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How ‘Activist CEOs’ Can Pick How And Where To Make A Stand
As CEO activism has been on the rise for the past few years, as Forbes reports, Georg Wernicke, professor at HEC Paris, recently published a study focusing on the effect this practice on society at large, which actually is not always positive for democracy. He makes a distinction between the "liberal" and the "republican" perspectives: the former considers these actions as good for democracy as long as they are lawful, while the latter argues that they should take the quality of debate and fairness into account such to be deemed positive. He thus provides criteria CEOs should consider before taking a stance on a political topic.
Using Artificial Intelligence At Business School Can Harm Your Performance, Study Suggests
According to a recent study led by professor at HEC Paris Business School Brian Hill, using artificial intelligence to assist during an exam can harm your performance. He explains to Business Because: "One of the skills of the future, that we will need to learn to teach today, is how to ensure chatbots actually help."
'It brings out the worst in everyone': Why some workers are competing for their jobs
When struggling, some companies decide to make their employees re-apply for their jobs. Brad Harris, mangement professor at HEC Paris Business School, outlines the negtaive aspects of these practice in the BBC: "Many workers will internalise that in ways that hurt their self-esteem and confidence. Those that leave will speak ill of the process… which will hurt the organisation’s reputation and ability to recruit when circumstances change."
AI May Harm More Than Help B-School Students, Study Shows
Poets and Quants reports a new study led by Brian Hill, professor at HEC Paris Business School, which suggests that students perform less during exams when assisted by artificial intelligence. According to professor Hill, these conclusions pledge for more AI usage in classrooms in order to train students to use these tools which they will need in their future professional life.
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In VC Ranking, New & Small Firms Make The Biggest Splash
Poets & Quants reports the results of the latest HEC Paris-DowJones Venture Capital Performance Ranking, which is conceived by professor at HEC Paris Business School Oliver Gottschalg. According to him, the results "suggest that these new VC firms deliver the greatest returns, followed by a group of stellar incumbents who have grown in size over the years while still outperforming the average VC."
The Ethics of Managing People’s Data
As a lot of issues surrounding the collection of data (GDPR infringements, discrimination induced by AI) have arisen, Dominique Rouziès and Michael Segalla, both professors at HEC Paris Business School, detail in an op-ed published in Harvard Business Review five critical issues managers need to focus on in order to make the use of data safer: the provenance of the data, the purpose for which it will be used, how it is to be protected, how the privacy of the data providers can be ensured, and how the data is prepared for use.