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  1. Mission critical

    Economist Mariana Mazzucato explains how solving society’s toughest problems starts with rethinking how value is created and innovation is incentivized.

  2. Author Talks: Rules of power from Jeffrey Pfeffer to help you get your way

    Stanford professor Jeffrey Pfeffer shares advice for gaining power through resources, reputation, and relationships.

  3. Why bad strategy is a ‘social contagion’

    Author and academic Richard Rumelt explains how to develop strategies that aim to solve problems rather than simply state ambitions.

  4. 6 Counterintuitive Rules for Being a Better Manager — Advice from Lambda School, Quip & Facebook
    In this exclusive interview, Molly Graham shares her six rules for how to be a good manager. Some come seemingly out of left field, others are nuanced takes on common pearls of wisdom — but true to what we’ve come to expect whenever we sit down with Graham, all are useful rules of thumb for any startup leader or new manager to lean on. From … [ Read more ]

  5. Resilience in a crisis: An interview with Professor Edward I. Altman
    Professor Edward I. Altman of the Stern School of Business, New York University, is a leading expert in credit and debt. He has written or edited two dozen books and more than 160 articles on finance, accounting, and economics. He is also the creator of the Altman Z-Score, developed originally as a means of predicting bankruptcy probabilities. McKinsey researchers successfully used the Z-Score to test … [ Read more ]

Most Popular Thought Leader Posts

  1. Aida Alvarez
    Former head of the Small Business Administration; former investment banker at Bear Stearns and First Boston

  2. Jack Welch
    CEO of General Electric from 1981 to 2000

  3. The Guru's Guru
    A lively conversation with Peter Drucker, dean of the deep thinkers.

  4. Charles Handy
    Charles Handy is Europe's best known and most influential management thinker. In an interview with Joel Kurtzman, editor of Strategy & Business, Mr. Handy elaborates on his concept of 'membership community' for the corporate model of the future. 'Corporations are not things, they are the people who run them,' he says. 'In order to hold people inside the corporation, we can't really talk about them … [ Read more ]

  5. Michael Porter
    The Master of Strategy

Recommended Books about Notable Business Persons [42 Posts]