Experience the ideas and stories that raise the game for management, written and expounded clearly enough to provide the basis for thoughtful action. Through in-depth feature stories, thought leader interviews, and strategic commentaries, each issue of strategy+business provides an informed global perspective for decision makers in organizations around the world.
A Fresh Take on Transformation
Why Is It So Hard to Trust a Blockchain? • A new PwC survey identifies the barriers to blockchain adoption and four strategies to overcome them.
Getting Beyond Greenwashing • IESE professor Pascual Berrone on why companies need to rethink their approach to sustainability.
Gutenberg’s Revenge • Books are the only form of physical media whose sales are growing.
The M&A Activity Transforming Healthcare • How deals are shaping the $450 billion industry that manages prescriptions in the United States.
THE IDEAL BUSINESS CALENDAR FOR YOUR ORGANIZATION
The Power of Price Points • Customer segmentation is not just a revenue tool, but also a way to achieve excellence in execution.
Using Neuroscience to Make Feedback Work and Feel Better • Here’s how leaders can make an anxiety-producing process less stressful.
Motivate with “Mental Contrasting”
The Four X Factors of Exceptional Leaders • Understanding what differentiates a great leader from a good leader will help companies make the right choices for the top jobs.
The Four Building Blocks of Transformation • How to lead the disruption of your own enterprise.
Putting the Building Blocks to Work • A transformation initiative is a call to action — and the sequence of events should be tailored to your own circumstances. Here are five archetypal company situations, and how the four building blocks might apply.
LEADING A BIONIC TRANSFORMATION • THREE NEW KINDS OF CAPITAL GIVE COMPANIES A NEW SOURCE OF LEVERAGE AND POWER.
Wealth in the 21st Century
What the Top Innovators Get Right • With careful attention to six key areas, companies can make the most of their R&D investment and outpace the competition.
Profiling the Global Innovation 1000
The 10 Most Innovative Companies
China’s R&D Success Story
RULES OF ENGAGEMENT • ‘‘LOW KEY feel like books r making a comeback,” the Grammy-nominated R&B star SZA tweeted earlier this fall. She’s right. The more digital media pervades our lives, the more currency people seem to place on one of the oldest forms of media.
REVISING THE MANAGERIAL PLAYBOOK
MAKING THE LEAP
MARKETING IS DEAD! LONG LIVE MARKETING!
s+b’s Select Best Business Books 2018
The Thought Leader Interview: Natarajan Chandrasekaran • The chairman of Tata Sons says simplicity, synergy, and scale are the company’s mantras for the 21st century.
What Happens When the Salary-Secrecy Taboo Is Broken? • Employees who know what their bosses earn work harder, but the opposite is true if their colleague’s paycheck is bigger.