The Perils of Measuring Performance

The omnipresence of smiley evaluations, rankings, scores, key performance indicators and school grades hardly surprise us anymore. We take their presence and value for granted. But these quantified measures of performance come at a cost, I argue in a recent commentary in Business & Society.

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Looking back on the BBA Business Challenge

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Last month, we hosted at IE Business School the very first edition of the #ieBBA Business Challenge in Madrid and Segovia: a competition between top universities and business schools from all over the world to solve a complex real-life business case. This year’s theme was “Responsible Innovation”, and as one of the organizers and case writers I’m happy to briefly reflect on this first edition.

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