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One Communication Tool You Should Add to Your Toolkit
Want to provide better feedback, introduce people, or master small talk? Try this technique.
Author: Matt Abrahams | Source: Stanford University | Subjects: Personal Development, Productivity / Work Tips
Corporate Digital Responsibility: Doing Well by Doing Good
Accenture has identified five principles that will increasingly define what it means to be a responsible business in the digital economy. Companies that understand and take action on these principles will be positioned not only to manage today’s challenges but also to differentiate themselves for growth in the future.
Authors: Jade Siu, Kuangyi Wei, Tim Cooper | Source: Outlook Journal (Accenture) | Subjects: IT / Technology / E-Business, Social Responsibility
Seven Attributes of the Most Innovative Cultures
Innovation is culturally agnostic in one sense and highly culture-sensitive in another. While in theory, nothing prevents every country in the world from having its own Silicon Valley (although it would look different from place to place), there are seven cultural “universals” shared by every truly innovative society.
Author: Gordon Redding | Source: INSEAD Knowledge | Subjects: Innovation, International
How the Best Acquirers Excel at Integration
The same handful of integration challenges vex companies year after year. New survey data suggest how high performers stay on top.
Authors: Andy West, Oliver Engert, Rebecca Doherty | Source: McKinsey Quarterly | Subject: Mergers & Acquisitions
Infographic: Do Corporate Boards Pick the Best CEOs?
Research shows what happens to succession winners and losers.
Authors: Shana Lynch, Tricia Seibold | Source: Stanford University | Subjects: Corporate Governance, Succession Planning
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A Model for Case Analysis and Problem Solving
An article by Professor Edward G. Wertheim, College of Business Administration, Northeastern UniversityTable 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 ]
Author: Edward G. Wertheim | Source: Northeastern University | Subjects: Case Related, MBA Related
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.
Author: Keith H. Hammonds | Source: Fast Company | Subject: Strategy
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.
Authors: David Fubini, Kim Thomas, Michael Park | Source: McKinsey Quarterly | Subject: Mergers & Acquisitions
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.
Authors: Charles Alsdorf, Elayne Ko, Igor Heinzer | Source: Deloitte Review | Subject: Management
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.
Authors: Charles Hughes, Farhan Mirza, Shubradeep Ghosh | Source: A.T. Kearney | Subjects: IT / Technology / E-Business, Mergers & Acquisitions