- Fred J. Palensky, chief technology officer at one of the world’s most innovative companies, explains how to foster the ongoing cross-pollination of ideas.
- A number of high-profile women are chipping at the “cement ceiling” in the Gulf countries and making it possible for others to do the same.
- To outperform their rivals, private equity firms will need to enhance their ability to spur organic growth in the companies they own. (And public companies will need to follow.)
- The next wave of online business models must focus narrowly, rather than blindly pursuing scale.May 24, 2011 by Tim Laseter
- Despite years of cutbacks, many companies’ pay structures are still unbalanced. Here’s a dispassionate, logical way to realign them.
- As the energy markets evolve, oil and gas majors should consider diversifying into power generation.
- 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.
- A hasty, large-scale movement away from nuclear power would not resolve most of the issues raised by the ongoing crisis in Japan. Instead, we need more thoughtful discussions now about the energy systems of the future.
- This measure of business performance is the best indicator of corporate success.
- With a little knowledge of neuroscience, reframing behavior can be the essence of organizational change.
- Edgar Schein, MIT’s sage of organizational culture, explains why the quest for accountability should start with interdependence.
- Start using it instead — to reinforce and build the new behaviors that will give you the high-performance company you want.
- Jim Champy, coauthor, with Harry Greenspun, of Reengineering Health Care: A Manifesto for Radically Rethinking Health Care Delivery, introduces a lesson on the pitfalls of measurement from Faster, Cheaper, Better: The 9 Levers for Transforming How Work Gets Done, by Michael Hammer and Lisa W. Hershman.January 3, 2011
- In times of great uncertainty, strategic planning must shift from a bureaucratic, linear process to a more targeted approach that is both analytic and creative.
- Charlie Feld, the former CIO of Frito-Lay and a pioneer in his field, explains how IT can play a key role in developing corporate strategy.
- How a capabilities-driven information technology strategy can help differentiate your company.
- Even successful public relations is no longer enough to protect a company’s reputation.
- The Internet has indeed caused many small stores to close, because they are unable to compete with large Web retailers offering reduced prices and more convenience for shoppers.November 5, 2010
- Both big business and big government should shift their management cultures from compromise to integration.November 1, 2010 by Jon Katzenbach
- Researchers find no connection between improved overall firm performance and the offering of stock option compensation to rank-and-file workers.October 29, 2010
- Traditional carriers once knew their way around. Now the world has become a confusing place.
- The CEO of HCL Technologies describes how he focused his company on growth by engaging staff in unprecedented ways.
- As director of human resources (and CEO of a prominent subsidiary), Santrupt Misra oversees the Aditya Birla Group’s strategy for cultural change as it steps out onto the world stage.
- Three projects in Rome are showing how companies, governments, and other organizations can work together to increase their effectiveness.August 24, 2010 by Fernando Napolitano
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