Military contractors are reinventing themselves for a world of rapidly evolving technology and new geopolitical relationships.
- An innovative program helps seasoned women executives — including former military officers — plan what to do next.December 5, 2016 by Sally Helgesen
- Contractors in the aerospace and defense sector can fend off aggressive activist investors by adopting a capabilities-driven approach.
- The beverage alcohol world is ripe for disruption, and distributors who are willing to navigate the industry’s hurdles will find opportunities for growth.
- Addressing climate change with a sense of urgency isn’t a matter of morality, two economists argue. It’s about managing risk.May 26, 2015 by Katie Fehrenbacher
- When it comes to data thieves, no company is immune. Leaders, here’s how to prepare.February 24, 2015 by Eric J. McNulty
- In this turbulent energy environment, only a few companies will be focused enough to win.
- In Against the Tide, retired rear admiral Dave Oliver examines the management techniques of Hyman G. Rickover, the father of the nuclear navy.January 27, 2015 by Theodore Kinni
- The loss in stock value and trading volume for companies targeted by phishing scams proves that firms have plenty to lose from these high-tech attacks.January 22, 2015 by Matt Palmquist
- Despite lawyers’ conventional wisdom, becoming a household name can actually be a brilliant marketing strategy.November 20, 2014 by Matt Palmquist
- Your own employees may pose a bigger IT hazard than outside threats.November 3, 2014 by Matt Palmquist
- Modern Mercenary is a fascinating look at the free market for force and the companies that profit from it.October 9, 2014 by Theodore Kinni
- Holding people, companies, or systems responsible for their mistakes is about more than just pointing a finger at the most convenient target.September 30, 2014 by Eric J. McNulty
- Executives who take more chances may prove to be a better long-term bet than those who play it safe.September 2, 2014 by Matt Palmquist
- The benefits of an organic, more iterative approach to product development. See also “Lessons in Product Design from Modern Warfare — In Pictures.”August 8, 2014 by Al Kent
- To win in emerging markets, defense and security contractors need to move beyond equipment sales and help their clients develop broader capabilities.
- Effective leaders focus on powerful possibilities, not problems.June 11, 2014 by Susan Cramm
- Departing staffers can become a source of new networks and competitive intelligence.May 12, 2014 by Orly Lobel
- In The Second Machine Age, two MIT professors show how the exponential growth of new technologies is remaking the world.April 28, 2014 by Rob Norton
- If defense companies are to survive and grow in the current downturn, they must focus on building capabilities while cutting costs.
- Manufacturers should adopt the nimble strategy used by software firms: “sprint and scrum.”
- Adam Penenberg’s new book examines how video games are being used to enhance organizations and improve lives.October 23, 2013 by Theodore Kinni
- Only in finance is money an end in itself—resulting in behavior that’s less than virtuous.October 18, 2013 by James O'Toole
- Chinese brands don’t need David Brooks’s “romantic advantage,” just the right capabilities.September 23, 2013 by John Jullens
- Sometimes it pays for a company to respond to a deal in its own backyard, and sometimes it doesn’t.August 30, 2013 by Matt Palmquist
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