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  • November 28, 2007

    Military of Millennials

    by Art Fritzson, Lloyd W. Howell Jr., and Dov S. Zakheim
    The next generation of soldier: tech savvy, open-minded, multitasking, and perhaps unprepared for command-and-control.
  • November 28, 2007

    Recent Research

    by Des Dearlove and Stuart Crainer
    On catching malfeasance, improving boards, priming brands, predicting negotiations, and appreciating e-mail.
  • November 28, 2007

    The Customer Connection: The Global ­­­Innovation 1000

    by Barry Jaruzelski and Kevin Dehoff
    Booz Allen Hamilton’s annual study of the world’s largest corporate R&D spenders finds two primary success factors: aligning the innovation model to corporate strategy and listening to customers every step of the way.
  • October 9, 2007

    Evolution on the Global Stage

    by Edward Tse, Andrew Cainey, and Ronald Haddock
    Their raw potential is clear, but Chinese companies will have to master the imperatives of “soft power” to reach the next level of international growth.
  • September 4, 2007

    The Other Energy Crisis

    by Debra Decker and Erwann Michel-Kerjan
    As nuclear energy becomes a viable alternative to carbon-based fuels, security is a vital concern. Here’s how private markets might be able to help.
  • August 29, 2007

    Books in Brief

    by David K. Hurst
    High-tech entrepreneurial experience, hidden assets, analytical sophistication, and China’s global ambitions.
  • August 29, 2007

    When There Is No Cavalry

    by Douglas Himberger, David Sulek, and Stephen Krill Jr.
    No single authority can prepare for or respond to major disasters as effectively as a megacommunity can.
  • August 29, 2007

    Context and Complexity

    by Edward Tse
    Success in China requires a flexible approach for a diverse market.
  • August 29, 2007

    Paving the Silk Road

    by Fadi Majdalani, Ulrich Kögler, and Simon Kuge
    A hybrid solution for sea and air transport addresses the changing nature of global shipping.
  • August 29, 2007

    How to Be a Demographic Realist

    by Lord Andrew Turnbull
    To prepare for the implications of aging populations, individuals, organizations, and society as a whole must confront assumptions that are no longer valid.
  • August 29, 2007

    The Statecraft of Business

    by Sven Behrendt
    How the frameworks of international relations can improve the debate about corporate strategy and globalization.
  • August 14, 2007

    Executives without Borders

    by Jonathan Ledgard
    A novel proposition for saving driest Africa from total collapse.
  • July 24, 2007

    The Big Squeeze

    by Chris Manning and Stephan Gross
    Can traditional legacy airlines find a way out of the “no-man’s-land” between the established low-cost carriers and the premium players?
  • July 17, 2007

    Covering the Cost of War

    by Art Kleiner
    Robert Hormats, an international finance expert and the author of The Price of Liberty: Paying for America's Wars, describes the problems with current U.S. fiscal policy, and how to adjust the country's spending for present and future global battles.
  • July 10, 2007

    Network Effects: The Virtues of Telecom Regulation

    by Bahjat El-Darwiche and Chady Smayra
    A strong, competitive telecom market plays a crucial role in promoting a country's overall economic development -- but the government must first institute intelligent regulatory policies and practices.
  • June 26, 2007

    How the U.S. Government Can Cut Overhead

    by Kristine Rohls and Dave Mader
    By using in-house agencies to provide services to other departments that need them, the federal government is saving tens of billions of dollars and learning what some in the private sector already know.
  • June 19, 2007

    Big Impact in a Small Format

    by Thomas Ripsam, Alonso Martinez, and Carlos Navarro
    Large retailers are beginning to see the beauty of a tinier world.
  • June 12, 2007

    The Defining Features of a Megacommunity

    by Chris Kelly, Mark Gerencser, Fernando Napolitano, and Reginald Van Lee
    A primer for creating successful multipartite initiatives to solve critical problems that embraces the talents of government, business, and civil society.
  • May 29, 2007

    Making Offshore Engineering Pay Off

    by Anil Verma and Serge Lambermont
    How some companies send design work overseas without fear of diminished quality or intellectual property theft.
  • April 3, 2007

    What’s a Chaebol to Do?

    by Tariq Hussain
    The family-owned conglomerates made South Korea an industrial powerhouse, but can they transform themselves and their nation’s economy again now that the rules have changed?
  • February 28, 2007

    The Flatbread Factor

    by Alonso Martinez and Ronald Haddock
    To understand the life cycle of an emerging market, learn to decode its consumer products.
  • February 28, 2007

    A Gold-Medal Partnership

    by Michael Payne
    The Olympic Games demonstrate what government and business can accomplish as a team.
  • February 28, 2007

    Lights! Water! Motion!

    by Viren Doshi, Gary Schulman, and Daniel Gabaldon
    The world’s urban infrastructure needs a $40 trillion makeover. Here’s how to reinvigorate our electricity, water, and transportation systems by integrating finance, governance, technology, and design.
  • February 28, 2007

    Tourism: China’s New Diaspora

    by Ronald Haddock, Kevin Ma, and Edward Tse
    The global travel industry is preparing for the next tourist boom.