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Global Perspective Archive

November 27, 2012

The Global Innovation 1000: Making Ideas Work

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.
November 27, 2012

Overcoming the Global Innovation Trade-Off

How to maintain creative complexity without the limitations of co-location.
November 27, 2012

The Thought Leader Interview: William J. O’Rourke

The former head of Alcoa Russia teaches executives that in international business practice, ethics and competitive advantage go hand in hand.
November 27, 2012

The University’s Dilemma

In the face of disruptive change, higher education needs a new, more innovative business model.
November 27, 2012

Walking the Talk on Foreign Experience

To stem the loss of repatriated employees, multinationals must show them more respect.
November 12, 2012

The New Chinese Economy

The boom years may be in the past, but China still offers big opportunities for multinationals that adapt to its new economic reality.
August 28, 2012

Digitization and Prosperity

The economic growth of nations is linked to one factor: adoption of information and communications technology.
August 28, 2012

School Reform for Realists

Partnerships between business and education have a place in solving the talent gap, but not in the way most executives expect.
August 28, 2012

The Business Case for the European Union

To corporate leaders, this year’s economic crisis is a sign that a more unified Europe is a solution, not a problem.
August 28, 2012

Managing in a Multipolar World

Why global companies need to rethink their operating models.
August 20, 2012

Staying on the Road to Growth

Even amid ongoing tensions, Middle East leaders must maintain their commitment to economic reform.
May 29, 2012

China’s Mid-Market Innovators

A new category of competitor — low-price, medium-quality Chinese B2B upstarts — is shaking up the global competitive landscape.
April 9, 2012

A Talent Strategy for Emerging Economies

Two top leaders of the Middle East telecom company Etisalat explain how they recruit and retain people in frontier markets — the most challenging business environments in the world.
February 28, 2012

Linda Rottenberg’s High-Impact Endeavor

This social entrepreneur pioneered a new model for mentoring startups in emerging markets. Now she’s replicating it around the world.
February 28, 2012

How to Make a Region Innovative

To foster economic growth, innovation clusters need to draw on the power of an interrelated “quad” of sectors: public, private, civil, and academic.