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What You Read: The 10 Most Popular s+b Articles of 2016

Among all the articles we’ve published over the last year, here are the ones that drew the most attention.

10 Principles of Organizational Culture

by Jon Katzenbach, Carolin Oelschlegel, and James Thomas

Companies can tap their natural advantages when they focus on changing a few important behaviors, enlist informal leaders, and harness the power of employees’ emotions.

10 Principles of Strategic Leadership

by Jessica LeitchDavid Lancefield, and Mark Dawson

How to develop and retain leaders who can guide your organization through times of fundamental change.

A Strategist’s Guide to Blockchain

by John PlanskyTim O’Donnell, and Kimberly Richards

The distributed ledger technology that started with bitcoin is a crowdsourced system for all types of verification. Could it replace notary publics, manual vote recounts, and the way banks manage transactions?

Creating a Strategy That Works

by Paul Leinwand and Cesare Mainardi

The most farsighted enterprises have mastered five unconventional practices for building and using distinctive capabilities.

A Strategist’s Guide to Industry 4.0

by Reinhard GeissbauerJesper Vedsø, and Stefan Schrauf

Global businesses are about to integrate their operations into a seamless digital whole, and thereby change the world.

Tom Peters Wants You to Read

by Ted Kinni

The legendary management guru believes burying your nose in a book can be the most effective strategy for succeeding in business.

These Five Behaviors Can Create an Innovation Culture

by Rob Shelton

Breakthroughs happen when organizations are set up to support them.

Siemens CEO Joe Kaeser on the Next Industrial Revolution

by Daniel Gross

The manufacturing chief describes how an industrial powerhouse founded in the 19th century is using software, sensors, and savvy to create a digital manufacturer that can thrive in the 21st century.

10 Principles of Customer Strategy

by Thomas Ripsam and Louis Bouquet

It’s no longer enough to target your chosen customers. To stay ahead, you need to create distinctive value and experiences for them.

Why Leaders Who Listen Achieve Breakthroughs

by Elizabeth Doty

True two-way conversation can break the cycle of ineffective communication.

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