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How to Stand Out Online

December 7, 2016 • Marketing & Consumers, Social Media, TECHNOLOGYComments (0)

By Dorie Clark Adapted from Stand Out: How to Find Your Breakthrough Idea and Build a Following Around It (Portfolio/Penguin 2015), this article discusses how networking and business development and professional development can all be efficiently done online.   Building your brand online is one of the best investments you can make because, in a …

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Organisational Identity as the Touchstone for Strategic Decision Making

December 7, 2016 • Global Business, Strategic Spotlight, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By John C. Camillus   A firm’s Identity – its core values, enduring aspirations and distinctive competencies – is intended to guide management’s decision making. This article discusses the effective methodologies for translating the values,

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Have We Lost the Ability to Listen to Bad News?

December 1, 2016 • Emerging Ideas, INNOVATION, Strategic Spotlight, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENTComments (0)

By Kim E. van Oorschot, Luk N. Van Wassenhove, Kishore Sengupta & Henk Akkermans Research shows that project managers continuously prioritised good vibes (positive, but subjective signals) over bad news (negative, but objective signals), which resulted in

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Future Work: Changes, Choices & Consequences

December 1, 2016 • Editors' Pick, TransformationComments (2)

By Jonathan Trevor Despite enabling widespread automation of routine tasks, mechanical technologies have created many more job opportunities than they have replaced in our Industrial Age past. How will the rapid progress of digital technologies affect work in

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Your Customer is Not Just King. He or She Can Be Your VC, Too!

December 1, 2016 • Entrepreneurship, Finance & Economics, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENTComments (0)

By John Mullins Are you looking for a venture capitalist to finance or grow your startup but you’re struggling in doing so? Surprisingly, perhaps, the vast majority of fast-growing companies get the funds they need from a much more hospitable and agreeable

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A New Model for the Future of Customer Relationships

December 1, 2016 • Editors' Pick, Marketing & Consumers, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENTComments (0)

 By Yoram (Jerry) Wind and Catharine Hays, with Alexa de los Reyes The fundamental relationships among brands, media, and people are being transformed at an unprecedented rate, necessitating a new definition of customer relationships. This article offers

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Passports for Sale

December 1, 2016 • Global Business, SPECIAL FEATURES, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENTComments (0)

Interview with Till Neumann, IMCM, founder and managing partner of Citizen Lane The luxury of a global lifestyle and world travel can be achieved through acquiring a second passport. Citizenship-by-Investment (CBI) programs are a respectable way to acquire

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And They Lived Happily Ever After – The Value of Storytelling in Consumer-Brand Interaction

November 28, 2016 • Global Business, Marketing & Consumers, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENTComments (0)

By Klaus-Peter Wiedmann, Evmorfia Karampournioti and Nadine Hennigs Storytelling has become an essential element of the business environment to deliver information, manage conflicts, support team building processes, and create emotional bonds with a

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What causes managers to change their business model?

November 27, 2016 • Global Business, Strategic Spotlight, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, TransformationComments (1)

By Tina Saebi, Lasse Lien and Nicolai Foss Business models define how companies create, deliver and capture value. But business models are not static – they need to be adapted to changing conditions. This article discusses what causes managers to change

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5 Ways Trump or Clinton Could Make Government Run More Like a Business

November 10, 2016 • Commentary, Editors' Pick, Global Business, LEADERSHIP, SPECIAL FEATURES, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENTComments (0)

By Howard Schweitzer Applying business concepts to government is not a fantasy. With the right leader, a heavy dose of patience and good ideas, government can become more efficient delivering more value at decreased burden to taxpayers.   Throughout the