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  • November 27, 2012

    The Offline Executive

    by Henry Mintzberg and Peter Todd
    A manager’s effectiveness depends not only on using e-mail and other electronic communication, but also on learning to shut it down.
  • August 28, 2012

    Managing in a Multipolar World

    by Paolo Pigorini, Ashok Divakaran, and Ariel Fleichman
    Why global companies need to rethink their operating models.
  • August 28, 2012

    Planning for Facebook’s Future

    by Peter Thies and Jane Stevenson
    As CEO of a public company, Mark Zuckerberg needs to engage his board in developing the next generation of leaders.
  • August 28, 2012

    Why Walmart Is Like a Forest

    by David K. Hurst
    Thinking about your company as an ecosystem yields lessons for innovation, growth, and renewal.
  • May 29, 2012

    Is Your Company Fit for Growth?

    by Deniz Caglar, Jaya Pandrangi, and John Plansky
    A more strategic approach to costs can help you prepare for the next round of expansion.
  • May 29, 2012

    Connections with Integrity

    by Reid Hoffman
    The venture capitalist who cofounded LinkedIn reveals the surefire system that he has used since high school for evaluating potential business relationships.
  • May 29, 2012

    The Steve Jobs Way

    by Jon Katzenbach
    Leaders can learn a lot from the late Apple CEO, but not all of it should be emulated.
  • May 29, 2012

    The Right Role for Top Teams

    by Rob Cross and Jon Katzenbach
    Analysis of informal networks offers a potent leadership model for the C-suite: Make top teams the hub of the enterprise, and watch performance improve.
  • May 7, 2012

    How Ikea Reassembled Its Growth Strategy

    by Deniz Caglar, Marco Kesteloo, and Art Kleiner
    During the Great Recession, this iconic Swedish furniture company developed a new way to expand: cutting costs while increasing customer loyalty.
  • April 9, 2012

    A Talent Strategy for Emerging Economies

    by David Tusa and Melissa Master Cavanaugh
    Two top leaders of the Middle East telecom company Etisalat explain how they recruit and retain people in frontier markets — the most challenging business environments in the world.
  • April 9, 2012

    Diagnosing Your Top Team’s Span of Control

    by Gary L. Neilson
    What is the right number of direct reports for any incoming C-level executive? A new diagnostic tool can provide the answer, based on each leader’s situation and strategy.
  • February 28, 2012

    Five Millennial Myths

    by Jennifer J. Deal
    Forget what you think you know about your Gen Y employees.