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GEM working to empower Functional Independence of people with Mild Cognitive Impairments

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09 June 2020

Grenoble Ecole de Management (GEM) is a member of the EIT* Health project ‘INFINITy’, that supports the independent living of people with Mild Cognitive Impairments (MCI).

The solution developed by INFINITy aims at slowing down the progression of the diseases such as dementia and Alzheimer, conditions that today do not have a cure. GEM contributes to developing the business plan and marketing strategy to make this system widely available to patients and their families.

Around 2% of the population worldwide (almost 10 million only in the EU) is affected by cognitive impairment and the cost of care is on average 1,200 Euros per month. Unfortunately, the ageing of society will further increase these numbers.  This amount can be significantly reduced by using INFINITy.

INFINITy includes a set of smartcards, a smart band and an app that help users to walk from their home to other places and vice versa without getting lost. A system of messages reminds users of important tasks. Moreover, it is easier for families to communicate with their beloved ones and localize them.

INFINITy is a project supported by the EIT KIC Health network, a body of the European Union. The EIT network is a European ecosystem that brings together businesses, research institutes and education organizations to develop and market this innovative and real-world and life changing health solution.

INFINITy is a collection of unique technologies that improves the quality of life of people with MCIs. The objective is to facilitate the identification of daily functional activities of people with MCIs and to provide support by safeguarding their independence as they perform their routines. This is an indirect form of support for the families of patients as they can remotely monitor the activities of their loved ones while allowing them to perform their regular tasks with sustained independence; it also enable care providers, both personal and professional by aiding cognitive reinforcement activities.

This project is carried out by eight higher education institutions, research organizations and health specialized partners:

Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (project leader), Leitat Technological Center, Medical University of Łódź (Poland), Instituto de Biomecánica de Valencia, Universitat Politècnica de València, Consorci Sanitari de Terrassa, MySphera SL and Grenoble Ecole de Management.

As a Business Lab for Society and active member of multiple ecosystems, Grenoble Ecole de Management is the Business School that has been chosed for this consortium. GEM is in charge of assessing the impact of the project, the INFINITy solution and of designing the business development plan.

*European Institute of Innovation & Technology

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    Cognitive bias: how risk affects decision-making

    Why do we double down and risk losing everything at a casino yet refuse to accept other bets that have much better odds? Risk aversion and cognitive bias help us understand unwise decisions.

  • Ritalba Lamendola
    Published on 05 November 2018

    Testimonial: A scientific background in my DBA experience

    When I started my Doctorate of Business Administration at Grenoble Ecole de Management four years ago, about 20 years had passed since I had earned my PhD in Chemistry. Since that milestone, I had been in several senior business management positions...

  • Charles-Clemens Rüling
    Published on 16 October 2018

    New Dean appointed to lead Research

    Grenoble Ecole de Management (GEM) has appointed Charles-Clemens Rüling, professor of organization theory, as its new Associate Dean for Research. His long standing experience in conducting and managing high-level academic research, his publication...

  • Comment l’expérience patient peut-elle revitaliser notre système de soin ?
    Published on 27 September 2018

    How can the patient experience revitalize our healthcare system?

    Renewed interest in patient feedback and improving the patient experience could mark the beginning of a patient-oriented culture. Thanks to a recent workshop, more than 60 players in the healthcare industry were able to discuss and exchange about...

  • Gazi Islam, chercheur à Grenoble Ecole de Management
    Published on 27 September 2018

    Does permaculture offer an interesting alternative for human organizations?

    Permaculture is usually thought of as a farming practice. Yet knew research explores its potential to help us reorganize society. Thanks to its alternative approach to organizations, permaculture could offer us a positive solution to overcome...

  • Séverine Le Loarne
    Published on 12 July 2018

    GEM - Les Prem1ères: an incubator for female entrepreneurship

    The FERE Research Chair recently partnered with France’s leading incubator network to launch a mobile incubator aimed at supporting female entrepreneurship in rural areas. The first of its kind, this incubator offers a new approach to encourage...

  • l’état des technologies de stockage de l’énergie en France
    Published on 05 July 2018

    Energy market barometer report - Summer 2018

    This Summer 2018 edition of the Grenoble Ecole de Management Energy Market Barometer explores the opinion of French energy experts on the state of energy storage technologies in France. The experts were also asked about building energy savings and...

  • l’état des technologies de stockage de l’énergie en France
    Published on 05 July 2018

    Baromètre du Marché de l’Énergie Été 2018

    Cette édition de l’été 2018 du Baromètre du marché de l’énergie de Grenoble École de Management (GEM) explore l’avis des experts français de l’énergie sur l’état des technologies de stockage de l’énergie en France. Les experts ont également été...

  • Comment les primes influent la vente de produits neufs ou recyclés ?
    Published on 19 June 2018

    Sales Incentives: Balancing New and Remanufactured Goods

    Remanufactured goods can provide companies with higher profit margins. But, it’s essential for companies to implement a strategy that adequately balances the sale of new and remanufactured products.

  • Chirag Patel et Christophe Haon
    Published on 18 May 2018

    Research: Retail Website Performance, to Outsource or not to Outsource?

    To improve sales, retail websites focus on personalizing their web pages and increasing their influence on social networks. To achieve these goals, should they rely on internal resources or call on external service providers? A study of 105 U.S....

  • sabatier-genet-bojovic
    Published on 23 April 2018

    Research: Defining Your Business Model Through Experimentation

    Innovative companies rely on experimentation to develop their business models. However, this approach can be quite costly and the risks are underappreciated. Two GEM researchers recently analyzed the experiences of startups in the connected health...

  • Published on 11 April 2018

    Comment accélérer la croissance des start-up ?

    Quels sont les mécanismes qui permettent d’évaluer le potentiel des entreprises high tech ? A partir des résultats d’une étude menée aux Etats-Unis avec John Stayton sur les accélérateurs d’entreprises, Vincent Mangematin présente trois méthodes d’...

  •  Thibault Daudigeos is a researcher in Sustainability, Corporate Social Reponsibility, Alternative forms of Organization, Sharing economy, and new models of management at Grenoble Ecole de Management.
    Published on 26 February 2018

    Research: A Framework to Understand the Sharing Economy

    The sharing economy encompasses an immense range of actors, including everything from majors economic players (e.g., Airbnb and Uber) to local community-based initiatives (e.g., repair cafés or fablabs). With such a variety of players, it is...

  • Making Sense of Heritage Luxury Brands: Consumer Perceptions across Different Age Groups
    Published on 22 February 2018

    Making Sense of Heritage Luxury Brands: Consumer Perceptions across Different Age Groups

    Lama Halwani started the DBA journey in 2015 at GEM. Her article about heritage luxury brands has recently been accepted in its current form for publication in Qualitative Market Research.

  • Research: the impact of performance evaluations on an individual's network.
    Published on 19 December 2017

    How to Improve Employee Annual Evaluations?

    Stressful, childish, demotivating… The words used to describe annual evaluations are rarely positive. How can we change such a perspective?

  • Séverine Le Loarne, esiegnant chercheur à Grenoble Ecole de Management
    Published on 14 December 2017

    Social Entrepreneurship: Opportunity or Altruism?

    Why are social entrepreneurs more often women? What motivates their engagement? New research bring into question old stereotypes.

  • Caroline Cuny, GEM
    Published on 14 December 2017

    Going Digital to Improve In-Store Customer Relations

    How can digital technology help companies improve a customer’s shopping experience? We look at emerging trends such as artificial intelligence, facial recognition and olfactive marketing.

  • Analogical Reasoning, Generating Innovative Ideas With Customers
    Published on 08 December 2017

    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...

  • Analogical Reasoning, Generating Innovative Ideas With Customers
    Published on 08 December 2017

    Recherche : Créativité des consommateurs, comment bien utiliser la pensée analogique ?

    Si vous demandez à des consommateurs d’être créatif en faisant des analogies, ils émettront beaucoup d’idées de produits ou de services. Mais si vous voulez de bonnes idées, il faut également tenir compte de leur niveau d’expertise afin de bien...

  • indicateurs de bien-être et de richesses soutenables
    Published on 01 December 2017

    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...

  • Rüling Charles-Clemens, Professor at Grenoble Ecole de Management
    Published on 01 December 2017

    A New Chair to Understand Trust in the Healthcare Sector

    How does public trust evolve when faced with innovations in the health sector? Grenoble Ecole de Management launches a new chair to understand trust and mistrust in healthcare.

  • Diogo Hildebrand, researcher and Corporate Social Responsibility expert at Grenoble Ecole de Management
    Published on 17 November 2017

    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...

  • Diogo Hildebrand, researcher and Corporate Social Responsibility expert at Grenoble Ecole de Management
    Published on 17 November 2017

    Recherche : De quelle manière les consommateurs évaluent-ils la Responsabilité Sociale des Entreprises (RSE) ?

    De la lutte contre la pauvreté et la maladie à l'aide aux sinistrés, les entreprises du monde entier consacrent des ressources considérables à leur politique RSE. Cela peut prendre différentes formes : dons en argent, dons de matériel ou bénévolat...

  • Certifications ISO : ce qu’il faut savoir avant de se lancer
    Published on 12 October 2017

    When to Invest in ISO Standards?

    The number of certifications for businesses continues to grow year after year. While ISO standards have become commonplace for many companies in Europe, few companies question whether such an investment provides a good return on investment.

  • Erno TORNIKOSKI is a Professor in Entrepreneurship at Grenoble Ecole de Management.
    Published on 28 September 2017

    Research: Entrepreneurship, understanding Technology-Based Competitive Advantage

    Policy-makers, researchers and entrepreneurs generally agree that R...

  • Erno TORNIKOSKI is a Professor in Entrepreneurship at Grenoble Ecole de Management.
    Published on 28 September 2017

    Recherche : Entrepreneuriat, comment la technologie peut devenir un avantage concurrentiel

    Décideurs, chercheurs et entrepreneurs conviennent facilement que la R...

  • Team management for doctors
    Published on 07 July 2017

    Healthcare: Providing Doctors With Team Management Training

    - In 2013, a pilot program was launched to train French doctors, pharmacists and department heads to better understand team management. This program was a turning point in the management process at the French public hospital in Grenoble (CHU GA)....

  • La nouvelle chaire de recherche Anosmie, rendre visible l’invisible identifiera de nouveaux business models en lien avec les biotechnologies pour les anosmiques
    Published on 08 July 2017

    Anosmia: a Research Chair to Raise Public Awareness

    Grenoble Ecole de Management launches a new chair to promote research and development on anosmia, a condition that causes patients to lose their sense of smell.

  • Pourquoi des entreprises investissent dans la création d’un Mooc ?
    Published on 07 April 2017

    Why Are Companies Investing in MOOCs?

    The New Energy Technologies MOOC provides an innovative portal to promote a culture of renewable energy. In addition, MOOCs enable companies to share expertise and foster collaboration.

  • fornerino-marianela
    Published on 19 April 2017

    Sensory Marketing: Reinventing the Customer Experience

    How can images, sounds, smells, touch and taste impact a customer’s intention to purchase?

  • Research: Safety at Work in the Construction Industry
    Published on 20 April 2017

    Safety at Work in the Construction Industry

    A recent study of safety at work in the construction industry provides insights to understand the evolution (and uberization) of work and potential safety risks.

  • Gazi Islam, professor of business administration at Grenoble Ecole de Management.
    Published on 20 March 2017

    Is It Time to Work on the Weekend?

    How are markets and capital using new economic models to eat away at our free time on weekends? Gazi Islam, a researcher and professor at Grenoble Ecole de Management, studies individual and organizational work experiences. He recently looked at how...

  • BAROMÈTRE DU MARCHÉ DE L’ENERGIE
    Published on 13 March 2017

    Energy Market Barometer Report: Winter 2016

    This Winter 2016 edition of the Grenoble Ecole de Management Energy Market Barometer explores the opinion of French energy experts about the decentralization of the electricity sector in France. French experts were also asked where the focus of...

  • BAROMÈTRE DU MARCHÉ DE L’ENERGIE
    Published on 22 September 2016

    Baromètre du Marché de l’Energie - Hiver 2016

    Cette édition Hiver 2016 du Baromètre du marché de l’énergie par Grenoble Ecole de Management sonde l’opinion des experts français de l’énergie sur la décentralisation du secteur électrique français. Dans le cadre du changement de présidence à venir...

  • Gazi Islam, professor of business administration at Grenoble Ecole de Management.
    Published on 20 March 2017

    Quand le temps libre se réduit au profit du travail et du capital

    Gazi Islam démontre que la colonisation de l’espace de loisirs par le travail crée les conditions sociales et psychologiques permettant au travail de se faire.

  • MIA BIRAU, Post-doc au département Marketing  Doctorate of Philosophy, Grenoble Ecole de Mangement
    Published on 18 October 2016

    Research: The Psychological Factors of Household Food Waste

    More than 800 million people worldwide are undernourished. And despite this, we waste a third of our global food supply every year. Despite the development of many good practices to reduce household waste, food is often squander unintentionally. In...

  • Published on 02 January 2017

    Les frais bancaires : une nouvelle source de revenus pour les banques ?

    La chute des taux d’intérêt a entrainé une baisse des profits bancaires. Les banques compensent ce manque à gagner en augmentant les frais bancaires. Virginie Monvoisin et Grégory Vanel analysent la situation dans un article de The Conversation.

  • Published on 22 November 2016

    Anosmie: comment vivre sans odorat ?

    L’anosmie se caractérise par la perte totale ou partielle de l’odorat, environ 5% de la population est touchée. Il n’existe encore pas de traitement fiable .Comment aider les anosmiques et faire reconnaître ce handicap invisible ? Ce sont les...

  • research on logo makeover perception
    Published on 18 October 2016

    Time for a Logo Makeover? Make it a Hit!

    A logo represents a brand’s image. It highlights its values and market position. Changing your logo can be a delicate transition. How can you ensure a smooth change? In January 2014, Grenoble Ecole de Management unveiled its new logo. Caroline Cuny...

  • MIA BIRAU, Post-doc au département Marketing  Doctorate of Philosophy, Grenoble Ecole de Mangement
    Published on 11 October 2016

    Recherche : gaspillage alimentaire : oui aux produits moches

    Grenoble Ecole de Management (GEM) publie les résultats de ses recherches sur les leviers psychologiques du gaspillage alimentaire. Un des objectifs est de contribuer à la prévention de certains comportements.

  • research on logo makeover perception
    Published on 18 October 2016

    A nouveau logo, nouvelle image : comment réussir la transition ?

    En janvier 2014, Grenoble Ecole de Management affichait un nouveau logo, aux couleurs de ses performances et de ses orientations. Caroline Cuny et Marianela Fornerino, professeurs au département marketing à GEM, et Julien Grobert, ancien assistant...

  • Research on sharing economy
    Published on 18 October 2016

    L’économie du partage : entre réussites, paradoxes et désillusions

    Thibault Daudigeos, professeur, et Vincent Pasquier, doctorant en Sciences de Gestion à Grenoble École de Management, ont établi une cartographie en trois dimensions de l’économie du partage, dans un article issu de leurs travaux de recherche,...

  • Published on 22 September 2016

    Energy market barometer report - Summer 2016

    Digital transformation in the electricity sector: this Summer 2016 edition of the Grenoble Ecole de Management Energy Market Barometer explored the assessment of French Energy experts regarding the digital transformation of the electricity sector in...

  • Published on 22 September 2016

    Baromètre du Marché de l’Energie : Été 2016

    Transformation numérique dans le secteur de l’électricité : cette édition Été 2016 du Baromètre du marché de l’énergie par Grenoble Ecole de Management sonde l’opinion des experts français de l’énergie au sujet de la transformation numérique du...

  • Published on 19 March 2017

    Easy-to-Read Food Labels Increase Intention to Purchase

    The battle for healthy food has become a worldwide concern. Public health agencies have invested energy and resources in fighting health risks such as obesity. In this battle, food labels that indicate nutritional facts have come to play a vital...

  • Published on 19 March 2017

    Recherche : Informations nutritionnelles, gare à l’effet boomerang des efforts de clarté

    Plus la fiche d'informations nutritionnelles d'un produit est lisible et facile à assimiler, plus les intentions d'achat des consommateurs augmentent. Y compris si le produit est mauvais pour la santé ! Un éclairage inédit sur les efforts de...

  • Published on 13 September 2016

    Dans les entrailles de Pokémon Go

    De l’utilisation abusive des datas collectées à la constitution d’un algorithme capable de prédire le comportement des utilisateurs, Nathalie Devillier met en lumière l’opacité de l’application Pokémon Go. Une technologie qui attise les...

  • Federico Pigni, Professor at Grenoble Ecole de Management
    Published on 01 July 2016

    Research: Creating Value from Digital Data Streams

    The big data era is upon us. Startups, major companies, organizations and governments are all rushing to extract essential insights from big data. Yet in doing so, many have overlooked the potential value of the digital data streams (DDS) that make...

  • Federico Pigni, Professor at Grenoble Ecole de Management
    Published on 01 July 2016

    Recherche : Le big data temps réel, une nouvelle source de création de valeur

    Enregistrés et analysés en quasi temps réel grâce aux progrès de la technologie, les flux de données du big data donnent naissance à de nouveaux services créateurs de valeur. Une étude portant sur 171 initiatives du monde entier décrypte la logique...

  • Published on 28 June 2016

    Baromètre du Climat mondial des affaires : le niveau d’optimisme rebondit globalement

    Rapport #7 - Été 2016. Nous rapportons dans ce document la perception du climat des affaires par les responsables financiers français et la comparons aux résultats obtenus en Europe et dans le reste du monde. Nous évaluons également les sources de...

  • Published on 27 June 2016

    European CFOs are against Brexit: new Global Business Outlook survey reveals

    European CFOs are overwhelmingly against a British exit from the European Union, the latest round of the Global Business Outlook Survey reveals. More than 75 percent believe it is good for the U.K. to remain in the European Union, and a like number...

  • Business Transfer Ecosystem in France: Situation Analysis in 2015
    Published on 22 June 2016

    Business Transfer Ecosystem in France: Situation Analysis in 2015

    Every year, approximately 150,000 business transfers fail in Europe threatening some 600,000 jobs. BTAR's European project, launched in early 2015, aims to target the vulnerabilities in business transfer systems and draw on best practices in order...

  • Published on 06 June 2016

    Les nouveaux business du célibat expliqués

    Business model et célibat sont deux notions qu’on voit rarement ensemble. Et pourtant. Revenons un instant sur la notion de business model. Teece définit un business model comme l’anticipation du top management de ce que les clients souhaitent,...

  • Research: the impact of performance evaluations on an individual's network.
    Published on 22 April 2016

    Research: Positive Performance Evaluations Help Employees Develop Internal Networks

    Interactions are an essential part of any organization. Whether it is receiving help from colleagues or gaining access to crucial information, developing a strong internal network makes it easier for an employee to get things done. This latest study...

  • Research: the impact of performance evaluations on an individual's network.
    Published on 22 April 2016

    Recherche : Les salariés reconnus font prospérer leur réseau interne

    Un salarié dont le niveau de performance est reconnu par ses managers étend son réseau de contacts au sein de son entreprise et l'exploite davantage. Dans le cas contraire, il réduit le nombre de ses contacts. C'est la conclusion d'une étude sur 150...

  • Published on 31 March 2016

    UK CFOs are less optimistic and more uncertain about economy now than end of 2015, global survey finds

    Economic and political uncertainty and currency risk are among major concerns, indicating that a potential Brexit is damaging confidence. UK Financial Executives have the highest understanding among Europeans of recent innovations such as the...

  • websites such as TripAdvisor have given consumers the power to impact a company's image.
    Published on 22 March 2016

    TripAdvisor: How Companies React to Negative Ratings

    The world wide web has revolutionized the hotel, restaurant and other travel-related industries. From online bookings to customer ratings, companies have to learn how to operate in this new environment. While an organization's market identity used...

  • websites such as TripAdvisor have given consumers the power to impact a company's image.
    Published on 22 March 2016

    Recherche : TripAdvisor ou l’irrépressible montée du pouvoir des consommateurs

    A travers TripAdvisor, les clients ont une influence croissante sur la réputation des hôtels et ces derniers répondent de plus en plus aux avis défavorables. C'est ce que montre une étude menée entre 2002 et 2012 sur les avis des clients de 600...

  • Research: Creating Visitor Engagement Through Music
    Published on 29 February 2016

    Research: Creating Visitor Engagement Through Music

    Digital communications have created an information overload for customers. To stand out on the world wide web, companies have to offer clients a high-impact experience. When used properly, music provides a simple yet effective means of creating a...

  • Published on 04 February 2016

    Low oil prices cause investment in renewables, biofuels and energy efficiency technologies to decrease

    The current weak price of crude oil is having an adverse impact on the amount of investment in renewables for heat generation, biofuels, and energy efficiency technologies, according to Grenoble École de Management’s Energy Market Barometer Reading.

  •  Thibault Daudigeos is a researcher in Sustainability, Corporate Social Reponsibility, Alternative forms of Organization, Sharing economy, and new models of management at Grenoble Ecole de Management.
    Published on 26 January 2016

    Recherche : Responsabilité sociale des entreprises globalisées, plus facile à dire qu’à faire

    Les démarches de Responsabilité sociale des entreprises (RSE) sont censées créer de la valeur. Pourtant, elles peinent à se mettre en place dans les secteurs où les chaînes de valeur sont éclatées : elles coûtent cher et ne profitent pas forcément à...

  • Published on 18 January 2016

    Refugees entering Europe: a positive impact on the economy ?

    The majority of European CFOs believe that refugees entering Europe will have a positive impact on the economy. Nearly 60 percent% of European CFOs believe that accepting migrants will help solve the looming demographic problems their nations face...

  • Published on 07 January 2016

    Baromètre du climat des affaires : l’optimisme se stabilise

    Nous rapportons dans ce document la perception du climat des affaires par les responsables financiers français et la comparons aux résultats obtenus en Europe et dans le reste du monde. Nous évaluons également les sources de risque pour l'entreprise...

  • Published on 04 January 2016

    Recherche : Produit d’origine locale, une mention qui parle au consommateur

    La mention « origine locale » apposée sur un produit alimentaire déclenche chez le consommateur des perceptions plus positives et une intention d'achat plus forte qu'un produit d'une autre région française. Trois études portant sur 632 consommateurs...

  • Published on 28 October 2015

    The influence of humor on the attitudes and behaviors of interns

    Internships have become both an important part of undergraduate education and a critical tool for management education and organizational recruitment

  • -	Projet CHESS – Connected Health Early Stage Researcher Support System
    Published on 08 September 2015

    Connected Health: the New Health Management Models

    Save lives and improve quality of living during and after treatment in the most cost-effective way: the promises of connected health are opening encouraging horizons for the future of healthcare systems. Connected health will contribute to creating...

  • -	Projet CHESS – Connected Health Early Stage Researcher Support System
    Published on 08 September 2015

    Santé connectée : les nouveaux modèles de management de la santé

    Sauver des vies, améliorer la qualité de vie pendant et après le traitement, le tout au meilleur prix : les promesses de la santé connectée ouvrent des horizons encourageants pour l’avenir des systèmes de santé. Elle contribuera à créer un...

  • Rüling Charles-Clemens, Professor GEM
    Published on 08 September 2015

    AMJ Best Article 2014 : Congratulations to Clemens Rüling

    This summer at Vancouver, during last conference « Academy of Management Annual Meeting » Clemens Rüling and his co-authors received the prize of the“AMJ Best Article 2014” for their article on the evolution of United Nations conferences on climate...

  • Published on 07 September 2015

    Energy market barometer report: the development of energy prices

    The next Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21) will take place in Paris from 30 November to 11 December. The Paris Climate Summit, announced as one of the biggest climate negotiations in history,...

  • Published on 16 July 2015

    Research: Unraveling the Link Between Managerial Risk-Taking and Innovation - the Mediating Role of a Risk-Taking Climate

    Innovation has become a crucial factor for companies looking to maintain their competitive advantage. Yet creating innovative ideas requires a certain level of risk-taking. While research on this subject has focused primarily on risk-taking at one...

  • Published on 03 July 2015

    Making a success of your business transfer: new tools developed for a European project

    Every year, approximately 150,000 business transfers fail in Europe threatening some 600,000 jobs. BTAR's European project, launched in early 2015, aims to target the vulnerabilities in business transfer systems and draw on best practices in order...

  • Published on 23 June 2015

    Baromètre de la finance : Climat mondial des affaires juin 2015

    La perception du climat des affaires par les responsables financiers français et la comparons aux résultats obtenus en Europe et dans le reste du monde. L'évaluation des sources de risque pour l'entreprise ainsi que les prévisions de croissance des...

  • Published on 22 June 2015

    Research: Microeconomic Degrowth, Community Supported Agriculture

    Economic growth is the cornerstone of mainstream macroeconomics. In the face of economic crises and unemployment, growth has long been the only acceptable solution. Yet many issues have started to challenge this dominant economic model. As a result...

  • Recherche : nutrition des sportifs et plaisir
    Published on 16 June 2015

    Is It Fun or Exercise ? The Framing of Physical Activity Biases Subsequent Snacking

    While the benefits of exercising are widely accepted by consumers and healthcare providers, people who begin an exercise program don't necessarily lose weight. A fact that can be frustrating not only for practitioners, but their coaches and...

  • Mark Olsthoorn, professor and researcher at Grenoble Ecole de Mangement
    Published on 07 April 2015

    Recherche : Effacement de consommation électrique, pourquoi les industriels hésitent

    En acceptant de réduire leur consommation électrique lors de pics de demande, les industriels faciliteraient l'équilibrage des réseaux de distribution. Or, ils ont de solides arguments pour ne pas jouer la carte de la flexibilité. Une étude les...

  • Vincent Mangematin, Associate Dean for Corporate Relations and Research at Grenoble Ecole de Management
    Published on 17 March 2015

    Orchestrating Innovation with User Communities in the Creative Industries

    In search of continuous innovation, the digital creative industries have expanded their interactions with user communities to develop their products. This study highlights the evolution of these company-user relationships that allow for fluid...

  • Published on 16 January 2015

    Nostalgia makes consumers more likely to spend or donate money

    The use of nostalgia has been a top trend in marketing in the last few years, in commercials, product lines and even TV shows. The present study demonstrates that feeling nostalgic weakens the desire to hold on to money, and makes it easier to part...

  • Published on 16 January 2015

    Recherche : Pourquoi la nostalgie vous donne envie d’acheter

    La mode actuelle des produits « rétro » ou vintage ne doit rien au hasard. Une étude co-écrite par Jannine Lasaleta, chercheur à GEM, montre que ce qui suscite un sentiment de nostalgie réduit simultanément l’attrait pour l’argent. Le dépenser...

  • Joachim Schleich, professor and energy markets experts at Grenoble Ecole de Management
    Published on 01 December 2014

    Research: Switching to energy efficient lighting : a bright idea!

    Energy efficiency policies such as the EU ban on incandescent light bulbs (and on halogen ones in the near future) have been the subject of much discussion in the last few years. The majority of the academic community predicted that new emerging...

  • Published on 07 November 2014

    Research : Digitization, Changing How We Work and Coordinate Projects

    All of us use digital tools and objects that can now be shared and combined in a variety of ways. This change has profoundly influenced the organization of work with projects being divided according to specialization and geographical location.

  • Published on 07 November 2014

    Recherche : Effets spéciaux pour le cinéma, l’art de faire collaborer 60 métiers

    Comment les spécialistes des effets spéciaux collaborent-ils sur un même film alors qu’ils appartiennent à 60 métiers différents et sont répartis dans le monde entier ? Deux chercheurs de GEM ont étudié les mécanismes de coordination qui structurent...

  • Erno TORNIKOSKI is a Professor in Entrepreneurship at Grenoble Ecole de Management.
    Published on 16 September 2014

    Research: How can the start-up process be accelerated?

    Success or failure of new businesses is what most studies related to the start-up process focus on. However, in today's dynamic market, time is a highly critical issue for nascent entrepreneurs.