France: Training Europe's Executives

Fontainebleau is a town 35 miles south of Paris, famous for its cheese, its forest, its historic chateau, and a 400-year-old monastery. Lately it has also become important to international business as the site of what is probably Europe's best business school, the Institut Européen d'Administration des Affaires. INSEAD, as it is known, has built a reputation as a sort of Harvard Business School of Europe by carefully winnowing applicants and training them so rigorously that they are eagerly courted by the headhunters of big international companies. This week INSEAD's distinguished...

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