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Big Data: Big Deal or Big Hype?

By Sunil Gupta Google Flu Trends article of November 2008 heralded in a new age for big data where where it is possible to leverage...

Reinvention: Critical to Business Success, but not Always Obvious

By Lloyd E. Shefsky Strategic reinvention is a powerful engine for value creation, but business leaders sometimes miss opportunities to harness it. Lloyd Shefsky uses...

Conflict Contagion: A Virus to Watch and Treat Early

By Karsten Jonsen, Karen A. Jehn, Sonja Rispens and Lindred L. Greer Conflicts are daily realities of organisational teams, and most people are aware of...

Analysis Paralysis: How “Big Data” May Finally Spell the End of...

By Chris Surdak  In this article, Chris Surdak speaks from experience and argues that financial models are not used to present scientific or mathematical fact...

Sustainable Business Model Innovation to Create Value in a World of...

By Christophe Sempels and Jonas Hoffmann We have jumped into an era of scarce resources. The related impacts will crescendo in the coming decades but...

The Future of Gender Equality, from School to Boardroom

Helena Morrissey Talks with Camille Merrells Helena Morrissey is the unstoppable CEO of Newton, Chair of the Investment Management Association (IMA) and founder of...

Strategic Transformation at Tennis Canada

By Roger Martin Aside from the small percentage of hugely successful game-changing start-ups like Apple, Microsoft and Google it can be hard for a small...

The Digital Revolution is an Evolution for the Outsourcing Industry

By Mike Salvino Digital technology has transformed virtually every industry, affecting the way companies serve customers, manufacture products,

Marketing Lessons Luxury Wine Brands Teach us About Authenticity and Prestige

By Klaus Heine and Francine Espinoza Petersen Luxury brands have spent decades, and sometimes centuries, cultivating the perfect mix of authenticity and prestige to remain...

Innovation Strategy

By Christoph Loch and Stelios Kavadias Many top level executives are still hopelessly behind when it comes to designing an effective innovation strategy in the...

Unpacking the ‘Big Data’ Skill Set: It’s not Just – or...

By Mihnea Moldoveanu Big Data presents challenges and opportunities that need a new set of skills. Current formulations of the Big Data skill set are...

“I Can’t Help You:” The Dangers of Employees Disablement in the...

By Christopher Surdak The quality of customer service has been steadily declining in recent years, but now that increasing digitisation has shifted more power to...

Improving Digital Innovation in Large Enterprise: Strengthening e-Leadership at C-level

By Joe Peppard, Simon Robinson and Tobias Hüsing If your company doesn’t want to miss out on the new opportunities IT offers for business innovation,...

Dream Bigger Be Braver

Exclusive Interview with Cheryl Giovannoni by our editor Camille Merrells Cheryl Giovannoni is the dynamic CEO of Ogilvy & Mather UK, the advertising giant responsible...

The World Business Forum New York

By Henrietta Morris “We have to unlearn what we think we know about leadership.” – Linda Hill This was the message, in this instance boldly stated

Can Women Fix Capitalism?

By Joanna Barsh Gender equality at the top of business has stalled, and trust in business is alarmingly low. Putting more women in charge could...

The Digital Transformation Opportunities Ahead

By Mike Sutcliff The proliferation of digital technologies allows scope for innovation in the way organisations deliver customer experience. Here Mike Sutcliff explores the first...

The End of Competitive Advantage

Interview with Rita McGrath The European Business Review talks to Forbes’ #6 most influential business thinker, Rita McGrath, about innovation, the end of competitive advantage,...

Leveraging Your Collective Genius

Interview with Linda Hill Harvard Business School Professor and World Business Forum speaker Linda Hill gives The European Business Review her take on leading innovation. Linda...

Will Europe’s Leading Companies Survive the ‘Lost Decade’?

By Dan Steinbock Growth in the Euro area continues to stagnate as Europe's “lost decade” progresses slowly. Dan Steinbock discusses where Brussels and the European...

What Could Be a Hidden Key for a Successful Merger and...

By Mark Goyens and David De Cremer The way we engage, communicate and deal with people involved in each phase of a merger and...

Technology Innovation the New Currency of the Digital Age

By David Stokes The advent of the internet changed modern day lives irreversibly but the new game-changer is already here: mobile digital technology is changing...

Swarm Economics: How 3D Manufacturing Will Change the Shape of the...

By Olaf Groth, Mark Esposito and Terence Tse The collaborative economy and commons are challenging the way

Disruptive Digital Technologies Can Help Europe Recapture Competitiveness

By Mauro Macchi European countries have long lagged behind other developed economies in productivity and innovation, even prior

Rethinking Network Security in the Age of the Internet of Things

By Aaron Portnoy The rapid onslaught of the Internet of Things poses new challenges to network security; each and every connected device is susceptible to...

Embedded Values and Induced Spirituality in Management Education

The Case of Two Successful Business Schools in Barcelona By S. L. Dolan, Y. Altman, B. Capell and M. Raich

Building an Innovation Mindset

By Jeff Gaspersz The prime source of the innovation power in any firm lies in the mind of its employees. When they are mentally prepared...

Growth Through Innovation: Innovation Principles for the Technology-Driven Enterprise

By R. Boutellier and M. Heinzen Technology is the key to our growth, but with it comes many risks. Below, Roman Boutellier and Mareike Heinzen...

Three Traps Facing New Corporate Centre Executives

What Companies Should Consider When Hiring for Corporate Role By Sven Kunisch & Eva Bilhuber Galli When appointing corporate centre executives, many large firms focus on...

Better Be a Baller: The Coming Talent Gap May be the...

By Christopher Surdak The concept of Big Data has rapidly emerged as web and telecoms-based networking has expanded on a global scale. Christopher Surdak explores...

Multipolar Innovation – and Europe

By Dan Steinbock Emerging markets are no longer just “world factories.” Led by China, several are turning into global innovation hubs. Below, Dan Steinbock discusses...

A New Synthesis for Business Decision Making: Left Brain, Right Stuff

By Phil Rosenzweig Business executives do not seem to heed the lessons of decision research, and continue to make strategic decisions without considering common errors....

International Facility Management

By Kathy O. Roper Kathy O. Roper discusses the growing field of Facility Management and charts how it has evolved over the last 25 years...

Managing Your Manager

By Bill Smullen Most everyone still working today either has a boss or is a boss. Either way, you should want the boss to be...

Are Leaders Fair? On the Need to Understand Fairness Management...

By D. De Cremer, G. Houwelingen, C. Ilse, H. Niek, L. Brebels, M. Van Dijke & A. Van Hiel It is human nature to want...

Are High Growth Firms Really About Profit, or Just Greed?

By Malin Brännback and Alan Carsrud Successful and profitable growth firms come from a variety of industries, but many viable business ideas are overlooked by...

Crowdsourcing Disaster Response: Mobilizing Social Media for Urban Resilience

By Thérèse F. Tierney As urban populations continue to expand worldwide, natural disasters are precipitating increased challenges to public health, welfare, and safety. Informal methods,...

The Well-Focused Leader

By Daniel Goleman Directing attention where it needs to go is a primal task of leadership. Below, Daniel Goleman considers how leadership hinges on capturing...

Agile Business Model Innovation

By Adam J. Bock and Gerry George Business model innovation(BMI) is risky, but when companies do it with agility, they thrive. This article looks at...

Rise and Fall of Leadership

By Guido Stein Few concepts have received such widespread attention over the last two decades as that of leadership. Below, Guido Stein discusses the complicated...

Demographic Changes in the Workplace

By Andrés Hatum The global ageing population and the new generation of young professionals entering the market are changing the shape of the workplace. Companies...

Building Capabilities in Segmentation Implementation

By Adina Poenaru, Paul Baines, and Hugh Wilson Segmentation is central to marketing strategy but implementing it is fraught with challenges. In this article, Paul...

The Magic of Innovation

By Stefan Thomke and Jason Randal Why do certain product and service experiences seem to have that undeniable “wow” factor, while others disappoint customers? Perhaps...

Designing Luxury Experience

By Vadim Grigorian and Francine Espinoza Petersen In luxury brand management, experiences are essential. However, most of what we know about designing customer experiences originates...

The TRUST Principles: How to Embrace the New World of Work

By Alison Maitland and Peter Thomson The transformation of work in the digital, global era is gathering pace, with demonstrable benefits for business, people and...

Boards Face Leadership Crisis in Changing Times

By Andrew Kakabadse Boards can prove easy targets for their critics. Below, Andrew Kakabadse discusses how to make boards work, and argues that directors should...

The 3 W’s Growth Dilemmas: What, When & Where?

By Mª Julia Prats How do you go from one store in 2006 to 44 (and 28 concessions) in six countries today? Clever experimentation to...

Women’s Leadership: Leaning in Without Falling Over

Feature A new program for women executives combines business acumen with leadership development and career reflection. It’s an approach designed to strengthen the key skills...

Identifying the Factors for Successfully Managing Supply Chain Risks

By Sime Curkovic & Thomas Scannell The decision to manage supply chain risks constitutes a major undertaking for most firms. In this study, Sime Curkovic...

Leading through Engagement: Creating Foundations for the Africa of Tomorrow,...

By Sean Culey Africa is at a tipping point. It is poised for growth, but the question is whether this growth will be based on...

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