IKEA’s Scarpaleggia: “Growth is one thing and greed is another”
Simona Scarpaleggia boils down the 2008 financial crisis to two very distinct issues: too much of a reliance on the financial economy as opposed to the real economy and decisions made out of greed. In part four of our interview, the IKEA Switzerland CEO also talks about making big decisions, hard lessons learned, and about what pushed her to write her new book, “The Other Half.”
IKEA Switzerland’s “Chief of Sleep”: gimmick or legitimate job?
IKEA Switzerland’s “Chief of Sleep” will travel to their stores around the world as an ambassador, looking to instill the importance of sleep to all employees. Outgoing CEO Simona Scarpaleggia says the new role is more than just a gimmick, though its creation has certainly garnered plenty of attention. In part three of our Newsmaker interview, she digs into the role’s significance and also imparts some wisdom for the incoming CEO.