Facing up to climate change requires a revolution in business thinking.
- To combat poverty in Africa, government should redirect aid to foster local business.
- How I stopped looking at industry as the enemy and enlisted it as an ally in fighting climate change.June 10, 2008 by Fred Krupp
- Consolidation in the increasingly competitive European airline industry has been long delayed, but the wait is coming to an end.
- Because the market widely corroborated the inflated values of subprime instruments, plaintiffs face an uphill battle.May 8, 2008
- Myths abound regarding the pros and cons of biofuels. Here is a scorecard to separate truth from fiction.
- The numbers may be rosy, but the U.S. export initiative is still hobbled.April 15, 2008 by William J. Holstein
- The more informed the outside directors, the better they are able to help improve company governance and performance.March 27, 2008
- Multinational companies must respond to China’s rising costs by bringing their own global best practices to its shores.
- Author Matt Mason takes a hard look at how established companies should face the growing threat of copyright piracy.March 11, 2008 by Edward H. Baker
- As health care costs skyrocket, employers are finding it increasingly difficult to offer comprehensive health benefits, and the burden of health care financing is gradually shifting to the consumer. According to experts at Booz Allen Hamilton, consumers will need to meet this challenge by planning for their health care costs as they do for their other financial expenditures, by tapping into products aligned with the financial services life planning cycle. strategy+business and Knowledge@Wharton recently spoke with Joni Bessler, vice president at Booz Allen Hamilton, and Kent Smetters, professor of insurance and risk management at Wharton, about what this “health-wealth” convergence could look like. In this final part of a three-part interview, Bessler and Smetters describe what some health-wealth products might look like, the regulatory changes that would be required to create these products, and the pros and cons for consumers and players.February 27, 2008
- Singaporean diplomat Kishore Mahbubani says the West should lose its arrogance and the East should step up to global leadership.February 26, 2008 by Sheridan Prasso
- New books and revisited history illuminate the irrelevance of today’s MBA — and ways to make it compelling again.February 26, 2008 by Andrea Gabor
- The seer of “semiglobalization” argues for appreciating regional distinctions.February 26, 2008 by Art Kleiner
- The U.S. government’s method for evaluating risk isn’t as objective as it’s made out to be.February 26, 2008 by Denise Caruso
- Contrary to some expectations, liberalizing restrictions on interstate bank branching has diminished income inequities for many workers.January 17, 2008
- When people make commitments about the future, they are more likely to appeal to their more rational selves. According to the authors, commitment schemes modify people’s behavior more effectively than simple incentive adjustments such as “sin” taxes on cigarettes.January 10, 2008
- How We Know and Why We ActNovember 28, 2007 by Howard Rheingold
- Schumpeter’s LegacyNovember 28, 2007 by Diane Coyle
- Should innovation-minded managers look at the fast-growing Internet company as a model — or an anomaly?November 28, 2007 by Nicholas G. Carr
- To prepare for the implications of aging populations, individuals, organizations, and society as a whole must confront assumptions that are no longer valid.August 29, 2007 by Lord Andrew Turnbull
- Employees who work nontraditional schedules can create as much value as nine-to-fivers if executives can manage their expectations and special needs.June 5, 2007 by John Frehse
- The originator of multiple intelligence theory prescribes a code of ethics for business.May 29, 2007 by Lawrence M. Fisher
- Nobel laureate Edmund Phelps says that Joseph Schumpeter was wrong: Entrepreneurship can generate stable growth.May 29, 2007 by Glenn Hubbard
- The author of Ahead of the Curve explains the mysteries of the business cycle.
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