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The reality of AI: can the bots keep your customer delighted?
Jan 13 • 24 min
In this series, Julian Birkinshaw, Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at London Business School, cuts through the hyperbole and scaremongering to explore the practical applications of Artificial Intelligence. How are companies actually using AI…
Start-up diaries - Do I need an Executive MBA?
Dec 18, 2019 • 31 min
Juan Andrade (EMBA2018) of Rebank had a clear idea of what he wanted out of London Business School. Before LBS he also had a clear blueprint for his start-up and despite not holding an undergraduate degree he applied looking for that something extra. In…
Inside the global economy – What next for the US?
Dec 16, 2019 • 24 min
How has the US business environment changed? How are foreign businesses affected? What is the future of US-EU relations? What should we expect in 2020, a presidential election year? Linda Yueh, Adjunct Professor of Economics at London Business School,…
Inside the global economy – Is digital changing the banking ecosystem?
Nov 25, 2019 • 21 min
How are financial services changing in a world of ultra-low interest rates, rising competition and continued regulatory pressures? Richard Portes, Professor of Economics and Academic Director of the AQR Asset Management Institute at London Business…
Inside the global economy – What is the future of asset management?
Nov 22, 2019 • 38 min
How are financial services changing in a world of ultra-low interest rates, rising competition and continued regulatory pressures? Richard Portes, Professor of Economics and Academic Director of the AQR Asset Management Institute at London Business…
Inside the global economy – Are European banks under threat?
Nov 20, 2019 • 32 min
How are financial services changing in a world of ultra-low interest rates, rising competition and continued regulatory pressures? Richard Portes, Professor of Economics and Academic Director of the AQR Asset Management Institute at London Business…
Start-up diaries – From consultants to tech founders
Nov 18, 2019 • 31 min
In this episode of the Start-up Diaries podcast series, LBS’s Jeff Skinner is joined by two of the three founders of Stotles (John Witt and Taj Kamranpour) to talk about their journey from consultants to tech founders. For information about…
What does Brexit mean for business? | Event audio
Nov 15, 2019 • 42 min
Worldwide Alumni Celebration is the annual celebration of London Business School’s incredible network of 44,000 international alumni, connecting our community of diverse minds around the globe. Our 2019 event in London focused on the consequences of…
Can private equity support growth in the Middle East? | Event audio
Nov 13, 2019 • 39 min
Worldwide Alumni Celebration is the annual celebration of London Business School’s incredible network of 44,000 international alumni, connecting our community of diverse minds around the globe. Our 2019 event in Dubai focused on how private equity funds…
What drives populism? | Event audio
Nov 11, 2019 • 31 min
Worldwide Alumni Celebration is the annual celebration of London Business School’s incredible network of 44,000 international alumni, connecting our community of diverse minds around the globe. At our 2019 even in New York, Elias Papaioannou, Professor of…
Inside the global economy – What will happen to our jobs?
Oct 30, 2019 • 37 min
How are technology and longevity affecting the labour market and our working lives? What do these changes mean for individuals, business and governments? Andrew Scott, Professor of Economics at London Business School and co-author of the best-selling The…
Inside the global economy - Can China grow rich?
Oct 28, 2019 • 20 min
Will China develop into a wealthy economy and escape the perils of the middle income trap? With the prospect of one-fifth of humanity becoming prosperous, this transition has the potential to transform not only the livelihoods of people in China, but also…
Inside the global economy - Is China opening up?
Oct 25, 2019 • 24 min
What changes and opportunities are emerging in the business sector in China? What needs to be done to further advance China’s economic reforms? Linda Yueh, Adjunct Professor of Economics at London Business School, hosts David Wei, Chairman and Founding…
Inside the global economy - Is Europe heading into a crisis?
Oct 23, 2019 • 30 min
Is Europe facing a recession? What risk factors can lead to a global financial crisis? What are the possible policy responses? Linda Yueh, Adjunct Professor of Economics at London Business School, hosts eminent London Business School academics Hélène Rey,…
The reality of AI: will AI upend the world of professional services?
Oct 3, 2019 • 26 min
In this series, Julian Birkinshaw, Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at London Business School, cuts through the hyperbole and scaremongering to explore the practical applications of Artificial Intelligence. How are companies actually using AI…
The reality of AI: I’m your digital assistant, how may I help?
Sep 18, 2019 • 25 min
In this series, Julian Birkinshaw, Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at London Business School, cuts through the hyperbole and scaremongering to explore the practical applications of Artificial Intelligence. How are companies actually using AI…
Can private equity answer the big challenges the world faces today?
Sep 16, 2019 • 56 min
Investors are increasingly demanding their investments do good, for their money to make a positive impact on society and the environment, and to make a return. Private equity funds have not been immune to this movement. In this podcast, Diana Noble,…
Episode 4, Start up diaries: How entrepreneurship became cool
Sep 13, 2019 • 21 min
LBS Start up diaries and entrepreneurship series. Jeff Skinner (Executive Director of the Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship), discusses the growth of entrepreneurship with the architect of the movement, Prof John Mullins. The shift hasn’t just…
Landmine Contamination & Clearance Series - Paul Heslop | Event audio
Sep 12, 2019 • 11 min
In April 2019, the Wheeler Institute for Business and Development hosted a conference at London Business School: Landmine Contamination and Clearance – Policy and the Way Forward. It drew together a range of speakers from the the United Nations Mine…
Landmine Contamination & Clearance Series - Stefano Toscano | Event audio
Sep 11, 2019 • 14 min
In April 2019, the Wheeler Institute for Business and Development hosted a conference at London Business School: Landmine Contamination and Clearance – Policy and the Way Forward. It drew together a range of speakers from the the United Nations Mine…
Landmine Contamination & Clearance Series - Giorgio Chiovelli | Event audio
Sep 10, 2019 • 18 min
In April 2019, the Wheeler Institute for Business and Development hosted a conference at London Business School: Landmine Contamination and Clearance – Policy and the Way Forward. It drew together a range of speakers from the the United Nations Mine…
The reality of AI: can virtual worlds enhance real life?
Sep 4, 2019 • 24 min
In this series, Julian Birkinshaw, Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at London Business School, cuts through the hyperbole and scaremongering to explore the practical applications of Artificial Intelligence. How are companies actually using AI…
Who should run a company?
Sep 3, 2019 • 29 min
Who should run a company, and who should a company run for? These are questions fundamentally important to everyone. Hear LBS’s Alex Edmans, with speakers from the Centre for Corporate Governance event: ‘Who should run a company?’.
The reality of AI: should we trust AI?
Aug 7, 2019 • 25 min
In this series, Julian Birkinshaw, Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at London Business School, cuts through the hyperbole and scaremongering to explore the practical applications of Artificial Intelligence. How are companies actually using AI…
The reality of AI: are self-driving cars about to take the wheel?
Jul 17, 2019 • 21 min
In this series, Julian Birkinshaw, Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at London Business School, cuts through the hyperbole and scaremongering to explore the practical applications of Artificial Intelligence. How are companies actually using AI…
Brand power: the art of survival | Event audio
Jul 11, 2019 • 46 min
London Business School works with the London Alumni Club to deliver insightful and valuable events for the LBS community. In the session, ‘Brand power: the art of survival’, Nader Tavassoli, Professor of Marketing at London Business School held a fireside…
The reality of AI: is AI powering FinTech innovation?
Jul 3, 2019 • 25 min
In this series, Julian Birkinshaw, Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at London Business School, cuts through the hyperbole and scaremongering to explore the practical applications of Artificial Intelligence. How are companies actually using AI…
Start-up Diaries – Entrepreneurial wanderlust | In Conversation
Jun 28, 2019 • 24 min
How can we alleviate travel anxiety? In the third episode of our ‘Start-up Diaries’ series; we speak to two MBA students who are aiming to do just that. In conversation with Jeff Skinner, Executive Director of the Institute of Innovation and…
Three ways to make an impact | Event audio
Jun 27, 2019 • 49 min
London Business School’s Reunion brings together the School’s alumni to reconnect with classmates, and draw inspiration from expert faculty. The 2019 event featured a session on the people and innovations that are changing the world. Led by Ioannis…
The reality of AI: how does Alexa work?
Jun 19, 2019 • 22 min
In this series, Julian Birkinshaw, Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at London Business School, cuts through the hyperbole and scaremongering to explore the practical applications of Artificial Intelligence. How are companies actually using AI…
The reality of AI: what can AI do for your business?
Jun 5, 2019 • 19 min
In this series, Julian Birkinshaw, Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at London Business School, cuts through the hyperbole and scaremongering to explore the practical applications of Artificial Intelligence. How are companies actually using AI…
How to be yourself online - advice for entrepreneurs
May 21, 2019 • 28 min
Ever stopped to think what the internet says about you? James Chance tells Jeff Skinner how pondering that very question gave him the idea for a new business – and why, for all of us, it’s more necessary now than ever to keep track of our online…
Growing a business and life as an entrepreneur
May 16, 2019 • 34 min
London Business School’s Reunion for New Alumni brings together the School’s most recent alumni to reconnect with classmates and be inspired from expert faculty. The 2019 event featured this session on ‘Growing a business and life as an entrepreneur’ led…
What is responsible business?
May 14, 2019 • 22 min
What is responsible business? The chances are you’ve heard a lot about it. But what makes an organisation responsible? Should you even want to make your organisation responsible? And if you do, how can you make it work in the real world? In this podcast…
The LBS Real Innovation Awards
May 10, 2019 • 7 min
Celebrating Innovation in all its quirks and individual challenges within the era of the Second Machine Age. Nomination close at 12:00 BST on May 27th. Get nominating now, see: bit.ly/2Iwd4vS The following podcast is a description of the last four years…
Is innovation flowing back to big business?
May 8, 2019 • 29 min
The bigger the corporate the tougher innovation seems to be. But is the pendulum swinging towards large organisations? Jessica Spungin, LBS Adjunct Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship and Gary Dushnitsky, LBS Associate Professor of Strategy and…
Why do big corporates struggle with innovation?
May 7, 2019 • 18 min
Large companies find innovation hard. Jessica Spungin, Adjunct Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship and Gary Dushnitsky, Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, discuss some of the key challenges with Alessandro Hatami, Partner at…
Fostering creativity in organisations | Interview
Apr 16, 2019 • 41 min
Is creativity a mystery to you? The creation of novel concepts, products and services is not a “magical act” say LBS’s Michael Parke and Pier Vittorio Manucci, Assistant Professors of Organisational Behaviour. In this podcast, they discuss, with LBS…
In conversation with Stephanie Houston from WeWork | Event Audio
Apr 9, 2019 • 32 min
How do you create an agile, innovative and resilient organisation in which both your people and business can thrive? What is the role of talent and learning leaders in shaping organisations to facilitate effective and sustainable change? At the 2019 HR…
Real stories – the entrepreneur’s journey
Mar 26, 2019 • 23 min
What makes an entrepreneur? Find out in our new podcast series. In the first episode, we hear from Monique Baars, former management consultant, London Business School alumna and founder of Fineazy. “Not many people resign from BCG to do their MBA and then…
Setting the standards for innovation | Peter Hinssen
Feb 14, 2019 • 33 min
Peter Hinssen, Chairman of Nexxworks and lecturer on our Exploiting Disruption in a Digital World programme, discusses how China is the first post-Silicon Valley region to have a global effect on technology with Pascal Coppens, an influential entrepreneur…
The end of the digital revolution? | Peter Hinssen
Feb 14, 2019 • 30 min
Peter Hinssen, Chairman of Nexxworks and lecturer on our Exploiting Disruption in a Digital World programme, is joined by special guest Greg Satell, a bestselling author, speaker and innovation advisor. The two discuss what will come after digital…
The year ahead: 2019 explored | Julian Birkinshaw, Andrew Scott, Rain Newton-Smith
Feb 7, 2019 • 33 min
From Brexit, sustainability and AI to longevity, inequality and education. Julian Birkinshaw, Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at London Business School, explores the year head with Rain Newton-Smith, Chief Economist at the CBI, the…
Leading through crisis | In conversation with Mark Rowley | Event audio
Jan 9, 2019 • 23 min
Mark Rowley, former London Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner and UK national lead for counter-terrorism, retired from policing after more than 30 years in the service. For the first time since his retirement, Mark reflects on what it takes to…
How biases can affect decision-making | Anna Pavlova | Audio article
Dec 20, 2018 • 20 min
We all like to think that we’re rational people, and that we make decisions based on objective facts. But the truth is that biases have profound consequences on the choices we all make. Investors are no exception. In this podcast, we’ll explore how bias…
Becoming Digital Explorers | Michael Davies | Event audio
Dec 18, 2018 • 59 min
Visiting Lecturer, Michael Davies discusses the impacts of digital, and how becoming digital explorers can help executives and organisations create value and compete effectively.
Creating the teams of the future | Randall Peterson | Event audio
Dec 14, 2018 • 50 min
Professor Randall Peterson discusses the key skills and elements needed to create high performing teams for businesses to thrive in the future
Globalisation: Is the consensus breaking down? | Linda Yueh| Event audio
Dec 7, 2018 • 57 min
Linda Yueh, Adjunct Professor of Economics at London Business School, chairs a panel of leading international experts to discuss the challenges of globalisation, the crisis facing it, and some possible solutions. Featuring Jean Boivin, Global Head of…
Responsible leadership | Ioannis Ioannou | Event audio
Nov 7, 2018 • 69 min
How, and why, has business embraced responsibility? Ioannis Ioannou, Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at London Business School, chairs a cross-sector panel of sustainability experts. What does it mean to be a responsible leader today…
Strategic Agility in a World of AI | Julian Birkinshaw | Event audio
Nov 6, 2018 • 31 min
How is your organisation adapting to the digital revolution? New digital technologies – and in particular the rapid rise of artificial intelligence – are forcing you to rethink fundamental aspects of your business model and your way of working. In this…
Organisational change | in conversation with Vyla Rollins, Dan Cable & Graham Prentice
Oct 31, 2018 • 34 min
Executive Director of LBS’s Leadership Institute Vyla Rollins discusses how leaders are currently approaching organisational change with Dan Cable and Graham Prentice.
The workplace is changing | in conversation with Lynda Gratton & Andrew Scott
Oct 16, 2018 • 23 min
New technology is disrupting our lives, but how do we navigate the way ahead? Find out in this podcast, in which LBS experts discuss and explore the issue.
New ways to win | in conversation with Freek Vermeulen, Costas Markides & Michael Davies
Sep 6, 2018 • 23 min
What are the five forces causing the biggest disruption in business today? Find out in this podcast, in which LBS experts explore new approaches to innovation and strategy.
In Conversation with H.E. Alexis Tsipras, Prime Minister of Greece | Event audio
Jul 12, 2018 • 15 min
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras speaks about Greece’s economy and the need for a united and reformed European Union at London Business School’s Sammy Ofer Centre.
Brexit: The Business View | Linda Yueh, Jeremy Browne, Jeegar Kakkad, Adam Marshall | Event audio
Jul 5, 2018 • 51 min
Chaired by Linda Yueh, Adjunct Professor of Economics at London Business School, a panel of experts representing key business sectors discuss how firms are planning for Brexit, the main issues they’re currently facing, and what they expect from a final…
LGBTQ+ student voices: busting workplace assumptions
Jul 2, 2018 • 33 min
London Business School (LBS) students and faculty joined forces to explore some of the assumptions that LGBTQ+ people can face at work and the ways organisations can best support them. In this exclusive podcast, Allie Fleder, Ritu Chakrabarti, Jaime Noain…
Improving Equality of Opportunity | Raj Chetty | Event audio
Jun 29, 2018 • 47 min
Raj Chetty, Professor of Economics at Stanford University, spoke at a London Business School Wheeler Institute for Business and Development event. He shared big-data insights to inform the pressing issue of social mobility.
LGBTQ+ thought leadership: busting workplace assumptions
Jun 26, 2018 • 23 min
London Business School (LBS) students and faculty joined forces to explore some of the assumptions that LGBTQ+ people can face at work and the ways organisations can best support them. In this exclusive podcast hear from LBS’s Aneeta Rattan, Assistant…
The rise of the responsible corporation | Ioannis Ioannou | Event audio
Jun 21, 2018 • 27 min
Why it pays to be socially responsible in business. Professor Ioannis Ioannou explains, at the Private Equity Symposium event, LBS, 2018
Happiness matters: the how and the why | Dan Cable, Selin Kesebir and Michael Parke | Audio article
Jun 1, 2018 • 28 min
Individuals, organisations and governments are taking notice of happiness. Find out how you and your organisation can be happier with ideas from Dan Cable, Selin Kesebir and Michael Parke
Industry tips for hotel groups facing digital disruption | In conversation with Julian Birkinshaw
May 24, 2018 • 24 min
Julian Birkinshaw and Gavin Flynn, Head of Strategy and Transformation at InterContinental Hotel Group discuss how booking websites are challenging the sector’s long-established players
How can you get your marketing across in a digital world | in conversation with Julian Birkinshaw
May 23, 2018 • 22 min
Julian Birkinshaw, Anja Lambrecht & Ira Dubinsky discuss using digital tools to deliver effective marketing campaigns based on customers’ individual interests and spending habits
AI in white collar | Michael G Jacobides , Christine Foster, David Poole, Gideon Smith | Event audio
May 17, 2018 • 63 min
As attention shifts from factory floors to knowledge-based, highly specialised occupations, a panel of experts discuss the impact of AI on financial and professional services.
Prepare in the now, for tomorrow | Panel discussion from the 2018 HR Strategy Forum
May 2, 2018 • 61 min
As part of our annual HR Strategy Forum, guest speakers Sharon Doherty of Vodafone and Hein Knaapen of ING discuss the steps organisations need to take to ensure they survive and thrive over the next decade. They are joined by Adam Kingl, Director of…
The Great Economists Debate | Linda Yueh, Andrew Scott and John Kay | Event audio
Apr 24, 2018 • 50 min
Shedding light on some of today’s hot economic issues, a panel of experts explore the ideas of influential thinkers from Adam Smith and David Ricardo to contemporary academics Douglass North and Robert Solow.
Be confident. Not cocksure | David Lewis | Audio article
Apr 19, 2018 • 12 min
Self-belief is useful. But it can also be dangerous, says David Lewis
Building personal and organisational resilience| Richard Jolly| Audio lecture
Apr 11, 2018 • 39 min
Explore the personal challenges of coping with the demands of a ‘hurry sick’ lifestyle
How can I convince people that I have a good idea?| Costas Markides| Audio lecture
Apr 6, 2018 • 38 min
How do you know if the idea you just came up with is any good?
Barriers preventing you from being a better leader| in conversation with the Leadership Institute
Mar 28, 2018 • 29 min
It’s hard to press pause and think about how to be more effective, right? In this exclusive podcast with Randall S Peterson and Herminia Ibarra in conversation with Vyla Rollins, explore some of the behavioural barriers stopping leaders reaching their…
Things I’d tell my younger self: Lord Karan Bilimoria | Audio article
Mar 19, 2018 • 5 min
Lord Karan Bilimoria CBE discusses 10 key insights he has learnt throughout his exciting career
How to compete in a digital age | in conversation with Julian Birkinshaw and Mike Bracken
Mar 15, 2018 • 23 min
How can larger organisations today press reset on their digital strategy? Julian Birkinshaw and Mike Bracken, former head of the UK’s Government Digital Service unit, discuss
Alive at Work | In conversation with Dan Cable
Mar 14, 2018 • 34 min
Dan Cable discusses the neuroscience of helping people love what they do
Could machine learning save the planet? | Gah-Yi Ban | Audio article
Mar 12, 2018 • 4 min
Gah-Yi Ban explains how inventory theory combined with Big Data could help address the problem of global waste
The art of negotiation | Madan Pillutla | Audio lecture
Mar 7, 2018 • 40 min
This podcast is a London Business School lecture with Madan Pillutla, Professor of Organisational Behaviour on the art of negotiation. His research focuses on incentives; decision-making; negotiating & bargaining; and trust and fairness in interpersonal…
In search of the patterns | Elroy Dimson, Paul Marsh and Mike Staunton | Audio article
Mar 6, 2018 • 11 min
Which stockmarket investments do best? Elroy Dimson, Paul Marsh and Mike Staunton seek the answers
How data science can boost business | Nicos Savva, Gabriel Straub &Julian Birkinshaw
Mar 1, 2018 • 19 min
Should your business be investing in machine-learning technologies? Nicos Savva, Gabriel Straub and Julian Birkinshaw demystify data science and its benefits in this third podcast from the Dealing with digital disruption series.
Why truth is not enough | Alex Edmans | Audio article
Feb 28, 2018 • 9 min
Facts shape our view of the world – but they can also grossly mislead. By LBS’s Alex Edmans
Reinventing management | Jyoti Bachani | Audio article
Feb 26, 2018 • 8 min
Jyoti Bachani explains why organisations should shift their focus from control and compliance to purpose and people
Who’s afraid of the big bad robots? | Lynda Gratton | Audio article
Feb 23, 2018 • 13 min
Artificial intelligence is transforming the employment landscape. We must adapt our skills to exploit technology to the full, says LBS’s Lynda Gratton
Winning ways | Dan Cable and Kimberly D. Elsbach | Audio article
Feb 22, 2018 • 10 min
Organisations should stick to their core values to secure employee commitment and achieve corporate success, say Dan Cable and Kimberly D Elsbach
Lonely at the top? Do me a favour | Ena Inesi | Audio article
Feb 19, 2018 • 7 min
People in positions of power become cynical about the motives of their colleagues. And that means they think less of themselves. LBS’s Ena Inesi discusses.
5 Lessons for leaders in turbulent times | Dominic Houlder and Nandu Nandikshore | Audio article
Feb 16, 2018 • 9 min
Tactics to help business leaders handle today’s volatile economic climate from Dominic Houlder and Nandu Nandikshore.
Act like a leader, think like a leader | Herminia Ibarra | Audio lecture
Feb 14, 2018 • 49 min
This podcast is a London Business School lecture with Herminia Ibarra, Professor of Organisational Behaviour and Charles Handy Chair in Organisational Behaviour at London Business School. Professor Ibarra urges you to think about what kind of leader you…
Fear of the unknown | Hemant Kakkar and Niro Sivanathan | Audio article
Feb 13, 2018 • 11 min
Humans will do almost anything to avoid feeling out of control – even if it means electing an aggressive alpha male as leader, according to Niro Sivanathan and Hemant Kakkar
The myths of disruption: How to respond to emerging technologies | Julian Birkinshaw | Audio article
Feb 9, 2018 • 12 min
There’s no need to fear the worst in times of rapid change, says Julian Birkinshaw
Mandela’s lessons in self-leadership | Nigel Nicholson | Audio article
Feb 5, 2018 • 8 min
The late South African president exemplified an inner strength that all business leaders should aspire to, says Nigel Nicholson
Building your Career Strategy | Isabel Fernandez-Mateo | Event audio
Jan 31, 2018 • 32 min
This podcast with Isabel Fernandez-Mateo is a London Business School lecture on “Building your Career Strategy”. Isabel Fernandez-Mateo is Adecco Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at London Business School and much of her research focuses on how…
The best democracy money can buy | Ahmed Tahoun | Audio article
Jan 29, 2018 • 11 min
Ahmed Tahoun asks whether American lawmakers use their power to protect their own interests
Nudge: Helping people to make better decisions | in conversation with Vyla Rollins and Lisa Shu
Jan 26, 2018 • 22 min
How behavioural nudges lead to improved decision-making and more strategic alignment within your organisation
She or He | Selin Kesebir | Audio article
Jan 24, 2018 • 10 min
Selin Kesebir’s research shows how our use of language reflects and reinforces perceptions of gender roles.
All seeing all knowing | Richard Portes | Audio article
Jan 19, 2018 • 10 min
Transparency is valuable – but use with caution, says Richard Portes.
Execution advantage: How winners turn strategy into action | Dominic Houlder | Event audio
Jan 17, 2018 • 36 min
This podcast is a London Business School lecture on dispelling the myths of strategy execution. Led by Dominic Houlder, Adjunct Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at London Business School, you will learn tips to successfully execute strategy in…
Why private equity funds outperform | Research by multiple authors | Audio article
Jan 15, 2018 • 9 min
How exactly is value created? New research by Aleksander A Aleszczyk, Emmanuel T De George, Aytekin Ertan and Florin Vasvari gives some pointers.
In conversation with the Bank of France | François Villeroy de Galhau | Event audio
Jan 12, 2018 • 50 min
This podcast is from a London Business School event with François Villeroy de Galhau, Governor of the Banque de France and a member of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank. Chaired by Richard Portes, Professor of Economics and Academic…
Can robo-advice replace professional fund managers? | Julian Birkinshaw, James Dunne, & Narayan Naik
Jan 10, 2018 • 22 min
Will low-cost and simple investment advice from machines boost financial inclusion? James Dunne, Narayan Naik and Julian Birkinshaw discuss the risks and rewards of robo-advisors in the third podcast from the ‘Dealing with digital disruption’ series.
Trust me I’m in charge | Michael Parke and Tammy Erickson | Audio article
Jan 9, 2018 • 6 min
Michael Parke and Tammy Erickson share five key tips on transparency
Building a digital organisation | in conversation with Gary Hamel and Julian Birkinshaw
Jan 4, 2018 • 19 min
How should your organisation adapt to the next phase of the digital revolution? Gary Hamel and Julian Birkinshaw discuss radical change for big corporations in this second podcast from the Dealing with digital disruption series.
The power of bargaining | Gillian Ku | Audio article
Dec 30, 2017 • 6 min
There is a time for transparency in negotiations. But how much can you reveal – and when should you hold back? Gillian Ku addresses the tricky questions
In conversation with Amazon | with Doug Gurr, UK Country Manager for Amazon | Event audio
Dec 27, 2017 • 29 min
This podcast is from a London Business School event with Doug Gurr, UK Country Manager for Amazon. Doug is responsible for leading Amazon’s UK strategy, consumer e-commerce business, digital content and device offerings, and their UK innovation…
Cut it out | Freek Vermeulen | Audio article
Dec 19, 2017 • 13 min
Extra services do not always mean customer statisfaction; companies can perform better by striving to do less, says Freek Vermeulen
Too much information | Dan Cable and Julian Birkinshaw | Audio article
Dec 15, 2017 • 11 min
Full transparency brings its own dangers. Dan Cable and Julian Birkinshaw explain
Dealing with disruption | in conversation with Julian Birkinshaw, Costas Markides & David Craig
Oct 23, 2017 • 22 min
Julian Birkinshaw discusses the risks and opportunities presented by disruptive business models with LBS Professor Costas Markides and Thomson Reuters’ David Craig. Everyone is talking about disruption – but what is it and what should you be doing about…
Think courageous, be courageous | Jules Goddard | Audio article
Aug 11, 2017 • 12 min
The most beautiful thing you can wear is confidence, Dr Jules Goddard explains how
Bursting with confidence | Lucrezia Reichlin and Helene Rey | Audio article
Aug 11, 2017 • 11 min
Eurozone economies are expanding but is it really time to celebrate? Professors Lucrezia Reichlin and Helene Rey warn of dangers ahead
Climbing the corporate ladder | Eliot Sherman | Audio article
Aug 11, 2017 • 9 min
Some people prefer to use kindness. Others adopt a more ruthless approach. Assistant Professor Eliot Sherman outlines the rules for securing more power and influence at work
When self-confidence is a curse | Randall S Peterson | Audio article
Aug 11, 2017 • 11 min
Not all narcissists need be nightmare colleagues, says Professor Randall S Peterson. Learn to navigate the different types if you want to manage them successfully
Seeing the future | Lucrezia Reichlin | Audio article
Aug 11, 2017 • 11 min
Is forecasting folly? Lucrezia Reichlin weighs up the arguments
Be confident. Not cocksure | David Lewis | Audio article
Aug 11, 2017 • 12 min
Self-belief is useful. But it can also be dangerous says David Lewis
Who’s afraid of the big bad robots? | Lynda Gratton | Audio article
Aug 11, 2017 • 13 min
Artificial intelligence is transforming the employment landscape. So we must adapt our skills to exploit technology to the full, argues Professor Lynda Gratton
Building confidence in a world of imperfect knowledge | Tony Sheehan | Audio article
Aug 11, 2017 • 6 min
Digital learning can help deal with information overload
How to stop women leaning out | Raina Brands and Isabel Fernandez Mateo | Audio article
Aug 11, 2017 • 8 min
Companies that want to attract women to the C-suite need more than good recruitment policies say Assistant Professor Raina Brands and Professor Isabel Fernandez Mateo
A legacy of violence | Elias Papaioannou and Stelios Michalopoulos | Audio article
Aug 11, 2017 • 10 min
The Scramble for Africa divided people – and continues to fuel conflict say Associate Professors Elias Papaioannou and Stelios Michalopoulos
“I think the people of this country have had enough of experts” | Richard Portes | Audio article
Aug 11, 2017 • 12 min
Who needs experts? Professor Richard Portes comes to the defence of an embattled breed
Warning: swimming in data can we bad for your wealth | Julian Birkinshaw and Jonas Ridderstrale
Aug 11, 2017 • 13 min
Julian Birkinshaw and Jonas Ridderstrale say big organisations should think less about top-down strategy and allow more freedom at the grassroots
Females friendly | Selin Kesebir | Audio article
Aug 11, 2017 • 10 min
Women cooperate well in the workplace, says Assistant Professor Selin Kesir. Competition is harmful,
5 reasons why leaders fail | by Nigel Nicholson | Audio article
Aug 1, 2017 • 7 min
Is the lesson from history that leaders succeed until they fail? You might think fixed-terms presidencies or other forced retirement options help to avoid eventual inevitable failure, allowing leaders such as Nelson Mandela to quit while they’re ahead.…
How can I convince people that I have a good idea | by Costas Markides | Lecture
Aug 1, 2017 • 38 min
How do you know if the idea you just came up with is any good? And how do you convince the rest of the organisation to invest in it? Professor Costas Markides explores the best way to promote unconventional ideas to sceptical colleagues.
How to activate your best self, and what happens when you do | Dan Cable | Audio article
Jul 31, 2017 • 9 min
What if positive emotions could do even more than unlock the potential of your workers? Professor Dan Cable sheds light on the science behind positive psychology.
How to go from good to great | Randall S Peterson | Audio article
Jul 31, 2017 • 6 min
What turns a manager into a leader? Professor of Organisational Behaviour, Randall Peterson, suggests some answers.
Building personal and organisational resilience | Richard Jolly | Lecture
Jul 31, 2017 • 39 min
Adjunct Professor Richard Jolly’s session will explore the personal challenges of coping with the demands of a ‘hurry sick’ lifestyle to ensure that you are focused on your key priorities and building the necessary behaviours and attitudes. But this is…
Why should anyone work here | Rob Goffee and Gareth Jones | Lecture
Jul 31, 2017 • 23 min
With employee engagement levels low and falling, two organisational behaviour experts from London Business School, Rob Goffee and Gareth Jones, encourage organisations to ask the question, why should anyone work here?
Back to Brexit. What Happens Next?
Jul 24, 2017 • 79 min
Over a year has passed since the EU referendum. The General Election results are in. But is anything settled? This is not a drill – months of complex Brexit negotiations lie ahead, during which political and economic volatility are unlikely to subside. A…
Do you understand the real price of keeping the peace at work?
Mar 29, 2017 • 29 min
Dr Michael Parke, Assistant Professor of Organisational Behaviour, and Vyla Rollins, Executive Director, LBS Leadership Institute discuss what it takes for leaders to create an effective emotional environment in the workplace, and the dangers of…