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Simplifying cybersecurity • Have our institutions become too complex to secure?
Diversity and the case for transparency • Vulnerability is a necessity if we want to lead effectively.
China and the race for the future of money • How digital currency could change the global financial landscape.
Taxing times require a new era of compromise • Tax reform may well top government agendas to help cope with COVID-19 spending, but every move could require trade-offs.
Localization is the new globalization • Many factors are disrupting the equilibrium multinationals have enjoyed for decades. In response, organizations must adapt both their strategies and their tactics.
How business can bridge the gap and achieve net zero • Business leaders need to act now to meet the demands of science, government, investors, and society at large.
Can you master the inner game of leadership? • Conflicting demands and challenges must be managed. Here’s how to do it.
Sustainability and digitization hold the key to long-term value for family businesses • Though resilient in a crisis, family businesses have not fully embraced the ESG agenda or digital transformation, according to a new survey.
How organizations can design for agility and embrace uncertainty • Clarins Group’s organizational experiment during the pandemic shows how a large company adapts and becomes more flexible when it matters most.
A CEO GUIDE TO TODAY’S VALUE CREATION ECOSYSTEM • The drivers of enterprise value extend beyond financial productivity — and as disruption intensifies, businesses must adapt to avoid value destruction.
A leadership agenda to take on tomorrow • PwC’s 24th Annual Global CEO Survey reveals the opportunities and threats shaping company leaders’ outlook for 2021 and beyond.
PRACTICING STRATEGY IN AN UNCERTAIN WORLD • A modern strategy that works will require leaders to learn new skills and apply new tools. Here’s a primer for a refreshed approach.
ASIA-PACIFIC’S REBALANCING ACT • As the power of traditional drivers of growth fades, companies need to develop more resilient and rebalanced supply chains to keep the region moving forward.
Streaming energy • After a year of explosive growth fueled by the COVID-19 pandemic, streaming video companies have to embrace new strategies to create value for viewers, creators, and investors.
Lost in translation • Can CFOs help companies make the most of their investments in digital advertising?
Fender hits the right notes • CEO Andy Mooney riffs on the boom in guitar sales during COVID-19 and rethinking business models for the post-pandemic world.
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Battling the bots • Futureproof: 9 Rules for Humans in the Age of Automation, by Kevin Roose, Random House, 2021
Bill Gates tackles climate change • How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need, by Bill Gates, Random House, 2021
Arguing your way to better strategy • Making Great Strategy: Arguing for Organizational Advantage, by Jesper B. Sørensen and Glenn R. Carroll, Columbia University Press, 2021
When molehills are worse than mountains • Small, persistent customer service failures may pose a bigger threat to customer retention than large, isolated incidents.