|Health Care’s Technology Cost Crisis
by Charles Beever, Heather Burns, and Melanie Karbe
Spiraling drug prices aren’t the only challenge facing the U.S. health-care system. Medical technology costs must be controlled, without sacrificing innovation.
|Four Steps to Corporate Resilience
by Liisa Välikangas
Rather than survival of the fittest, a truly healthy approach to economic adaptation and wealth creation is for companies to become more resilient.
|The Right Way to Make Branch Banking Pay
by Paul Kocourek, Aditya Bhasin, and Paul Hyde
For today’s consumer banks, reinventing local branches as a hub to attract and retain customers is essential to profit and growth.
|Volunteering to Be a Better Manager
by Richard Pound and Karl Moore
Volunteering in nonprofits isn’t just a charitable act; it’s a way for executives to hone their management and leadership skills.
|The 10 Principles of Change Management
by John Jones, DeAnne Aguirre, and Matthew Calderone
Tools and techniques to help companies transform quickly.
|HR on Top
by Edward E. Lawler III
Outsourcing routine activities can turn human resources administrators into business strategists.
|The World’s Most Exciting Accountant
by Art Kleiner
NYU Professor Baruch Lev finds vast value in intangible assets.
|The Power of Plausibility Theory
by Tim Laseter and Matthias Hild
A new form of decision analysis is helping executives reevaluate risk management.
|The Innovator's Prescription: Raising Your Return on Innovation Investment
by Alexander Kandybin and Martin Kihn
Each company has an intrinsic innovation effectiveness curve. Here are three ways to lift it.
|The Innovator's Prescription: The Art of Scale
by Costas Markides and Paul Geroski
How to turn someone else’s idea into a big business.
|The Innovator's Prescription: The Relevance of Brand Relevance
by David A. Aaker
New product categories can subvert incumbent brands — or give them a new lease on life.
|CEO Succession 2003: The Perils of "Good" Governance
by Chuck Lucier, Rob Schuyt, and Junichi Handa
Pressured by shareholders, boards are humbling once-imperial CEOs — in ways that may contribute to lower returns, Booz Allen Hamilton’s annual study finds.
Conversations with scholars and practitioners on the new challenges of life at the top.
|The 7 Types of Organizational DNA
by Gary Neilson, Bruce A. Pasternack, and Decio Mendes
An exclusive survey shows most companies possess traits that inhibit their ability to execute.
|The Philosopher of Progress and Prosperity
by Art Kleiner
Peruvian economist Hernando de Soto has found a way to enrich the poor.
|Herb Kelleher: The Thought Leader Interview
by Chuck Lucier
The cofounder and chairman of Southwest Airlines tells why a firm’s people are everything.
|Does Nick Carr Matter?
by Steve Lohr
A controversial new book on the strategic value of information technology is flawed — but right.
On corporate theater, social enterprises, activity-based cost accounting, and other topics of interest.
|Standing in the Shadows of Love
by Bruce Feirstein