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Live Abroad to Excel in the Language of Leadership

INSEAD Knowledge

Leaders with broad multicultural experiences are better communicators and lead more effectively, particularly in multinational teams.


How Much Control Do You Really Have Over Your Career?

Charles Galunic

Chance events may have a greater impact on career trajectories than we think.

Leadership & Organisations

The Really Simple Steps to Creating an Innovation Engine

Lee Seok Hwai

All companies need to do is give employees permission to generate ideas and nudge them in the right direction – then get out of the way, said Ben Bensaou in a Thinkers50 webinar.


The World’s Most Talent Competitive Countries, 2022

B. Lanvin, F. Monteiro

Mounting talent inequalities could become a significant roadblock to reaching key targets of the Sustainable Development Goals.

Leadership & Organisations

Navigating the New World of Work

Rachel Eva Lim

Firms need to focus on building an inclusive environment and a culture of trust to overcome the challenges of remote or hybrid work.


The Pandemic Has Dealt a Blow to Gender Balance

Zoe Kinias

Here’s what business leaders can do about it.


Will China’s Internet Giants Conquer the World?

G. Chen, J. Li

Dissecting the success and strategies of Chinese internet firms as more of them venture overseas.


Consumer Streaks Are Motivating – The Key Is Keeping Them Alive

A. Barasch, J. Silverman

People often go out of their way to repeat a behaviour if it is logged and highlighted to them.
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Leadership & Organisations

Has Hybridity Killed Teamwork?

C. N. Hadley, M. Mortensen

The time has come to check whether the benefits of teamwork still outweigh the costs.


How Can Managers Use AI to Find the Right People?

S. Black, P. van Esch

Eight recommendations to help firms win the war for talent.


The Problem When Bankers Marry Social Workers

Winnie Jiang

When you and your romantic partner disagree about the meaning of work, it reduces your odds of quickly landing a job should you find yourself unemployed.


How Family-Work Conflict Keeps Us Glued to Our Mobile Phones

C. Trombini, M. Magni, M. Ahuja

Torn between family obligations and work, many people can’t resist working on their phones after hours, creating a downward spiral for their well-being and home life.


How the “Butterfly Effect” Can Harm Firm Performance

I. Stern, G. Chen

Firms need to develop appropriate HR risk management strategies to lessen the impact of unanticipated employee departures.
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Breaking Bad: Humanitarians Who Went Corporate

C. Harbour, A. Tirard

How three professionals who started in purpose-driven organisations continued to do good after migrating to “the other side”.

Economics & Finance

How Would an Immigration Surge Affect Your Pay Cheque?

Lin Tian

Workers whose product or output is not easily sold elsewhere are more likely to lose out amid an inflow of immigrants.