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Key Data on the Automotive Sector 

Date: 13/11/2018 Author(s): Sachon, Marc; Welter, Beatriz Document type: Study and Monograph This report collects key production and sales data of the global automotive industry over the period 2007 to 2017. It also contains some reflections by the authors on some of the current challenges of the industry and the environment in which it operates. More information

Tejidos Especiales Edentel 4.0 (B) 

Date: 06/11/2018 Author(s): Lago, Alejandro Document type: Case The case describes the trials that the head of the Production Department at Tejidos Especiales Edentel is planning in order to meet delivery dates in the best way possible. This case is based on the case "Tejidos Especiales Edentel," P-988, by Professor Josep Riverola. More information

Tejidos Especiales Edentel 4.0 (A) 

Date: 06/11/2018 Author(s): Lago, Alejandro Document type: Case The case describes the problems that Tejidos Especiales Edentel has been having with production programming ever since it started to operate via the Internet. The new system allows customers to change the priority of their orders in seconds, which increases costs for Edentel, reduces productivity and makes it more difficult to meet delivery dates. This ... More information

The Alibaba Effect: Spatial Consumption Inequality And The Welfare Gains From e-Commerce 

Date: 09/2018 Author(s): Fan, Jingting; Tang, L.; Zhu, Weiming; Zou, Ben Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) Domestic trade costs reduce aggregate welfare and result in worse access to consumption goods in small and remote cities. As a new trade technology, e-commerce can increase inter-city trade and alleviate spatial consumption inequality because it (1) eliminates the fixed cost of market entry, and (2) reduces the effects of distance on trade costs. Using ... More information

How Design Can Boost Social Impact and Business Results  Premium

Date: 18/06/2018 Author(s): Sosa, Manuel E. Document type: Non-refereed article Many managers approach problems with an engineering mindset: build it the right way and make sure it works. Designers, on the other hand, approach problems with the question: are we building the right thing in the first place? In this article, the author discusses how companies can build a design culture, using examples from EGGS Design in Oslo, Norway, ... More information Read related article

7 Food & Beverage Challenges 

Date: 18/06/2018 Author(s): IESE Insight Document type: Non-refereed article Plus: managing the backlash against globalization; using the wisdom of the crowd to predict tastes; an operations model for museums; Europe at top of smart cities index; how racial integration amplifies the benefits of VC; why salaries are stagnating. More information

¿Estamos listos para la industria 4.0? 

Date: 29/05/2018 Author(s): Sachon, Marc Document type: Opinion La versión 4.0 de la industria presenta numerosas ventajas, tanto en la creación de valor como en la organización del trabajo y los modelos de negocio. Para aprovechar todos sus beneficios, hay que seguir una serie de pasos. More information

El Parque Nacional de los Arlanzones 

Date: 11/04/2018 Author(s): Calvo, Eduard Document type: Case Se analiza la capacidad del parque nacional de los Arlanzones, una reserva natural que atrae a un gran número de visitantes, ya que ofrece numerosos puntos de interés. Con el fin de reducir el impacto que esto puede generar en la fauna y flora del lugar, se crea una oferta de paquetes para grupos que limitan el acceso al parque y se basan en un orden ... More information

Toward A Contingency Model For Hospital-Based Health Technology Assessment: Evidence From Adhophta Project 

Date: 04/2018 Author(s): Cicchetti, Americo; Iacopino, Valentino; Coretti, Silvia; Fiore, Alessandra; Marchetti, Marco; Sampietro-Colom, Laura; Kidholm, Kristian; Wasserfallen, Jean-Blaise; Kahveci, Rabia; Halmesmäki, Esa; Rosenmöller, Magda; Wild, Claudia; Kivet, Raul-Allan Editor(s): CRHIM - Center for Research in Healthcare Innovation Management Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) Objectives: Hospital-based health technology assessment (HB-HTA) is becoming increasingly relevant because of its role in managing the introduction and withdrawal of health technologies. The organizational arrangement in which HB-HTA activities are conducted depends on several contextual factors, although the dominant models have several similarities. ... More information

Effects of Assortment Breadth Announcements on Manufacturer Competition 

Date: 27/03/2018 Author(s): Heese, Sebastian; Martínez de Albéniz, Victor Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) Retailers typically use assortment planning to maximize store profits given product characteristics. We study the manufacturers' price-setting interactions and how these can be manipulated by the retailer's assortment strategy. We show that constraining the breadth of the assortment has two main effects on retailer profits: First, a larger assortment ... More information Read related article
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