15 Essential Posts

A look back at IESE's hottest blog posts in 2014-2015

14/08/2015 Barcelona

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Five years on from its launch and freshly revamped, the IESE Blog Network is blooming. It continues spreading the expert insights of IESE faculty further afield, bringing enhanced content to readers across the planet.

Posts in English have been a main highlight this academic year. The most popular being those on economics, ethics and managing people. They have drawn readers from the USA, India, the UK and Germany.

Sebastian Reiche’s refelctions on global mobility built up a worldwide readership. Domènec Melé and Antonio Argandoña have done likewise, with their opinions on improving companies by incorporating ethics into all their processes. Eduardo Martínez Abascal's singular approach to explaining the workings of economies (with a special focus on Greece in recent months) has had dual success. Not only has he aroused readers' interest, but also prompted them to respond and contribute themselves.

Other topics that have proved popular include women in business (covered in posts by Nuria Chinchilla and Mireia Las Heras), Africa (Africa Ariño), family-run companies (Josep Tàpies) and the global business environment (Mike Rosenberg).

1. Corruption: 10 Possible Causes by Domènec Melé

2. Crisis in Greece: Updated Summary by Eduardo Martínez Abascal

3. Why is it hard to be ethical in business? by Antonio Argandoña

4. Five Measures to Create Jobs for Countries with High Unemployment by Sandalio Gómez

5. Innovation: Converting Your Company in a Startup Corporation by Antonio Dávila

6. Women in Leadership Positions: Agents of Change by Nuria Chinchilla

7. Top Companies in Africa by Africa Ariño

8. Returning Home after Living Abroad? Not as Easy as Expected! by Sebastian Reiche

9. The best entrepreneur could be found within your company by Hakan Ener

10. Digitization of Retail Banking: the Coming Revolution by Josep Valor

11. Ten Key Questions when Evaluating an Investment Opportunity: the Business Angel Approach by Juan Roure

12. Profile of an Orator: John F. Kennedy by Brian Leggett

13. Negotiating to defend your employees: What do Guardiola and Coppola have in common? by Kandarp Mehta

14. Latin America: No More Pennies From Heaven by Pedro Videla

15. Pope Francis and The Environment by Mike Rosenberg

IESE's new-look blogosphere

This academic year heralded an overhaul and redesigning of The IESE Blog Network. The result is a multifaceted single web page. It presents IESE faculty’s expert analyses much more directly, identifies trending topics and the latest contributions, and enables readers to subscribe to each and every blogger's posts via email or RSS.