Companies must work to improve their vigilance, versatility and velocity the 3Vs to success The misfortunes of giants such as Kodak and Nokia have shown that deep pockets and cutting-edge research count for little unless allied to strategic nimbleness. Many organisations, from...
"In the twenty-first century a new vision of leadership is needed more than ever. Leaders must integrate knowledge and talent from individuals in the private, not-for-profit, and government sectors to advance the common good." Marilyn Carlson Nelson, Chairman Carlson School...
Procter & Gamble Chairman, President and CEO David Taylor describes how changing roles can be a great way to learn a business. Taylor was part of the Distinguished Speaker Series at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business.
Professor William A. Fischer on moving to where the ideas are flowing Agility: Idea Flow is Critical," interviewed by Paul Hunter. Engaging users is among the many secrets that underlie successful innovation. The newest innovation in innovation is the use of rich...
Theodore Kinni, a contributing editor of strategy+business, compiled Susan David’s essential reading, to beeter understand Emotion in the Workplace.   “Emotions can be harnessed to live and lead in better ways,” says Susan David. “For so long, we’ve treated emotions in organizations as warm, fluffy,...
Doug Oberhelman, Chairman and CEO of Caterpillar Inc., at the Duke University - The Fuqua School of Business Distinguished Speaker Series. 
When the benefits and values are not perceived by the customer and the attributes are standardized, goods and services become commoditized. According to Professor Michel, “Commoditization is a bad word. It is procurement’s weapon to make you lower your prices. And...
Google’s five keys to a successful team Collaborative teams do much of the work at organizations everywhere, so a research team from Google’s People Analytics group set out to determine what makes for an effective team at Google. And it...
Duke University - The Fuqua School of Business, Distinguished Speaker Series: Sam Allen, Chairman and CEO, Deere & Company
Growth is shifting, disruption is accelerating, and societal tensions are rising. Confronting these dynamics will help you craft a better strategy, and forge a brighter future. According to the latest McKinsey research,it is easy, to lose sight of long-term trends amid short-term...
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