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Transforming information into insight

Focus on six organizational elements to build a world-class data and insights capability.

8 mins read
strategy+business
Winter 2020

THE URGENT NEED FOR SOPHISTICATED LEADERSHIP

The pandemic has highlighted a series of paradoxes inherent to the work of leaders. What comes next will depend on how well leaders face up to them.

10+ mins read
strategy+business
Winter 2020

The road to successful change is lined with trade-offs

Rather than trying to convince people your change initiative is the right one, invite them to talk openly about what it might take to implement it: the good, the bad, and the frustrating.

10+ mins read
strategy+business
Winter 2020

Sustaining productivity virtually

Maintaining productivity levels among remote employees is an enduring challenge. Here are five ways to help businesses and employees thrive while people work at home.

7 mins read
strategy+business
Winter 2020

FORWARD TO normal

Entertainment and media companies are building business models that are resilient to the enduring changes in consumer behavior ushered in by COVID-19.

10+ mins read
strategy+business
Winter 2020

How leaders can promote racial justice in the workplace

Embrace four principles to turn today’s diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives into sustained progress.

9 mins read
strategy+business
Winter 2020

CREATING THE OFFICE OF THE FUTURE

In a remodeled world, it is vital for companies to reinvent ways of working.

10+ mins read
strategy+business
Winter 2020

Consumer companies must take leaps, not steps

As shoppers show how quickly they can adapt to external shocks, retailers will need to radically reconfigure their business models.

7 mins read
strategy+business
Winter 2020

Businesses can fast-track innovation to help during a crisis

“Unrealistic” timelines can actually work. Here’s how.

5 mins read
strategy+business
Winter 2020

Agility and experience management work better together

Many companies achieve early wins with separate transformational efforts, then stall. But if combined and enhanced using “return on experience,” or ROX, measures, these two programs can unlock each other’s potential.

7 mins read
strategy+business
Winter 2020

The Thought Leader Interview: Dr. Thomas Frieden

The former director of the CDC and current head of Resolve to Save Lives explains why public health is the route to economic health.

10+ mins read
strategy+business
Autumn 2020

The hidden value in getting compliance right

In times of crisis and recovery, a strategic approach to compliance can build trust and create value for customers, stakeholders, and society at large.

9 mins read
strategy+business
Autumn 2020

REGENERATIVE PRODUCTS JUST MIGHT SAVE THE PLANET — AND THE ECONOMY

Business ventures that go beyond emissions reductions to actually remove existing carbon and other pollutants from the environment could be good for both the planet and profits.

10+ mins read
strategy+business
Autumn 2020

Why managing uncertainty is a key leadership skill

The ability to cope with ambiguity is at a particular premium.

4 mins read
strategy+business
Autumn 2020

Spark and sustain growth by focusing on company culture

Businesses that identify organizational strengths will be better positioned to weather the disruptions of COVID-19.

8 mins read
strategy+business
Autumn 2020

THE EVOLUTION OF WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP

Understanding how female leaders have developed over time can help us embrace the potential for their future advancement.

10+ mins read
strategy+business
Autumn 2020

Deals will reshape industries in the time of COVID-19

Crisis creates business opportunities. This time, M&A activity will lead the way, and buyers will be in the driver’s seat.

8 mins read
strategy+business
Autumn 2020

Adapting To a new WORLD

Facing the challenges of the post-COVID-19 landscape.

10+ mins read
strategy+business
Autumn 2020

Companies will have to get creative to advance sustainability amid crisis

As COVID-19 plunges the world into recession, consumers will be more sensitive to price.

6 mins read
strategy+business
Autumn 2020

A lesson in creating successful companies that care

The COVID-19 pandemic is highlighting how altruistic businesses adapt, remain flexible, and survive.

10+ mins read
strategy+business
Autumn 2020

It's time to stop calling every firm that uses technology a tech company

Defining a company begins by looking at what it produces and sells, not at what enables it to do so.

5 mins read
strategy+business
Summer 2020

The Simplicity Principle and why six is the perfect number for better management

“Keep it simple” and “learn from nature” are positive mantras to live and work by.

10+ mins read
strategy+business
Summer 2020

THE MOST AGILE DAY

What the Allied invasion of Normandy has to teach us about the power and utility of organizational agility.

10+ mins read
strategy+business
Summer 2020

Investors and asset managers are chasing a new shade of green

The environment and other aspects of sustainability are becoming top concerns for investment CEOs and their clients.

8 mins read
strategy+business
Summer 2020

The Thought Leader Interview: Stephen A. Schwarzman

The Blackstone Group CEO discusses what it takes to think big — in business, deals, and philanthropy.

10+ mins read
strategy+business
Summer 2020

How to help your employees own your strategy

Shifting from cascading information to chartering teams can generate the clarity and commitment your new strategy requires.

5 mins read
strategy+business
Summer 2020

SIX KEYS TO UNLOCKING UPSKILLING AT SCALE

Research suggests that with the right mind-set, technological literacy, and community engagement, you can shepherd your entire workforce into the digital future.

10+ mins read
strategy+business
Summer 2020

Is your board risk-ready?

Company directors face heightened pressure to assess and manage risk at the organizations they oversee — and in the boardroom itself.

6 mins read
strategy+business
Summer 2020

How to succeed in uncertain times

In a difficult environment, leaders need to resist the impulse to adopt a defensive pose. They must instead take actions that will position their organization for success.

10+ mins read
strategy+business
Summer 2020

FORCES OF nature

Understanding how ecosystems grow, thrive, and regenerate can help leaders steer their organization.

10+ mins read
strategy+business
Summer 2020

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