- How one of the world’s most innovative companies discovered the value of focusing its R&D attention on its own business practices.
- January 28, 2011Bo Burlingham, author of Small Giants: Companies That Choose to Be Great Instead of Big, introduces a lesson in the power of design from CAD Monkeys, Dinosaur Babies, and T-Shaped People: Inside the World of Design Thinking and How It Can Spark Creativity and Innovation, by Warren Berger.
- 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.
- November 23, 2010 by Sally HelgesenTalent Redefined
- Placing a new research, design, or engineering center in emerging markets demands more than just “location, location, location.”
- Booz & Company’s annual study of the world’s biggest R&D spenders shows why highly innovative companies are able to consistently outperform. Their secret? They’re good at the right things, not at everything.
- 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.
- August 24, 2010 by Jürgen RingbeckIn an era of environmental consciousness, every locale that wants to remain attractive and competitive needs a strategy for sustainability.
- August 24, 2010 by Dick RichardsThe thriving Internet shoe retailer has made its name and a lot of money by being eccentric.
- 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.
- August 24, 2010 by Matthew StewartThoughts on the 50th anniversary of one of the most influential contributions to management theory.
- For Girish Paranjpe, co-CEO of India’s Wipro Technologies, the best response to economic crisis was reinvestment: in people, green technology, and expansion.
- August 9, 2010 by Art KleinerIn interviews conducted before his untimely death, C.K. Prahalad — the sage of core competencies and the bottom of the pyramid — looked back on his career and talked about the way ideas evolve.
- May 25, 2010 by Bill BirchardThe office-furniture design leader is betting on innovation as it continues to push the envelope of management practice.
- Business transformation is now a continuous process that most companies haven’t mastered. Here’s a formula for managing ongoing change.
- How intelligent forecasting can lead to better decision making.
- May 25, 2010 by Andrea GaborMuch-needed guidance on making companies more employee-centered, adaptive, and capable.
- May 25, 2010 by Thomas A. StewartAt 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.
- April 9, 2010The language that new CEOs use to describe their vision can influence securities analysts’ forecasts of firm performance.
- March 15, 2010 by Art KleinerManaging author Henry Mintzberg believes that to improve business schools, we must first understand the essence of what managers do.
- March 15, 2010 by Kevin D. StringerAn offshoring expert argues that companies could compete and profit best by outsourcing to small, more developed countries.
- The lessons of history suggest that if we want to reduce poverty in emerging markets, regulation reform and business success are prerequisites, not outcomes.
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