- David Hurst reviews Professor Lawrence Freedman’s magisterial new history of strategy, which underscores the discipline’s central elements and limits.
- Forget the monolithic change management programs and focus on the elements of your culture that drive performance.
- January 27, 2014Eric Ries talks about how the “build, measure, learn” principle can help companies innovate and get ahead. For more related insights, read "Why Eric Ries Likes Management."
- January 16, 2014 by Matt PalmquistExternal leaders who take over in good times make a greater strategic impact than those recruited during unstable periods.
- January 15, 2014In the fourth video interview of this five-part series, Eric Ries, author of The Lean Startup, describes his system of innovation accounting—and how it can convert learning into dollars. For more related insights, read “Why Eric Ries Likes Management."
- January 10, 2014 by Charity DelichHow Gilt’s Michelle Peluso designed a career to be both the CEO—and the mom—she wanted to be.
- January 6, 2014 by Phil RosenzweigThe technique of deliberate practice can dramatically improve performance, but knowing its limits is as important as understanding its value.
- December 23, 2013 by Theodore KinniSuccessful collaborations create transformational value, according to BP executive Luc Bardin.
- December 16, 2013In the third video interview of this five-part series, Eric Ries, author of The Lean Startup, discusses why it's important to attach metrics to the process of learning, using an idea he calls "validated learning."
- December 13, 2013 by Eric J. McNultyWhile shopping for gifts this holiday season, consider these valuable insights on how to be an effective executive.
- December 11, 2013The Lean Startup author says that entrepreneurship is management — and describes how that concept can help achieve better results at any company.
- December 10, 2013 by Art KleinerTo be effective, a government needs the same thing as a business: good management.
- November 18, 2013 by David SilvermanIf you want to stay safe and succeed, focus on others more than yourself.Related tags: execution
- November 18, 2013In the first video interview of this five-part series, Eric Ries, author of The Lean Startup, tells Paul Michelman, executive editor at strategy+business, that entrepreneurs exist everywhere—and discusses what that means for innovation at big companies.
- November 12, 2013 by Paul MichelmanThe author of The Lean Startup is thinking big about the challenges facing companies in an economy driven by innovation.
- Many leaders inadvertently stand in the way of superior performance. Here’s how to avoid the hindrance trap. And to check your own performance, take our interactive survey.
- October 21, 2013 by David SilvermanLet’s not be so quick to damn an entire generation as narcissists. Maybe they’re just inexperienced.
- October 7, 2013Former Strategy& senior partner Ken Favaro explains to former s+b executive editor Paul Michelman that when leaders substitute visions, missions, purposes, plans, or goals for the real work of strategy, they send their firms adrift.
- October 7, 2013Former Strategy& senior partner Ken Favaro speaks with former s+b executive editor Paul Michelman about understanding the real value of corporate strategy and the head office.
- September 16, 2013 by Matthew SiegelPlanning and performance management systems can be designed to reinforce your most distinctive capabilities—not undermine them.
- When you are selling part of your company, don’t just offer buyers a potential asset; give them the capabilities to gain value from it.
- A Booz & Company study reveals that only 17 percent of companies are poised for a profitable future.
- When your strategy shifts, you may need to redesign your organization as well.
- The eight components of your organizational genome hold the secret to unleashing superior performance.
- August 20, 2013 by Paul MichelmanThe advice we give our children may also be the secret to corporate longevity.
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