IE Business School holds 5th position worldwide in open executive training programs, according to the Financial Timesâ?? 2008 Executive Education Ranking. The survey, which analyses the quality of executive training around the world, places IE Business School 16 worldwide in the combined ranking that evaluates the quality of both open programs and customized training. IE…Details
Nowadays, in our global world, the phenomenon of online social networking is critical to achieve success. Before the age of the business social networking it was hard to convene other internet users or business associates online. Not only have business social networking websites made it safer to meet up people online and search for jobs,…Details
Vision, Nerve and Other Peoples’ Money Being Successful as an Entrepreneur May 12, 2008 Pinar 18, P-211, 6.30 p.m. JACK HARDING, Co-founder, president and CEO of e-Silicon, a leading supplier of custom integrated circuits for the world’s leading electronics inaugurates the Venture Lab Speaker Series at IE Business School providing an entrepreneur’s perspective on…Details
May 2008 | By Leopoldo Calvo-Sotelo, Director of Master in International Relations at IE School of Arts and Humanities
International relations are the Achillesâ?? heel of many a president when they first come to power, and their first reaction is to place it in the hands of a professional. But everything changes when it comes to re-election.
North American political commentators have coined the term “second term blues” to refer to the problems that usually affect the presidents of the United States during their second term of office. Often it is said that they are a combination of tiredness and arrogance that comes from power exercised over a long time. The experience of Spanish democracy has still not given rise to this type of problem, but certain trends in second terms of office can be identified in the field of international relations. It is particularly interesting to analyse successive appointments to the post of minister of foreign affairs.
Ministers of foreign affairs have always enjoyed special prestige in democracies. In North America, the world fame of the secretary of state has, on exceptional occasions, rivalled that of the president himself. This occurred with Henry Kissinger during the last stage of NixonÂ´s office and during the presidency of Gerald Ford. Whatever the case, only the secretaries of state (and not all of them) appear next to the presidents in the photos and memories of an era. For example, the presidencies of Truman and Eisenhower are inseparable from the figures of Dean Acheson and John Foster Dulles, respectively.Details