Below is a full article list from this issue of strategy+business.
|Overcoming the Global Innovation Trade-Off
by Yves Doz and Keeley Wilson
How to maintain creative complexity without the limitations of co-location.
|The Lesson of Lost Value
by Christopher Dann, Matthew Le Merle, and Christopher Pencavel
A new study finds that underestimating strategic risk is the number one cause of shareholder value destruction. But it doesn’t have to be.
|The Offline Executive
by Henry Mintzberg and Peter Todd
A manager’s effectiveness depends not only on using e-mail and other electronic communication, but also on learning to shut it down.
|Kicking the Sales Promotion Habit
by David Ganiear and Karla Martin
Addiction to discounts is costly for retailers, but in moderation, promotions can boost profits and brand value.
|s+b Trend Watch: Grocery Shoppers Plan to Stay Frugal
According to a recent survey, many of the frugal habits that grocery shoppers adopted during the recession are here to stay.
|Talent Is a Strategic Asset: A Virtual Roundtable
by Christopher Click
At Devon Energy, building the most critical capabilities requires a high-touch approach to human capital and the HR function.
|The University’s Dilemma
by Tim Laseter
In the face of disruptive change, higher education needs a new, more innovative business model.
|The Global Innovation 1000: Making Ideas Work
by Barry Jaruzelski, John Loehr, and Richard Holman
The early stages of innovation can be challenging. But Booz & Company’s annual study of R&D spending reveals that successful innovators bring clarity to a process often described as fuzzy and vague.
|A Strategist’s Guide to Personalized Medicine
by Avi Kulkarni and Nelia Padilla McGreevy
Breakthroughs in pharmaceutical innovation are poised to change the prevailing business model of the industry — with dramatic effects on healthcare costs and practice.
|Best Business Books 2012
by Theodore Kinni
Our annual review of the year’s best business books.
|Best Business Books 2012: Biography
by Alice Schroeder
|Best Business Books 2012: Strategy
by Phil Rosenzweig
|Best Business Books 2012: Marketing
by Shaun Holliday
|Best Business Books 2012: Innovation
by Krisztina “Z” Holly
Context Is King
|Best Business Books 2012: Healthcare
by J. Philip Lathrop
Beyond the Rhetoric of Reform
|Best Business Books 2012: Organizational Culture
by Sally Helgesen
|Best Business Books 2012: Capitalism
by James O’Toole
Of Markets and Morals
|Best Business Books 2012: s+b’s Top Shelf|
|The Thought Leader Interview: William J. O’Rourke
by Ann Graham
The former head of Alcoa Russia teaches executives that in international business practice, ethics and competitive advantage go hand in hand.
|Walking the Talk on Foreign Experience
by Matt Palmquist
To stem the loss of repatriated employees, multinationals must show them more respect.