Below is a full article list from this issue of strategy+business.
|Same-Day Delivery? Not So Fast
by Curt Mueller, Andrew Schmahl, and Andrew Tipping
Traditional retailers can outshine their online competitors in the distribution game.
|From Netscape to eHarmony: The High Risks and Big Rewards of Platform Markets
by Dylan Minor
Companies that link complementary partners, like dating sites or online auctions, can dominate for years or be swept away in an instant.
|Jonah Berger Is Over Twitter
by Laura W. Geller
How the science of social transmission will help your brand catch on—and why tweeting alone is not enough.
|Waiting for the Digital Grid
by Don Dawson, Earl Simpkins, and Josh Stillman
The modernized grid should revolutionize the way electricity is distributed and used, but its potential hasn’t yet been realized.
|s+b Trend Watch: Chinese Companies Reclaim “Made in China”
Chinese companies’ total exports are now roughly equal to that of foreign companies operating in China.
|A Skeptic’s Guide to 3D Printing
by Tim Laseter and Jeremy Hutchison-Krupat
Excitement about any new technology should be balanced with the application of time-tested forecasting tools.
|Healthcare Shifts from à la Carte to Prix Fixe
by Gary D. Ahlquist, Minoo Javanmardian, and Sanjay B. Saxena
A bundled approach to treatment offers higher quality, lower costs, and a better experience for patients.
|The Global Innovation 1000: Navigating the Digital Future
by Barry Jaruzelski, John Loehr, and Richard Holman
Booz & Company’s annual study of R&D spending reveals the tools that are transforming innovation—from customer insight to product launch.
|Are You Your Employees’ Worst Enemy?
by Kannan Ramaswamy and William Youngdahl
Many leaders inadvertently stand in the way of superior performance. Here’s how to avoid the hindrance trap. And to check your own performance, take our interactive survey.
|Best Business Books 2013
by Theodore Kinni
Our annual review of the year’s best business books. See also Best Business Books 2013—in Pictures.
|Best Business Books 2013: Strategy
by Walter Kiechel III
Rebuilding the Temple Mount
|Best Business Books 2013: Company Stories
by David K. Hurst
Lessons in Failure
|Best Business Books 2013: Globalization
by John Jullens
Here Come the New Competitors
|Best Business Books 2013: Digitization
by Howard Rheingold
Three Harbingers of Change
|Best Business Books 2013: Marketing
by Catharine P. Taylor
Is Your Brand Experienced?
|Best Business Books 2013: Managerial Self-Help
by Sally Helgesen
Influence, Inquiry, Action
|Best Business Books 2013: Leadership
by James O’Toole
Running the Detroit Three
|Best Business Books 2013: s+b’s Top Shelf
Our annual review of the year’s best business books.
|Why Eric Ries Likes Management
by Paul Michelman
The author of The Lean Startup is thinking big about the challenges facing companies in an economy driven by innovation.