Booz & Company’s annual study of the world’s biggest corporate R&D spenders finds that most companies have stuck with their innovation programs despite the recession — and many are boosting spending to compete more effectively in the upturn.
- To reduce expenses for the long term and lead the way to recovery, start by taking a strategic view of your capabilities.
- Blythe McGarvie, author of Shaking the Globe: Courageous Decision-Making in a Changing World, introduces a lesson in raising the level of corporate discourse from Owning Up: The 14 Questions Every Board Member Needs to Ask, by Ram Charan.September 9, 2009
- Eleven of the top leaders from the largest food and beverage company in the U.S. talk about their three-year turnaround and their campaign to reorganize for growth.
- Companies can improve their innovation performance by getting their formal and informal organizations in sync.
- Ten-year-old Cricket Communications found that even the oft overlooked supply chain can be a lucrative target for innovation.
- Physical characteristics and racial stereotypes still play a role in executive advancement.July 9, 2009
- The management author and former CEO of Intel Israel on the need to do the unexpected and attempt the impossible.May 26, 2009 by Paula Margulies
- Mergers and acquisitions are becoming more critical — and more perilous — than ever. You can build your capabilities, even in the midst of turmoil.
- Strategies to improve working capital deficiencies and unearth excess cash from corporate balance sheets.
- Companies need to assess their workforces today, but they should also look at their likely needs as conditions change.
- Assumptions about family and work conflicts can reduce the likelihood of advancement for women in the workplace.April 30, 2009
- In recovering from a crisis, ethical business practice and high performance aren’t opposed.March 3, 2009 by Art Kleiner
- February 24, 2009 by Justin Pettit
- Learning from the literature of corporate environmentalism.February 24, 2009 by Joe Flower
- To build closer connections to customers, start by developing analytical prowess.
- In the new marketing and media ecosystem, some will fail, some will thrive, and all will have to evolve.February 24, 2009 by Christopher A.H. Vollmer
- A new survey reveals a disconnect between what managers should be doing and what they are doing.
- Narratives and ParadigmsNovember 25, 2008 by David K. Hurst
- Talent UnleashedNovember 25, 2008 by Sally Helgesen
- As central figures in mergers and acquisitions, today’s chief financial officers are redefining the practices of their profession.
- Research shows that most transformation leaders go unpromoted, unrecognized, and unrewarded. And their companies suffer in the long run.
- Investing in a capabilities-driven strategy will equip your company for growth in uncertain times.
- Although an elusive goal, cooperative relationships between retailers and suppliers can be wildly profitable.
- Structural shifts in the Asian giant’s economy are forcing companies to adopt deeper and more personal strategies for supplier relationships.
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