Articles and Opinion

Economics

The global economy: nothing new here

Argandoña, Antonio Big changes usually simmer on low heat. What we need to do is identify and leverage the macroeconomic, social and political shifts that can have a relevant impact on global firms. Read article
Information Technologies

How large is the disruption in banking?

Vives, Xavier Profitability concerns, fintech growth and the potential reach of Big Tech are reshaping banking. The case of China, where Alibaba's Ant Financial is permeating almost every aspect of consumers' lives, exemplifies this digital disruption. Read article
Economics

Coronavirus: exposing the importance of market diversification

Díaz Giménez, Javier In our very integrated global economy, epidemics such as the coronavirus, which broke out in China, touch every market in the world. On top of health concerns, it's an important reminder to business leaders to diversify in terms of suppliers and customers, says IESE's Javier Díaz Giménez. Read article
Strategy

How to make wonderful decisions

García-Castro, Roberto; Ariño, Miguel Angel To make wonderful decisions, companies need to strike the right balance between effectiveness, attractiveness and unity, and then hone their strategic, executive and leadership abilities. These diagnostic tools may help. Read article
Finance

When morals meet models: ethics in banking

Beunza, Daniel Has our reliance on financial models gone too far? In the post-crisis order, more and more people are taking ethics in banking seriously. Here is how managers can take back control. Read article