Jul 112017
 
What is networking? Miquel Roselló Álvarez, Career Advisor, answers this question

Eighty percent of job vacancies are not advertised on job search portals – this is the hidden market that we are all aware of. The key lies in how to source this market with so many opportunities. There are two main strategies: spontaneous applications and long-term networking. STRATEGY 1: SPONTANEOUS APPLICATIONS The first step in […]

Apr 282017
 
Adapt, emigrate or disappear

Companies find themselves in increasingly turbulent environments; in other words, they are not only changing at lightning speed, but they are also doing so in unpredictable ways. Companies, like species, have three options: they can adapt, emigrate or disappear. Choosing an adaptation strategy Adaptation depends on the capacity to address the new environment and the […]

Mar 132017
 
3 Ways to Flex Your Global Mindset for Employers

Everyone agrees that a global mindset is key in today’s business world, but what remains unclear is how to develop the perspective, competencies, and analytical skills that make this attitude so valuable to employers. So just what is the magic formula? When we talk about a global mindset, we are basically talking about developing competencies […]

Jan 302017
 
Bruno Cohanier: “To become a CFO you need to prove you are a capable cross-disciplinary manager”

Dr Bruno Cohanier has just joined EADA’s Finance and Accounting Management Department. He has a wide range of experience in designing programmes in Management Accounting and Financial Accounting for business schools. In this interview, Dr Cohanier shares his views on performance management, the aligning of diverse resources, systems and employees to identify priorities and reach […]

Jan 252017
 
The Challenges of the New Economic Spirit

By Joan Miquel Piqué, Professor, Strategy Department, EADA Business School.   “The millennials have to contend with an enormous contradiction: on the one hand, they were born and raised in a comfortable and affluent environment, and on the other, they will have to accept that they will be worse off than their parents. They use […]

Aug 252016
 
'Effectuation': the art of the entrepreneur

Do you need an MBA in order to teach entrepreneurship? Do you need specific prior training to start up a business? Some successful entrepreneurs say that higher education may actually get in the way of creativity in the new project. They say that a smart entrepreneur can get a project off the ground without integrating […]

Aug 252016
 
Boyd Cohen defends the power of cities as spaces for boosting innovation and entrepreneurship.

“Are you sure you want to go to Silicon Valley? Don’t be mistaken, this is much better…” Whilst Dr Boyd Cohen is saying this, he is seated with a carrot juice in front of him in a bar near Macià square and it’s Barcelona he’s referring to. “This city is full of spaces that are […]

Aug 092016
 
Industry 4.0: about making stuff and being sexy

The fourth industrial revolution is taking place at a dizzying speed. The new buzzwords are digitization, interconnectivity, artificial intelligence, data life cycles, 3D-printing, and the internet of things (IoT). Beyond buzzwords, this is all about blurring the lines between the physical, digital and biological. Consequently, the World Manufacturing Forum (WMF), hosted in Barcelona last May […]

Jul 262016
 
Millennial tourism

We live with a digital layer, which, like a layer of dust, covers everything and penetrates all aspects of our lives. It is always there, and this has obviously had repercussions on the products and services provided by companies in the tourism industry, changing how they relate to customers and how they “do” tourism. Without […]

Jul 262016
 
Technology and new trends in tourist travel

Technology, digitalisation and the Internet will continue to mark the future of companies in the tourism industry and the way that they do business. We are half way through 2016 and 2017 is fast approaching. Yet despite several technological breakthroughs, our world still doesn’t look anything like the Los Angeles of 2019 depicted in Blade […]