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  • November 28, 2007

    Shall I Compare Thee to an Andy Grove?

    by Harriet Rubin
    In a world of princes and apprentices, the performance of Shakespeare’s plays can release your inner king or queen.
  • November 27, 2007

    Retail Banking’s Secret Weapon

    by Paul Hyde and Seamus McMahon
    Even as financial-services organizations are reemphasizing the local branch, they continue to overlook the performance impact of successful branch managers. A recent study reveals how banks can recruit, retain, and develop the branch managers who will be sales leaders.
  • October 16, 2007

    Kevin George: Unilever’s Digital Media Strategy

    by Andrea Rasmussen and Carolyn Ude
    Unilever’s U.S. vice president and general manager of its deodorants division discusses his company’s approach to launching new products using a variety of new media channels.
  • September 25, 2007

    Fearlessness: The Last Organizational Change Strategy

    by Art Kleiner
    Corporate courage has faltered in the wake of September 11, 2001, and the dot-com crash. Management expert Margaret Wheatley says that leaders must face reality — and maybe abandon e-mail.
  • September 18, 2007

    Keeping Costs Cut

    by Matthew Ericksen, Elizabeth Powers, and Frank Ribeiro
    When it comes time to cut costs again, look past the traditional structural approaches to the company’s DNA.
  • September 11, 2007

    The Situational Leader

    by Matthew Prewitt
    Jack Stahl, a former chief executive at Coca-Cola and Revlon, discusses how great leaders balance their broad strategic missions with constant attention to organizational detail.
  • August 29, 2007

    Recent Research

    by Des Dearlove and Stuart Crainer
    On the culture of spin-offs, Ken Lay’s calendar, the synergies of digital retail, and the case against microcredit.
  • August 29, 2007

    The Productivity Promisers

    by Tom Ehrenfeld
    Plenty of motivational coaches pledge to boost your efficiency. These are the few who really deliver.
  • August 29, 2007

    The New Complete Marketer

    by Gregor Harter, Edward Landry, and Andrew Tipping
    How the most successful CMOs are teaching management to drive growth.
  • August 29, 2007

    Exercising Common Sense

    by Gary Neilson and Jack McGrath
    A 10-point checklist can help leaders of large-scale transformation put their wisdom into practice.
  • May 29, 2007

    The Empty Boardroom

    by Thomas Neff and Julie Hembrock Daum
    CEOs, the most desirable board members, are now in short supply. And that’s good news.
  • May 29, 2007

    The Era of the Inclusive Leader

    by Chuck Lucier, Steven Wheeler, and Rolf Habbel
    As turnover levels off, our annual CEO succession study shows chief executives and their boards adopting new survival strategies.
  • May 29, 2007

    Why Wait for Trouble?

    by Kenneth W. Freeman
    Answering three vital questions can help keep the turnaround specialists away.
  • April 24, 2007

    Is Your Sales Force Adaptable?

    by Edward Landry, Thomas Ripsam, and Bart Sayer
    Here’s a five-step plan for routinely revamping a sales team.
  • February 28, 2007

    Recent Research

    by Des Dearlove and Stuart Crainer
    On product piracy, CEO celebrity, me-too brands, and more.
  • January 30, 2007

    Seven Counterintuitive Trends

    by Dan Lewis
    Everyone expects turbulence, but few people are watching the most significant pressures that will confront industry this year.