Once considered the domain of tacticians, operations now resides at the forefront of business strategy. Consider the saga of Web-based delivery services.
- Akamai Technology and the Inktomi Corporation both speed Web pages from servers to desktops. But to chase earnings, they've taken different routes. Can both lead to riches?October 1, 2000 by Lawrence M. Fisher
- America's graduate management programs are trying to be all things to all constituencies. Which means they're serving nobody well — least of all American business.October 1, 2000 by Paul O. Gaddis
- October 1, 2000 by Viren Doshi
- October 1, 2000 by Keith Krach
- The m-Web is just taking off, but killer applications and transforming challenges are already emerging.
- July 1, 2000 by Simon Caulkin
- Artificial intelligence research used to focus on teaching machines to think. Until a Belgian MIT professor taught them to shop.July 1, 2000 by Glenn Rifkin
- The giant toy retailer missed the Wal-Mart incursion and the Web discontinuity. But with its bricks-and-mortar advantages, it can still fight the e-tail war.April 1, 2000 by Jeffrey Rothfeder
- The inefficient, tradition-bound, $4 billion trade-book industry is using the Internet to unlock an additional $2 billion-plus.
- January 1, 2000 by Randall Rothenberg
- Regulatory challenges to the new cyber order.January 1, 2000 by Martin Vander Weyer
- The foundation of the company is no longer the company: It's the team.January 1, 2000 by Art Kleiner
- How a half-billion-dollar Seattle outdoor-equipment retailer became a virtual merchandiser.January 1, 2000 by Lawrence M. Fisher
- Rescuing Prometheus by Thomas P. Hughes (372 pages, Pantheon Books, 1998)July 1, 1999 by Barbara Presley Noble
- October 1, 1998 by Lawrence M. Fisher
- How does a fledgling company become an industry powerhouse? By managing itself professionally and betting on the right products. The case of Biogen shows how it can be done.July 1, 1997 by Lawrence M. Fisher
- Cisco Systems plans to dominate its market and is well on the way, having acquired 14 companies since 1993. While many acquisitions bring with them attendant stress, Cisco has more than doubled its sales and net income in 1996. The secret: not just buying, but finding organizational synergies prior to the purchase.April 1, 1997 by Glenn Rifkin
- Weapons of Managerial Destruction
- As the economics of R&D evolve, the Salk and other private research institutes become increasingly crucial to health care’s changing value chain.
- Vicar and visionary, modern management’s most eminent philosopher says it takes a village to build a company.
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