It Takes Two to Tango: Why employers shouldn’t be so quick to downsize during COVID-19

It Takes Two to Tango: Why employers shouldn’t be so quick to downsize during COVID-19. Sandra Forro, IE Business School, IE University Winner of the 2021 CoBS student CSR article competition, takes a sharp look at firms during the global recession and their track record of employee versus business strategy: save the company, save the employees – or both?

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A Statement from the Deans of the Council on Business & Society

The month of June 2021 marks the 10th anniversary of the Council on Business & Society (CoBS), which now counts seven member schools of business and management, all triple-crown accredited and leaders and educational pioneers in their respective countries.

As leading educational institutions in our respective countries, the member schools of the Council on Business & Society have a direct local and national impact on issues such as job and career prospects for our graduates and executive education, providing industry with talented individuals, offering engagement with – and economic value to – our local communities and giving knowledge and insight to policy-makers and governments at the highest level. Internationally, our alumni – some 231,000 among the seven member schools – work on every continent in leading corporations, government bodies, institutions and NGOs and, in many cases, have created employment and innovation through their entrepreneurial talent.

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