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Adapting Your Digital Business to a Fragmented World

June 28, 2017 • Global Business, Business Mobility & E-Commerce, Delivering Innovation - Accenture Research, Future of BusinessComments (0)

By Omar Abbosh, Paul Nunes and Armen Ovanessoff We are aware that this era calls for your business to be able to continuously adapt to emerging trends. But how?  The authors provide concrete data on current realities faced by digital businesses and steps on how to make sure your plans turn into actions.   For …

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Extrapreneurs: A More Sensible Form of Entrepreneurship?

June 19, 2017 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, People Management, Emerging Ideas, Future of BusinessComments (4)

By Maurits van Rooijen Being an entrepreneur is exciting with greater control over one’s destiny and a more direct link between work and rewards. But with start-up failure rates of up to 90 percent, both the economic and personal price is high. The

What A Leader Should Know About Sleep

May 25, 2017 • Emerging IdeasComments (0)

By John Axelsson & Tina Sundelin In this article, the authors lift the lid on the pitfalls of a lack of adequate sleep – in terms of both quality and quantity, and how leaders are hindering their productivity when sleep deprived.   Sleep is a

Building a Culture of Continuous Innovation

May 22, 2017 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, TransformationComments (0)

By Braden Kelley Building a company is not as simple as having the right amount of money. More than having a business plan, creating a powerful company culture is very important. Braden Kelley shares to us secrets of building an effective culture of

The Burning Platform of Retail Banking

May 21, 2017 • INNOVATION, Finance & Economics, Emerging Ideas, Future of BusinessComments (0)

By Magne Angelshaug and Tina Saebi Without argue, digitalisation has changed many aspects of our everyday lives. With these changes come different challenges and one of the most challenged industries is banking – particularly retail banking. Magne

Deming, Darwin and Mrs. Doubtfire: How the Seven Deadly Disruptors are Changing Manufacturing

May 5, 2017 • INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY, Digital Transformation, Future of Business, Surdak on TechnologyComments (0)

By Christopher Surdak In this age of disruptive change, technological innovations can either ease all your worries or bring you the greatest discomforts you’ve ever known. Christopher Surdak elaborates on the Seven Deadly Disruptors that are changing

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? 

Space, But Not as We Know It: Notes on the Future Workplace

March 14, 2017 • INNOVATION, Future of Business, 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, Digital Transformation, Emerging Ideas, Future of Business, 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