For someone with lousy people skills, Steve Jobs knew how to bring out the best in them, particularly on the creative side.
CEOs continue to flock to growth via organic investments and acquisitions, despite joint ventures generally yielding superior returns.
Many companies fail to capture the trade secrets in their own organizations, but by deliberately identifying and protecting them, companies can increase profits and shareholder value.
An organization suffers from “launch and abandon” syndrome when there is a fundamental lack of understanding as to how to successfully deploy a strategy.
It seems like business leaders and politicians everywhere are making a pitch to be the home of Amazon's second headquarters - and we mean everywhere.
The ability to act decisively, communicate clearly and keep teams focused is critical to leading successfully in and through a crisis. But even more critical is how they have “made ready” the organization long beforehand.
As far as news announcements go, this one was pretty surprise-free. John Watson’s retirement announcement yesterday as Chairman of Chevron was not a surprise, and neither was his pick to lead the oil giant.
Those who cling to the ways of the 20th century will soon be relegated to the dustbin of history, embarking on revolutionary change is also fraught with peril. The key question is how to manage these multi-faceted, compounded risks.
Strategy activation eliminates the gap between development and execution to create a continuous cycle of improvement that incorporates real-time feedback from a combination of both humans and machines.
While most business owners realize the importance of transition planning, most say they are too busy running their business to think about what’s going to happen to it in the future, a new survey says.