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The challenge of the change diagnosis

Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 13:30
Julio Sergio Ramírez

By Prof. Julio Sergio Ramírez. National issues like the fiscal deficit, unemployment, poverty, corruption or in the business context, problems such as loss of market, low productivity, high costs, high turnover of key personnel, are often treated as technical problems to which leaders believe they have solutions to implement.

If you go to a doctor who tells you that you have appendicitis, it is a technical problem. The leader,

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INCAE #1: Ranking América Economía 2013

Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 13:00
Adrián Fallas, Lead Generation Coordinator, INCAE Business School

Since our founding in 1964, INCAE has strived to provide a world-class education that affords our students global competitiveness with a Latin American perspective, combined with a great desire to develop a region with huge potential. We also have 3 great accreditations that certify our constant commitment to high academic standards. And unlike many global schools, INCAE was born out of a strong union of private entrepreneurs and with help from Harvard Business School and regional governments to create a high caliber institution to train the best talent in Latin America.


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The Value of Connecting

Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - 08:39
Randall Trejos

At INCAE, we recently finished the 2013 Professional Talent Fair, in which many graduates expected to learn how we could insert ourselves into the market once we finish this 21-month journey. Throughout the three days of activity, dozens of companies came forward to meet the next litter of Incaistas; others trying to fill open positions, came directly to interview potential candidates.  Between the conferences, informal conversations and psychometric tests, we all had a chance to do something very basic, but fundamental in business and in life. We had the chance to connect.


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What do Latin American leaders need? More women.

Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 12:02
Susan Clancy

04/04/2013. By Prof. Susan Clancy. While women represent half of the labor force in Latin America, corporate leadership positions remain dominated overwhelmingly by men, and it is unlikely that this situation will change.

To break structural and cultural barriers within organizations that hinder the advancement of women requires a firm commitment from senior commanders.

Over two thousand managers of local, regional and

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INCAE: developing courage in the leaders of today

Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 15:49
Isa­bel Re­yes Ara­gón, MBA IN­CAE 2012. Gra­dua­te with Ho­no­res, Gua­te­ma­la.

A little after a dance recital, in a small town in Guatemala, I am walking toward my house with my friends.  We separate into two groups.  Minutes after, I open the door of my home and my mother hugs me effusively: “there was a shootout between drug-traffickers and your friends…they killed Gerson;” a great friend was lost forever.  To live in a country with violence, insecurity and corruption and to be female, the daughter of a singer mother; it is the combination of these elements that forged my character and motivated me to search for the perfect complement to be a leader of change. That

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