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What’s Hot

AMBROSETTI CLUB ECONOMIC INDICATOR

The year closes with rising expectations and greater confidence in the future

The 15th Ambrosetti Club Economic Indicator survey is now available. Since the last survey in September, many things have changed on the international and national scene.

Categories: Economy

Smart Contract

Service Contract Governance and the impact of IoT

The breakneck development of the Internet of Things brings within it ever-greater vulnerability for companies, requiring more meticulous management of sensitive data and enhanced information risk management. Who is liable in the event of damages?  Who designed the system? Who maintains it? And, finally, who authorized its use, thus assuming responsibility for any ensuing risk?

Categories: Jobs, Education and Management Development

Industrial plans

TEH-A developed the Benetton family plan to build university housing

Ricerca (the holding company of the Luciano Benetton family) entrusted the business plan for the company that will manage housing for university students to TEH-A’s Industrial Plans and Implementation practice.

Categories: Growth, development, Investments and entrepreneurship

start-up

THE KING BUSINESS MODEL? FAILURE!

This was the first lesson that had to be learned very quickly by Riccardo Zacconi, CEO of the video games company KING, the company that created Candy Crush which was then bought by Activision for a staggering $5.9 billion.

Categories: Innovation and Technology

Corporate Social Responsibility

A STRONG CSR CAN BOOST BUSINESS GROWTH (AND BRAND REPUTATION TOO)

Stefan Crets, Executive Director of CSR Europe, joined us in a live webinar on 23 January to discuss how CSR can have a positive impact not only on political and social issues and agenda, but also boost business growth.

Categories: Growth, development, Investments and entrepreneurship

innovation

DEMETRA PRIZE.
CALL FOR INNOVATIVE PROJECTS

Competition in support of innovative projects involving the agriculture supply chain and Italian nutrition, for young students, researchers and Italian entrepreneurs.

Categories: Growth, development, Investments and entrepreneurship

innovation

PEOPLE AND FACTS BEHIND THE SUGAR SUPPLY CHAIN

For consumers, a commodity becomes a product when they know how it is made and who makes it. Towards an integrated outlook of the supply chain for the competitiveness of the Italian agrifood sector.

Categories: Growth, development, Investments and entrepreneurship

GLOBAL ATTRACTIVENESS INDEX

How much is Italy really worth?

Are the methodologies used to construct the leading international rankings of attractiveness and competitiveness of the countries and their economies always reliable and correct?
This was the topic of discussion during a round table in which the Global Attractiveness Index was presented, an innovative index developed by The European House – Ambrosetti in collaboration with three multinationals (ABB, Unilever and Toyota Material Handling).

Categories: Economy

human resources

Manager in Chaos Land and the only 2 skills you really need

It’s hard to manage people and projects but according to Marco Grazioli, The European House – Ambrosetti’s President, in order to reach perfection, no complex formula is  required at all: we just have to get back to fundamentals.

Categories: Growth, development, Investments and entrepreneurship

human resources

What Millenials Want

Millenials have been described as a demographic bomb in the workforce, as genetically unfaithful: Paul Herrick, Managing Director Human Resources EMEA, Burson Marsteller, shares also the bright side of this generation.

 

Categories: Growth, development, Investments and entrepreneurship