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The Future of Gender Equality, from School to Boardroom

January 19, 2015 • LEADERSHIP, SPECIAL FEATURES, Women in LeadershipComments (0)

Helena Morrissey Talks with Camille Merrells Helena Morrissey is the unstoppable CEO of Newton, Chair of the Investment Management Association (IMA) and founder of the 30% Club – to name but a few of her many and varied roles. Our editor Camille Merrells met Helena on a rainy Thursday morning to talk about the future …

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Strategic Transformation at Tennis Canada

January 19, 2015 • Editors' Pick, Global Business, Strategic Spotlight, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Talent ManagementComments (0)

By Roger Martin Aside from the small percentage of hugely successful game-changing start-ups like Apple, Microsoft and Google it can be hard for a small organisation to compete with giants in a competitive market. Below Roger Martin uses his gameplan for

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Marketing Lessons Luxury Wine Brands Teach us About Authenticity and Prestige

January 19, 2015 • Editors' Pick, Global Business, Marketing & Consumers, Strategic Spotlight, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENTComments (0)

By Klaus Heine and Francine Espinoza Petersen Luxury brands have spent decades, and sometimes centuries, cultivating the perfect mix of authenticity and prestige to remain successful among their peers. Below Klaus Heine and Francine Espinoza Petersen analyse

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Creating Collaborative Advantage

January 19, 2015 • Emerging Ideas, INNOVATION, SPECIAL FEATURES, Strategic Spotlight, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By John Sutherland Successful collaboration between businesses can have myriad advantages. In this article, John Sutherland talks us through four key aspects for successful collaboration and demonstrates how sometimes collaborative advantage is of far more

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Opening the Eyes of the Digitally Myopic!

January 19, 2015 • Big Data & Analytics, Business Mobility & E-Commerce, Global Business, INNOVATION, Internet of Things, SPECIAL FEATURES, TECHNOLOGYComments (0)

By Eric Duffaut There are none so blind as those who will not see. They’ll probably go bankrupt too. It has never been easier to create, seize and profit from a business opportunity than today. Only two ingredients are needed: innovation and speed. Oh, and

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Dream Bigger Be Braver

November 18, 2014 • Editors' Pick, LEADERSHIP, SPECIAL FEATURES, Women in LeadershipComments (0)

Exclusive Interview with Cheryl Giovannoni by our editor Camille Merrells Cheryl Giovannoni is the dynamic CEO of Ogilvy & Mather UK, the advertising giant responsible for those advertising campaigns that make you smile and make you laugh – like

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The World Business Forum New York

November 18, 2014 • Editors' Pick, Emerging Ideas, Entrepreneurship, INNOVATION, SPECIAL FEATURES, Special Report - Innovating the Way You Lead - World Business Forum 2014Comments (0)

By Henrietta Morris “We have to unlearn what we think we know about leadership.” – Linda Hill This was the message, in this instance boldly stated

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Leading Innovation through Executive Education

November 18, 2014 • LEADERSHIP, MBAs & Executive Education, SPECIAL FEATURES, Special Report - Innovating the Way You Lead - World Business Forum 2014Comments (0)

Interview with Saul Estrin In today’s fast-changing global environment, business leaders need new tools to face new challenges like never before. Innovation is one such tool. Here, we pick Professor Saul Estrin’s brain about how LSE’s Department of

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Making Capabilities Explicit is The Work of Leadership

November 18, 2014 • Leadership Development, SPECIAL FEATURES, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By Richard Lynch, Amber Román And Derval Kennedy In “Clarifying Strategy Is Simple. Aligning Your Organisation Is Not.” (The European Business Review, Sept/Oct 2014) the authors make the case that the clearest route to aligning and communicating strategy

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Are Digital Technologies the Planet’s Last Best Hope? (If bananas are anything to go by the answer is yes.)

November 18, 2014 • Big Data & Analytics, Business Mobility & E-Commerce, Internet of Things, Social Impact, Social Media, SPECIAL FEATURES, TECHNOLOGYComments (0)

By John Bates Humanity’s destructive ecological footprint is only getting bigger and effective solutions are needed more than ever. Below Dr. John Bates explains what a debate about bananas has to do with the effectiveness of climate change conferences, and