STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT
By James Markham In a period of recession, most major companies look for new ways of selling or streamlining operations. Rarely, however do companies turn to improving the operational capability of the Reward function. Of course, everyone accepts that Reward is important, in particular the shape of that Reward (level of pay, benefits, allowances etc).
Mindset Tribe By Sean Culey Part 1 of this article (published in The European Business Review, May/June 2012) set out the case for Culture; it’s impact on financial performance, talent, effectiveness and morale, and why developing the right culture is
By Tim Cooper, Athena Peppes, Mark Purdy and Matthew Robinson Europe is facing a jobs and unemployment crisis that is unprecedented in recent times
By Thomas Baumgartner and Maria Valdivieso de Uster Achieving growth is enormously challenging in today’s complex and fast-changing business environment. But growth opportunities do exist for companies with the skill and will to find them. The rise of
By Joseph Lampel, Ajay Bhalla & Pushkar P. Jha Criticism of modern corporate capitalism in the wake of the current economic crisis is reawakening interest in alternative ownership and governance models such as employee owned businesses (EOBs). EOBs are
By Fang Liu and Willem Smit The battle between Coca-Cola and Pepsi1 has been one of the longest and most arduous in the history of brand competition. Over the years, these cola wars have been fought over distribution, mass-advertising via in-store
By Ari Kaplan The technological landscape has reshaped the way white collar workers cultivate and promote their businesses. This article offers insights on taking advantage of enterprising techniques to stand out and reinvent yourself as an insightful
By Andrei Perumal, Kelly Jones & Ann Bryan The world has changed – and complexity has emerged as one of the defining issues of our time.
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
By Alexander Bentley, Mark Earls and Michael J. O’Brien Brand data often show that “I’ll have what she’s having” is a better default setting than “I’ll select the rational option.” But when everyone just shrugs and says, “I’ll have what