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Walking the New Corridors of Power: Positioning your Business for the Era of Emerging-Market Integration

May 20, 2012 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, Global Business, Delivering Innovation - Accenture ResearchComments (0)

By Mark Purdy, Athena Peppes, Armen Ovanessoff & Kuangyi Wei Over the past decade, the corridors of trade and investment have increasingly been occupied by emerging markets—engaging with each other, “E2E.” This development is bound to upset complacent attitudes in mature economies about long-held dominance in strategy, innovation and talent.

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Innovating Beyond the Familiar

May 20, 2012 • INNOVATION, Editors' Pick, Emerging IdeasComments (0)

By Patrick Barwise & Seán Meehan Don’t be overawed by Apple – your company too can innovate beyond the familiar. This isn’t about “blue-sky thinking”, “blue ocean strategy” or pioneering completely new-to-the-world product categories: Apple

Needed: Executives (and Citizens) with a Global Mindset

March 23, 2012 • LEADERSHIP, INNOVATION, MBA & Executive Education, Global Business, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Nakiye A. Boyacigiller We are facing challenges of a global nature that require global citizenship, global responsibility, and global solutions. These cannot be achieved without an increasing cadre of managers who understand the world through global

The Search for Innovation Leadership

March 23, 2012 • LEADERSHIP, INNOVATION, SPECIAL FEATURES, MBA & Executive Education, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Jeff Gaspersz What do we need to do to build the leaders that are equipped for the new innovation challenges?   You might also like: 21st Century Leaders: Driving Success Amid Intense Disruption Mining Actionable Information with Smart Capture:

KYOCERA – a uniquely resource-efficient approach to product design

March 22, 2012 • INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, SPECIAL FEATURES, Climate Change, Emerging IdeasComments (0)

By Tracey Rawling Church KYOCERA is a name that may not be familiar, but the company has quietly been designing and manufacturing resource efficient products for many years. For example 20 years ago, the year of the first Rio Climate Summit, KYOCERA made a

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

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

Managing Paradox: the discipline of strategic execution

November 24, 2011 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, TransformationComments (0)

By Andrew Binns and Wendy Smith When a business faces the paradox between transforming for the future and securing its current market position, leading change requires a new toolkit. You might also like: Reinvention: Critical to Business Success, but not

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