Our Research Excellence
INSEAD’s excellent reputation in the worlds of business and academia builds on our consistent research excellence. A virtuous circle of research success combined with our school’s intellectually rich and exciting environment, attracts top researchers from around the world who, in turn, conduct and produce outstanding research with substantial real-world and academic impact. The creation of new relevant knowledge is key to our drive to build an innovative research ethos, contributing to business and society.
INSEAD faculty conduct their research in an environment that nurtures intellectual exploration and knowledge creation. Specialised full-time research assistants, state of the art labs, and experienced educational designers are but a few examples of the abundant support INSEAD faculty receive so that they can focus what they do best – ideate and create new knowledge.
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Dean of Research
Our Faculty members are consistently honoured for their academic excellence, receiving peer recognition from associations and societies, across ranks and disciplines.
Real World Impact
Our faculty have published countless articles in Harvard Business Review, Sloan Management Review, The Conversation and many world renowned thought leadership platforms.
These platforms allow our professors to take a step back from their academic role and expose their research to business practitioners everywhere.
Over the years our faculty have published more than 600 books, covering all areas from macroeconomics to cross cultural communication and even touching on relationship advice for couples who work together. Some of their more recent books:
Managing sustainable business: an executive education case and textbook by Gilbert G. Lenssen and N. Craig Smith, INSEAD Affiliate Professor of Ethics and Social Responsibility.
Couples that work: how to thrive in love and at work by Jennifer Petriglieri, INSEAD Associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour.
Knowledge showcases the latest business thinking and views from award-winning faculty and global contributors. Updated daily, with a weekly top picks email from the editor and a tablet and smartphone app, it is a free resource for global executives and managers looking for answers to business challenges. Knowledge provides insights on leadership, organisations, economics and finance, strategy, entrepreneurship, operations management, marketing, careers, family business and responsibility. You will find articles, blogs and video interviews that cover all of INSEAD's disciplines.
Centres & Initiatives
Our Centers, Initiatives and Institutes combine research, impact and knowledge exchange by connecting academia and real-world practice. Through research, we expand the frontiers of knowledge and shape global business leadership. As such, our researchers actively contribute to the school's ambitions.
Did you know that INSEAD wrote 6 of the 10 best-selling cases distributed by the Case Centre in the past 40 years? That our cases were the Overall Winner of 5 of the last 10 Case Centre Global Case Awards? And that these cases are used in more than 100 business schools and universities around the world?
Mirvac (A): Building Balance
This award-winning case explores the challenges facing Susan Lloyd-Hurwitz, the CEO of Mirvac, an Australian property group, as she leads a major initiative to ‘mainstream’ flexible work arrangements across the organization.
Part B also available here.
By Zoe Kinias, Felicia A. Henderson
Published 24 Feb 2020
Topic Leadership & Organisations
Industry Real Estate, Construction
Google in Russia: Leveraging Digital Analytics and Intelligence for Sustainable Growth
|In October 2012, Dmitry Kuznetsov was appointed Country Marketing Director for Google Russia (Google RU). His primary objective was to propel Google RU ahead of the local champion Yandex, to the number one position in the Russian internet search market, leveraging Google’s digital intelligence and analytics products to win clients in a B2B setting.|
By Joerg Niessing, Pascale Balze
Published 18 Feb 2020
Industry Computer Networking
Sustaining the Mission: Strategic Options to Scale Unjani Clinics by 2030
|Unjani Clinics NPC, a non-profit organization which has a goal of improving access to primary healthcare in South Africa, has grown exponentially from six pilot clinics to 54 clinics nationwide.|
By Ithai Stern, Matthew Lee, Stephen E. Chick, Ridhima Aggarwal
Published 24 Jan 2020
Industry Hospital & Health Care