Looking Ahead to 2013

Challenges for the coming year


The coming year is going to determine what we are going to see in the teens of this century, says Prof. Ghemawat from Brazil. Meanwhile in Madrid, Prof. González-Páramo urges Europe and US to be part of the solution, not the problem. From New York, Prof. Sandra Sieber asks executives to think about how they are going to use their data and in Munich Prof. Sachon unveils three Cs that will be key for operations next year: the cash-conversion cycle, customer analytics and the carbon footprint. From Barcelona, Prof. Yih Tin Lee asks leaders to cheer up their organizations and to develop the abilities needed to work across borders.