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  • December 11, 2007

    Why Your Next CEO Should Come from Inside

    by Steven Wheeler
    Harvard Business School professor Joseph L. Bower believes that only home-grown leaders have the sense of history and respect for culture to bring companies through major transitions. But not every insider is up to the job.
  • November 28, 2007

    A Sustainable Position

    by William J. Holstein
    The role of the newest member of the C-suite: the chief sustainability officer.
  • November 28, 2007

    Military of Millennials

    by Art Fritzson, Lloyd W. Howell Jr., and Dov S. Zakheim
    The next generation of soldier: tech savvy, open-minded, multitasking, and perhaps unprepared for command-and-control.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • August 29, 2007

    My Unfashionable Legacy

    by Ralph Sink
    Participative management has proven its remarkable capabilities again and again. So why is it passing into obscurity?
  • August 29, 2007

    The Science of Subtle Signals

    by Mark Buchanan
    By analyzing overlooked behavioral cues, researchers are creating a new understanding of organizational effectiveness.
  • May 29, 2007

    Health Meets Wealth

    by Joni Bessler, Susanne Leisy, and Sanjay Saxena
    How health care and financial services can converge to revolutionize employee benefits.
  • May 29, 2007

    Howard Gardner Does Good Work

    by Lawrence M. Fisher
    The originator of multiple intelligence theory prescribes a code of ethics for business.
  • May 22, 2007

    When Teams Fail: The Virtual Distance Challenge

    by Edward Baker
    Critical as they are, corporate teams have been a notorious weak link in the effort to get work done on time and within budget. Here’s how to measure what’s going wrong.
  • February 28, 2007

    The Luxury Touch

    by Robert Reppa and Evan Hirsh
    Superb service is the indispensable ingredient of successful high-end brands. Follow four principles to deliver customer satisfaction year after year.
  • February 28, 2007

    Winning the Devil’s Bargain

    by Elizabeth Doty
    When the business world compromises an individual’s values, courage and climate can make all the difference.
  • February 13, 2007

    The Dignitarian Way

    Author and activist Robert Fuller argues for the end of abuse of rank — at work, in society, and around the world.