- The information systems group at Toyota Motor Sales USA Inc. has moved from an "order-taker" role to "next-generation demand management” in an effort to meet overall corporate needs.
- May 5, 2009 by William J. HolsteinNirmalya Kumar, a professor of marketing at the London Business School, argues in a new book that although the world economic crisis may have taken the bite out of some Indian companies, most will adapt and emerge globally.
- August 26, 2008 by Michael V. CopelandHow the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revolutionized the way vaccines are delivered.
- June 24, 2008 by William J. HolsteinFacing mounting competitive pressure, India’s biggest firms are reshaping themselves as multinationals.
- The turbulence of financial markets is reversing the sequence of an optimal planning process.
- January 29, 2008 by Sheridan PrassoN.R. Narayana Murthy, chief mentor and cofounder of Infosys Technologies, sees a bright future for developing countries — if they can use their success to address the problems of poverty.
- Great companies are always looking for ways to cut costs — in finance, HR, IT, and other general and administrative services. But stringent cost management is counterproductive when it shortchanges your ability to grow or hamstrings your best people. The answer lies in optimizing overhead: designing services from the market back, using IT more effectively, and looking beyond conventional approaches and geographical borders for solutions.
- By using in-house agencies to provide services to other departments that need them, the federal government is saving tens of billions of dollars and learning what some in the private sector already know.
- May 17, 2007 by Tim LaseterHow ecommerce, globalization, and outsourcing, are changing the production and distribution of products and services.
- How your company can master the art of global enterprise.
- By tailoring technology solutions to each client’s needs, logistics operators are doing unnecessary damage to their margins.
- November 30, 2006 by Dov S. ZakheimChronicles of the “Dogs of War”
- August 28, 2006 by Bruce Feirstein
- Enterprise software prices will soon be on the rise, but there are innovative alternatives for savvy CIOs.
- A new Booz Allen Hamilton study detects the sources of organizational dysfunction and reveals where you’re most likely to find companies programmed to thrive.
- October 31, 2005 by Gregory J. MillmanOf the 10 finalists in Booz Allen Hamilton’s Leading Innovations Competition, four made it to the winner’s circle.
- Despite excitement over RFID technology and its future promise, most companies currently lack a business case to adopt it anytime soon.
- August 25, 2004 by Bruce Feirstein
- Searching for Giants of Theory and Practice
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- April 1, 1998 by Tim DicksonThe Human Equation: Building Profits by Putting People First by Jeffrey Pfeffer (345 pages, Harvard Business School Press, 1998)
- January 1, 1997 by Lawrence M. FisherFew technologies have been so rapidly accepted as intranets. Effective at lowering costs and improving communications internally, they are playing key roles in customer support too. But they are also presenting fresh challenges, including how to apply the right amount of control to what is inherently a decentralized operation.
- July 1, 1996 by Nico Colchester
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