The Start of a New Year

In the southern hemisphere, the arrival of September implies the start of a new year of growth. It´s springtime, and the atmosphere shifts from winter´s grey to spring´s floral colours and maypoles. Despite being based in the northern hemisphere, this September marks a few notable changes within the MEA team at IE. We have a…

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Turkish Spring

After a series of peaceful demonstrations for preserving a recreational area in Istanbul city center, which is planned to be demolished for the construction of a shopping mall, Turkish police interfered to protestors in a harsh way by using tear gas, pepper spray and pressurized water. Since the 31st of May, turmoil in Turkey continues…

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Chicago Heights

Meet IE Business School Organizational Behavior Professor Tara Wernsing, as she uses Chicago skyscrapers to talk about leadership. Among other things, she says that the one thing leadership and these amazing buildings have in common is that they both require dreamers and realists. For the complete blog post and other videos of this series please…

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Kenya is Celebrating the New President

A new era started in Kenya last weekend. Uhuru Kenyatta, wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) for crimes against humanity, won election Saturday as Kenya’s new President. He is the son of Kenya’s first president, the nation’s independence hero, and many Kenyans believe in him to embrace all ethnic groups and bring peace and…

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