Tag Archives: Xavier Castañer

Xavier Castañer is a professor of Strategy. His current research interests revolve around corporate governance, strategy and development, in particular alliances and acquisitions.
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Challenging assumptions: A new perspective on corporate governance

In the last quarter of 2015 the emissions scandal at Volkswagen thrust corporate governance firmly back in the spotlight. It is increasingly clear that, in the global economic ecosystem, inhabited by many different types of organizations and a broad range of stakeholders, a one-size-fits-all approach to corporate governance is not appropriate.

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Strategies for innovation: When does sharing with a competitor rather than going alone make sense?

In a world where innovation is increasingly expensive, going it alone is not always the best way for firms to produce a product. But how do executives know when strategic alliances and teaming up with others is the most productive strategy?

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