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    Stephane GARELLI(Author)

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Competitiveness is a topic that has conquered the world. Politicians, businessmen, and media constantly refer to it. What does it mean? How does it influence our lives?

Stephane Garelli is professor of World Competitiveness at IMD, one of the world’s leading business school, and at the university of Lausanne. He is considered a leading authority on world competitiveness, having pioneered this new field of economics and founded the World Competitiveness Center.

Yet the goal of this book is to move beyond academic analysis and show the day-to-day realities of competitiveness. Thus, it highlights 100 questions which illustrate competitiveness: “Is boring competitive?”,What are things worth?”, “Can we trust statistics?”, Should we care about “Made in”? “Is failure the price of success?”,Do we work too much? “Why do large companies disappear? “Do we need the rich?” “How many friends do you need to succeed?”,” Do you have a market value?”, Are you hooked on digital?”, “Is divorce a good business” etc.

 The style avoids technicalities and the answers stress the impact of competitiveness on our daily lives. Why am I concerned’ What can I do about it?

Stephane Garelli was formerly managing director of the World Economic Forum and of the Davos Annual Meetings and chairman of the FF Sandoz Financial and Banking Holding. He is currently chairman of the Swiss Newspaper Le Temps. He is a member of the International Olympic Committee Commission for Sustainability and Legacy and of several institutes worldwide. He was also elected to the Constitutional Assembly of his local state in Switzerland.

Stephane Garelli - a world authority on competitiveness - has pioneered research in this field for 25 years. Professor at IMD (Institute of Management Development) Lausanne, where he has founded the World Competitiveness Centre, he is also professor at the University of Lausanne.Professor Garelli is closely connected to the world of business. He is, among others, Chairman of the Board of Directors of "Le Temps", the leading French language Swiss newspaper. He was formerly Chairman of the Board of the Sandoz Financial and Banking Holding, and member of the board of the Banque Edouard Constant.Professor Garelli was the Managing Director of the World Economic Forum and of the Davos Symposium for many years. For twelve years he was also permanent senior adviser to the European management of Hewlett-Packard,He is a member of a number of institutes, such as: China Enterprise Management Association, Board of the 'Fondation Jean Monet pour l'Europe', The Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences, the Mexican Council for Competitiveness, etc. and an advisory committee member of the Thai Management Association. He is also a member of the International Olympic Committee commission on Sustainability and LegacyHe was a member of the Constitutional Assembly of his local state - Vaud, Switzerland from 1999 to 2002.

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  • PDF | 230 pages
  • Stephane GARELLI(Author)
  • Stephane Garelli (10 May 2016)
  • English
  • 7
  • Business, Finance & Law

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  • By Josephine Byrne on 31 August 2016

    Another fantastic book from Stéphane Garelli

  • By Kindle Customer on 2 October 2016

    Dip in and out. Topics are easily applicable for business and personal purposes, and fun too.


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