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Issue 88, Autumn 2017

strategy+business magazine: Issue 88 Autumn 2017

In this issue

Cover story

  • Global Perspective

    Common Purpose: Realigning Business, Economies, and Society

    by Colm Kelly and Blair Sheppard
    Today’s economic and political upheavals reflect an ongoing misalignment between business and economies (on the one hand) and acceptable societal outcomes (on the other). There is still time to adjust, if we are willing to reexamine some long-held assumptions.

Leading Ideas

Essays

  • Technology

    The New Class of Digital Leaders

    by Pierre Péladeau, Mathias Herzog, and Olaf Acker
    Faced with organizational challenges, more and more companies are hiring an executive to manage their digital transformation.
  • Innovation

    The Next Big Technology Could Be Nanomaterials

    by Jeffrey Rothfeder
    Discoveries surrounding a new class of impossibly small and improbably powerful compounds could reshape the materials industry — and the world around us.

Books in Brief

  • Business Literature

    Woman at Work

    by Jill Priluck
    In a new memoir,  Wall Street veteran Sallie Krawcheck recalls her career and her evolution into an entrepreneur and advocate for women in the workplace.
  • Business Literature

    The Science Behind Mental Preparation

    by Daniel Gross
    In his new book, Daniel McGinn investigates the ways people prepare themselves to perform, taking us beyond the clichés of yoga poses, centering exercises, and nap rooms.

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