More Thought leaders

  • December 13, 2010

    Helping the CIO Lead

    by Mike Cooke and Edward Baker
    Charlie Feld, the former CIO of Frito-Lay and a pioneer in his field, explains how IT can play a key role in developing corporate strategy.
  • November 15, 2010

    Getting Big by Going Small

    by Laura W. Geller and Greg Rotz
    Francois Nader, CEO of NPS Pharmaceuticals, describes how a new model for biotech brought his company back from the brink.
  • September 13, 2010

    A Family-owned Business Goes Global

    by Vikas Sehgal, Ganesh Panneer, and Ann Graham
    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

    A Gandhian Approach to R&D

    by Abhishek Malhotra, Art Kleiner, and Laura W. Geller
    Scientist and scholar Raghunath Mashelkar explains a new model of innovation from India that benefits the world’s poor.
  • August 9, 2010

    The Life’s Work of a Thought Leader

    by Art Kleiner
    In 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.
  • July 26, 2010

    A Return, Not to Normal, but to Reality

    by Art Kleiner
    Mark Anderson, the high-tech industry’s most accurate prognosticator, foresees an economic landscape still under the stress of too much liquidity — and decision makers still in denial.
  • July 12, 2010

    China’s Clean Tech Boom

    by Laura W. Geller
    Bruce Usher, the former CEO of EcoSecurities, describes China’s path to leadership in renewable energy.
  • March 15, 2010

    Management by Reflection

    by Art Kleiner
    Managing author Henry Mintzberg believes that to improve business schools, we must first understand the essence of what managers do.
  • March 1, 2010

    When Disruptive Integration Comes to Health Care

    by Gil Irwin, Art Kleiner, and Joyjit Saha Choudhury
    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.
  • February 3, 2010

    The Supply Chain Is Flat

    by Sheridan Prasso
    William Fung, the head of an old and very large Hong Kong trading company, on making and selling products in a vastly altered global landscape.
  • January 4, 2010

    The Evolution of Technology

    by Art Kleiner
    To economist W. Brian Arthur, the value of innovation depends on harnessing the natural progression of shared knowledge.