- Multinational companies must respond to China’s rising costs by bringing their own global best practices to its shores.
- March 13, 2008Leaders should carefully consider how they create working groups by giving managers roles in which they have experience, and forming teams with members who have worked together in the past.
- Roadways that give drivers safety updates and ease congestion may finally become part of U.S. transportation infrastructure.
- February 26, 2008 by Art KleinerThe seer of “semiglobalization” argues for appreciating regional distinctions.
- How the railroad industry is reinventing itself as a customer-conscious business.
- Today’s chief information officer must enable the organization to meet its strategic goals and to envision goals that were never before possible.
- Surrounded by tension and unnoticed by many observers, the nations of the Middle East are building their own kind of sustainable prosperity.
- To consistently turn out profitable new offerings, companies must integrate three distinct innovation portfolios.
- A new form of global organization grounded in “gateway” countries can allow a company to operate profitably around the world.
- February 26, 2008 by David KlineMany companies are still learning how to benefit from valuable intellectual property.
- New technologies can help the oil industry manage a shrinking labor force and rising demand.
- February 26, 2008 by Asaf FarashuddinWhy it’s important not to lose sight of long-term goals during a recession.
- How the U.S. Army has transformed its approach to sharing knowledge, and what businesses can learn from it.
- January 22, 2008 by Art KleinerChange may be certain, but for a business decision maker, some changes have more impact than others. Here are eight trends that will make the greatest difference in 2008.
- November 28, 2007 by James O'TooleLife Lessons
- November 28, 2007 by Diane CoyleSchumpeter’s Legacy
- November 28, 2007 by David NewkirkPlanning for Uncertainty
- November 28, 2007 by Sally HelgesenRichard Strozzi-Heckler teaches military and business decision makers how to build the muscle and fluency of leadership.
- Booz Allen Hamilton’s annual study of the world’s largest corporate R&D spenders finds two primary success factors: aligning the innovation model to corporate strategy and listening to customers every step of the way.
- November 28, 2007 by Karen StephensonIn reweaving the social fabric of a city or town, relationships trump rank.
- November 28, 2007 by Nicholas G. CarrShould innovation-minded managers look at the fast-growing Internet company as a model — or an anomaly?
- October 25, 2007 by Elizabeth DotyIn today’s high-pressure work environment, it is not unusual for conflicts to arise between our values as individuals and the compromises that we must make for our organizations. Overcoming these challenges may mean taking a broader view of our work and focusing less on traditional notions of “winning.” Such efforts are worthwhile: The corporate world can be the best vantage point from which to pursue and achieve larger goals, such as unlocking human potential or improving society. Here’s how to “deal with the devil” — to confront the moral tensions inherent in corporate life and come out with our ethics intact.
- It’s time for chief procurement officers to stop relying solely on functional depth and start increasing functional breadth.
- August 29, 2007 by Art KleinerThe dean of Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School shows how networks are fundamentally changing the nature of government.
- With “shelf-centered collaboration,” manufacturers and retailers can finally put the right product on the right shelf at the right time for the right consumer.
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