The future of agriculture could be small farms, closer to consumers, that use technology to grow food more efficiently.
- Investment in agricultural R&D is essential to feeding the world’s growing population.
- As a tightening in farm labor shows, employers must choose from a handful of undesirable options to stay in business.March 23, 2017 by Daniel Gross
- The persistence of shortages in a range of industries indicates the market is far from efficient.February 7, 2017 by Daniel Gross
- The world’s largest innovators are shifting the focus of their R&D investments from products to programming. See also “How Non-Tech Companies Are Joining the Software Revolution — in Pictures."
- Like manufacturing, American agriculture has near-record output, but employs far fewer people than it did decades ago.August 2, 2016 by Daniel Gross
- A collective intellectual effort offers self-help for a nation struggling to adapt to a new global climate.August 26, 2015 by Lydia DePillis
- The gulf between the interests of small entrepreneurs and global corporations is enormous.November 13, 2013 by James O'Toole
- Welcome to strategy+business’s new blog.June 11, 2013 by Art Kleiner
- In addition to productivity and tech improvements, systemic changes will be necessary if growth is to be sustained in China.April 26, 2013
- Physicist William Cooke discusses the potential for algal biofuels to become the next big alternative energy source.April 22, 2013 by Theodore Kinni
- Why global companies need to rethink their operating models.
- Even as the world’s population reaches 7 billion, the rate of growth is slowing and workforces are aging. Companies and countries can prosper by preparing for the changes to come.
- Historian Elin Whitney-Smith looks at previous periods of disruption to understand what companies (and people) are going through today.May 16, 2011 by Art Kleiner
- Gregory Unruh, author of Earth, Inc.: Using Nature’s Rules to Build Sustainable Profits, introduces a passage about the price of critical resources from The Price of Everything: Solving the Mystery of Why We Pay What We Do, by Eduardo Porter.April 29, 2011
- As growing numbers of women enter the economic mainstream, they will have a profound effect on global business.
- Noble Group CEO Richard Elman discusses risk, opportunity, and his growth strategy for the commodities business.
- Six myths that affect the move away from the carbon-intensive fuels and technologies of the past.
- How John Deere bucked industrial trends to become an international growth star.May 28, 2008 by William J. Holstein
- Myths abound regarding the pros and cons of biofuels. Here is a scorecard to separate truth from fiction.
- N.R. Narayana Murthy, chief mentor and cofounder of Infosys Technologies, sees a bright future for developing countries — if they can use their success to address the problems of poverty.January 29, 2008 by Sheridan Prasso
- Three trends that will change the future of the automobile industry.
- February 13, 2002 by Martin Morse Wooster
- Are the habits of today's knowledge workers unique in history? Actually, the Gen X style of working appears to be the oldest on earth.July 1, 1999 by David Berreby
- In an age of mergers and acquisitions, identity management is becoming increasingly difficult, yet necessary in terms of both customers and employees. The key to make it work? Creating a feeling of community.April 1, 1997 by David Berreby
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