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Issue 83, Summer 2016

strategy+business magazine: Issue 83 Summer 2016

Cover story

  • Strategy & Leadership

    From the Outside In

    by DeAnne Aguirre, Per-Ola Karlsson, and Gary L. Neilson
    Faced with volatility, more companies are looking beyond their own ranks to find new leadership. Multimedia: Take the quiz “Are You a Likely CEO?
  • Strategy & Leadership

    Are You a Likely CEO?

    Track your chances of becoming a chief executive at one of the world’s largest companies, based on a study of incoming leaders.
  • Operations & Manufacturing

    A strategist’s guide to Industry 4.0

    by Reinhard Geissbauer, Jesper Vedsø, and Stefan Schrauf
    Global businesses are about to integrate their operations into a seamless digital whole, and thereby change the world.
  • Global Perspective

    Global Power Shift

    by Dennis Chesley, Miles Everson, and John Garvey
    Winners, losers, and strategies in the new world economic order.
  • Technology

    Safety in the Cloud

    by David Burg and Tom Archer
    The next generation of cybersecurity prevents attacks by monitoring online behavior — of intruders, customers, and everyone else.
  • Thought Leaders

    Siemens CEO Joe Kaeser on the Next Industrial Revolution

    by Daniel Gross
    The manufacturing chief describes how an industrial powerhouse founded in the 19th century is using software, sensors, and savvy to create a digital manufacturer that can thrive in the 21st century.

Leading Ideas


  • Global Perspective

    Social Entrepreneurship by the Billions

    by Roger L. Martin, Sally R. Osberg, and Jennifer Riel
    An audacious effort to provide digital ID numbers throughout India illustrates the potential for large-scale change.

Books in Brief

  • s+b Blogs

    Boardroom Brawlers

    by Jill Priluck
    A new book describes how waves of shareholder activism have been altering the corporate landscape for nearly a century.
  • s+b Blogs
    Organizations & People

    The Race Goes to the Grift

    by Nancy A. Nichols
    A new history of con artists finds that both scams and legitimate marketing appeal to the same set of human instincts.
  • s+b Blogs

    Rocking the Bus

    by Mark Stahlman
    In his new book, Douglas Rushkoff reacts to rising inequality and the threat of automation by proposing a new social operating system that distributes wealth more equitably.
  • Business Literature

    Twilight of the Central Bankers

    by Zachary Karabell
    Mohamed A. El-Erian argues that the world’s masters of monetary policy have reached the peak of their ability to influence the course of the global economy.

Recent Research

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