18 July 2019



Institutional News


Italy, 17 July
In Italian

Eugene Kaspersky presents the concept of cyber immunity at INSEAD 
During his keynote lecture at INSEAD, Eugene Kaspersky, the CEO of Kaspersky, shares why the world needs cyber-immunity more urgently than ever.
Other coverage:
Yahoo!, Affaritaliani, Padovanews, Il Corriere della Sicurezza

US, 16 July

Business Grants for Women: 7 Opportunities You Need to Know
INSEAD's partnership with the Cartier Women’s Initiative Award is featured in this rundown of top opportunities for female founders.

France, 11 July
In French

Shanghai ranking 2019: Impressive performance by French universities
INSEAD, ranked 9th in the world, is the only French business school to have made it to the top 10.

Faculty and Research News


The Korea Times
South Korea, 17 July

Skepticism growing over Korean economy
A growing number of experts worldwide are expressing skepticism about Korean government's rosy outlook for the country's economic growth for 2019. Antonio Fatas, Professor of Economics, comments.

UK, 17 July

When Competition at Work Turns to Conflict
Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise Henning Piezunka's study of Formula 1 drivers offers insights on defusing conflicts at work.

Forbes India
India, 17 July
Reprinted from INSEAD Knowledge

Composing a life of complex change
Linda Brimm, Emeritus Professor of Organisational Behaviour, writes how firms can benefit greatly from helping experienced global professionals transition to headquarters and a geographically settled life.

Singapore, 17 July

Many Europeans now understand the importance of the EU because of Brexit: Academic
It will take a bit longer to bring the pro-European spirit back to the European Commission, says Antonio Fatas, Professor of Economics.

Harvard Business Review
US, 16 July

(Ideacast) Business Lessons from How Marvel Makes Movies
Spencer Harrison, Associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour, says that managers in any industry can learn from the success of the Marvel movie franchise.

Chinese Academy of Sciences
China, 15 July

China, US Still Have Room to Cooperate in Science and Technology
The scientific communities of China and the United States still have room for exchanges and cooperation despite ongoing trade and technology disputes. China broke into the world's top 20 most innovative economies, jumping from 22nd in 2017 to the 17th last year, according to the Global Innovation Index 2018, published by INSEAD, Cornell, and the WIPO.
Other coverage:
China Daily

The Independent
UK, 15 July

Seven ways restaurants can encourage diners to eat healthily
Pierre Chandon, Professor of Marketing, finds out seven most effective “nudges” that restaurants and grocery stores can use to help tackle the obesity crisis – while remaining in business and preserving our right as consumers to splurge if we want to.
Republished from The Conversation. INSEAD is now an institutional member of The Conversation. Please contact the Communications team if you’d like us to assist in positioning your work there.​
Reprinted at:
Yahoo! UK, The Epoch Times, The Daily MailHerald GlobeBoston Star

Financial Times
UK, 15 July

An executive education startup is aiming for unicorn status
India-based Eruditus partners with leading business schools to offer online courses. Neil Bearden, Associate Professor of Decision Sciences, was an early investor in the company.

US, 15 July

How the gig economy can boost the mental health of workers
A new study by Mark Stabile, Professor of Economics and The Stone Chaired Professor in Wealth Inequality, argues that self-employed workers in the U.K. have better mental health than their salaried peers.

Les Nouvelles News
France, 15 July
In French

The diversity Grand-Prix
Ludo van der Hayden, INSEAD Chaired Professor of Corporate Governance, comments on how women are 'better prepared for fairplay', a quality that companies are looking for.

Nikkei Asian Review
Japan, 14 July

India’s startup investors look to weather global turbulence
India's venture capital industry is racing to raise funds from investors as they seek to exploit the opportunity left by a slowdown in startup deals in China. Claudia Zeisberger, Senior Affiliate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise, comments.

Information Week
UK, 12 July

Creating a Culture of Global Innovation
Global competitive inequality is on the rise, with a talent gap between rich and poor nations increasing year on year, as illustrated by the 2019 Global Talent Competitiveness Index focusing on entrepreneurial talent.

The Netherlands, 12 July

"Our brain wasn't made to make us happy"
Kelly Weekers, a best-selling author from The Netherlands, recommends reading Senior Affiliate Professor of Organisational Behaviour Erin Meyer's book The Culture Map.

Romania, 12 July
In Romanian

Ce fel de lider este Clint Eastwood? Iată ce ne spune echipa lui
Gianpiero Petriglieri, Associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour, comments on how the root of all leadership crises is always the loss of connection between the concerns, aspirations, experiences and destinies of those who claim leadership and of those who should follow them.


CNA 938
Singapore, 9 July

(Radio) The Temasek Review 2019
Pushan Dutt, Professor of Economics and Political Science, comments on the performance and outlook of Temasek Holdings (owned by the Government of Singapore), following the release of its annual report Temasek Review 2019.
(For the radio clip, please email us.)

The Wall Street Journal
US, 24 June

How Corporate Boards Can Get Serious About Sustainability Issues
N. Craig Smith, The INSEAD Chaired Professor of Ethics and Social Responsibility, writes about the five ways boards can turn concerns about sustainability into effective action.


Programme News

Poets and Quants
US, 29 June

2019 Best EMBAs: Vladimir Golubyatnikov, INSEAD
Vladimir Golubyatnikov, Tsinghua-INSEAD EMBA (TIEMBA’20) participant, shares his experience with the TIEMBA programme.

WeChat Highlights

China, 12 July
In Chinese

Pierre Chandon, Professor of Marketing, finds in his research the most effective ways restaurants and grocery stores can influence healthy eating.

China, 12 July
In Chinese

变革·机遇·未来丨INSEAD MBA’19J毕业典礼回顾
498 INSEAD MBA students took part in their graduation ceremony in Fontainebleau, France. INSEAD Dean Ilian Mihov and MBA'19J student representative Adrian Johnston delivered their speeches during the ceremony.

China, 12 July
In Chinese

INSEAD PhD programme celebrated its 30th anniversary during the graduation ceremony of its 11 doctoral students in Fontainebleau, France.



France, 17 July
In French

Saint Gobain appoints a group director of global strategy
Maude Thuaudet MBA’12D joins the French producer of construction and high-performance materials as Group Strategy Director effective 3 September 2019.
Other coverage: LeMoniteur


Yahoo! Finance
US, 15 July

Värde Partners Appoints Co-CEO
Ilfryn Carstairs MBA'04D is appointed Co-CEO of Värde Partners, a leading global alternative investment firm.
Other coverage: AFP


Business Insider
US, 15 July

Aimia Appoints Two New Independent Directors
Aimia, a loyalty and travel solutions provider, has appointed Dieter Jentsch AMP'00Oct and Frederick Mifflin, Executive in Residence at INSEAD, as board directors.


Thomson Reuters Zawya
UAE, 15 July

MENA startup ecosystem on the rise
Philip Bahoshy, CEO of MAGNiTT, a leading startup platform, elaborates on the company's H1 2019 MENA Venture Investment Report. The report provides an in-depth analysis of start-up funding and venture capital across the Middle East and North Africa.



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