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Dr. Wladawsky-Berger Presents on Bitcoin, Apple Pay, and the Emerging Digital Money Ecosystem

Earlier this week Global Scholars from Albania, Denmark, India, Israel, Kenya, Morocco, Slovenia, and the USA joined Dr. Irving Wladawsky-Berger ...

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Guy Pfeffermann Leads Talk on Business Education for the Developing World

There are significant gaps in higher education knowledge and access around the world. The convergence of a growing global middle ...

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Sherif Kamel Discusses Business, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation with Global Scholars from Over Eight Countries

Scholars from over eight countries participated in the second live digital colloquium led by Sherif Kamel, the former Founding Dean of ...

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Global Scholar Meets with Sam Palmisano and Chris Caine in NYC

Earlier this year, all Global Scholars Program (GSP) members were invited to take a short quiz on Re-Think: A Path the ...

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Sam Palmisano, CGE Chairman, and Michael Spence, CGE Board Member, prepare for a class lecture at NYU Stern School of Management

Sam Palmisano, former Chairman and CEO of IBM, spoke to a class of New York University Stern business school students ...

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Globalization has transformed the economies of countless countries. It has also transformed business – how it’s conducted, where it’s conducted, and by whom. The transformation has touched the very structure of the enterprise as well as the nature and definition of economic “value.” Emblematic of the change has been the emergence of the Globally Integrated Enterprise (GIE), which refers to companies that are truly “global” (as opposed to “multinational”) in their management and their operations, utilizing  global supply chains not just for products, but also services, capital, ideas and intellectual property. As at previous inflection points in history, we need a new language – and new thinking – to harness the promise of this new era for society and avoid the peril that can arise in periods of change.


CGE Launches European Platform Survey
Dr. Annabelle Gawer, Associate Professor in Strategy and Innovation, Imperial College Business School

How many home-grown platform companies has Europe produced? What sectors have seen the greatest success? These questions and other questions are attracting attention as platform business models have grown in economic importance. For example, how does Europe compare to the United States, China and other regions in the creation of platform companies? How will European… Read more

Opportunity Beckons as Chinese Companies Go Global

By Samuel J. Palmisano The Volvo Car Corporation announced last month that it planned to open its first manufacturing plant in the United States. Volvo’s decision is emblematic of a major shift in the global economy – and specifically, in the way Chinese-owned companies are evolving into innovative enterprises that invest throughout the world.  … Read more