Studies and Reports

Information Technologies

Media moves from showtime to screen time

Valor Sabatier, Josep; Arroyo, Carmen; Lee, Kimberley The media industry is experiencing tumultuous times, with the blurring of the boundaries that used to separate many products and formats. So much is morphing into "screen time" now, a concept that is upending media's traditional business models. Read article
Finance

Search fund model takes root in Europe and Latin America

Kolarova, Lenka; Dávila, Antonio; Johnson, Rob; Kelly, Peter In 2017, there was a new peak of search-fund activity outside of the U.S. and Canada, with the founding of 21 new funds. Recent growth is especially robust in Continental Europe and Latin America, according to a 2018 biennial study of this investment vehicle. Read article
Strategy

Evidence of Intelligent Life Found on Earth

Ferradans, Hugo; Tapia, Albert; Rodríguez Planas, Miquel; Banal Estanol, Albert; Ricart, Joan Enric Applying new smart solutions to the world's cities is changing the energy sector. A 2018 report analyzes this transformation and its implications via 29 projects currently underway in urban zones on five continents. Read article
Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

7 in 10 Spaniards Believe Their Company Makes it Hard to Reconcile Work and Family

Las Heras, Mireia; Jimenez, Esther; Grau, Marc; Palet, Gemma; Riera, Gemma Spain lacks formal work-life reconciliation policies and corporate family responsibility is almost absent from business culture and leadership, according to a study led by Mireia Las Heras. Read article
Leadership and People Management

8 Keys to a Better Employee Experience

Apascaritei, Paula; Elvira, Marta With changes coming at breakneck speed, today's companies must be highly adaptable. That's where human capital plays a vital role. Marta Elvira and Paula Apascaritei offer eight recommendations to successfully compete for top talent. Read article

Latest IESE documents

Key Data on the Automotive Sector Sachon, Marc; Welter, Beatriz
The Media Landscape: From Showtime to Screen Time Valor Sabatier, Josep; Arroyo, Carmen; Lee, Kimberley
International Search Funds - 2018: Selected Observations Kolarova, Lenka; Dávila, Antonio; Johnson, Rob; Kelly, Peter