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  • December 20, 2010

    Successful Strategic Planning

    by Richard Verity and Simon Mills
    In times of great uncertainty, strategic planning must shift from a bureaucratic, linear process to a more targeted approach that is both analytic and creative.
  • December 13, 2010

    Billion-dollar Ideas: Finding Tomorrow’s Growth Engines Today

    by Greg Lavery and Chris Manning
    To create growth in uncertain times, use this disciplined and market-focused methodology. It can help you discover and distill attractive new ideas and build a business case for implementing the best of them.
  • December 13, 2010

    Helping the CIO Lead

    by Mike Cooke and Edward Baker
    Charlie Feld, the former CIO of Frito-Lay and a pioneer in his field, explains how IT can play a key role in developing corporate strategy.
  • November 23, 2010

    The Right to Win

    by Cesare Mainardi
    Business strategy is at an evolutionary crossroads. It’s time to resolve the long-standing tension between the inherent identity of your organization and the fleeting nature of your competitive advantage.
  • November 23, 2010

    Road Map to Relevance

    by Eduardo Alvarez and Srini Raghavan
    How a capabilities-driven information technology strategy can help differentiate your company.
  • November 23, 2010

    The Good, the Bad, and the Trustworthy

    by Paul A. Argenti, James Lytton-Hitchins, and Richard Verity
    Even successful public relations is no longer enough to protect a company’s reputation.
  • November 15, 2010

    15 Years, 50 Classics

    by Art Kleiner
    To celebrate a decade and a half of publication, we asked the s+b editors to look back and choose the articles that have had the greatest impact.
  • November 8, 2010

    The Coherence Profiler

    by Art Kleiner
    An interactive diagnostic test can show you how focused your company’s activities are — with sometimes surprising results.
  • September 13, 2010

    A Family-owned Business Goes Global

    by Vikas Sehgal, Ganesh Panneer, and Ann Graham
    As director of human resources (and CEO of a prominent subsidiary), Santrupt Misra oversees the Aditya Birla Group’s strategy for cultural change as it steps out onto the world stage.
  • August 24, 2010

    Getting Tensions Right

    by Ken Favaro and Saj-nicole Joni
    How CEOs can turn conflict, dissent, and disagreement into a powerful tool for driving performance.
  • August 24, 2010

    Theory U and Theory T

    by Matthew Stewart
    Thoughts on the 50th anniversary of one of the most influential contributions to management theory.
  • August 9, 2010

    The Life’s Work of a Thought Leader

    by Art Kleiner
    In interviews conducted before his untimely death, C.K. Prahalad — the sage of core competencies and the bottom of the pyramid — looked back on his career and talked about the way ideas evolve.
  • June 14, 2010

    Boards of Prevention

    by Michael Schrage
    Corporate directors can – and should – play a much more active role in overseeing risk and avoiding major crises.
  • May 25, 2010

    Herman Miller’s Design for Growth

    by Bill Birchard
    The office-furniture design leader is betting on innovation as it continues to push the envelope of management practice.
  • May 25, 2010

    It Makes Sense to Adjust

    by Vinay Couto, Frank Ribeiro, and Andrew Tipping
    Business transformation is now a continuous process that most companies haven’t mastered. Here’s a formula for managing ongoing change.
  • May 3, 2010

    Why We Hate the Oil Companies

    by John Hofmeister
    As Shell’s then top U.S. executive traveled the country, he discovered how corporate leaders create their own reputation for arrogance — and lose their chance to deliver the right message.
  • April 26, 2010

    Leading Outside the Lines

    by Jon Katzenbach and Zia Khan
    Integrating formal metrics and informal communication can lead to new levels of performance.
  • April 19, 2010

    Putting Strategy into Practice

    by Thomas A. Stewart
    Celebrating a “must-read” concept, based on data from thousands of companies: Information flow and decision rights are integral parts of the strategic process.
  • April 5, 2010

    Clarity from Switzerland

    by Milton Moskowitz
    How well does your company’s annual report communicate and reinforce leadership intent and corporate values?
  • March 22, 2010

    Getting China Right

    by Art Kleiner
    Booz & Company’s Edward Tse believes that, despite the challenges in today’s headlines, companies should take a long-term view when shaping their China strategy.
  • March 15, 2010

    Management by Reflection

    by Art Kleiner
    Managing author Henry Mintzberg believes that to improve business schools, we must first understand the essence of what managers do.
  • March 8, 2010

    Six Industries in Search of Survival

    by Karen Henrie
    Despite improvements in the global economy, chemicals, retail banking, consumer packaged goods, engineered products and services, oil and gas, and technology still need to transform.
  • February 23, 2010

    The China Challenge

    by Edward Tse
    For global companies, ignoring China is not an option. But they must adapt their strategies to the country’s changing markets, increased competition, and shifting government priorities.
  • February 23, 2010

    What Is Your Risk Appetite?

    by Alan Gemes and Peter Golder
    To avoid swinging between over-exuberance and excessive caution, set a disciplined target for your desired investment outcomes.
  • February 23, 2010

    Jack’s Right Fight

    by Saj-nicole Joni and Damon Beyer
    When the head of a division had an impossible target to meet, the only way forward was through a constructive battle between allies.