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.
Innovation and Attention
The Bionic Company • Businesses need to develop their behavior, cognitive, and network capital so they can create and capture value that competitors can’t erode.
How to Keep Your Customers Close • Subscription models can bring a steady revenue stream for companies that understand the customer life cycle.
Using Improv to Transform How You Lead • By embracing the concept of “yes, and,” managers can improve how they communicate.
Are You Spending Way Too Much on Software? • Author and technology consultant Dave McComb on how to curb runaway IT spending.
The Future of Artificial Intelligence Depends on Trust • If it is to drive business success, AI cannot hide in a black box.
The Rise of the Last-Mile Exchange • Keeping up with the growing volume of e-commerce will require delivery companies to disrupt their long-standing business model.
How to Collaborate When You Don’t Have Consensus • Three “stretch” strategies can help teams move forward when members can’t agree and don’t like or trust one another.
How to Work Together When You Don't Agree
If Cash Is King, Why Doesn’t It Rule? • With tax rules changing and interest rates set to rise globally, companies need to organize their operations around a new value equation.
INSIDE THE MIND OF THE INNOVATIVE STARTUP CEO • THREE ENTREPRENEURIAL CHIEF EXECUTIVES UNDER 50 are launching products and services that change the way people live, work, and interrelate.
DANNY MEYER’S RECIPE FOR SUCCESS • HOW THE RESTAURANT MOGUL BEHIND UNION SQUARE CAFE, SHAKE SHACK, AND MANY OTHER DINING DESTINATIONS USES CULTURE TO DRIVE SCALE.
Shake Shack: The Enlightened Public Company
THE CHANGING CONVERSATIONS THAT KILL YOUR CULTURE • Deceptive messages can undermine your enterprise from within. Relabel and reframe them to develop positive narratives.
Digital Champions • The interlinked platforms that make up Industry 4.0 represent a new kind of challenge for manufacturers and other technology-intensive companies. With four key business ecosystems, they can make this new world their own.
The Thought Leader Interview: Tim Armstrong • The CEO of Oath, which owns AOL and Yahoo, says the company is investing in content, software, and better online user experiences for marketers and consumers.
How to Make Property Work Better for Society
Back from the Brink?
The Enthusiasms of Tom Peters
The Unfunny Side of Wisecracking Bosses • Although humor can boost workplace morale, some jokes can leave employees feeling disengaged and more apt to break the rules.