Research Papers

Leadership and People Management

The Big Picture: How to flourish in your career

IESE Insight A career path doesn't always advance in a linear or upward fashion. Follow these tips to lay the ground for a career that will blossom over time. Read article
Entrepreneurship

How to infuse innovation into your company from day one

Christoph Zott; Yuliya Snihur Attention founders: you have a window of opportunity in which to create an innovative approach to business models that will define your firm going forward. Read article
Information Technologies

Opening the black box of AI and machine learning

Robert Wayne Gregory; Ola Henfridsson; Evgeny Káganer; Harris Kyriakou Especially when a business learns from its data, the more data it has, the more valuable it may become. Professor Harris Kyriakou walks us through the managerial importance of lifting the hood on technology to better understand "data network effects." Read article
Strategy

Benchwarming or bias? Do coaches in the NBA discriminate based on race?

Massimo Maoret; Gokhan Ertug Recent research suggested that basketball coaches in the NBA were more likely to assign playing time to players of their own race. But Massimo Maoret and Gokhan Ertug found that the bias evaporated when a common strategy called "resting the starters" was factored in. Read article
Knowledge and Communication

Keys to confronting crises, from a hospital fighting COVID-19

IESE Insight Anticipating problems, protecting your people, and working in close cooperation with your stakeholders: these are some of the lessons the University of Navarra Clinic takes from its fight against COVID-19 in Spain. Read article