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A better onboarding program can help reduce that high turnover. Here are some guiding principles, common pitfalls to avoid and four key considerations.
Authors: Dipak Sundaram, Niraj Patel | Source: Gallup Management Journal | Subject: Human Resources
Stock options are both widely used and widely questioned. Research demonstrates that, contrary to stock option boosters, this form of CEO compensation is not a panacea, and there exist situations where issuing them is damaging. Indeed, now that the accounting profession has established that stock options are a real cost to business, either these expenditures should lead to real returns to shareholders or they should … [ Read more ]
Authors: Michael Greiner, Scott Julian | Source: Harvard Business Review | Subject: Corporate Governance
Regular partnership check-ins are essential to make sure that, like any relationship, both sides are getting what they need.
Authors: Ankur Agrawal, Eileen Kelly Rinaudo, Sean Brown | Source: McKinsey Quarterly | Subject: Management
It’s not easy to spot those who spend all their energy looking up, so organizations need systems to root them out.
Author: Adam Bryant | Source: strategy+business | Subjects: Human Resources, Management, Organizational Behavior
In our research, we have studied more than 100 cases of companies that are practicing what we call “Sustainable Business Model Innovation” (SBM-I). We have found that the most advanced of these companies, the “front-runners,” combine environmental, societal, and financial priorities to re-imagine their core business models and even shift the boundaries of competition. The core practice for SBM-I is an iterative 4-step innovation cycle. … [ Read more ]
Authors: David Young, Marine Gerard | Source: Boston Consulting Group (BCG) | Subjects: Business Model, Strategy
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A Model for Case Analysis and Problem Solving
An article by Professor Edward G. Wertheim, College of Business Administration, Northeastern University Table of Contents: I. Why We Use the Case Approach II. Your Responsibilities III. The Six Steps for Problem Analysis 1. Comprehend the Case Situation: Data Collection, identify relevant facts 2. Defining the Problem 3. Identify the causes of the problem … [ Read more ]
Michael Porter's Big Ideas
The world's most famous business-school professor is fed up with CEOs who claim that the world changes too fast for their companies to have a long-term strategy. If you want to make a difference as a leader, you've got to make time for strategy.
Profitably Parting Ways: Getting More Value from Divestitures
Companies often struggle to capture the full value of a separation. Here’s how to do better.
Winning with an IT M&A Playbook
What brings repeated success in mergers and acquisitions? What ensures that IT does not cause a deal to falter? A playbook that makes IT integration faster, better, and future-proof.
Decision Quality: Improving Value from Capital Allocation
Without well-developed decision systems and processes to address the complexities of capital allocation, organizations often resort to long, drawn-out debates; politicking and gaming the system; the gut instincts of a brave executive and staff; or deferring to quantitative analysis alone. With large amounts at stake, the opportunities for improved decision quality can be considerable.