting digital success. Read article

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