- Booz & Company’s annual study shows that spending more on R&D won’t drive results. The most crucial factors are strategic alignment and a culture that supports innovation.
- September 30, 2011The use of external partnerships grows increasingly productive over time.
- August 23, 2011 by David K. HurstA review of Staying Power, by Michael A. Cusumano.
- August 23, 2011 by Matt PalmquistMBA students who attend schools where teachers publish frequently end up earning more.
- A number of high-profile women are chipping at the “cement ceiling” in the Gulf countries and making it possible for others to do the same.
- May 24, 2011 by Rob NortonTo escape the commodity trap — and to compete effectively in a knowledge-based economy — business leaders of all kinds need to reinvent themselves as innovators in services.
- April 29, 2011It’s fraught with risk, but could lead to competitive advantage.
- A review of Driven to Lead, by Paul R. Lawrence.
- A review of The Wall Street Journal Essential Guide to Management, by Alan Murray.
- A review of Power, by Jeffrey Pfeffer.
- New research revealing a disparity between what shoppers say and what they do debunks the myth of the ethical consumer.
- November 12, 2010The educational pedigree of CEOs has no bearing on the long-term success of their companies.
- August 24, 2010 by Matt PalmquistPerformance-based compensation plans can appeal to both employees and employers, but for different reasons.
- Integrating formal metrics and informal communication can lead to new levels of performance.
- April 19, 2010 by David K. HurstA review of Beating the Commodity Trap, by Richard A. D’Aveni.
- April 19, 2010 by Thomas A. StewartCelebrating a “must-read” concept, based on data from thousands of companies: Information flow and decision rights are integral parts of the strategic process.
- March 15, 2010 by Art KleinerManaging author Henry Mintzberg believes that to improve business schools, we must first understand the essence of what managers do.
- February 23, 2010 by Walter Kiechel IIIA shortcut to the big themes in the conversation about corporate strategy.
- November 24, 2009 by Phil RosenzweigThe Capable and the Failed
- September 3, 2009When management consultants stop being experts and start being collaborators, companies benefit.
- June 17, 2009Nassim Nicholas Taleb, author of The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable, introduces an engaging lesson in business forecasting from Dance with Chance: Making Luck Work for You, by Spyros Makridakis, Robin Hogarth, and Anil Gaba.
- May 26, 2009 by David K. HurstA review of Free Market Madness, by Peter A. Ubel.
- February 24, 2009 by David K. HurstFixing the mortgage meltdown, mastering disruptive change, inculcating a sense of urgency, and exploring drama at the Economist.
- A new survey reveals a disconnect between what managers should be doing and what they are doing.
- A new study measures how businesses could survive economic disruption in the event of a pandemic.
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