Business corporations are perhaps the most influential organizations in society and have long been recognized as important contributors to the common good. Society grants corporations unique privileges in order to harness their great capacities to serve its needs. Yet...
Get ready for big digital transformation 3.2 billion people are now online, and they are already spending more time there than watching TV. They are making and watching videos about products they like – and tweeting vigorously about customer service that...
To build your capabilities and cast a wider net for ideas, you must figure out which of the three types of innovation strategies you already have — and design your R&D approach accordingly.   Finding and developing good ideas is what...
According to professor Carlos Cordon, at IMD, companies such as Adidas and Amazon rewrite the rules on supply chain management with Supply Chain 4.0 The supply chain is no longer just about efficiency, working capital reduction and inventory management. It's about...
By Bettina Büchel & Christopher Zintel Nestlé, the world’s largest manufacturer and marketer of foods, has leveraged the Nestlé Continuous Excellence (NCE) program, a continuous improvement initiative based on LEAN and TPM principles, to deliver the “Nestlé Model” of steady,...
 Over 100 executives attended an IMD Discovery Event, to explore how organization design can support a high performance organization. Participants were taken on a journey through the evolution of organization design from its inception centuries ago until the beginning of...
Talent, not capital, will be the key factor linking innovation, competitiveness and growth in the 21st century. HR must re-think its role to proactively seek out, engage and develop people’s potential. Better  data and metrics are critical to this...
According to a strategy & business article, 'Why Augmented Reality Will Be the Next Revolution in Retail', the authors Kamil Klamann and Sekoul Krastev, contest that the Augmented Reality (AR) ecosystem has lacked a shared platform with mass acceptance. Whereas...
The chemicals industry is becoming increasingly aware that tomorrow's industry will look very different from how it does today. This animation by PwC's Strategy& looks at the changes ahead, foreseeing some degree of break-up of the traditional specialties, and the emergence...
Strategy& and the Food Marketing Institute explore the key trends that will have a big impact on the grocery industry and the food shopping experience over the next decade. Retail experts, Nick Hodson and Thom Blischok, discuss how traditional stores...
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