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  1. Aim For ‘CEC’—Commonality, Equality and Cohesion—Instead of DEI

    Insperity CEO rejects check-the-box approach to diversity in favor of strategic values that lead to effective outcomes.

  2. Hire Better Managers: 35 Interview Questions for Assessing a Candidate

    Spotting folks who can become high-impact leaders at your company is exceptionally challenging in an interview setting. While you can probe IC skills with a coding test or other function-specific take-home projects, unraveling all the nuances that go into managing people can be incredibly tricky — especially with just a narrow sliver of time with each candidate.

    So when sitting down with management candidates, interviewers tend … [ Read more ]

  3. 40 Ideas to Shake Up Your Hiring Process

    Many companies today are struggling to hire and retain talent, but more often than not the problem is self-inflicted: They’re simply not using a broad enough array of tools, sometimes because they don’t even know the tools exist. In this article, the authors list 40 tools — some familiar but underutilized, others unfamiliar and innovative — that can help companies find and keep the people … [ Read more ]

  4. The Unified Theory of Pricing

    BCG has developed a unified pricing theory, manifested in a tool they call the Strategic Pricing Hexagon, by bringing all the disparate pricing ideas, and the drivers and forces behind them, into one master structure. This article shows how the Strategic Pricing Hexagon allows leaders to look beyond the numbers and develop a pricing strategy that can change the entire trajectory of their business and … [ Read more ]

  5. A practical guide to new-business building for incumbents

    Five lessons for incumbents on how to build and scale new digital ventures—and increase their odds of success.

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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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