Issue 62, Spring 2011
In this issue
- Start using it instead — to reinforce and build the new behaviors that will give you the high-performance company you want.
- With a little knowledge of neuroscience, reframing behavior can be the essence of organizational change.
- The secret to profitability on the Internet has finally arrived in an innovative blend of social media, Web mobility, and creative e-commerce applications.
- Edgar Schein, MIT’s sage of organizational culture, explains why the quest for accountability should start with interdependence.
- New research revealing a disparity between what shoppers say and what they do debunks the myth of the ethical consumer.
- Convincing senior management colleagues to follow your lead requires a blend of skills that add up to influential competence.
- As smartphones change shopping, merchants face a stark choice: Fall in behind their newly enabled consumers or fall behind altogether.
- How one of the world’s most innovative companies discovered the value of focusing its R&D attention on its own business practices.
- An analysis of attitudes and spending reveals a return to traditional values, driven by consumers searching for quality, affordability, and connection.
- The former chairman of the board of France Télécom says telecommunications companies must outpace — or be inundated by — the coming explosion in data traffic.
- Some executives and scientists are calling for a radical rethinking of chemicals, cars, farms, and our future.
- A review of Power, by Jeffrey Pfeffer.
- A review of The Wall Street Journal Essential Guide to Management, by Alan Murray.
- A review of Driven to Lead, by Paul R. Lawrence.
- A review of The Shallows, by Nicholas G. Carr.
- In a soft economy, collaborative negotiation may be the winning strategy.