More World view

  • November 29, 2005

    Ricardo Semler Won’t Take Control

    by Lawrence M. Fisher
    The Brazilian CEO and best-selling author transformed his pump plant into a model of participative management, and launched his company on 14 straight years of double-digit growth.
  • November 29, 2005

    Money Isn’t Everything

    by Barry Jaruzelski, Kevin Dehoff, and Rakesh Bordia
    Lavish R&D budgets don’t guarantee performance. A new Booz Allen Hamilton study of the world’s 1,000 biggest spenders reveals the value of an innovation dollar — and the basics of a better strategy.
  • November 29, 2005

    China’s Five Surprises

    by Edward Tse
    In the world’s fastest-growing economy, the last 10 years are not the best guide to the next 10 years.
  • August 26, 2005

    Recent Research

    by Des Dearlove and Stuart Crainer
    On emerging-world corporate “tigers,” the profitability of innovations, and other topics of interest.
  • August 26, 2005

    Skoda Leaps to Market

    by Jonathan Ledgard
    A Communist car monopoly turned Volkswagen subsidiary is now becoming an entrepreneurial global enterprise.
  • August 26, 2005

    Materials Witnesses

    by Art Kleiner
    When companies come together to save the world, what’s more compelling — environmental results or competitive advantage?
  • May 23, 2005

    Eurosclerosis Revisited

    by Diane Coyle
    The productivity boom benefits the U.S. more than Europe. Five reports explore why.
  • March 1, 2005

    The China Syndrome

    by Mitchell Quint and Dermot Shorten
    A five-dimension analytical model for deciding when (and when not) to purchase from the East.
  • March 1, 2005

    Are Dollar Reserves Still Safe?

    by Dean Baker and Mark Weisbrot
    The U.S. dollar has been the world’s main reserve currency since World War II, but this source of stability is becoming more and more dangerous.