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Issue 76, Autumn 2014

Cover story

  • Strategy & Leadership

    The New Supercompetitors

    by Thomas N. Hubbard, Paul Leinwand, and Cesare Mainardi
    Companies that realize the power of their capabilities can shape how industries evolve. 

In this issue

The Entrepreneurship Coach, Kill Your Performance Ratings, Lenovo Goes Global, and More
  • Organizations & People

    The Entrepreneurship Coach

    by Sally Helgesen
    Working with startups showed Ernesto Sirolli how anyone can have more impact: Shut up and listen.
  • Global Perspective

    Lenovo Goes Global

    by William J. Holstein
    China’s most recognizable brand has plans to overtake Apple and Samsung.
  • Organizations & People

    Kill your performance ratings

    by David Rock, Josh Davis, and Beth Jones
    Neuroscience shows why numbers-based HR management is obsolete. 
  • Thought Leaders

    Robert Sutton’s Guide to Excellence

    by Paul Michelman
    The Stanford professor’s latest research explores the practices that enable companies to scale what they do best. 

Leading Ideas


Books in Brief

  • Genius Is a Team Effort

    by Michael Schrage
    Michael Schrage reviews two notable books by veteran Silicon Valley journalists that seek to explain collaborative charisma.
  • The Downside of Competition

    by Karen Dillon
    In A Bigger Prize, former CEO Margaret Heffernan argues that the corporate world has an unhealthy obsession with winning.

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