Issue 64, Autumn 2011
In this issue
- A new study shows how the decisions made today by goods producers and policymakers will shape U.S. competitiveness tomorrow.
- The outlook for manufacturers and suppliers may be bullish, but a new survey shows that industry executives see big challenges ahead.
- Economic strategist Clyde Prestowitz argues for better support for manufacturing.
- Disrupter analysis can help assess the risks of future catastrophic events.
- Market anomalies and incongruities may point the way to your next breakthrough strategy.
- The wind, solar, biomass, and geothermal sector has grown in fits and starts — and now may have the momentum to become a self-sustaining industry.
- As nations seek to expand services more cost-effectively, the stakeholders who pay the bills and provide the care must collaborate.
- The renowned author discusses how the great economists uncovered the basic truth about progress, prosperity, and productivity, and the reasons you should be careful which ideas you listen to.
- A review of The Economics of Enough, by Diane Coyle.
- A review of The Art of Action, by Stephen Bungay.
- A review of Staying Power, by Michael A. Cusumano.
- A review of Toyota under Fire, by Jeffrey K. Liker and Timothy Ogden.
- MBA students who attend schools where teachers publish frequently end up earning more.