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strategy+business (Issue 62 / Spring 2011)

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


The Coming Wave of “Social Apponomics”
by Matt Anderson, Henning Hagen, and Gregor Harter
The secret to profitability on the Internet has finally arrived in an innovative blend of social media, Web mobility, and creative e-commerce applications.
 
Values vs. Value
by Timothy Devinney, Pat Auger, and Giana M. Eckhardt
New research revealing a disparity between what shoppers say and what they do debunks the myth of the ethical consumer.
 
Using Influence to Get Things Done
by Perry Buffett
Convincing senior management colleagues to follow your lead requires a blend of skills that add up to influential competence.
 
Data Points: Why Air Travel Is Bound to Boom
 
A Corporate Climate of Mutual Help
by Art Kleiner and Rutger von Post
Edgar Schein, MIT’s sage of organizational culture, explains why the quest for accountability should start with interdependence.
 
The M-Commerce Challenge to Retail
by Matt Anderson, Nick Buckner, and Stefan Eikelmann
As smartphones change shopping, merchants face a stark choice: Fall in behind their newly enabled consumers or fall behind altogether.
 
Cisco’s Virtual Management Lab
by Inder Sidhu
How one of the world’s most innovative companies discovered the value of focusing its R&D attention on its own business practices.
 
The Power of the Post-Recession Consumer
by John Gerzema and Michael D'Antonio
An analysis of attitudes and spending reveals a return to traditional values, driven by consumers searching for quality, affordability, and connection.
 
Stop Blaming Your Culture
by Jon Katzenbach and Ashley Harshak
Start using it instead — to reinforce and build the new behaviors that will give you the high-performance company you want.
 
“That’s the Way We (Used to) Do Things Around Here”
by Jeffrey Schwartz, Pablo Gaito, and Doug Lennick
With a little knowledge of neuroscience, reframing behavior can be the essence of organizational change.
 
The Rise of Generation C
by Roman Friedrich, Michael Peterson, and Alex Koster
How to prepare for the Connected Generation’s transformation of the consumer and business landscape.
 
Stan Ovshinsky’s Solar Revolution
by Lawrence M. Fisher
His inventions from 50 years ago enabled cell phones, laptops, and flat-screen TVs. Now, at age 88, he’s aiming to make solar power cheaper than coal.
 
The Thought Leader Interview: Didier Lombard
by Art Kleiner and Pierre Péladeau
The former chairman of the board of France Télécom says telecommunications companies must outpace — or be inundated by — the coming explosion in data traffic.
 
Getting beyond Green: Envisioning an Industrial Reboot
by Nancy A. Nichols
Some executives and scientists are calling for a radical rethinking of chemicals, cars, farms, and our future.
 
On Grabbing Power
by David K. Hurst
A review of Power, by Jeffrey Pfeffer.
 
Management Basics
by David K. Hurst
A review of The Wall Street Journal Essential Guide to Management, by Alan Murray.
 
The “Drive Theory” of Leadership
by David K. Hurst
A review of Driven to Lead, by Paul R. Lawrence.
 
Your Brain on the Internet
by David K. Hurst
A review of The Shallows, by Nicholas G. Carr.
 
Getting a New Job? It Pays to Speak Up about Salary
by Matt Palmquist
In a soft economy, collaborative negotiation may be the winning strategy.