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Reinventing Management

January 23, 2012 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, Corporate Governance, Global Business, Emerging IdeasComments (2)

 By Julian Birkinshaw What is the future of management? Can management be reinvented to make it more effective as an agent of economic progress and more responsive to the needs of employees? You might also like: Reinvention: Critical to Business Success, but not Always Obvious Conflict Contagion: A Virus to Watch and Treat Early Sustainable …

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Making Inclusive Growth a Reality: Lessons from India

November 24, 2011 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, Global Business, Delivering Innovation - Accenture Research, Emerging IdeasComments (0)

By Raghav Narsalay and Anish Gupta Reaching out to the poor in emerging markets has long been a laudable social goal. But in India today, it also represents the biggest business opportunity of the coming decade. While a number of obstacles stand in the way,

On The Trail with the Idea Hunters

November 24, 2011 • INNOVATION, Emerging IdeasComments (0)

By Andy Boynton, Bill Fischer, with William Bole High-value ideas are not necessarily created. More often than not, they are already out there, waiting to be spotted and then shaped into an innovation. Business ideas come to those who are in the habit of

Getting a Job In 2025

November 24, 2011 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, People Management, Emerging IdeasComments (0)

By Lynda Gratton Lynda Gratton’s new research identifies the careers and skills likely to be valued in the next decade. You might also like: Reinvention: Critical to Business Success, but not Always Obvious Conflict Contagion: A Virus to Watch and Treat

Redesigning Leadership: Design, Technology, Business + Life

November 24, 2011 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY, Global Business, Emerging Ideas, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By John Maeda and Becky Bermont There is a simple saying in Japanese that epitomizes the nature of striving for excellence, “Ue ni wa ue ga aru.” It translates as, “Above up, there is something even higher above up.” To me, it is an eloquent

Brain Science and the Tasks of the Manager

July 20, 2011 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, Emerging Ideas, Leadership Development, Strategic Spotlight, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By Robert Chapman Wood, Gerald A. Cory Jr., and Osvald M. Bjelland Ego and empathy—the two great drivers of business—come from distinct sets of elements in our brains. Excellent business performance requires using the two sets effectively together. And a

Getting Face Time

July 20, 2011 • INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY, SPECIAL FEATURES, Business Mobility & E-Commerce, Emerging IdeasComments (0)

By Andreas Wienold, EMEA VP at LifeSize At a time when we’re overwhelmed by information via email, social media and other communication, face time still leads to the fastest decisions and closer and more productive business relationships. You might also

What Managers Need to Know about Platforms

July 20, 2011 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, Global Business, Editors' Pick, Emerging Ideas, Strategic SpotlightComments (0)

By Annabelle Gawer A new and powerful way to compete has taken shape in our business landscape: Platform competition You might also like: Reinvention: Critical to Business Success, but not Always Obvious Conflict Contagion: A Virus to Watch and Treat Early

Managing Digital Natives – Opportunity or Challenge? Tell me when you were born and I’ll tell you who you are.

July 9, 2011 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, People Management, Emerging Ideas, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By Karsten Jonsen, Rafael Martin and Stephanie Weg Who are these Digital Natives and what makes them different? How can business use shifts in behavior and mindset to operate successfully? You might also like: Reinvention: Critical to Business Success, but

Why Emotions Are as “Soft” as Gold Bars (Making Money)

May 20, 2011 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, Marketing & Consumers, Editors' Pick, Emerging Ideas, Strategic SpotlightComments (0)

By Dan Hill For brand-oriented consumers and leaders as well as your average worker, emotions matter. Emotions are central, not peripheral, to both marketplace and workplace behavior. You might also like: Reinvention: Critical to Business Success, but not