More Strategy

  • December 2, 2011

    What Can You Do Better?

    Paul Leinwand, coauthor, with Cesare Mainardi, of The Essential Advantage: How to Win with a Capabilities-Driven Strategy, introduces a guiding maxim for CSR success from Winning Investors Over: Surprising Truths about Honesty, Earnings Guidance, and Other Ways to Boost Your Stock Price, by Baruch Lev.
  • November 23, 2011

    The Top 10 M&A Fallacies and Self-Deceptions

    by Barry Jaruzelski, Marian Mueller, and Peter Conway
    With merger and acquisition activity heating up, here’s a due diligence checklist for regaining clarity.
  • November 22, 2011

    Resetting the Cost Structure at Shell

    by Gerard Paulides
    A senior finance executive explains how a zero-based cost management effort is leading to significant performance improvements.
  • November 22, 2011

    The Right Side of Financial Services

    by Gauthier Vincent
    Financial institutions need new strategies — to rethink portfolios, customer-centricity, and risk — for the neglected side of their balance sheets.
  • August 23, 2011

    10 Clues to Opportunity

    by Donald Sull
    Market anomalies and incongruities may point the way to your next breakthrough strategy.
  • July 1, 2011

    Lessons from Failure

    Unsuccessful efforts to improve the status quo often have the richest silver linings.
  • May 24, 2011

    New Views of Microeconomics

    by David K. Hurst
    A review of Identity Economics, by George A. Akerlof and Rachel E. Kranton.
  • May 24, 2011

    The Next Winning Move in Private Equity

    by Ken Favaro and J. Neely
    To outperform their rivals, private equity firms will need to enhance their ability to spur organic growth in the companies they own. (And public companies will need to follow.)
  • May 24, 2011

    Banking on Social Media

    by Johannes Bussmann, Paul Hyde, and Jörg Sandrock
    Retail banks can use Facebook, YouTube, and other new platforms to better reach their “Generation C” customers.
  • May 24, 2011

    CEO Succession 2010: The Four Types of CEOs

    by Ken Favaro, Per-Ola Karlsson, and Gary L. Neilson
    Booz & Company’s annual study of turnover among chief executives — now increasingly diverse, as the world’s largest companies migrate to emerging economies — suggests that the nature of the job varies with the role of the corporate core.
  • May 24, 2011

    Crafting Best-in-Class Business Intelligence

    by Jamie Campbell, Kenny Kurtzman, and Adam Michaels
    Start by choosing the metrics that matter most for your company, and then ensure the support of your employees and partners.
  • May 24, 2011

    The New Financial Matchmakers

    by Bob Rice
    The rise of private market networks is changing the capital markets and opening up new opportunities for business leaders and innovators.
  • April 8, 2011

    Short-term Compensation and Banking Failure

    A study of stock option transactions reveals a link between the financial institutions most battered by the crisis and sales of shares by CEOs and other executives.
  • March 21, 2011

    Total Shareholder Returns

    by Ken Favaro and Greg Rotz
    This measure of business performance is the best indicator of corporate success.