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1-800-Flowers’ Second Blooming

Jim McCann talks about sowing the seeds for future growth at a mature company.

Jennifer Pellet Innovation , Marketing & Sales July 7 2014

4 New Rules for Global Business Success

In his new e-book, Re-Think: A Path to the Future, former IBM CEO Sam Palmisano predicts that traditional multinational firms will cease to exist and will eventually be replaced by globally integrated enterprises. These GIEs will locate departments not only in different states but even in different countries, wherever the most appropriate talent resides.

Lynn Russo Whylly Business Intelligence , Global Business , Innovation April 16 2014

5 Great States for Biotech Companies

The bioscience industry has become one of the most innovative and important economic drivers in the U.S., now accounting for more than 1.6 million jobs, nurturing a well-paid and highly skilled workforce and maintaining an American edge in a cluster of technologies that likely will be as important to this century as computerization was to the last.

Dale Buss Best & Worst States , Innovation May 8 2014

6 Imperatives for Driving Innovation In Your Company

In too many companies, innovation is treated like an artform based on inspiration. There’s a better way to manage it. Here’s how.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter , Innovation , Leadership & Strategy September 13 2012

A Step-By-Step Guide for Business Innovation

To be truly innovative, every member of a company’s workforce needs to feel engaged and empowered to find opportunities for change. In order for this to happen, your company must be structured in a way that enables and encourages innovation. Don’t let your corporate structure and culture stand in the way of success.

David J. Neff and Randal C. Moss Innovation , Leadership & Strategy , Leadership & Strategy May 31 2011

Can Steve Jobs Be an Ideal for CEOs?

Despite being crowned as the “CEO of the Decade” by the Fortune Magazine, Steve Jobs still doesn’t qualify to be an absolute ideal for CEOs, argue management gurus.

Fayazuddin A. Shirazi Innovation , Leadership , Talent Management December 15 2009

CEOs’ Balancing Act

How to keep creativity alive in a growing bureaucracy.

Bob Donnelly Innovation , Small Business , Strategy December 3 2010
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Entrepreneurs to the Rescue

Want to Boost the Economy? Help Entrepreneurs

James Turley Innovation , Leadership & Strategy , Small Business March 8 2010
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Fueling the “Magic”

When politicians talk about funding business innovations, they are generally thinking large-scale. Yes, the internet wouldn’t be here without government support, but most innovation does not happen on such a grand scale. In fact, the most revolutionary innovation happens in smaller ways without any government intervention. This year’s innovation? The tablet computer.

Gary Shapiro Innovation , Leadership & Strategy , Technology June 16 2011
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Game-Changing R&D

In 1999, while dot-com CEOs were popping champagne corks, Whirlpool, the 96-year-old appliance maker, was arriving at a depressing crossroads. [...]

C. J. Prince Innovation , Marketing , Marketing & Sales , Strategy June 4 2007

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