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Retailoring Your Brand Legacy

Retailoring Your Brand Legacy

by Emanuela Prandelli

Acquiring a historic brand with the aim of relaunching does not mean distorting its history. It means creating a new storytelling that projects it into a different future around a new community of consumers to win over using every channel available  

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The Legacy of Protest Movements

The Legacy of Protest Movements

by Fabrizio Perretti

Whether they win or lose, activist groups can still act as triggers for new and more generalized disputes or become a model of organization and participation to fight for other causes  

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American Elections: How Much They Count in International Politics

American Elections: How Much They Count in International Politics

by Massimo Morelli

The foreign policy of the United States, on which the president has ample decisionmaking powers, is uninfluential over the course and in the outcome of the electoral campaign, but it can determine international relations. Even when, as in the case of Donald Trump, this is guided by disengagement and the America First principle  

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Long Live the King?

Long Live the King?

by Marlene Jugl

Political scientists and analysts have long been trying to understand which conditions have guaranteed the survival of a handful of absolute monarchies in Asia, Africa and above all the Arabian Peninsula. The least imperfect explanation is linked to the size of the country they govern  

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Negotiating with People? It's a Matter of Reading Their Emotions

Negotiating with People? It's a Matter of Reading Their Emotions

by M. Picozzi (SDA Bocconi Fellow and Forensic Psychiatrist) and L. Caporarello (SDA Professor of Negotiation Practice)

Born from historic failure, the study of negotiation looks at personalities of actors to formulate bargaining strategies  

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Giving Italian Businesses a Fresh Start

Giving Italian Businesses a Fresh Start

by Cesare Cavallini and Miles Gietzmann

What if Italian companies did like the Americans? Cavallini and Gietzmann analyze how and under what conditions to introduce Chapter 11 of United States bankruptcy statute into Italian law  

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Data: Helpful, Useless or Misleading?

Data: Helpful, Useless or Misleading?

by Alfonso Gambardella

To make managerial (but also political) decisions, is it better to rely on instinct or on the scientific method? The pandemic has shown that the answer is in how we use the data  

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The Crisis, a Laboratory for Experimenting with New Rules

The Crisis, a Laboratory for Experimenting with New Rules

by Cesare Cavallini, Maurizio Del Conte, Francesco Mucciarelli, Oreste Pollicino, Pietro Sirena, Marco Ventoruzzo

From constitutional law to bankruptcy law, from contracts to the management of corporate assemblies to the rules for preserving employment: there are many actions implemented that have affected various areas of law. The question now is what will remain of everything achieved to ensure the balance between privacy and health protection, implement smart working and guarantee corporate governance through new technologies?  

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The Post Lockdown Phase Also Applies to Central Banks

The Post Lockdown Phase Also Applies to Central Banks

by Donato Masciandaro

As has occurred for more than a decade now, the Fed and the ECB will continue to resort to unconventional monetary policy in the coming months. And central bank independence will have to be defended  

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Risks Light Up Innovation

Risks Light Up Innovation

by Andrea Fosfuri

Whether they are medical emergencies or sudden natural catastrophes, the increase in uncertainty and risk perception accelerates changes and innovations in the product, process and business model. First to benefit are the companies that, apart from their size, have an efficient governance and that over time have invested in research  

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Banks Are Back in the Thick of the Game as Lenders

Banks Are Back in the Thick of the Game as Lenders

by Elena Carletti

The crisis we are experiencing, unlike the previous ones, has affected the real economy and not the financial sector. The need for new liquidity for businesses and the risks associated with their solvency have given banks a leading role. Will they overcome the stress of a possible new wave of nonperforming loans?  

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Watershed on Three Levels

Watershed on Three Levels

by Francesco Billari

The Covid19 era represents a discontinuity in history that will leave its mark on society, family and individuals. It will affect social cohesion, societal attitudes towards risk and other generations, phenomena that will remain over time and be studied by social scientists  

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V Shaped or Swoosh Shaped? That Is the Economic Question

V Shaped or Swoosh Shaped? That Is the Economic Question

by Francesco Giavazzi

From businesses to governments, the actions to be put in place to restart the economy must first consider whether the effects of the Covid crisis will be long lasting or pass quickly. Financial markets are already placing a premium on resilient companies, sending a signal to investors about the future of the recovery  

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