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strategy+business (Issue 66 / Spring 2012)

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


Health Reform by the Numbers
by John Dineen
By using data to target inefficiencies, leading healthcare systems are proving technology’s potential to revolutionize care delivery.
 
Five Millennial Myths
by Jennifer J. Deal
Forget what you think you know about your Gen Y employees.
 
s+b Trend Watch: Social Media

 
A New Way to Gain Customer Insights
by David Meer
How conjoint analysis, a tried-and-true market research tool, can be used to support organic growth.
 
How to Make a Region Innovative
by Ernest J. Wilson III
To foster economic growth, innovation clusters need to draw on the power of an interrelated “quad” of sectors: public, private, civil, and academic.
 
The Faster New World of Healthcare
by Carl Dumont, Ashish Kaura, and Sundar Subramanian
Regulatory reform and IT advances are accelerating the “clockspeed” in healthcare. To compete, insurers will need to focus on three key areas.
 
Five Steps toward a Revitalized Pharmaceutical Supply Chain
by Marcus Ehrhardt, Robert Hutchens, and Susan Higgins
Global drug companies are facing disruption. One powerful strategic response is to rethink their manufacturing and operations footprints.
 
Big Pharma’s Uncertain Future
by Alex Kandybin and Vessela Genova
The business model that drove the major drugmakers’ success isn’t working anymore. The survivors will be those that make smart strategic bets supported by winning capabilities.
 
Winning Moves for 12 Industries
by Thomas A. Stewart
Every industry faces its own challenges in 2012’s turbulent, uncertain economic environment. These capabilities systems could pave the way for business growth and development in a dozen key sectors.
 
Chemicals: Deploy Natural Supply Chains
by Dennis Cassidy Jr., Jayant Gotpagar, and Marcus Morawietz

 
Industrials: Embrace Strong-Form Product Management
by Dan Holland, Barry Jaruzelski, Arvind Kaushal, and Marian Mueller

 
Aerospace: Shorten the Product Launch Cycle
by Jono Anderson and Randy Starr

 
Technology: Digitize the Verticals
by Toshiya Imai, Alex Koster, Kenny Kurtzman, Matthew Le Merle, and Pierre Peladeau

 
Automotive: Prepare for Black Swans
by Michael Beck, Brian Collie, Scott Corwin, Evan Hirsh, and Jan Miecznikowski

 
Pharmaceuticals: Go to Market More Effectively
by Peter Behner, Rick Edmunds, Marcus Ehrhardt, and Greg Rotz

 
Consumer Packaged Goods: Invest in Shopper Marketing
by Matt Egol, J. Neely, and Richard Rawlinson

 
Healthcare: Cut Costs, Strengthen Segmenting
by Gary Ahlquist, Gil Irwin, Minoo Javanmardian, and Jack Topdjian

 
Telecom: Provide Experience
by Bahjat El-Darwiche, Roman Friedrich, Michael Peterson, and Karim Sabbagh

 
Retail: Become Better Curators
by Deniz Caglar, Nicholas Hodson, Karla Martin, and Marcelo Tau

 
Retail Banking: Build Customer-Oriented Capabilities
by Paul Hyde, Ashish Jain, and Corey Yulinsky

 
Wealth & Asset Management: Bolster e-Relationships
by John Rolander, Srini Venkateswaran, and Gauthier Vincent

 
The Capabilities Premium in M&A
by Gerald Adolph, Cesare Mainardi, and J. Neely
A new study of inorganic growth shows that deals made to enhance or leverage the things that companies do well consistently outperform others.
 
Linda Rottenberg’s High-Impact Endeavor
by Paula Margulies
This social entrepreneur pioneered a new model for mentoring startups in emerging markets. Now she’s replicating it around the world.
 
The Thought Leader Interview: Bob Carrigan
by Art Kleiner
Media pioneer Bob Carrigan, of IDG Communications and the Interactive Advertising Bureau, explains why new media is the most optimistic part of the economy.
 
The Innovativeness of Nations
by Rob Norton
INSEAD professor Soumitra Dutta’s Global Innovation Index helps show which nations are on the rise and which are not.
 
Disruptive Innovators
by David K. Hurst
A review of The Innovator’s DNA, by Jeff Dyer, Hal Gregersen, and Clayton M. Christensen.
 
Disruptive Innovation
by David K. Hurst
A review of The Innovator’s Manifesto, by Michael E. Raynor.
 
The Travails of the U.S. Auto Industry
by David K. Hurst
A review of Once upon a Car, by Bill Vlasic.
 
The Upside of Management Gurus
by David K. Hurst
A review of Masters of Management, by Adrian Wooldridge.
 
Measuring the Value of Going Global
by Matt Palmquist
A new way to assess the pluses.