Overview

July

THE MANAGER OF TOMORROW? A GOOD HUMAN BEING – La Prealpina

An alliance to provide guidelines for tomorrow's managers and understand how relations will evolve in successful companies. The European House – Ambrosetti has initiated a partnership with Federmanager to study the experience and competencies of Italian management through a project entitled “Bravi Manager Bravi”.  Download PDF
Read more:  “BRAVI MANAGER BRAVI”: A STUDY OF RESPONSIBLE MANAGEMENT  ⁄  BRAVI MANAGER BRAVI: A RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS PROJECT TO STUDY THE COMPETENCIES OF ITALIAN MANAGEMENT  ⁄ 

June

CASHLESS SOCIETY: HOW FAR WE’VE COME AND WHAT REMAINS TO BE DONE FOR ITALY – LA PREALPINA

“In our volatile age, the only solution is renewal” – Today, Italy is faced by an epochal challenge to modernize not only its consumption habits, but also its manufacturing and service supply chains.  Download PDF
Read more:  Cashless Society  ⁄  Cashless Society – Report 2018  ⁄ 

DEFICIT AND CASH, IT DOESN’T ADD UP – AFFARI & FINANZA – LA REPUBBLICA-

By F. Bogo. The Bank of Italy and The European House – Ambrosetti have found that over the last ten years, the amount of currency in circulation has risen from 127.9 to 197.7 billion euros, without counting the approx. 150 billion euros held in safe deposit boxes.  Download PDF
Read more:  Cashless Society  ⁄  Cashless Society – Report 2018  ⁄ 

Cross-generational Alliances – Nòva24 – IL SOLE 24 ORE

di G. Col on Nova 24. The generational conflict has abated and companies must focus on diversity, “It’s the mix that creates the conditions for making a difference”.  Download PDF
Read more:  Age at work study: a view beyond generational clusters  ⁄ 

DIGITAL PAYMENTS? ONLY TWO OUT OF TEN – CORRIERE DELLA SERA

by A. Puato. Despite the spread of credit and debit cards and apps for direct mobile phone payments, in Italy only 20% of payments are made in digital form, half that of the European average. This is one of the themes examined during the third Digital Experience Week, “Life without Cash”.   Download PDF

May

THE SWEDISH MODEL AND NEW PAYMENT METHODS – Il Messaggero

by Ma. B. Payment systems are an essential business for the future. The growth and development of these systems involve numerous benefits, such as a reduction in the cost of cash (estimated today to be around 10 billion euros per year in Italy), the surfacing of the underground economy, recovery of VAT and increase in consumption.  Download PDF

You are how you work – Business People

by F. Perugini. The identikit of the eight styles of approaching work developed by The European House – Ambrosetti in its Age at Work study—from the Opportunity Tourist to the Warrior Hero and Stuffy Martyr.  Download PDF
Read more:  Age at work study: a view beyond generational clusters  ⁄ 

“LIGURIA 2022”, FORMULA FOR SUSTAINABLE GROWTH – IL SECOLO XIX

Ability to attract and image, opportunities for the marine economy and logistics, the role of mid/high-tech sectors for growth and attracting investment—these are just some of the aspects of Liguria’s new strategic outlook presented during the second “Liguria 2022” forum.  Download PDF
Read more:  II Edition Liguria 2022  ⁄ 

A NATIONAL PIVOT FOR RESEARCH – IL SOLE 24 ORE

by Enrico Netti. A strategy to aid the nation and its economy to bridge the gap with other advanced economies by working on two fronts: technological expertise and the economic resources venture capital makes available to more innovative companies. The proposal contained in the report, “The New Frontiers of Innovation” by The European House – Ambrosetti”, is developed along these aspects.   Download PDF
Read more:  Technology Forum 2018  ⁄ 

April

ITALY HAS REMAINED THE CASH COUNTRY – AVVENIRE

by Pietro Saccò. A survey carried out by the Cashless Society Community of The European House – Ambrosetti has found that in ten years, the amount of banknotes and coins in circulation has increased from 128 to 199 billion euros which encourages payment under-the-table and increases the costs of the system.   Download PDF
Read more:  Cashless Society  ⁄ 

QE ON ITS WAY OUT, THE COSTS FOR SMES – IL SOLE 24 ORE

by M. Cellino. Companies are optimistic, but caution is rising. Presented today at the “Outlook for the Economy and Finance” workshop the scenarios of the impact on Italy of the rise in interest rates.  Download PDF

ITALY BETWEEN GROWTH AND ADJUSTMENT – Il Sole 24 Ore

by Valerio De Molli. What are the prospects for Italy? Positive signs mixed with some fears for future investment and the job market.  Download PDF

E-PAYMENTS, THE CHALLENGES FOR ITALY TO CLOSE THE “GAP” – IL SOLE 24 ORE

by Valerio De Molli. The 2018 Cashless Society Community Observatory highlights the fact that Italy is still strongly dependent on cash and is not able to keep up with European best-performers.  Download PDF
Read more:  Cashless Society – Report 2018  ⁄ 

March

When It’s Governance That Creates Value

by Valerio De Molli e Marco Visani. The Observatory on Corporate Governance Excellence in Italy, established by The European House – Ambrosetti with the aim of coming up with concrete proposals for improving the corporate governance of Italian companies, conducted the third edition of a survey of a qualified sample of national and international institutional investors who manage overall more than 4.4 trillion euros, asking them in particular what criteria they adopted in selecting potential targets to invest in.  Download PDF
Read more:  Executive Compensation  ⁄  Corporate Governance Workshop 2017  ⁄ 

February

SUPPORT FROM SMI AND UNICREDIT FOR THE SUPPLY CHAIN – IL SOLE 24 ORE

by Marika Gervasio. The issue of the Supply Chain in the Luxury & Fashion sector has a particularly strategic importance in the Italian fashion system  Download PDF
Read more:  The strategic challenges of the supply chains and the ‘Made in Italy’ supply chains  ⁄  Global Fashion Unit  ⁄ 

R&D: LET’S SAVE BASIC RESEARCH – CORRIERE DELLA SERA – INNOVATION

by Daniela Polizzi. In the United States the myth of Bell Labs and its Nobel prize winners, who fueled not only the prestige of companies but also economic development, is back in the news. In Italy such investment used to be made by universities, whose budgets are increasingly limited.  Download PDF
Read more:  Innovation and Technology  ⁄  Technology Forum Life Sciences 2017  ⁄ 

January

Effective Governance Ethical Boardroom

by Marco Visani. Good corporate governance is a prerequisite for attracting market capital; it’s also likely to create more value than your competitors.  Download PDF
Read more:  Basic points of reference and governance  ⁄ 

The private label values 10 billion of Euros – Il Sole 24 Ore

by Enrico Netti. The European House – Ambrosetti in conjunction with the Associazione Distribuzione Moderna – ADM to launch Marca, the international trade fair for private distributor brand products and the second trade fair in Europe in the private label sector.  Download PDF
Read more:  Private distributor brands: value and role for the national economy  ⁄ 
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