Social Entrepreneurship: Opportunity or Altruism?
Why are social entrepreneurs more often women? What motivates their engagement? New research bring into question old stereotypes.
Research: Analogical Reasoning, Generating Innovative Ideas With the Help of Customers
All innovation processes begin with the generation of new ideas, the majority of which end up not being useful. To improve this process, businesses are involving customers. However, the quality of ideas generated by customers is often quite...
IBEST: Developing Indicators for Sustainable Well-Being
Are profits and performance the only indicators of success? As businesses and governments around the world begin to question this vision, the Grenoble metropolis has launched a new initiative to develop indicators that measure the sustainability and...
Research: How Do Consumers Evaluate Corporate Social Responsibility?
From fighting poverty and illness to providing disaster relief, corporations around the world dedicate considerable resources to corporate social responsibility (CSR). Contributions come in a variety of forms such as monetary donations, the donation...
Why unemployment among young people is so high?
The STYLE project examines the causes and consequences of the unemployment of young people in Europe. Based on this work, Mark Smith has published, along with Jacqueline O’Reilly, Clémentine Moyart and Tiziana Nazio, a book “Youth employment” to...
What is the future of doctoral diplomas in Europe ?
The doctorate seems to have difficulty evolving in Europe. In their new article Valerie Sabatier, Mark Smith and Michel Albouy analyze the avenues of innovation.