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Fun & Games: Business Models for Innovation

November 10, 2017 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, Global Business, Emerging IdeasComments (0)

By Gregory Gimpel While many brilliant ideas come from start-ups with unsustainable business models, well-established firms suffer from an inability to innovate, especially in regulated industries. The innovation paradox can be overcome by applying the right business model: 1) Fun & Games, which ignores regulations; 2) Hide & Seek, which exploits

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How to Get Your Functions to Supercharge Your Strategy

September 12, 2017 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Corporate Governance, Global BusinessComments (0)

By Jo Whitehead, Anita Hunt and Debbie Rogerson Great strategies often go to waste because they cannot be properly executed. In this article, the authors share not only how to make sure your strategies are executed but also improved by input from the

Top IoT Companies Grow Faster But Require All-In Commitment

September 7, 2017 • TECHNOLOGY, Global Business, Editors' Pick, Internet of ThingsComments (0)

By Peter Weill and Stephanie Woerner The Internet of Things is one of the many inevitable changes happening in our digital world. In this article, the authors provide key factors that will help a business thrive in an IoT-driven market. More importantly, they

GLOOM vs. BLOOM OF THE FUTURE OF WORK: Can We Chart A Positive Roadmap?

August 2, 2017 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, Global Business, Talent Management, Editors' Pick, Emerging IdeasComments (0)

By Mario Raich, Simon Dolan, Dave Ulrich, and Claudio Cisullo As the digital era is continuously in its process to ripen, discussions of destructive unforeseen scenarios are always on the picture especially in the aspect of work. In this article, the authors

Adapting Your Digital Business to a Fragmented World

June 28, 2017 • Global Business, Business Mobility & E-Commerce, Delivering Innovation - Accenture ResearchComments (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

The Business of People: Effective Strategies to Drive Success in Global Business

June 19, 2017 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Global Business, Talent ManagementComments (0)

By Sharon Schweitzer In this article, Sharon M. Schweitzer delves into the intricacies of the global marketplace. She shares an eight-point introduction in cultivating communication skills and developing self-awareness to gain the cultural intelligence to

Preparation, Preparation, Preparation: Safer and Securer Business Travel

May 30, 2017 • SPECIAL FEATURES, Global BusinessComments (0)

By Sophie Harwood When travelling for business, we most often focus on our trip’s objective while inadvertently taking many other factors for granted. Sophie Harwood reminds us that preparing for the worst, and most importantly for the little things, is

Crossing Cultural Barriers to Achieve Superior Team Results

March 10, 2017 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Global Business, Team ManagmentComments (0)

Interview with Bhaskar Pant Executive Director, MIT Professional Education   Culturally diverse teams produce more creative, innovative group results, compared to those in more culturally homogenous groups. In this interview with Bhaskar Pant, the Executive

Strategising for the Future

March 2, 2017 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Global Business, Strategic SpotlightComments (1)

By Joan E. Ricart and Carlos Rey In this article the authors discuss how organisations can better strategise for the future by integrating and balancing the three logical approaches to strategy: analytical, institutional and systemic.   In the current

Is Your Innovation Strategy Ready to Meet the 21st Century?

March 2, 2017 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, Global Business, Emerging IdeasComments (0)

By Tamara Bekefi and Marc J. Epstein We are living in the midst of great change. The impacts of climate change, social issues, and technology are altering the way we live and work. Water scarcity, greater competition for basic inputs resulting from shifting