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Connected Robots: Industry 4.0, Automation, and Why We Need to Let the Robots Communicate

Lampa, Stefan; Sachon, Marc Robotics is an industry game-changer, but what implications does this have in practice, from staffing to performance metrics? IESE's Marc Sachon speaks to Stefan Lampa, Chief Executive Officer of Kuka Robotics, about today's robots and how they're going to change the future for all of us tomorrow. Read article
Corporate Governance

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

4 Energy Challenges in Kenya -- and How to Face Them

Rahnema Alavi, Ahmad; Sanchez, Felix; Kerubo, Loice; Giordano, Paola; Otieno, Irene; Njenga, George; Ronoh, Geoffrey Energy poverty is a problem in Kenya. IESE's Ahmad Rahnema examines current challenges in the country's power generation, quest for alternative fuels, cooking needs and fertilizer production -- and offers possible solutions, as well as prime investment opportunities. Read article

Public-Private Partnerships for Smart Cities: Sharing Good Practices

Ricart, Joan Enric; Trillas, Francesc; Rodríguez Planas, Miquel; Salvador, Jordi; Ferradans, Hugo; Fageda, Xavier; Navarro, Josep By mid-century, more than two out of every three people are expected to live in cities. To accommodate urban growth in smarter, more sustainable cities, experts look to public-private partnerships (PPPs) -- as seen in successful cases from Cairo to Barcelona. Read article
Knowledge and Communication

The Future of Advertising Is Storytelling

Oliver, Xavier; Tatge, Larisa How can a company distinguish itself in a crowded field, now that everyone seems to know all about everything? The answer is great storytelling, says IESE's Xavier Oliver. Reveal what your company really stands for, what it offers the world, and you are sure to win some hearts and minds. Read article

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