- How the world’s cities develop their infrastructure over the next 30 years will determine the future path of global warming.
- The oil majors hope to make major money in natural gas, but can they learn to operate two distinct types of businesses under one roof?
- Enterprise architecture can eliminate the gap between an organization’s technology and its business model.
- Rather than seek increased revenues and profits by expanding products and markets, companies should follow a seven-step strategy for achieving more with less.
- As a result of the Gulf accident, the oil industry faces profound changes — not just in the management of environmental risks, but in every aspect of its business.
- As regulators work to fix some of the problems caused by the financial markets’ changing infrastructure, five questions need to be addressed.
- The role of the chief executive is evolving. CEOs from around the world discuss the game-changing practices that lead to success.
- Providing new goods and services to “bottom of the pyramid” customers requires a radical rethinking of product development.
- At the World Economic Forum’s fall meeting in New Delhi, five experts discussed the challenges and opportunities India faces as its population becomes increasingly youthful.May 25, 2010 by Thomas A. Stewart
- To develop new executive talent in the Middle East, regional leaders are examining the roots of their own success.
- Integrating formal metrics and informal communication can lead to new levels of performance.
- 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.
- To change an organization from within, it helps to understand four basic circulatory systems, analogous to the channels of communication in a living body.April 5, 2010 by Art Kleiner
- 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
- For The Innovator’s Prescription coauthor Jason Hwang, the real solution to health-care costs lies in the business models that incumbent companies have not yet embraced — but can no longer ignore.
- Corning Inc.’s process for developing inventive products actually works, a claim that few companies can make.March 1, 2010 by William J. Holstein
- The lessons of history suggest that if we want to reduce poverty in emerging markets, regulation reform and business success are prerequisites, not outcomes.
- India’s Tata, one of the world’s largest conglomerates, is basing an ambitious global strategy on 142 years of social entrepreneurship.February 23, 2010 by Ann Graham
- 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
- As the market for basic health care expands, pharmacy chains will increasingly be called upon to provide simple medical services.
- Farming out product design and development can be a risky venture, as many organizations have learned the hard way. Here are five steps to making it work.
- A conversation with Nick Pennell and Rob FowlerDecember 21, 2009
- The U.S. military’s elite training programs offer a model for the strategic deployment of human capital and for building effective teams.November 24, 2009 by Andrew Sobel
- How to choose which units to cut and which to keep.
- Regulations and consumer expectations are changing. The business models, capabilities, and practices of the financial-services industry must change with them.
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