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BLOG: Human rights in businesses and in business schools
The UN's guiding principles on business and human rights and sustainable development are rapidly becoming more relevant for businesses.
How good networking events can stimulate business innovation
Networking events and conferences can be great for discovering new business opportunities and even help companies to innovate together. But only if these events are designed the right way.
Why people distrust companies that make profit
Companies that seek profit are often seen as immoral and harmful, even when they make positive contributions to society. Why is this?
How ten minutes of mindfulness could make you more creative
How do you come up with innovative ideas in a stressful work environment? Ten minutes of mindfulness meditation can boost your creativity.
Why managers should not treat nationality as ‘software of the mind’
Nationality does not predict behaviour, says Giorgio Touburg. Managers should explore the national cultural backgrounds of their teams.
Ignoring customers’ opinions can lead to more successful products
Research by Prof. Jan van den Ende shows when your customers might have something useful to add during the design process.
During times of crisis, a leader's language should not reflect fear
In economic hard times, don't project fear as a leader! Instead, use words like 'progress', change and 'ideals' to gain support.
How business schools can contribute to ecosystem restoration
How business schools can help to turn ecosystem restoration into an industry. A new approach from RSM Executive Fellow Willem Ferwerda
European project managers can do better business in China
What are the main business differences between the Netherlands and China?
Boosting business with data analysis
Pretty much every modern organisation collects a mountain of data on a daily basis as it goes about its business.
How a business school can empower women in business
Women own or manage more than 30 per cent of all businesses but are found at the top of only 5 per cent or less of the biggest enterprises. How come?
Gail Whiteman: Speak business language to create sustainability
How can business align very specific and KPIs set-in-stone, or fixed weekly, daily or even hourly targets on the workfloor? Can they be reconciled with the 'vague' concept of sustainability?
Close-tie entrepreneurial inspiration and business survival
Some people start a business because they are inspired to do so by entrepreneurial relatives and friends. Is this positive?
René de Koster: Warehouses drive business
Warehousing has become an important activity in the supply chain and is looked upon as a crucial element when outperforming competitors on lead times, costs and quality.
Shira Mor: Stereotypes can help international business
While management books urge us to shy away from using cultural stereotypes, Shira Mor discloses they might actually be a helpful compass.
Trusted advisers build business success
The future for energy markets
Putting family business on the radar