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Beyond the Hateful 8

April 10, 2017 • LEADERSHIP, Emerging Ideas, MacGregor on Executive HealthComments (0)

By Steven P. MacGregor  Steven MacGregor elaborates on how today’s world has turned Robert Owen’s “Triple 8” to the “Hateful 8”. How should business leaders address this seemingly inevitable phenomenon brought by the contemporary world?  “Either you run the day, or the day runs you.” Jim Rohn 12 months ago this week I gave a …

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Space, but not as we know it: Notes on the future workplace

March 14, 2017 • INNOVATION, MacGregor on Executive Health, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By Steven P. MacGregor Apple Park opens in a few weeks time. The new headquarters of one of the world’s most innovative companies, referred to by many as “spaceship campus” due to its flying saucer-like design, was one of the final acts from Steve Jobs

Smart Manufacturing

March 10, 2017 • INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY, Big Data & Analytics, Emerging Ideas, Internet of ThingsComments (0)

By Seeram Ramakrishna, Chen-Khong Tham and Teo Kie Leong   Manufacturing is vital to a country’s economic growth and ability to innovate. Manufacturing is changing from large monolithic production floors to geographically distributed, internet-connected,

Minding the Gap: Women and Angel Investing

March 9, 2017 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, Finance & Economics, EntrepreneurshipComments (0)

By Susan Coleman and Alicia Robb In spite of the impressive growth of women-owned firms in the United States in the recent years, they are still considered in the minority. In this article, the authors explore the opportunity, challenges, and a solution on

How High-End Disruption Completes the Disruptive Innovation Model

March 7, 2017 • INNOVATION, Emerging IdeasComments (0)

By Juan Pablo Vazquez Sampere Why don’t we have an integrated mechanism of entrepreneurship to consistently make new companies successful? Turns out that the Disruption experienced in the 20th century (cars, planes, …) was fundamentally different from

Is Your Innovation Strategy Ready to Meet the 21st Century?

March 2, 2017 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, Global Business, Emerging IdeasComments (0)

By Tamara Bekefi and Marc J. Epstein   We are living in the midst of great change. The impacts of climate change, social issues, and technology are altering the way we live and work. Water scarcity, greater competition for basic inputs resulting from

Creating an Omnichannel Supply Chain for Branded Manufacturers: The Untapped Potential for Growth

February 28, 2017 • INNOVATION, OPERATION, Business Process, Supply ChainComments (0)

By Michael Hu and Sunil Chopra In today’s omnichannel world, the distinction between brands and retailers is of little interest to consumers. They will buy from whoever is best able to “deliver the goods.” Branded manufacturers can take advantage of

Beyond Markets: Entrepreneurship in the Civil Society

February 7, 2017 • INNOVATION, Emerging Ideas, EntrepreneurshipComments (0)

By Pablo Munoz Entrepreneurship, as a societal phenomenon, is not embedded in those abstractions we call markets, but rather in what we do daily, oftentimes unintentionally and even accidentally, simply as a result of just doing stuff.   In recent years, we

A Primer on Theoretically Exploring the Field of Business Model Innovation

January 20, 2017 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, Global BusinessComments (1)

By Oliver Gassmann, Karolin Frankenberger and Roman Sauer Companies like Amazon, Uber, and Skype have become business strategy icons and the way they transformed industries can hardly be explained with classic strategy research. This article explores the

The Chief Innovation Officer Should be in Charge of New Territories. Not More. Not Less.

January 9, 2017 • LEADERSHIP, INNOVATION, Emerging IdeasComments (2)

By Albert Meige An analysis with Google Trends on “Chief Innovation Officer” shows an increasing interest starting in 2010. The term was actually coined and described by Miller and Morris in 1998, but it seems to have only received interest in the past