No longer the tech darling, RFID is slowly reemerging as a valuable way to monitor small pieces of big supply chains.
- Money isn’t the key to successful innovation. In fact, many companies spend far less than their competitors on R&D to achieve far better performance. To learn why that’s the case, strategy+business and Knowledge@Wharton spoke with Kevin Dehoff, a partner at Booz & Company, and Karl Ulrich, Wharton professor of operations and information management. In this final part of a three-part series, Dehoff and Ulrich talk about innovation in the auto industry -- what constitutes it, why some manufacturers, like Toyota, are more innovative than others, and the role that customers play in innovative product development.July 23, 2008
- The turbulence of financial markets is reversing the sequence of an optimal planning process.
- Startup MemoriesNovember 28, 2007 by Tom Ehrenfeld
- High-tech entrepreneurial experience, hidden assets, analytical sophistication, and China’s global ambitions.August 29, 2007 by David K. Hurst
- A leading student of the biotech business describes the problems holding the industry back, and how it can overcome them.May 29, 2007 by Amy Bernstein
- The family-owned conglomerates made South Korea an industrial powerhouse, but can they transform themselves and their nation’s economy again now that the rules have changed?April 3, 2007 by Tariq Hussain
- February 28, 2007 by Bruce Feirstein
- Yale professor Barry Nalebuff brought game theory from the ivory tower to the executive suite — and to his own thriving company, Honest Tea.February 28, 2007 by Michael V. Copeland
- “Venture activist” Joichi Ito has turned his life into a prototype of the organization of the future.August 28, 2006 by Lawrence M. Fisher
- Marketers take heed: After years of overhype, the digital revolution is finally mainstream.
- Few companies employ vidence-based management — the notion that real knowledge in the form of empirical analysis of results is the shortest path to sound decisions.
- In the world’s fastest-growing economy, the last 10 years are not the best guide to the next 10 years.November 29, 2005 by Edward Tse
- Reconsidering the Boom and the BustNovember 30, 2004 by John R. Patrick
- By paying attention to what consumers really want, companies can attract new customers and create a distinctive brand.
- How to turn someone else’s idea into a big business.
- A new form of decision analysis is helping executives reevaluate risk management.
- And what other e-tailers might learn from make-to-order pioneers.
- October 10, 2002 by Paul Oyer
- European companies lag behind U.S. corporations in starting new businesses. A few best-practice companies show how the continent can compete.
- For the pioneering U.K. startup, clicks without bricks and building share without care led to a first-mover disadvantage.April 1, 2001 by Victoria Griffith
- The European Union is emerging as a formidable competitor among world economies, thanks to an aptitude for cross-border management and an ease with cultural diversity.April 1, 2001 by Stuart Crainer
- Twinning Network, ChairmanJanuary 1, 2001 by Des Dearlove
- Once the preserve of Silicon Valley, Internet incubators are now rapidly expanding in Europe. The question: Will they survive?January 1, 2001 by Des Dearlove
- A well-funded R&D program isn't enough. Corporations must invest in business opportunities outside their four walls to accelerate innovation and growth.
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