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s+b Blogs - Business Literature (2013)

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

The Price and Prize of Strategic Partnering
Theodore Kinni
Successful collaborations create transformational value, according to BP executive Luc Bardin.
 
How Apple Built Its Design Capability
Theodore Kinni
A new biography of Apple design chief Jony Ive offers valuable lessons to leaders seeking to develop strategic capabilities.
 
How Creepy Is Your Company?
Theodore Kinni
In The Circle, novelist Dave Eggers creates a techno-dystopia that does a better job of  driving home the dangers of digitization than any nonfiction polemic to date.
 
Make Big Bets
Theodore Kinni
Harvard Business School professor Anita Elberse argues that making a few big gambles may be a safer long-term strategy than sticking to small investments.
 
Seeking Scale in the Maker Movement
Theodore Kinni
Mark Hatch, the CEO of TechShop, is betting that the new wave of high-tech DIY will bolster innovation and the growth of this nascent industry.
 
A Call for True Machiavellian Leadership
Theodore Kinni
According to scholar Maurizio Viroli, leaders cited The Prince as a rationale for unethical behavior for far too long. Accomplish something great instead.
 
Tapping into Your Inner Creative
Theodore Kinni
Tom and David Kelley of IDEO show readers how to channel the creativity they never knew they had.
 
From Halfway around the World to a Store Near You
Theodore Kinni
Journalist and author Rose George recounts her voyage on a container ship, transporting goods across the globe.
 
Two Books That Will Make You a Better Leader
Theodore Kinni
Edgar Schein can teach you to be a better helper and more effective questioner—skills that are essential to your leadership success.
 
Cow Clicker, DARPA, and the Power of Gaming
Theodore Kinni
Adam Penenberg’s new book examines how video games are being used to enhance organizations and improve lives.
 
Corporate Raiders and Their Minions: A History
Theodore Kinni
In his new book, John Weir Close recounts the modern era of hostile takeovers.
 
An Entrepreneur’s Journey to Business Nirvana
Theodore Kinni
How G Adventures’s founder Bruce Poon Tip built a successful business by following his bliss.
 
The Management Stylings of Harvard Business School
Theodore Kinni
How the “vocal silence” used to communicate professorial mores at HBS can make a difference at your company.
 
Leadership Lessons from the World of Walt Disney
Theodore Kinni
Disney legend Marty Sklar’s new memoir-cum-business book offers great backstage stories—and insights for leaders.
 
What Is the Wellspring of Innovation?
Theodore Kinni
Nobel Prize–winning economist Edmund Phelps argues that innovation and the prosperity it engenders are a function of our values.
 
Comic Books, Iced Tea, and the Secret to Winning in Business
Theodore Kinni
Honest Tea founders Seth Goldman and Barry Nalebuff explain—graphically—how they brewed up a successful company.
 
What’s Your Metastory?
Theodore Kinni
Ty Montague adds a useful twist to corporate storytelling.
 
Why I Get My Best Ideas in the Shower
Theodore Kinni
Ori Brafman and Judah Pollack explain why a little distraction can lead to business innovation.
 
Can Your Career Survive Transient Competitive Advantage?
Theodore Kinni
Rita Gunther McGrath helps you determine how ready you are for an accelerated business lifecycle.
 
In “Drone Corporations,” Self-Interest Prevails
Theodore Kinni
In his new book, Robert A.G. Monks indicts more than half of the Fortune 500, a handful of giant institutional shareholders, and the U.S. Supreme Court for hijacking the American Dream.
 
How You Can Be a Great Mentor, and a Great Protégé
Theodore Kinni
Chip Bell teams up with Marshall Goldsmith in the third edition of his best-selling business book on mentorship.
 
What Managers Can Learn from Mediators
Theodore Kinni
In Common Ground on Hostile Turf, environmental mediator Lucy Moore offers insights applicable to change management.
 
Government Subsidies Pave the Way in China
Theodore Kinni
Professors Usha Haley and George Haley identify the origin of Chinese dominance in four major industries.
 
Thinking Inside the Box
Theodore Kinni
A new book on creativity turns the conventional approach to business innovation on its head.
 
Resurrecting a Forgotten Capitalist
Theodore Kinni
David Farber’s seminal bio of John J. Raskob sets the business context for The Great Gatsby.
 
How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia
Theodore Kinni
Mohsin Hamid’s new novel raises perennial questions about the sacrifices we make to get ahead.
 
Smarter Executive Decision Making Is Within Reach
Theodore Kinni
Dan Heath, the coauthor of Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work, explains how to raise the quality of your company’s decisions.
 
AT&T from Apples to iPhones
Theodore Kinni
Ed Whitacre rescued a couple of iconic American companies, but a few years too late for my family.
 
Another Facet of Globalization
Theodore Kinni
In Story of My People, Edoardo Nesi explores that fate of his family’s company—and of local industry—amid rising global competition.