Would George Clooney make a successful company director? Or, Angelina Jolie the best president? Or, maybe Brad Pitt the next CEO of a Fortune 500 company? Well, it certainly would fit a notion that has always been believed - the more attractive a person is, the more likely it is that their looks positively affect their professional career, and the more likely they are to be successful.
Digital strategies are extremely inspiring, in terms of the variety of technologies available, the diverse areas affected and the multiple opportunities proposed.
It is now a fairly uncontested fact that racism and intolerance characterise a significant portion of the content shared on major social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter or YouTube. From the United States to Europe, the spread of hate speech has been witnessed by ordinary users as well as journalists, politicians, celebrities and activists.
François Le Grand presents his research, performed with Nicolas Houy on the applications of AI to medicine, specifically in relation to the optimisation of oncology care protocols.
In management circles and beyond, companies are rushing to integrate, adapt and exploit big data in their organisations.
Whilst policies have now been implemented to create gender equality, there are other under-represented groups who experience significant barriers in reaching the top, and receive little support in tackling them – one of which, being migrants.
Many people are announcing the end of management. For some, management can no longer be viewed as the formalisation of delegated decision. For others, the increased complexity of companies implies that managers will disappear to give free rein to local initiatives.
Who would be willing to pay for early retirement?
Artificial intelligence is at the heart of every debate. Companies and governments alike are acquiring substantial resources to stay in the running against the American and Chinese giants.
Over the past few decades it seems that governments around the world have fallen in love with the idea of entrepreneurship. And why not?