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  • November 25, 2008

    Stand by Your Change Agent

    by Stratford Sherman and Marisa Faccio
    Research shows that most transformation leaders go unpromoted, unrecognized, and unrewarded. And their companies suffer in the long run.
  • November 25, 2008

    The Practical Wisdom of Ikujiro Nonaka

    by Sally Helgesen
    To help corporations create knowledge more consciously, the author of Managing Flow draws on Western and Eastern philosophic traditions.
  • September 30, 2008

    Change Management: Who’s in Charge?

    by Richard Rawlinson, Ashley Harshak, and David Suarez
    A new survey finds that transformations succeed when top executives pay attention.
  • September 23, 2008

    Peanut Butter on the Chin

    by James O’Toole
    What The Lucifer Effect, Philip Zimbardo’s landmark book on a prison experiment at Stanford University, tells us about the dangers of corporate conformity.
  • August 26, 2008

    Hierarchies for Flow and Profit

    by Brian Dive
    When an organizational design is working, people feel happy and fulfilled and the business runs smoothly.
  • August 26, 2008

    Design for Frugal Growth

    by Jaya Pandrangi, Steffen Lauster, and Gary L. Neilson
    With the right kind of organization, you can expand while cutting costs.
  • August 26, 2008

    A Talent for Talent

    by Richard Rawlinson, Walter McFarland, and Laird Post
    In facing business complexities, a robust and creative human capital plan could be your most effective strategy.
  • August 26, 2008

    P&G’s Innovation Culture

    by A.G. Lafley
    How we built a world-class organic growth engine by investing in people.
  • August 19, 2008

    Hearts and Minds

    by Edward H. Baker
    Harvard Business School Professor John Kotter on why urgency in the face of change matters — right now.
  • July 29, 2008

    The Decline of the Expat Executive

    by William J. Holstein
    Peter Felix, president of the Association of Executive Search Consultants, discusses the new effort by multinationals to hire local executives in foreign locales.
  • June 17, 2008

    The Sum of the Parts

    by Michael Cooke, Richard Turner, and Stephen Chen
    Effective product innovation depends on fast access to critical design and engineering data. At Whirlpool, the challenge turns out to be as much human as it is technological.
  • June 10, 2008

    It’s Not about the Money

    by John Frehse
    To improve employee morale and productivity, increasing compensation may be precisely the wrong tack.
  • June 10, 2008

    The Talent Lie

    by Edward E. Lawler III
    “Putting people first” can be more than a slogan.
  • May 22, 2008

    Lessons of Silence

    by Bruno Kahne
    What the deaf can teach us about listening — and making ourselves heard.
  • April 8, 2008

    Business Success from the Bottom Up

    by Laura W. Geller
    Management consultant Ralph Sink believes that people, when given ownership and held accountable, will shine.
  • March 25, 2008

    Anyone Around Here Nervous?

    by Art Kleiner
    Public relations guru Robert Dilenschneider on getting ahead when everyone else is concerned about falling behind.
  • March 4, 2008

    Speaking of Jargon

    by Gwen Moran
    If we hate it so much, why do we all use it?
  • February 26, 2008

    Twenty Hubs and No HQ

    by C.K. Prahalad and Hrishi Bhattacharyya
    A new form of global organization grounded in “gateway” countries can allow a company to operate profitably around the world.
  • February 12, 2008

    Freeing Ideas from Their Silos

    by Steven Mains and Laura W. Geller
    How the U.S. Army has transformed its approach to sharing knowledge, and what businesses can learn from it.
  • January 22, 2008

    Signals for the Coming Year

    by Art Kleiner
    Change may be certain, but for a business decision maker, some changes have more impact than others. Here are eight trends that will make the greatest difference in 2008.