How Great Leaders Make Work Meaningful (Inglese – link esterno)
Autore: Henrich Greve
In: Insead Knowledge, October 13/2017

“Mired in day-to-day tasks, people easily lose sight of their work’s higher purpose. That’s where great communicators come in.”

How Business Leaders Can Rebuild Trust and Renew the Social Contract. (Inglese – link esterno)
Autori: Hans-Paul Bürkner , Arindam Bhattacharya , Tom Lewis , and Vaishali Rastogi
In: bcg.com, October 17/2017

“It has been nearly a decade since the financial crisis struck, sending the global economy into a downward spiral and prompting business leaders to talk of the need to acclimatize to a “new normal.” Now, those dark times appear to have been all but forgotten. Many leaders are acting as if things are back to normal, back to how they once were. But they are not.”

Will governments tax companies for using chatbots? (Inglese – link esterno)
Autori: Rohit Talwar, Steve Wells and Alexandra Whittington
In: MyCustomer.com, October 24/2017

“There is a storm coming – and that storm is artificial intelligence (AI). AI software will power smart or even superintelligent machines and robots that could impact every aspect of life on the planet. Although we cannot wholly predict the path, severity or impact of the storm – we do know it’s coming, and we do need to start preparing now. Here we explore 10 key questions to help the reader get their head around the whole subject of taxing the ‘bots.”

How to Become a Powerful Follower … and a Good Leader (Inglese – link esterno)
Autore : Augusto Giacoman
In: Strategy+Business, October 17/2017

“The suicide mission came directly from the president of the United States in 1898: Go behind enemy lines in Cuba, find rebel commander Calixto García at his base in the inhospitable Sierra Maestra mountains, and win his support for the American campaign against Spain. One solider, Lieutenant Andrew Rowan, volunteered to follow this seemingly hopeless order. But Rowan ultimately succeeded in the mission, convincing the Cubans to join the American cause and winning the nation’s second-highest honor, the Distinguished Service Cross.”

Sustainability: A$12 Trillion a Year Market by 2030. (Inglese – link esterno)
Autore: John Elkington and Richard Roberts
In: The European Business Review, October 20/2017

“Leading companies today are starting to think of sustainability as a tool for growing profitability, using frameworks such as the UN Sustainable Development Goals as a guide to future market opportunities. In this article, we outline three imperatives for leaders who want to thrive in tomorrow’s markets: think exponential, think open and think circular.”

Scanning and Responding to Digital Change. (Inglese – link esterno)
Autore: Charles Galunic
In: Insead Knowledge, September 22/2017

“Digitisation requires organisations to keep a keen eye on the horizon and respond by bending their processes.”

A ‘World Without Minds’: Big Techs Dangerous Influence (Inglese – link esterno)
Intervista a Franklin Foer
In: Knowledge@Wharton, October 13/2017

“French philosopher Rene Descartes famously said “I think, therefore I am.” But in the digital age, what we think and how we live are being influenced in a big way by just a handful of tech firms: We are informed by Google and entertained by Apple; we socialize on Facebook and shop on Amazon. It’s time to reclaim our identities and reassert our intellectual independence, according to Franklin Foer, a national correspondent for The Atlantic and former editor of The New Republic, in his book, World Without Mind: The Existential Threat of Big Tech.”


Davos 2017 – Preparing for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

What is needed from the public and private sectors to ensure that the Fourth Industrial Revolution benefits all of humanity?

– Mukesh D. Ambani, Chairman and Managing Director, Reliance Industries, India
– Mary Barra, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, General Motors Company, USA
– Marc R. Benioff, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Salesforce, USA
– Shu Yinbiao, Chairman, State Grid Corporation of China, People’s Republic of China
– Vishal Sikka, Chief Executive Officer, Infosys, USA
Chaired by
– Ngaire Woods, Dean, Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford, United Kingdom