How a small firm named AeroVironment is changing the course of airplanes, automobiles, and warfare. See also The Drone Maker’s Story — In Pictures.
- One skill distinguishes the effective CEO: the ability to make disciplined and integrated choices.
- The newest CEOs have neither the diversity nor the global backgrounds that you might expect.
- Even when facing a crisis, some CEOs know how to anticipate the worst, plan a response, and navigate to advantage. You can do the same.
- CEOs are stepping up to a new role, as leaders of their company’s thinking and behavior.
- Practical wisdom in business comes from combining the broad view with the narrow, and opportunity with constraint.
- An eminent systems therapist says that learning to recognize the hidden patterns in conversation is the first step toward more effective executive leadership.May 28, 2013 by Art Kleiner
- Harvard Business School professor Cynthia Montgomery speaks with Booz & Company partner Ken Favaro about why strategy needs to be reimagined, and how a leader can help define what a business is and why it matters.May 21, 2013
- Systems therapist David Kantor speaks with Booz & Company partner Rutger von Post about how leaders can tap into "structural dynamics" to create better-performing teams.May 21, 2013
- When performance is flagging, splitting the top jobs could well make sense. Otherwise, don’t rock the boat.April 12, 2013
- To Harvard professor Clayton Christensen, coauthor of How Will You Measure Your Life?, a primary task of leadership is asking questions that anticipate great challenges.March 11, 2013 by Art Kleiner
- Jeff Thull, author of Mastering the Complex Sale: How to Compete and Win When the Stakes Are High, introduces a passage that overturns negative stereotypes about sales from To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth about Moving Others, by Daniel H. Pink.March 1, 2013
- An innovative approach to managing product portfolios—the strong-form model—can help companies stay ahead of change.
- National efforts to expand international flows—of trade, capital, information, and people—can be a major leverage point for raising prosperity.
- When leaders substitute visions, missions, purposes, plans, or goals for the real work of strategy, they send their firms adrift.February 11, 2013 by Ken Favaro
- Booz & Company and strategy+business have introduced an online survey to explore the relationship between management theory, corporate identity, and high performance.
- Bigger and more independent boards help shield companies from distress.December 14, 2012
- The early stages of innovation can be challenging. But Booz & Company’s annual study of R&D spending reveals that successful innovators bring clarity to a process often described as fuzzy and vague.
- Small TalkNovember 27, 2012 by Sally Helgesen
- Context Is KingNovember 27, 2012 by Krisztina “Z” Holly
- Breakthroughs in pharmaceutical innovation are poised to change the prevailing business model of the industry — with dramatic effects on healthcare costs and practice.
- The former head of Alcoa Russia teaches executives that in international business practice, ethics and competitive advantage go hand in hand.November 27, 2012 by Ann Graham
- At Devon Energy, building the most critical capabilities requires a high-touch approach to human capital and the HR function.November 27, 2012 by Christopher Click
- Special coverage for data attacks is not enough — companies must also beef up internal protections and oversight.September 14, 2012
- Gernot Wagner, an economist with the Environmental Defense Fund, believes business will push for policy change.September 10, 2012 by Rob Norton
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