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s+b’s coverage of corporate strategy and leadership is extensive and path-breaking. Featuring the work of noted thought leaders, as well as Booz & Company corporate strategy experts, our thought-provoking articles on leadership cover topics such as strategic planning, risk management, leadership skills building, and business transformation. The world’s most prominent writers on leadership — including Warren Bennis, James O’Toole, and former Procter & Gamble CEO A.G. Lafley — write for strategy+business. We also publish Booz & Company’s comprehensive annual CEO Succession Study.

Strategy & Leadership

s+b Blogs
May 20, 2015
by Eric J. McNulty
Is magnetism at the top all it’s cracked up to be?
May 6, 2015
by Ken Favaro
More companies are seeking greater control of their value chain — but they should do so with caution.
May 5, 2015
by Eric J. McNulty
It’s time to celebrate those butt-kicking, get-it-done teams who work out of the spotlight.
April 20, 2015
by Eric J. McNulty
Executives in transition often spend too little time on what matters most: building relationships.
April 13, 2015
by Pankaj Ghemawat
The most profitable global company in the cement industry expanded from Mexico by building world-class capabilities.
 

The $112 Billion
CEO Succession
Problem

Poor planning for changes in leadership costs companies dearly. Getting it right is worth more than you might think. See also “CEO Succession: Why It Pays to Have a Plan.”


The Decline
of the COO

Is it time to add chief operating officers to the list of endangered species?
 

The
Imagination
Gap

Business leaders in at least 16 sectors are still not fully prepared for the digital transformation of their industries.


The Haier
Road to Growth

Customers always come first for this Chinese appliance maker — even as it continually reinvents itself and expands around the world.
 

How Emerging Markets Can Finally Arrive

Building world-class domestic firms is the overlooked key to economic development.

CEO Succession: Why It Pays to Have a Plan

Large companies can lose billions of dollars when they don’t plan for changes in leadership. See also “The $112 Billion CEO Succession Problem.”

The Foundation of CEMEX’s Success—In Pictures

How the Mexican company developed the global capabilities needed to support its international business strategy. For more insights, read the related article.

Mark Bertolini’s Preventive Disruption

For Aetna’s CEO, the lauded move to raise employee wages is just part of a broader strategy to adapt to changes in healthcare.

CEMEX’s Strategic Mix

An s+b Roundtable: This Mexican cement company redefined itself as a global solutions provider with the critical capabilities to match. See also “The Foundation of CEMEX’s Success—In Pictures.”

Boost Your Innovation Confidence

Know your customers, understand new technologies, embrace failure, then take a leap of faith.

Hey, Leaders: Stop Thinking So Much and Just Do It

To reach your true leadership potential, writes INSEAD professor Herminia Ibarra, push yourself outside your comfort zone.

10 Principles of Organization Design

These fundamental guidelines, drawn from experience, can help you reshape your organization to fit your business strategy.

Linda A. Hill on the Creative Power of the Many

The Harvard Business School professor explains how leaders can harness collective genius to achieve innovation success.

Agility Is Within Reach

With strategic responsiveness and organizational flexibility, you can move quickly when your industry changes.
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