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 leadership and excellence, receiving peer recognition from associations and societies, across ranks and disciplines from all over the world.
Real World Impact
Better access to foreign markets benefited exporting firms’ top executives disproportionately more than rank-and-file workers
Sloan Management Review
Planning the future for your company begins with knowing how to destroy it.
INSEAD Professor Erin Meyer’s new book studies Netflix to help executives build a culture of innovation
No Rules Rules explores controversial principles at the heart of the Netflix psyche and its culture of reinvention.
Harvard Business Review
In the digital economy, the race is often won by imitators who turn out to be more agile and creative than even the most successful first movers.
The assumption that others are similar to us could undermine idea generation.
A new book by INSEAD Professor of Organisational Behaviour, Charles Galunic, reveals that when facing existential questions leaders need to turn, above all, to “invisible institutions”. Such backstage, core processes are critical for the effective running of any organization and even more so during and after the COVID-19 crisis.
The Definitive Guide to B2B Digital Transformation – a playbook for B2B leaders looking to accelerate their growth and digital transformation efforts to win in today’s market, is released today. The book is authored by INSEAD Senior Affiliate Professor of Marketing, Joerg Niessing; and Fred Geyer, Senior Partner at Prophet, a global consultancy.
Harvard Business Review
My personal experience in a dual-career couple, and my realization that little systematic academic research had been done in this area, prompted a six-year investigation into the lives of more than 100 dual-career couples, resulting in my forthcoming book, Couples That Work.
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