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Sustainable Business Model Innovation to Create Value in a World of Finite Resources

September 8, 2013 • INNOVATION, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Emerging Ideas, Social ImpactComments (0)

By Christophe Sempels & Jonas Hoffmann We have jumped into an era of scarce resources. The related impacts will crescendo in the coming decades but this already raises a clear issue: how to operate in a world where Earth’s resources will have to supply the needs and desires of around nine billion humans by 2050? …

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Collaborative Creativity: Leading High Performance through Theatre

September 8, 2013 • LEADERSHIP, SPECIAL FEATURES, MBA & Executive Education, Emerging Ideas, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Quinn Bauriedel & Jeff Klein Like the multitude of teams in any organization, theatre works under tight timeframes, combines many individuals with different talents, and communicates a vision of the world with the intent to attract and transform its

Overcoming Our Obsession With Technology While Getting The Best It Has To Offer

August 8, 2013 • INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY, Business Mobility & E-Commerce, Digital Transformation, Emerging Ideas, Social MediaComments (0)

By Larry D. Rosen We are all showing signs of obsession, accessing our smartphones all day (and all night) due to a need to reduce our anxiety by constantly checking in with social media and electronic communications. This article examines how we relate to

Competitive Advantage Rewired

August 8, 2013 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, Global Business, Emerging Ideas, Europe's recovery is possible. This is how…Comments (0)

By Adrian T H Kuah, Mark Esposito & Terence Tse Is competitive advantage still an applicable concept so many years after its introduction? Our research demonstrates that competitive advantage remains relevant, and that it is the primary driver of firm and

Talenting: Framework and Metaphors for a New Processual Approach to Talent Management

July 8, 2013 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, People Management, Emerging IdeasComments (0)

By Simon L. Dolan & Paulo Hayashi Jr. Although the necessity for attracting, retaining, and motivating talent is an old challenge for all competitive organisations, only in the last decade has this theme been getting increased attention as a field of

Comparative Decision Making: An Emerging Interdiscipline

May 9, 2013 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, Emerging IdeasComments (0)

By Philip Crowley & Thomas Zentall How can we continue to analyse human decision making in an age when free will is considered to be an illusion? The answer lies in a behavioral approach. Instead of thinking of decisions as the result of rational human

The 3 C’s of Growth Leadership: Culture, Capabilities, and Configuration

May 9, 2013 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, People Management, Emerging Ideas, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By George S. Day George S. Day’s new book Innovation Prowess: Leadership Strategies for Accelerating Growth is an essential guide to building a framework for superior growth through innovation. This article offers a preview on how to boost your innovation

Developing Multicultural Competence

May 9, 2013 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Global Business, Emerging Ideas, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Luciara Nardon, Richard M. Steers & Carlos J. Sanchez-Runde In our globally expanding economy, it is no longer enough for successful managers to have great directive skills, they must also be able to understand and adapt to the different cultures they

Turning Talent Data into Talent Intelligence

May 9, 2013 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY, People Management, Digital Transformation, Emerging IdeasComments (1)

By Nik Kinley & Shlomo Ben-Hur Talent management is built upon talent intelligence—the understanding that businesses have of the skills, expertise and qualities of their people. It is the basis of every people decision that companies make and without

Design vs. Discovery: Which Way to Innovation?

March 10, 2013 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, Emerging IdeasComments (0)

By William Duggan “Design thinking” is slowly but surely taking over the field of innovation. The result is terrific design.  But that’s not the same as innovation. Below, William Duggan argues the importance of “discovery”, a method that combines