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Understanding Cloud Computing Competition, Environment and Finance

November 24, 2011 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, TECHNOLOGY, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Finance & Economics, Climate ChangeComments (0)

By Federico Etro Cloud computing allows firms to rent computing power and storage from cloud computing providers, and to pay on demand; this improves productivity and at the same time has a positive environmental impact, creating new businesses, investments and jobs. You might also like: Big Data: Big Deal or Big Hype? Reinvention: Critical to …

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The Need For Reputation Management Capabilities

November 24, 2011 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Marketing & Consumers, Social ImpactComments (1)

By Daniel Diermeier Maintaining a strong reputation is critical for a company’s sustained success. Yet, almost every day a new crisis makes the headlines. These developments indicate a fundamental misalignment between growing reputational risk and its

Cloud computing and mobility: Adjusting in a New World – From Threat to Ally

November 24, 2011 • TECHNOLOGY, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, SPECIAL FEATURES, Business Mobility & E-CommerceComments (0)

By Christopher Clark One of the most important CIO agenda items for 2012 is addressing and managing employee-owned mobile devices. This is where productivity, cost and security intersect on a scale larger than any other IT initiative for executive management.

Timberland Investments: A risk analysis

September 28, 2011 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, SPECIAL FEATURES, Finance & Economics, Climate ChangeComments (0)

By Klaus Biskup Specialist knowledge is essential to maximizing timberland investment opportunities, and in particular, assessing the risks involved… You might also like: Enhancing value through customer centric supply chain Tailoring the Strategy Function

The Rise and Consequences of Corporate Sustainability Reporting

September 28, 2011 • SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Corporate Governance, Finance & Economics, Social ImpactComments (7)

By Ioannis Ioannou and George Serafeim In the last two decades a growing number of companies across sectors and geographies are communicating to their stakeholders their initiatives and performance within the environmental, social and governance (ESG)

Organizational health: The ultimate competitive advantage

September 28, 2011 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, People Management, Team ManagmentComments (2)

By Scott Keller and Colin Price To sustain high performance, organizations must build the capacity to learn and keep changing over time. You might also like: Reinvention: Critical to Business Success, but not Always Obvious Conflict Contagion: A Virus to

Ecological Gold – A New Gold Standard

September 28, 2011 • SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Social ImpactComments (0)

Anna Moltke-Huitfeldt, Jewellery in Life Anna Moltke-Huitfeldt, Jewellery In Life, works with ecological gold from the Oro Verde (Green Gold) mining project in Colombia, a choice that is a natural consequence of seeking ethical transparency in the selection

Invisible Capital and Why We Need to Democratize Entrepreneurial Opportunity

July 20, 2011 • INNOVATION, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Entrepreneurship, Social ImpactComments (0)

By Chris Rabb Invisible capital is the toolkit of our skills, knowledge, networks, experiences and other resources, along with the set of assets we were born with. You might also like: Reinvention: Critical to Business Success, but not Always Obvious

Your four opportunities to capture customers who no longer care where they buy: The Four Decisive Customer Moments

July 9, 2011 • INNOVATION, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICSComments (0)

By Robert H. Bloom Today, sellers live in a virtual glass houses – they are stripped naked by social media, vulnerable to the attitudes, positive and negative, of the “new experts.” You might also like: Reinvention: Critical to Business Success, but not

The Sustainable Organisation – Driving value through organisational change

July 9, 2011 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, SPECIAL FEATURES, People Management, Social Impact, Team Managment, TransformationComments (0)

By Claire Arnold, Co Founder of Maxxim Consulting

 Everyone who has the ambition, drive and competence to want the top job has to be alive to the forces of irony, but this paper examines the more manageable drivers of value that CEOs can impact in their