Many people dream of being one of them, but only few make it all the way to the top. According to two CBS researchers, it takes more than just hard work to get to the top of the Danish hierarchy of power.
One of the heavyweights in the Danish investor environment recently visited one of a series of seminars held by the Copenhagen School of Entrepreneurship and CBS Alumni. Read Christian Stadil's advice for alumni who wish to involve themselves in a start-up company and how he would go about it if he was in their shoes.
A strong interest in international work and collaboration across national borders has always been a dominant factor in Susie A. Ruff's career. A career offering exciting jobs with a global perspective has led her to a new life chapter a few years ago; the start-up of her own business.
It was actually a coincidence that Nels Mortensen began studying at CBS. But with a certain amount of stubbornness and a structured approach, he managed to complete his programme and after graduation quickly secured a job in a job market that was otherwise under pressure.
Stories have great power in organisations. Not only the stories you tell your colleagues, but also the ones companies tell through presentations, speeches and quarterly reports. Two CBS researchers talk about their work prior to an event organised by the Department of International Business Communication and CBS Alumni. The event takes place on 2 March 2016.
When Jakob Haldor Topsøe began studying at CBS, he did not expect a deep involvement in the company founded by his grandfather. But now he is chairman of the board in Haldor Topsøe's holding company. A student position ended up being crucial to his studies and future career.