Winning Hearts and Minds at Home Depot

Bob Nardelli’s pursuit of perfection, 3 billion human interactions per year.

MBA in a Box: Practical Ideas from the Best Brains in Business

The pitch is a tad gimmicky: a book called MBA in a Box that is packaged in-wait for it-a box! But this canary-yellow tome has more going for it than a clever concept. Editor Joel Kurtzman, a former chief of the Harvard Business Review, has rounded up fresh writings from a winner’s circle of business thinkers in order to present in an approachable format all … [ Read more ]

Welcome to Tesco, Your “Glocal” Superstore

How the U.K. retailer won over the world, one market at a time.

The People Factor in Post-Merger Integration

Fred Hassan’s human touch transformed Pharmacia & Upjohn from hostile tribes into a growing global concern.

Scrambled Egg: The Making and Breaking of an Online Bank

For the pioneering U.K. startup, clicks without bricks and building share without care led to a first-mover disadvantage.

Veterans of Value

Short-term gains are for the birds-just ask shareholders. Here are the CEOs with real stamina, boasting the biggest returns over 25 years.