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s+b is an award-winning business magazine published quarterly by Booz & Company. This page lists the business articles from our latest print issue, featuring our extensive coverage of management thinking, business profiles, and strategic analysis, written by noted thought leaders, senior executives, and seasoned practitioners.

Issue 76, Autumn 2014

Strategy & Leadership

The New Supercompetitors

Companies that realize the power of their capabilities can shape how industries evolve. And watch the related video.
Organizations & People

The Entrepreneurship Coach

Working with startups showed Ernesto Sirolli how anyone can have more impact: Shut up and listen.
Global Perspective

Lenovo Goes Global

China’s most recognizable brand has plans to overtake Apple and Samsung.
Organizations & People

Kill Your Performance Ratings

Neuroscience shows why numbers-based HR management is obsolete. And watch the video “How Your Brain Responds to Performance Rankings.”
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Leading Ideas

Doing Business Where Governance Is Weak

Eight principles for succeeding in markets prone to ethical and legal risks.

Katherine Milkman on Why Fresh Starts Matter

The Wharton professor says moments when you wipe the slate clean can help you meet your goals. And watch the video “How the Fresh-Start Effect Creates a Clean Slate.

Does Your Company Keep Its Promises?

Despite best intentions, many businesses struggle with “commitment drift.”

Warfare, Software, and Industrial Design

The benefits of an organic, more iterative approach to product development. See also “Lessons in Product Design from Modern Warfare—In Pictures.”

s+b Trend Watch: Supermarkets’ Misguided Strategy

Why are grocery stores building up while sales go down?


Auto, Airlines & Transport

For Honda, Waigaya Is the Way

At the Japanese auto giant, unplanned, agenda-free meetings are ubiquitous and indispensable.
Strategy & Leadership

How Old Industries Become Young Again

Five indicators reveal when your sector is about to be transformed by dematurity.

Reimagine Your Enterprise

Make human-centered design the heart of your digital agenda.
Organizations & People

Three Secrets of Organizational Effectiveness

How the practices of “pride builders” can help you develop a high-performance culture.

Books in Brief

Genius Is a Team Effort

Michael Schrage reviews two notable books by veteran Silicon Valley journalists that seek to explain collaborative charisma.

The Downside of Competition

In A Bigger Prize, former CEO Margaret Heffernan argues that the corporate world has an unhealthy obsession with winning.

Moore’s Law Is Still Changing Everything

In The Second Machine Age, two MIT professors show how the exponential growth of new technologies is remaking the world.

Recent Research

The Art and Science of Add-On Fees

Companies must find a balance between the luxuries customers will pay for and the necessities they expect.