In today’s economic environment—where most of us, even those who are succeeding—face pressure and uncertainty in our business, there’s an increasing emphasis on rewarding results. And why shouldn’t there be? Why shouldn’t we disproportionately direct praise, resources, and rewards to those who produce bottom line results? The answer is that—in the long run—doing so may empower lesser-valued employees, punish our future stars, and undermine the … [ Read more ]
Content: Article | Authors: Eric C. Sinoway, Howard Stevenson | Source: ChangeThis | Subjects: Human Resources, Management, Organizational Behavior
Humans are gambling animals—and not just when we invest in the stock market. Every time we take an action—deciding which job applicant to hire, which product to launch— we are betting our time, reputation, effort, and money in the hope of achieving some future result.
Some people base their business bets on dumb luck, but the great ones. Eileen C. Shapiro and Howard H. Stevenson have … [ Read more ]
Content: Book | Authors: Eileen Shapiro, Howard Stevenson | Subjects: Management, Risk Management
Authors take a look at the basic requirements to succeed in early-stage investing, specifically illustrating the Harvard Framework (called FIT Analysis when I was getting my MBA)
Content: Article | Authors: David Amis, Howard Stevenson | Source: Harvard Business School (HBS) Working Knowledge | Subject: Strategy