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European competitiveness: the key is innovation

Interactions, May 2015

Interview with Professor Javier Gimeno discussing the results of the INSEAD European Competitiveness Alumni Survey, the first edition

European Identity: Strength or Weakness?

Manfred Kets de Vries, INSEAD Distinguished Professor of Leadership Development & Organisational Change

INSEAD Knowledge, November 2014

With Europe in a state of flux, is the continent heading for a national identity crisis?

Luxury’s Talent Factories

SHIPILOV Andrew, GODART Frederic
Harvard Business Review 93, 6 (2015) 98-104

Lack of Trust Is Preventing a Long-Term Greek Solution

Antonio Fatás, INSEAD Professor of Economics

INSEAD faculty blog, June 25 2015

Any outcome of the current negotiations between Greece and its European creditors won’t satisfy either party.

Interview of Antonio Fatás from the INSEAD Live Studio, CNBC US, 25 June 2015

The Euro Is in Deep Trouble

Jonathan Story, INSEAD Emeritus Professor of International Political Economy

INSEAD faculty blog, 14 July 2015

Last-minute agreements may have prevented a “Grexit”—for the moment—but the Eurozone’s troubles are only likely to worsen.

Europe’s Power is Waning

Douglas Webber, INSEAD Professor

of Political Science

INSEAD Knowledge, October 2014
With its economic and political influence increasingly questioned, can Europe ever hope to become a genuine world power?

Latest articles and opinion pieces

European Competitiveness Case Study Collection

The featured case studies by INSEAD faculty explore and help to understand the long-term global competitiveness of Europe-based companies, as well as identify current trends in the European business landscape. Please consult the leaflet

How likely is it that the European Union will disintegrate? A critical analysis of competing theoretical perspectives

Douglas Webber, Professor of Political Science
European Journal of International Relations June 2014 vol. 20 no. 2 341-365

Reforming Europe: It’s Time to Accept Differences

Antonio Fatás, INSEAD Professor of Economics INSEAD Knowledge, May 2015

Reforms are happening where they’re needed in Europe, but their effects are not as big as planned and they’re not always happening fast enough. To accelerate the reform process, national approaches are needed.

Europe’s Solution Factories

Article by Stephen E. Chick, Arnd Huchzermeier and Serguei Netessine

Harvard Business Review, The April 2014 Issue

Pirelli’s Acquisition by ChemChina: Has a New Era Begun for the Global Tyre Industry?

Karel Cool, the BP Chaired Professor of European Competitiveness

INSEAD Knowledge, March 2015

Are You Sure You Want to Go Public?

Morten Bennedsen, INSEAD Professor of Economics and Political Science
Many family owners are tempted to float their company on the stock exchange, lured by the idea of raising significant amounts of cash. But going public is not always what it’s cracked up to be.

The Case Centre’s bestselling authors

European Competitiveness Champions

Markus Christen, Ludo Van der Heyden, Karel Cool and Charles Galunic are featured among Case Centre's bestselling authors over the past four decades.  Find out why Karel Cool teaches only his own cases – and now takes as long, if not longer, to write them as he did a decade ago.

Bestselling authors
Latest Research

Consult the latest research by INSEAD faculty on European competitiveness


Printing the Drachma: The Messy Future of a Post-Euro Greece

Antonio Fatás, INSEAD Professor of Economics, Bloomberg, US, 4 July 2015

All too human

The Economist, UK,  April 2015
INSEAD Professor of Economics and Political Science Morten Bennedsen, in partnership with Kasper Nielsen from the Copenhagen business school, conducted a study of succession in more than 5,300 private firms in Denmark and found that relatives significantly underperformed outsiders.

Does Expat Experience Boost Creativity? One Study of Fashion Industry Says So
The Wall Street Journal, US, March 2015

According to a new study from INSEAD Assistant Professor of Organisational Behaviour Frédéric C. Godart, INSEAD Associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour William W. Maddux, INSEAD Associate Professor of Strategy Andrew V. Shipilov and Columbia Business School Professor Adam D. Galinsky, having the right kind of expat experience is good for creativity in the fashion industry.


Please see the latest IECI news

Global Business Leaders Conference Europe: What Works!

10 November 2015, Vienna, Austria

Industrial Excellence Award

29-30 September 2015

Ludwigsburg/Stuttgart, Germany

European Champion of the Best Factory 2015 Award will be announced at the 12th WirtschaftsWoche conference.

The conference gives an opportunity to meet the winners and benefit from their award-winning production strategies, experience what makes the best factories in Europe successful, as well as to discuss the benchmarks set by the European industrial elite and learn how the champions hold their own against global competition.

Alumni Forum Europe 2015 "Europe at a Crossroads"

12-13 June 2015, Milan, Italy

An in-depth Investigation of why Nokia lost the smart phone battle against Apple and others
Research conference on Nokia

led by Professor Quy Huy, INSEAD

What Could Have Saved Nokia, and What Can Other Companies Learn?

Quy Huy, INSEAD Associate Professor of Strategy and Timo Vuori, Assistant Professor of Strategic Management, Aalto University

INSEAD Knowledge, March 2014

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