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Retention is challenging for many organizations. Retention can also be complicated. Pay and promotions alone can't keep your best people. And your top performers likely come from different generations and demographic backgrounds. If your employees can't define your organization's identity -- and what's distinctive about it -- they are likely to head for the exit. This means culture needs to be a part of any … [ Read more ]
Authors: Nate Dvorak, Ryan Pendell | Source: Gallup Management Journal | Subjects: Culture, Human Resources, Organizational Behavior
It’s time to bring advanced analytics into the strategy room—here’s why.
Authors: Chris Mulligan, Nicholas Northcote, Sasha Vesuvala, Tido Röder | Source: McKinsey Quarterly | Subjects: IT / Technology / E-Business, Strategy
People with a high degree of narcissism get promoted faster, new research shows. Why?
Author: David Robson | Source: BBC | Subjects: Career / Employment, Human Resources, Organizational Behavior
With the proper safeguards, creative destruction – the process by which the new replaces the old – remains the way to greater economic growth and prosperity.
Authors: Isabelle Laporte, Philippe Aghion | Source: INSEAD Knowledge | Subjects: Capitalism, Economics
We have argued that corporations should Optimize for Both Social and Business Value, using their core businesses to deliver the financial returns expected by their owners and, in tandem, to help society meet its most significant challenges. To do so, we suggest that leaders reimagine corporate strategy by creating new modes of differentiation, embedding societal value into products and services, reimagining business models for sustainability, … [ Read more ]
Authors: David Young, Martin Reeves | Source: Boston Consulting Group (BCG) | Subjects: Business Model, Social Responsibility, 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.