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- The manufacturing chief describes how an industrial powerhouse founded in the 19th century is using software, sensors, and savvy to create a digital manufacturer that can thrive in the 21st century.
- Empathy and mindfulness are hot topics because they speak to glaring needs in today’s workplace.
- The NYU social psychologist says that the ethical risks for a business depend on its ingrained cultural attitudes.
- There’s no scientific method for coming up with brilliant new ideas. But the authors of a new book argue that a set of habits can help foster innovation.
- Two leaders of an Australian fund explain how they challenged deceptive messages about investment capability, and raised the game of the companies they work with.
- The entrepreneur-in-residence for the City of Los Angeles Mayor’s Office recommends three books to stimulate organizational entrepreneurship and innovation.
- A Columbia Business School professor suggests a reading list for leaders struggling to hold on to competitive advantage.
- Having applied the logic of physics to predict the life expectancy of biological creatures and cities, Geoffrey West is now searching for the scientific principles that dictate the life spans of companies.
- The master algorithm will invent everything that can be invented.
- A celebrated proprietor of R&D ateliers explains how companies can cultivate the rare people who create miracles.
- One of the world’s most influential business thinkers talks about the books that shaped his approach to his career.
- By identifying your top talent and putting them in the right position, you’re increasing your odds of creating new businesses.
- A leading business author talks about the books that shaped his thinking and career.
- The University of Michigan professor believes that to solve human problems, human skill is needed more urgently than ever before.
- Michael Wolff on the resurgence of TV in the digital age.
- Coca-Cola’s Derk Hendriksen says his company wants to lead the way in positively affecting communities and empowering women entrepreneurs.
- The Stanford professor calls out four books that illuminate the often-dark paths to power.