Many business leaders think they’d rather have great execution than superior strategies, but you can’t have the first without the second.
- Analysis of informal networks offers a potent leadership model for the C-suite: Make top teams the hub of the enterprise, and watch performance improve.
- Your customer value proposition is the key to organic growth — for a fast-food chain like Wendy’s, or for any other consumer business.
- Big companies are once again appointing new chief executives in greater numbers, Booz & Company’s annual study finds. Here’s a close look at the incoming class, and some advice from veterans on how they can best navigate their crucial first year.
- CEOs who took part in Booz & Company’s 2011 study of CEO turnover share their thoughts about the difficulties they faced, the successes they achieved, and what, in retrospect, they might have done differently in their first year on the job.
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- A new study of inorganic growth shows that deals made to enhance or leverage the things that companies do well consistently outperform others.
- Media pioneer Bob Carrigan, of IDG Communications and the Interactive Advertising Bureau, explains why new media is the most optimistic part of the economy.February 13, 2012 by Art Kleiner
- What top-tier PE firms can teach public companies about creating and sustaining value over time.
- Four steps to implementing a shared-services model to capture scale and develop advanced capabilities.
- With merger and acquisition activity heating up, here’s a due diligence checklist for regaining clarity.
- The Battle for Management’s FutureNovember 22, 2011 by David K. Hurst
- A senior finance executive explains how a zero-based cost management effort is leading to significant performance improvements.November 22, 2011 by Gerard Paulides
- strategy+business published its first “Best Business Books” section in Winter 2001. Here, in retrospect, is the book from each year that we think was most significant.November 21, 2011
- Louis Carter, editor of Best Practices in Talent Management: How the World’s Leading Corporations Manage, Develop, and Retain Top Talent (coedited with Marshall Goldsmith), introduces a lesson on the best practices mind-set from The Responsible Business: Reimagining Sustainability and Success, by Carol Sanford.October 28, 2011
- 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.
- A review of The Art of Action, by Stephen Bungay.August 23, 2011 by David K. Hurst
- All too often, companies unintentionally create their own worst crises. With a little awareness of your organizational DNA, you can avoid that fate — and the headlines that go with it.August 15, 2011 by Eric Kronenberg
- A five-point plan to keep steering committees on track.July 15, 2011
- 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.
- Sooner or later, most global business leaders will have to put their entire enterprise at risk. Here’s how to do it successfully.
- The rise of private market networks is changing the capital markets and opening up new opportunities for business leaders and innovators.May 24, 2011 by Bob Rice
- To build your capabilities and cast a wider net for ideas, you must figure out which of the three types of innovation strategies you already have — and design your R&D approach accordingly.
- A review of The Wall Street Journal Essential Guide to Management, by Alan Murray.February 22, 2011 by David K. Hurst
- Start using it instead — to reinforce and build the new behaviors that will give you the high-performance company you want.
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