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Lucy P. Marcus

Lucy P. Marcus

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Lucy P. Marcus, founder and CEO of Marcus Venture Consulting, Ltd., is Professor of Leadership and Governance at IE Business School and a non-executive board director of Atlantia SpA.

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  1. Time for a Boardroom Reckoning
    Elon Musk, Chairman, CEO of Tesla Motors, addresses a press conference VCG/VCG via Getty Images

    Time for a Boardroom Reckoning

    May 29, 2018 Lucy P. Marcus identifies shareholders' most urgent grievances about the way companies are operating.

  2. Facing Facebook’s Responsibility
    Mark Zuckerberg testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

    Facing Facebook’s Responsibility

    May 1, 2018 Lucy P. Marcus argues that the company needs to go much further to address its governance failures.

  3. Are Guns the Next Target for Conscientious Investors?
    National Rifle Association members look over optics in the SIG Sauer display Scott Olson/Getty Images

    Are Guns the Next Target for Conscientious Investors?

    Mar 20, 2018 Lucy P. Marcus argues that shareholder activism in the wake of the Parkland school shooting could bring meaningful reforms.

  4. The Sexual Harassment Reckoning
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    The Sexual Harassment Reckoning

    Feb 21, 2018 Lucy P. Marcus says that effective action to protect the rights and dignity of women and girls is becoming unavoidable.

  5. Let’s Talk About Politics
    Donald Trump delivers a speech Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images

    Let’s Talk About Politics

    Jan 17, 2018 Lucy P. Marcus argues that citizens and businesses must resist the temptation to disengage from current events.

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    Putin’s Brezhnev Moment

    Aryeh Neier draws parallels between the regime’s ongoing crackdown on civil society and late Soviet repression.
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    Utopia or Bust

    J. Bradford DeLong considers our options for both expanding and effectively slicing the proverbial economic pie.
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    Germany’s Reckoning

    Helmut K. Anheier

    Germany is now grappling with a host of difficult questions about its place in the world, the nature of its politics, and its most cherished values. For a pacifist society in a new age of conflict and war, everything must change if things are to remain the same.

    traces the contours of the country's debate, triggered by the Ukraine war, about its strategic future.
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    Preempting a Generative AI Monopoly

    Diane Coyle urges policymakers to take steps to counter the anti-competitive implications of a rapidly emerging market.
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    Japan’s Strategic Imperative

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr. sees the country doubling down on its best option for ensuring national security and regional stability.
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    China’s Savings Conundrum

    Zhang Jun explains why – and how – the country must stimulate household consumption to achieve a robust recovery.
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    The Flight of the Inflation Hawks

    Though the US Federal Reserve’s first interest-rate hike of 2023 is smaller than those that preceded it, policymakers have signaled that more increases are on the way, despite slowing price growth. But there is good reason to doubt the utility – and fear the consequences – of continued rate hikes, on both sides of the Atlantic.

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    How to Transform African Agriculture

    Safia Boly & Omid Kassiri identify four principles that could help governments across the continent boost food security.
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    Making Ukrainian Victory Possible

    Josep Borrell explains why continued military support and other forms of assistance remain critical.

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