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Web Only Articles (2013)

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

The Dynamic Capabilities of David Teece
by Art Kleiner
To U.C. Berkeley's long-standing strategy thinker, companies gain an edge only when they evolve in ways no one else can match.
 
The World’s Largest Ungoverned Space
by Mark Stahlman
Google executives Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen examine the political ramifications of digital ubiquity in The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations, and Business.
 
Who Should Own Big Data?
by Tom Casey, Kumar Krishnamurthy, and Boris Abezgauz
As analytics exert greater influence in organizational decision making, the question of how to manage this essential asset is coming to a head.
 
Douglas Rushkoff Makes the Digital Economy Work for You
by Art Kleiner
The social theorist on why new technologies are ushering in a paradigm shift, and how the transition will redefine how business is done.
 
Mobile Now
by Matthew Egol, Fabian Seelbach, and Naseem Sayani
With the latest mobile technology, the ability to deliver seamless, omnichannel consumer experiences is finally within reach.
 
The Digital Commerce Revolution
by Christopher Vollmer, Matthew Egol, and Naseem Sayani
A new study is revealing the opportunities and challenges in today’s marketplace, and how marketers, retailers, media companies, and other key industry players can compete to win.
 
The Gorilla of Agile Business Innovation
by William J. Holstein
Corning Glass Chief Technology Officer David Morse explains how the company—through speed and customer focus in research, development, and engineering—has built a multibillion-dollar enterprise.
 
The Flat World Debate Revisited
by John Jullens
The opposing views of Thomas Friedman and Pankaj Ghemawat on the state of globalization have significant implications for multinationals.
 
Algae at a Pump Near You?
by Theodore Kinni
Physicist William Cooke discusses the potential for algal biofuels to become the next big alternative energy source.
 
The Agility Factor
by Thomas Williams, Christopher G. Worley, and Edward E. Lawler III
A few large companies in every industry show consistently superior profitability relative to their peers, and they all have one thing in common: a highly developed capacity to adapt their business to change.
 
Solving China’s M&A Maze
by John Jullens
Multinationals creating partnerships with Chinese companies can adopt eight best practices to help manage the unique complexities they often encounter.
 
The Discipline of Managing Disruption
by Art Kleiner
To Harvard professor Clayton Christensen, coauthor of How Will You Measure Your Life?, a primary task of leadership is asking questions that anticipate great challenges.
 
Is China the World’s Next Rust Belt?
by John Jullens
Rising labor costs will challenge China’s manufacturing base, but five factors point to opportunities for growth.
 
What Drives a Company’s Success?
by Art Kleiner and Nadia Kubis
Booz & Company and strategy+business have introduced an online survey to explore the relationship between management theory, corporate identity, and high performance.
 
The Multipolar MBA
by William J. Holstein
To Rakesh Khurana, a Harvard Business School professor known for his histories of management knowledge, business schools are facing a crisis of global irrelevance.