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Working From Anywhere: A Boon … Or A Bummer?
The pandemic appears to have accelerated many firms’ thinking on “Working from Anywhere”. Many high-tech companies have promoted the idea of allowing permanent remote working to employees post-pandemic. But decision-makers need to weigh up this enthusiasm with several potentially negative knock-on effects, writes HEC Paris Professor John Mawdsley, in an op-ed for Forbes.
How an Executive Course Can Help Participants Lead Across Cultures
“Our world is intimately global, interconnected and diverse. Being mindful, skillful and respectful when managing across cultures is a prerequisite to purposeful, impactful leadership.” That’s according to Anne-Valérie Corboz, HEC Paris’ dean for executive education. Many of her courses are geared towards helping managers to lead better across cultures, through diverse intakes of students whose perspectives enrich the learning experience in group discussion, writes Executive Courses.
Europe reels under second wave of Covid-19
Tomasz Michalski, an associate professor in the Economics and Decision Sciences Department at HEC Paris, feels that some government measures are ineffective to fight against the spread of Covid-19, such as curfews after 9pm. "This has meant that for many restaurants and bars, life shifted to 6pm-9pm, with the spread of the virus unchecked," he says, in an interview with China Daily.
Coronavirus: French PM Castex gives further details on second lockdown measures
According to Tomasz Michalski, professor of economics at HEC Paris, the upcoming lockdown in France will be less economically damaging than the first. That's mostly because primary and secondary schools will stay open, allowing "around 13% of the workforce that have little kids - and that are at their most productive age - continue working." Small and medium businesses," however, are going to be hard-hit by the new confinement, he adds, in an live interview with Euronews.
Europe gears up for more economic pain as Germany and France impose national lockdowns
“The shock is terrible especially for small and medium-sized firms, which are getting closed in the most important time of the year, before (the) holidays,” comments Tomasz Michalski, professor of economics at HEC Paris business school, on the French government's decision to impose a second lockdown, in an interview with CNBC.