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Ideas That Work 
May 12, 2015
Vertical Integration 2.0: An Old Strategy Makes a Comeback. More companies are seeking greater control of their value chain — but they should do so with caution.
by Ken Favaro
THE 2014 STUDY OF CEOS, GOVERNANCE, AND SUCCESS This is the 15th year that Strategy& has examined CEO successions and success among the world’s top 2,500 public companies. This year we’ve assessed how much progress companies have made toward better CEO succession planning and how much value some companies are leaving on the table with poor planning.
Do You Know Your Wrecking Crew? It’s time to celebrate those butt-kicking, get-it-done teams who work out of the spotlight.
by Eric J. McNulty
How Digital Leaders Outperform Their Peers. Customer service websites can help B2B firms keep their costs down, but they must invest in traditional hotlines and tech support to satisfy their neediest clients.
by Matt Palmquist
by Sally Helgesen
Because nonprofits play an essential and powerful role in shaping society and culture, they require the utmost professionalism in their leaders. Frances Hesselbein, approaching her 100th birthday, has become the world’s leading advocate for management skill in the social sector. As head of Girl Scouts of the USA and then as chief executive of Leader to Leader (now the Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute), she has parlayed her skills as a networker, catalyst for change, and management thinker into a role fostering the excellence and commitment of leaders in three spheres: public, private, and not-for-profit.
Are You Doing Enough to Retain Your Top Talent?
To assess how well you’re retaining your top talent, take our interactive quiz.
CEOs are less hopeful than they were a year ago about global economic growth prospects. 37% think the outlook will improve over the next 12 months, compared with 44% last year. 17% — more than twice as many as last year — think the outlook will worsen. PwC’s 18th Annual Global CEO Survey: “The Marketplace without Boundaries”
10 Principles of Organization Design
These fundamental guidelines, drawn from experience, can help you reshape your organization to fit your business strategy.
by Gary L. Neilson, Jaime Estupiñán, and Bhushan Sethi
Big Ideas Mark the Path from Strategy to Execution
Winning companies are made by leaders committed to solving important problems with innovative ideas — against all odds.
by Ken Favaro
Developing the Conviction to Do Meaningful Work
As we get older, deciding to pursue our dreams becomes more difficult — but it’s never too late to do something that’s important to the world.
by Susan Cramm


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