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Issue 100, Autumn 2020
strategy+business magazine: Issue 100 Autumn 2020

In this issue

Cover story

  • Adapting to a new world

    by Blair H. Sheppard, Daria Zarubina, and Alexis Jenkins
    Facing the challenges of the post-COVID-19 landscape.
  • GMO

    The clear Sky strategy

    by David Lancefield and Daniel Gross
    Jeremy Darroch, the CEO of global television company Sky, believes consistent renewal and reinvention is the key to relevance in the age of streaming.

Leading Ideas

Essays

  • Leadership

    Revealing leaders’ blind spots

    by Joan Shafer, Adam Bryant, and David Reimer
    There is very little overlap between the management areas leaders think they need to improve and the weaknesses identified by those they lead. Reconciling these differences will improve leaders and their organizations.

Books in Brief

  • Making experiments pay

    by Theodore Kinni
    In The Power of Experiments, Harvard Business School professors Michael Luca and Max Bazerman provide an overview of the applications, promise, and perils of corporate experimentation.
  • Restoring faith in humanity?

    by Mike Jakeman
    In his new book, historian Rutger Bregman argues that people are actually fundamentally good.
  • The business of America, in a nutshell

    by Daniel Akst
    In his new book, American Business History, Walter A. Friedman offers a highly concise history of free enterprise in the United States.
  • Too much work, too little time

    by Theodore Kinni
    In the new book Overload, professors Erin L. Kelly and Phyllis Moen report the results of a rigorous five-year field experiment in giving employees more control over their jobs.

The Thought Leader Interview

Endpage

  • The s+b crossword

    by Myles Mellor
    Get ready to put your knowledge of all things business to the test with a puzzle celebrating our 25th anniversary.