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  • December 20, 2010

    Making Change Happen, and Making It Stick

    by Ashley Harshak, DeAnne Aguirre, and Anna Brown
    Five factors make the greatest difference in fostering the new behaviors needed for a transformation. All of them reflect the basic importance of people in implementing and embedding change.
  • November 23, 2010

    Building Support for Change

    by Matt Palmquist
    A successful change management initiative requires commitment from all the organization’s leaders, not just the CEO.
  • 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

    At Zappos, Culture Pays

    by Dick Richards
    The thriving Internet shoe retailer has made its name and a lot of money by being eccentric.
  • August 24, 2010

    Strategy by Design

    by Hugo Trepant and Daniel Newman
    Enterprise architecture can eliminate the gap between an organization’s technology and its business model.
  • 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.
  • May 25, 2010

    Preparing for a Demographic Dividend

    by Thomas A. Stewart
    At the World Economic Forum’s fall meeting in New Delhi, five experts discussed the challenges and opportunities India faces as its population becomes increasingly youthful.
  • May 25, 2010

    Measures of Leadership

    by Joe Saddi, Karim Sabbagh, and Richard Shediac
    To develop new executive talent in the Middle East, regional leaders are examining the roots of their own success.
  • May 25, 2010

    Cleaning the Crystal Ball

    by Tim Laseter, Casey Lichtendahl, and Yael Grushka-Cockayne
    How intelligent forecasting can lead to better decision making.
  • May 25, 2010

    The Promise of the Cloud Workplace

    by Andrew Jones
    Freelancers are turning to “co-working” environments for better workplace interaction. Companies could use them to boost productivity.
  • May 10, 2010

    The Third Billion

    by DeAnne Aguirre and Karim Sabbagh
    As growing numbers of women enter the economic mainstream, they will have a profound effect on global business.
  • 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 26, 2010

    Fast Track to Recovery

    by Jon Katzenbach and Zia Khan
    Post-recession success depends on tapping the informal aspects of an organization and avoiding the temptation to rely solely on formal systems, processes, and programs.
  • April 5, 2010

    The Organization Is Alive

    by Art Kleiner
    To change an organization from within, it helps to understand four basic circulatory systems, analogous to the channels of communication in a living body.
  • March 15, 2010

    India and China May Not Be the Answer

    by Kevin D. Stringer
    An offshoring expert argues that companies could compete and profit best by outsourcing to small, more developed countries.
  • February 23, 2010

    Facing Up to the Demographic Dilemma

    by Rob Norton
    At the World Economic Forum’s summer meeting in Dalian, China, four experts discussed the challenges and opportunities that aging populations present to business.
  • 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.
  • February 12, 2010

    Getting a Return on Judgment

    by Julian Birkinshaw and Huw Jenkins
    The financial meltdown showed the limits of bureaucracy. Recovery depends on how well companies adopt the practices of personalization instead.
  • January 11, 2010

    The Elusive Right Path to Engineering Offshoring

    by Vikas Sehgal, Sunil Sachan, and Ron Kyslinger
    Farming out product design and development can be a risky venture, as many organizations have learned the hard way. Here are five steps to making it work.