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Managerial practices that elicit solutions

Views:1764 | Comments:34 | Author:Michael Toffel | Posted on September 29, 2010

Frontline workers offer more solutions to operational problems in departments, whose managers are more engaged in problem solving.
Ideas that could enable organisations to improve their operatin.. Read full story

How to change the world

Views:2416 | Comments:34 | Author:David Bornstein | Posted on April 5, 2010

Social entrepreneurs have existed throughout history. St Francis of Assisi, the founder of the Franciscan Order, would qualify as a social entrepreneur — having built multiple organisations that.. Read full story

Mind over Money

Views:1081 | Comments:33 | Author:Brad Klontz | Posted on October 10, 2010

Today, many researchers agree, the biggest source of stress in our lives is money. The basics of financial health aren’t complicated, and they’re pretty much the same, no matter who you ar.. Read full story

Unclutter your life in one week

Views:1125 | Comments:30 | Author:Erin Doland | Posted on January 28, 2010

Simplicity is revolutionary. Being overworked, overbooked, and overwhelmed is passé. Right now, you have a choice to make. Do you want to live a stressful life controlled by your possessions an.. Read full story

Multinational strategies

Views:1699 | Comments:29 | Author:Geoffrey Jones | Posted on April 23, 2010

This working paper offers a historical analysis of the strategies of multinationals from developed countries in developing countries. The central argument is that strategies were shaped by the trade-o.. Read full story

The Lords of strategy

Views:1188 | Comments:29 | Author:Walter Kiechel | Posted on March 22, 2010

What companies didn’t have before the strategy revolution was a way of systematically putting together all the elements that determined their corporate fate, in particular, the three Cs centr.. Read full story

Rethinking the MBA

Views:1293 | Comments:28 | Author:Srikant Datar | Posted on May 5, 2010

Immediately after graduation, a significant majority of the graduates of the leading two-year, full-time MBA programs take jobs in financial services and consulting, driven in part by financial reward.. Read full story

The other side of innovation

Views:1193 | Comments:20 | Author:Vijay Govindarajan | Posted on October 3, 2010

Companies think far too little about the other side of innovation, and we are not the first to say so. In 2007, IBM ran an ad intended to convey that it could help its clients innovate. It featured a .. Read full story

The magic of thinking big

Views:1249 | Comments:19 | Author:David Schwartz | Posted on February 22, 2010

There is nothing magical nor mystical about the power of belief. Belief works this way. Belief, the "I’m-positive-I-can" attitude, generates the power, skill, and energy needed to do. .. Read full story

The Human Equation: Building profits by putting people first

Views:1085 | Comments:17 | Author:Jeffrey Pfeffer | Posted on September 20, 2010

Say it, and often. Have people-centred values and goals. Publicly and repeatedly state the importance of people to organisational success. “Employees” no more. Use language that conveys re.. Read full story

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