July 1, 2014
Economist Don Thompson says a product’s value can rise if it’s accompanied by a compelling backstory, reputation, or buying experience.
June 18, 2014
Elizabeth Economy and Michael Levi argue that China’s demand for natural resources is unlikely to result in further price shocks.
May 28, 2014
Two decades after Jeremy Rifkin predicted that private sector jobs would disappear, his controversial view sounds far more likely, and far less ominous.
May 21, 2014
In The Son Also Rises, UC Davis economic historian Gregory Clark tracks surnames over hundreds of years to better understand social mobility.
May 14, 2014
Two new books suggest that how salespeople respond to “no” is a primary determinant in their success.
May 7, 2014
In The Craft Beer Revolution, Steve Hindy traces an industry disruption that gives beer drinkers reason to cheer.
April 8, 2014
In A More Beautiful Question, Warren Berger says that asking “why, what if, and how” can help companies become more efficient and creative.
March 25, 2014
In Reinventing American Health Care, professor Ezekiel Emanuel predicts that the benefits of reform are still years away.
March 19, 2014
John Kotter and Rita Gunther McGrath both argue that change will inevitably overwhelm hierarchical management systems, but their solutions differ.
March 12, 2014
In The Hard Thing about Hard Things, VC Ben Horowitz offers a creative solution for resolving conflict among organizational silos.