Below is a full article list from this issue of strategy+business.
|Deals That Transform Companies
by Gregg Nahass
How to shift your business model with M&A integration.
|Is Tech Eroding Consumer Loyalty?
by Itamar Simonson and Emanuel Rosen
In many categories, the value of brands may be in decline.
|A Diagnosis for Personalized Medicine
by Avi Kulkarni and Nelia Padilla
The emergence of new technologies could convince physicians and insurers that patient-specific healthcare is here to stay.
|Turnover Alchemy: Converting Employee Losses into Gains
by Orly Lobel
Departing staffers can become a source of new networks and competitive intelligence.
|When Big Data Isn’t an Option
by David Meer
Companies that only have access to “little data” can still use that information to improve their business.
|A Guide to the Next Million Innovators
by Jen Swetzoff
Tech entrepreneur Christopher Schroeder explains why you need to pay attention to the mobile-powered masses.
|s+b Trend Watch: The Coming Digital Healthcare Landscape|
|Growing When Your Industry Doesn’t
by Kasturi Rangan and Evan Hirsh
Success and profits flow to companies with uniquely valuable market propositions — regardless of their sector.
|The Trust Agenda
by Dennis Nally
CEOs are increasingly seeking “good growth,” aligned with business ethics and sustainability.
|The Lives and Times of the CEO
by Ken Favaro, Per-Ola Karlsson, and Gary L. Neilson
From 100 years back to a quarter century ahead, the evolution of the chief executive officer.
|How to Choose the Right Digital
by Matt Egol, Michael Peterson, and Stefan Stroh
Four clear paths for winning and retaining customers today.
|Management in the Second Machine Age
by Tim Laseter
Future leaders will succeed by being entrepreneurial and by rethinking the balance between financial and social goals.
|10 Principles of Leading Change Management
by DeAnne Aguirre and Micah Alpern
These time-honored tools and techniques can help companies transform quickly. And watch the video, “How to Lead Change Management.”
|Making Better Decisions over Time
by Phil Rosenzweig
The technique of deliberate practice can dramatically improve performance, but knowing its limits is as important as understanding its value.
|Stephen Wolfram’s World-Changing Plans
by Jimmy Guterman
The physicist, author, and software entrepreneur has high expectations of pretty much everything and everyone.
|Thomas Malone on Building Smarter Teams
by Art Kleiner
The head of MIT’s Center for Collective Intelligence explains how the social intelligence factor is critical for business success.
|A Triple Scoop of Social Responsibility
by John Weir Close
Journalist Brad Edmondson’s recounting of the Ben & Jerry’s story, Ice Cream Social, focuses on the difficulties of living up to high-minded corporate mission statements after new owners take control.
|It’s Better to Receive Than to Give
by Sally Helgesen
In Thanks for the Feedback, Douglas Stone and Sheila Heen argue that the smart investment is not teaching managers how to give feedback, but rather teaching employees how to receive it.
|China’s Strategic Challenge
by David K. Hurst
In Can China Lead? a trio of business school professors argue that unless the Chinese Communist Party loosens its grip, the China “miracle” cannot be sustained.