|Rethink Your Strategy: An Urgent Memo to the CEO
by Paul Branstad, Bill Jackson, and Shumeet Banerji
How corporate leaders can move aggressively to seize new opportunities.
|Taking a Calmer View
by Klaus-Peter Gushurst, Ivan de Souza, and Vanessa Wallace
The financial sector’s prospects in the wake of crisis may be better than you think.
|Relocate? Transform? Which Option Is Right?
by Hans-Jörg Kutschera, Peter Obdeijn, Michael Ilgner, and Peter von Hochberg
How to make smart decisions that will maximize manufacturing efficiencies.
|A Global Checkup: Diagnosing the Health of Today’s Organizations
by DeAnne M. Aguirre, Lloyd W. Howell Jr., David B. Kletter, and Gary L. Neilson
A new Booz Allen Hamilton study detects the sources of organizational dysfunction and reveals where you’re most likely to find companies programmed to thrive.
|Six Types of Marketing Organizations: Where Do You Fit In?
by Edward Landry, Andrew Tipping, and Brodie Dixon
Is your marketing approach in sync with your company’s needs? Here’s how to figure that out.
|Making Mobile Payment Work for Everyone
by Roman Friedrich, Johannes Bussmann, Olaf Acker, and Niklas Dieterich
The key is cooperation among all the stakeholders.
|Making the Most of "Feet on the Street"
by Edward Landry and Jaya Pandrangi
A strategic approach to the often-overlooked field of outsourced merchandising can cut costs and transform a company’s presence on the shelves.
|The Rise of the Activist CFO
by Vinay Couto, Frank Galioto, and Mark J. Moran
An ongoing survey finds that “activist” chief financial officers are becoming strategic assets to their companies — a change in job description that may not only improve their company’s performance but also enhance their career options.
|Designing the Factory Footprint for Competitive Advantage
by Dermot Shorten, Michael Pfitzmann, and Curt Mueller
Assessing supply chain design can be the key to profitability and even survival.
|Not Your Father’s CFO
by Vinay Couto, Irmgard Heinz, and Mark J. Moran
With Sarbanes-Oxley at their backs and growth on the horizon, leading chief financial officers are transforming their roles...and their companies.
|The Best Ideas in Business — Revealed!
by Gregory J. Millman
Of the 12 finalists in Booz Allen Hamilton’s Leading Innovations Competition, six made it to the winner’s circle.
|10 Principles of Change Management
by John Jones, DeAnne Aguirre, and Matthew Calderone
Tools and techniques to help companies transform quickly.
|Innovation’s New Performance Standard
by David Neely and Kevin Dehoff
A 50-company survey shows that executives expect innovation initiatives to deliver 20 to 30 percent improvements in customer value, product cost, and quality in only two years.
|Profiles in Organizational DNA Research and Remedies
by Gary Neilson, Bruce Pasternack, Decio Mendes, and Eng-Ming Tan