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strategy+business (Issue 61 / Winter 2010)

Below is a full article list from this issue of strategy+business.


The Good, the Bad, and the Trustworthy
by Paul A. Argenti, James Lytton-Hitchins, and Richard Verity
Even successful public relations is no longer enough to protect a company’s reputation.
 
Five Factors for Finding the Right Site
by Ajay Chamania, Heral Mehta, and Vikas Sehgal
Placing a new research, design, or engineering center in emerging markets demands more than just “location, location, location.”
 
Data Points: Manufacturing’s Economic Footprint
 
Getting Big by Going Small
by Laura W. Geller and Greg Rotz
Francois Nader, CEO of NPS Pharmaceuticals, describes how a new model for biotech brought his company back from the brink.
 
Road Map to Relevance
by Eduardo Alvarez and Srini Raghavan
How a capabilities-driven information technology strategy can help differentiate your company.
 
How Aha! Really Happens
by William Duggan
The theory of intelligent memory suggests that companies relying on conventional creativity tools are getting shortchanged.
 
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle…or Rethink
by Tim Laseter, Anton Ovchinnikov, and Gal Raz
For consumer durables, environmental sustainability starts with discarding conventional wisdom.
 
The Right to Win
by Cesare Mainardi
Business strategy is at an evolutionary crossroads. It’s time to resolve the long-standing tension between the inherent identity of your organization and the fleeting nature of your competitive advantage.
 
The Global Innovation 1000: How the Top Innovators Keep Winning
by Barry Jaruzelski and Kevin Dehoff
Booz & Company’s annual study of the world’s biggest R&D spenders shows why highly innovative companies are able to consistently outperform. Their secret? They’re good at the right things, not at everything.
 
A Better Choosing Experience
by Sheena Iyengar and Kanika Agrawal
When consumers are overwhelmed with options, marketers should give them what they really want: ways of shopping that lower the cognitive stress.
 
Best Business Books 2010
by Theodore Kinni
 
Best Business Books 2010: The Economy
by David Warsh
The Fog of Panic
 
Best Business Books 2010: Leadership
by Walter Kiechel III
Highlights in a Low Year
 
Best Business Books 2010: Innovation
by Krisztina “Z” Holly
Innovation as a Social Act
 
Best Business Books 2010: China
by Sheridan Prasso
Probing China’s Infrastructure
 
Best Business Books 2010: Human Capital
by Sally Helgesen
Talent Redefined
 
Best Business Books 2010: The Human Mind
by Judith E. Glaser
You Are What You Think
 
Best Business Books 2010: Management
by David K. Hurst
The Chorus Takes a Bow
 
Best Business Books 2010: Biography and History
by James O’Toole
True Tales of Fortune
 
Best Business Books 2010: s+b’s Top Shelf

 
The Thought Leader Interview: Vineet Nayar
by Art Kleiner and Vikas Sehgal
The CEO of HCL Technologies describes how he focused his company on growth by engaging staff in unprecedented ways.
 
Personality Type and Risk Appetite
by Matt Palmquist
Nervous CEOs take fewer risks.
 
The Benefits of Saying You’re Sorry
by Matt Palmquist
Apologies, especially those that admit responsibility, can lead to faster settlements and lower demands.
 
How E-mail Privacy Affects Morale
by Matt Palmquist
Companies should adopt a moderately restrictive e-mail monitoring system, and be sure that employees fully understand it.
 
Building Support for Change
by Matt Palmquist
A successful change management initiative requires commitment from all the organization’s leaders, not just the CEO.
 
Family Matters
Marshall Goldsmith, author of Mojo, introduces a passage on the difficulties of balancing work and family, from You Can’t Predict a Hero, by Joseph J. Grano Jr.