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The agenda of the chief executive officer 

Date: 25/06/2019 Author(s): Caldart, Adrian; Carrera, Alejandro; Cornejo, Magdalena Document type: Chapter The work of the GM is arguably the most important of all of those developed within an organization. The actions of the GM will likely have the highest impact on the rest of the corporate structure: on an individual level, with regard to members? specific roles, and on a corporate level, since they shape the social environment in which people spend ... More information

Stakeholder salience in Latin America: Who really counts?

Date: 25/06/2019 Author(s): Caldart, Adrian; Carrera, Alejandro; Cornejo, Magdalena Document type: Chapter The notion of "stakeholder" has become embedded in both management scholarship and management practice. Its origins trace back to the publication of Freeman's Strategic Management: A Stakeholder Approach (Freeman, 1984). While the concept quickly gained momentum, there was no immediate consensus regarding the operational question of who or what constitutes ... More information

Entrepreneurship in the digital economy: Latin American "unicorns" 

Date: 25/06/2019 Author(s): Chamas, Enrique; Caldart, Adrian Document type: Chapter The high growth potential of emerging economies makes them attractive markets for both national firms and those from developed economies. Nonetheless, firms from developed markets often face a series of challenges when establishing operations that require them to innovate and adapt their business models to new social, economic and cultural environments, ... More information

Introduction: The practice of general management 

Date: 25/06/2019 Author(s): Caldart, Adrian; Ricart, Joan Enric Document type: Chapter This is a book about general management: the work of the chief executive officer (CEO) and their inherent sphere of responsibility. In this role, the CEO is the strategist, who sets the long-term direction of the organization and the goals to be achieved; the leader, who inspires and organizes the people in pursuit of these goals; and the politician, ... More information

General Management in Latin and Ibero American Organizations: A Humanistic Perspective 

Date: 25/06/2019 Author(s): Editor(s): Caldart, Adrian; Ricart, Joan Enric; Carrera, Alejandro Document type: Book This book provides an examination of the General Manager, which encompasses their roles as Strategist, Organizational Designer and Institutional Leader. Instead of exclusively focusing on economic aspect of General Management, this book explores the humanist perspective based on the conviction that maintaining high ethical standards is a pre-condition ... More information Read related article

Adrián Caldart: "Formação deve permitir ao executivo abrir a mente a novas perspetivas" 

Date: 18/05/2019 Author(s): Jornal Económico Interviewee(s): Caldart, Adrian Document type: Interview O professor da portuguesa AESE e da espanhola IESE, primeira escola do mundo em formação costumizada, defende maior proximidade das escolas de negócios à realidade empresarial como trampolim para a inovação. More information

Vademecum on Food and Beverage Markets 

Date: 15/03/2019 Author(s): Caldart, Adrian; Gifra, Júlia; Pasamón, Fernando Document type: Study and Monograph The internationalization of the food and beverage industry is still one of the most important driving force for the growth of the industry worldwide. The Vademecum is a useful, practical tool for firms engaged in international business or intending to do so, since it contributes and provides important information on over 80 countries, with a special ... More information Read related article

Dealing with Brexit. Or how to manage uncertainty.

Date: 15/03/2019 Author(s): Interviewee(s): Díaz Giménez, Javier; Caldart, Adrian; Rosenberg, Mike Document type: Report (Video) Amid the enormous uncertainty of Brexit, how can companies manage? To begin with, quantify your risks, pay more attention to geopolitics and seek out alternative markets. Check out these insights and more from IESE Business School professors. More information

Internacionalización: ¿Cómo definir la atractividad de un país para mi empresa? El caso del sector de alimentación y bebidas 

Date: 03/2019 Author(s): Caldart, Adrian; Gifra, Júlia; Akhmedova, Anna Document type: Non-refereed article El objetivo de este artículo es proponer una guía breve para ordenar el proceso de decisión sobre qué país o mercado debe considerar una empresa para su estrategia de internacionalización, a fin de que este sea un proceso sistemático basado en elementos cuantitativos y cualitativos debidamente ponderados que den como resultado la elección de un determinado ... More information

The Emergence of Latin American Unicorns 

Date: 06/02/2018 Author(s): Interviewee(s): Caldart, Adrian; Sponsor(s): IESE Alumni Document type: Interview (Video) Recently, many IT-related "unicorns" -- that is, tech firms valued at more than a billion dollars -- have come from Latin America. With "the sophistication of their peers from more developed economies," they also "have to deal with the realities of emerging markets," explains IESE professor Adrian Caldart. And that may make them strong competitors ... More information
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