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Good Corporate Governance: A Lesson in how NOT to Make the Headlines

Organisations cannot always please everyone. You need to decide what matters most. This is subjective and makes corporate governance issues debatable, explains Rogier Deumes; assistant professor in corporate governance, control and auditing.

Facilitating and Improving Managerial Decisions

We cannot predict the future, but we at least try to deal with this uncertainty by using all kinds of measures and prediction methods that give us more confidence in an investment choice, says Alexander Brüggen; Professor of Management Accounting.

Harnessing the Potential of Power

Each of us has the choice to let our power go untapped, to give it away or to harness it, so we must learn to make the most of this unseen energy. Gail Rudolph provides three simple steps to choose our power positioning in any given situation.

How to be an Effective Leader

Although it’s no longer possible for leaders to know everything, we somehow still believe this is what’s needed. In this podcast, prof. Marielle Heijltjes, UMIO’s Executive Director, debunks this myth with an insightful and empowering perspective.

Teaming: Getting in on the Action

Creating the right environment and employing the right ‘software’ and ‘hardware’ to support professional teams can be challenging for leaders. Simon de Jong shares insights on the concept of ‘teaming’ in his session on the MaastrichtMBA programme.

How Causal Machine Learning Can Improve Business Decisions

Contextual knowledge is integral to understanding why we behave the way we do. In this video, Jermain Kaminski talks about his recent research on experimentation and causal machine learning in entrepreneurship and innovation.

The Importance of Creating Leadership Momentum

It’s clear that we now live in a world full of confusion, ambiguity and disruption. The pace of change has outstripped our ability to keep up with it. Things don’t seem to work the same way anymore. It’s like the rules have changed on how to lead.

Creating a Self-perpetuating Marketing Machine

Launching a new service or product at the right time and in the right way is crucial for its success. Lean start-up of your business idea is essential, explains Dominik Mahr, Professor in Digital Innovation and Marketing at Maastricht University.

Trust Does Not Need Sympathy

The legitimation of leadership no longer comes from disciplinary power but from exemplary influence on the development of the organisation. Matthias Moelleney presents his advice to those responsible for developing sustainable, agile organisations.

Technequality: a Look into the Future

We are in the middle of a technological revolution, that's not news. There is a lot of talk about the consequences for the labour market and perhaps for your work. Yet little is said about how we can prepare now for the post-revolution era.