The M-word

  Gen X’s super-innovative successors are maligned and misunderstood. They don’t  even like being called Millennials,  writes Jeremy Balkin  [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/dialogue_q2_2017_full_book/26″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] Google the word ‘Millennials’ and you’ll find close to 40 million page references. It seems as though Millennials are everywhere, quietly launching a hostile takeover of the … Read more

Lessons that last

  Financial services giant Sun Life shows how leaders can put classroom learning into practice, discovers Liz Mellon [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/dialogue_q1_2017_full_book/58″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] A chasm yawns between learning in the classroom and its practical application in the real world. However talented the teachers, and however clever the ideas, changing our … Read more

Europe’s weakest link is its biggest economy

  Germany is uncharacteristically struggling for air [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/dialogue_q1_2017_full_book/86″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] Which country, dear reader, is the weakest link in Europe? Greece, with its annual debt reschedulings? Italy, with its banking crisis of massive proportions? Spain, with no government in eight months of trying? These great nations all have … Read more

Brexit: A project doomed to fail

  Good news for the young people of Britain and the members of the business community who voted against leaving the EU: there is a big chance that, as things stand today, the Brexit project will not succeed, writes Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez Over the past 15 years I have analyzed thousands of projects that failed: large -small, business-political, … Read more

Big capital is hampering entrepreneurialism

The capital markets are now a “net negative” in the pursuit of innovation and entrepreneurialism That is the stark view of Roger L. Martin, institute director of the Martin Prosperity Institute at the Rotman School of Management. Martin used the 8th Global Peter Drucker Forum in Vienna to fire a broadside at shareholders and big … Read more

Straight-laced CFOs could damage your business

  Research shows that companies with traditionalist financial bosses are the least profitable  [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/dialogue_q4_2016_print_proof__cropp/54″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] What kind of chief financial officer do you have at your company? Do they like to think objectively, ignoring politics and personalities? Do they prefer existing systems and processes to spearheading change? … Read more

‘Emotionally sensitive accountants prone to fraud’

Finance executives with certain neurological makeup prone to misreport under pressure from managers Accountants who are emotionally sensitive and affected by the feelings of their peers are prone to fraudulent behaviour. That is the shock finding from the Rotterdam School of Management at Erasmus University (RSM). Experts working from RSM found that accounting fraud can be … Read more