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Issue 102, Spring 2021

strategy+business magazine: Issue 102 Spring 2021

In this issue

Cover story

  • Take on tomorrow

    PwC leaders on the dilemmas, challenges, and opportunities facing business in 2021 and the long term.

Leading Ideas

Essays

Books in Brief

  • A woman with her head in her hands is partially obscured by an open laptop computer in front of her.

    No, we can’t

    by Mike Jakeman
    In her new book, Can’t Even, Anne Helen Petersen lays out the immense challenges millennials face in gaining a foothold in the economy.
  • Delivery person in car using GPS navigation system on his phone

    Is the gig up?

    by Theodore Kinni
    In her new book, Boston College professor Juliet Schor reports on the ways that the sharing economy has — and has not — lived up to its initial promise.
  • An overhead view focuses on a hiker’s pair of mud-covered boots, with leaves, grass, and mud scattered on the trail beneath them.

    Survival of the fittest

    by Daniel Akst
    In his new book, John Hudson, a survival instructor for the British military, offers lessons on how to get through the most challenging ordeals.
  • Two women emerge from neighboring fitting rooms and happily discover they are wearing the same dress

    What people like you like

    by Theodore Kinni
    In his new book, MIT Sloan School research fellow Michael Schrage explores the powerful effects of recommendation engines and where they might lead.

Inside the Mind of the CEO

Endpage: Recent Research

  • A businessman is seen from behind as he exits the door of a wood-paneled office.
    s+b Blogs

    Boycotts unsettle boards

    by Matt Palmquist
    A director’s beliefs can prompt his or her departure when the company finds itself targeted by the public.