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Opportunities in a crisis
Blockchain’s benefits for the aviation industry • Sharing data about aircraft history, maintenance, and operations could improve aerospace businesses.
Three reasons Net Promoter Score is past its prime • The metric was useful in a simpler environment, when companies were beginning to understand the importance of customer experience. But it’s time to replace it.
Competing for consumers in driverless cars • Once drivers become passengers, a new “fifth-screen” economy will flourish, focused on the in-car experience.
Communicating Project Developments One Step at a Time
How business schools can change the world • Exposing management students to people in adversity can help develop future leaders who’ll be motivated to build a more equitable, sustainable world.
Creating happier employees • Professor Jochen Menges on the ways companies can develop well-being initiatives that genuinely make people feel better.
Winning with a data-driven strategy • Making decisions based on hard evidence requires a major shift in culture, technology, and mind-set.
Facing up to the automotive innovation dilemma • The rise of connected, autonomous, shared, and electric vehicles will reshape the industry. The challenge in the meantime is survival.
Incentives for a strong leadership culture • Three key pay and performance metrics can help define and influence an organization’s values.
A STRATEGIST’S GUIDE TO UPSKILLING • Companies and local governments can unlock opportunity by working together to raise the quality of talent.
The new digital curricula
How to build disruptive strategic flywheels • Gaming, artificial intelligence, and deep learning are paving the way for dynamic and resilient 21st-century business models.
A crisis of LEGITIMACY • Today’s toughest global challenges are unintended consequences of yesterday’s success. If our prevailing institutions can’t adapt, they could lose the right to lead.
The dawn of the Chinese blockbuster • Filmmakers with local heroes and digital technologies are disrupting Hollywood’s global advantage.
The thought leader interview: Jean-Dominique Senard • The new chair of Renault and the Renault–Nissan–Mitsubishi alliance, and former CEO of Michelin, argues that the prevailing concept of corporate purpose needs an update.
A winning effort • How to Win in a Winner-Take-All World: The Definitive Guide to Adapting and Succeeding in High-Performance Careers, Neil Irwin, St. Martin’s Press, 2019
Diving into deep learning • In Search of Deeper Learning: The Quest to Remake the American High School, by Jal Mehta and Sarah Fine, Harvard University Press, 2019
Conversational computing • Talk to Me: How Voice Computing Will Transform the Way We Live, Work, and Think, by James Vlahos, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019
Level setting • The Levelling: What’s Next after Globalization? Michael O’Sullivan, PublicAffairs Books, 2019
Keep your CSR programs on track • Corporate social responsibility can be tricky, especially for multinationals. A new study lays out some guidance.