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  1. How to Tell If Your Business Model Is Creating Environmental and Societal Benefits

    BCG identifies six dimensions of environmental and societal impact, all with implications for employees and for external stakeholders, including investors, customers, suppliers, and society.

  2. Trust is at the Core of Any Successful Enterprise

    The 4 Cs of trust is a simple model that guides leaders to action. It’s based on the premise that although people experience trust in different ways, there are behaviors that increase the likelihood of building trust over time.

  3. Why Some New Products Get Adopted Quickly: A Lesson From Infomercials

    If you're responsible for marketing the new product, you might start by watching late-night TV. Pay particular attention to the informercials: They will teach you what you need to get your new product adopted more quickly.

  4. The Competencies and Constraints That Determine Leadership Success

    A novel management theory looks past individual leaders to constraints that might limit their effectiveness.

  5. Why You Need to Compete for Employees Like You Do for Customers

    Employees are now consumers of the workplace. A new generation of worker expectations, greater workplace transparency and a tightening labor market have driven companies to compete for candidates just as fiercely as their products have to compete for customers.

    And companies like Glassdoor make it easy to anonymously review companies and managers. That gives workers the chance to consider insider reviews about companies and job opportunities … [ Read more ]

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  1. 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 ]

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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