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How should family firms deal with the tensions of appointing a non-family CEO?

08 May 2020
An increasing number of family firms choose to select a non-family CEO for the highest executive office when there is no suitable family member available. A recent example of this is the Swedish retail giant H&M where the third generation family member Karl-Johan Persson recently handed over to the non-family CEO Helena Helmersson. However, appointing a non-family CEO in a family firm tends to give rise to tensions.

Work from home – being flexible without losing boundaries

08 May 2020
How flexible are you when working from home? Researcher Dr. Lena Lid Falkman addresses the need to set up customized strategies that can help you line up healthy boundaries to reach more productive days.

Leadership in times of corona

07 May 2020
Demand for leadership is always greatest during a crisis. But what characterizes strong leadership? Two leadership researchers from the Stockholm School of Economics take a look at why leadership in Sweden stands out from the rest of the world.

Can Increased Textbook Usage Affect Student Learning in Low-Income Countries

06 May 2020
Anders Olofsgård (Associate Professor at the SITE) together with co-authors Jean-Benoit Falisse and Marieke Huysentruyt studied the impact of a simple “textbooks for self-study” incentive scheme targeting primary school students in DRC.

New Publication: Policy Brief Requested by the EU Parliament IMCO Committee

06 May 2020
"The European Service Sector and the Green Transition" by Patrik Ström, Deputy Director of European Institute of Japanese Studies.

SSE student on winning team in Hack the Crisis

05 May 2020
7,400 participants all on a mission to design, test and execute solutions for the future of Sweden in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic. With the initiative Break Even, SSE MBA student Carissma Dennis won the category Save Business in the virtual hackathon Hack the Crisis.

SSE ranks in the top for internationalization

05 May 2020
For the fourth year in a row, the Stockholm School of Economics has been awarded five stars by STINT, the Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education. The foundation measures how international higher education institutions are.

Big change is made through endless small actions

04 May 2020
Congratulations Karol Vieker, Equality and Diversity Manager at SSE, on being awarded this year’s Friend of Stockholm’s Students! How did you receive the news?

Coping with COVID-19: Talk to an alumni

04 May 2020
Have your professional plans for the future changed because of COVID-19? SSE Alumni have signed up to help out our students during the pandemic.

New film with artist Hanna Ljungh

30 April 2020
Meet the artist Hanna Ljungh in SSE Art Initiative's and Brillo Vox's short film, shot and edited in connection with our live streamed Art Talk and studio visit.

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