- Predatory lending played a large part in the financial crisis, but also to blame were affluent homeowners who knowingly bought houses they couldn’t afford.
- Mark Anderson, the high-tech industry’s most accurate prognosticator, foresees an economic landscape still under the stress of too much liquidity — and decision makers still in denial.July 26, 2010 by Art Kleiner
- As regulators work to fix some of the problems caused by the financial markets’ changing infrastructure, five questions need to be addressed.
- Corporate directors can – and should – play a much more active role in overseeing risk and avoiding major crises.June 14, 2010 by Michael Schrage
- Proposals to tax and regulate bank compensation are fast gaining momentum, but they fail to address the core issue.June 7, 2010 by Shumeet Banerji
- Edward Landry, coauthor of The Four Pillars of Profit-Driven Marketing: How to Maximize Creativity, Accountability, and ROI, introduces a passage on how analytics create competitive advantage from The Deciding Factor: The Power of Analytics to Make Every Decision a Winner, by Larry Rosenberger and John Nash, with Ann Graham.May 27, 2010
- How intelligent forecasting can lead to better decision making.
- INSEAD’s expert on leadership development clarifies how self-awareness can break the destructive pattern of corporate narcissism.May 10, 2010 by Art Kleiner
- Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos.com and author of Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose, introduces a lesson on how to rally employees around a unified plan from Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard, by Chip Heath and Dan Heath.April 30, 2010
- Post-recession success depends on tapping the informal aspects of an organization and avoiding the temptation to rely solely on formal systems, processes, and programs.
- An offshoring expert argues that companies could compete and profit best by outsourcing to small, more developed countries.March 15, 2010 by Kevin D. Stringer
- Despite improvements in the global economy, chemicals, retail banking, consumer packaged goods, engineered products and services, oil and gas, and technology still need to transform.March 8, 2010 by Karen Henrie
- Instead of bashing bonuses, let’s put in place the incentives we need: linking compensation to risk and capital.February 23, 2010 by Shumeet Banerji
- The lessons of history suggest that if we want to reduce poverty in emerging markets, regulation reform and business success are prerequisites, not outcomes.
- Greg Farrell, author of Corporate Crooks: How Rogue Executives Ripped Off Americans...and Congress Helped Them Do It!, highlights the cohesive corporate culture at Goldman Sachs that is on view in The Partnership: The Making of Goldman Sachs, by Charles D. Ellis.February 23, 2010
- For global companies, ignoring China is not an option. But they must adapt their strategies to the country’s changing markets, increased competition, and shifting government priorities.February 23, 2010 by Edward Tse
- To avoid swinging between over-exuberance and excessive caution, set a disciplined target for your desired investment outcomes.
- The newest corporate stakeholders — government representatives — must learn to become effective agents for reform.
- Why oil-rich Abu Dhabi is building the world’s first zero-carbon city.February 23, 2010 by Melissa Master Cavanaugh
- The financial meltdown showed the limits of bureaucracy. Recovery depends on how well companies adopt the practices of personalization instead.
- Because of the diffusion of the 2008 global financial crisis, forecasting the next one may be an impossible task.January 28, 2010
- Which manufacturing operations should return to the United States?January 25, 2010 by William J. Holstein
- After disasters, broker organizations can help corporations act quickly by matching corporate dollars to humanitarian need.November 24, 2009 by Matt Palmquist
- Western Dominance in Decline
- Means to a Greater EndNovember 24, 2009 by Charles Handy
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