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Big Four: When talent prefers tough, competitive management systems - Sebastien Stenger - ©Fotolia-jozefmicic

The largest international accounting firms have no trouble attracting applicants despite the intense workload and stressful selection process. In fact, quite the opposite: the up or out  system may well be the key motivating factor for employees. Sébastien Stenger explains the inner workings and outcomes of this managerial approach.

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In our connected world, hardly any consumer would imagine making a purchase, online or even (...)

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As far removed as they seem to be from executive boardrooms, civil rights campaigners and (...)

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Households are notoriously unsophisticated investors, with low financial literacy; and yet, banks (...)

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Innovation & Entrepreneurship3 May 2016

How knowledge can stimulate but also impede creativity

An insightful study provides a response to the long-standing question of why people's creativity (...)

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In a new study, Adrien Matray and Oliver Dessaint reveal that in the aftermath of hurricanes (...)

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Jeremy Ghez, Affiliate Professor of Economics and International Affairs at HEC Paris won with the (...)

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Innovation & Entrepreneurship15 December 2012

Entrepreneurship: When overconfidence favors riskier bets

Studies have often pointed to entrepreneurs’ excessive confidence in their own talents as an (...)

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