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strategy+business

Autumn 2021
Magazine

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.

Sustainability gets down to business

strategy+business

The rise of the eco-friendly consumer • During the pandemic, people have become more sensitive to the environmental impact of their shopping decisions—and companies are responding.

A flexible routine can help you change for good • The most effective habits create stability but avoid rigidity.

Four common biases in boardroom culture • What behavioral psychology can tell you about the human dynamics of your board.

Does culture really eat strategy for breakfast? • This chestnut of the business world overlooks the importance of—and the challenge of creating—a clear strategy.

Weighing the risk ethics of requiring vaccinations • Creating safe workplaces while respecting employees’ concerns and choices presents challenges for company leaders.

Linking executive pay to ESG goals • Public pressure and changing norms are paving the way for business leaders to be paid based on a new set of criteria.

Granting autonomy without losing control • In his new book, London Business School’s Constantinos C. Markides explains how leaders can ensure that employees know how to deliver on a company’s strategy.

Lessons in simplicity strategy • Using a six-point “hexagon action” model to deal with a complex world helps leaders focus and prioritize their work.

Are you ready for the ESG revolution? • Societal need and business opportunity are coming together to transform the way companies craft strategy, drive performance, and report results.

STATE OF FLUX • The rapid changes in the way energy is created, distributed, and stored are creating new relationships between industry and government.

ADDRESSING THE CLIMATE CHALLENGE: SIX CEOs ON SUSTAINABILITY • A look at how chief executives are leading on decarbonization.

It’s time to get excited about boring AI • Extracting information from documents may not be the splashiest application of automation, but it has massive potential to reduce errors and costs.

The Thought Leader Interview: Mark Carney • The former governor of the Bank of England argues for a major overhaul of the financial system to confront global challenges.

How noisy is your company? • Noise: A Flaw in Human Judgment, by Daniel Kahneman, Olivier Sibony, and Cass R. Sunstein, Little Brown, 2021

The rise and fall of merit • The Aristocracy of Talent: How Meritocracy Made the Modern World, by Adrian Wooldridge, Skyhorse, 2021

Why bigger isn’t always better in banking • Inside Money: Brown Brothers Harriman and the American Way of Power, by Zachary Karabell, Penguin Press, 2021

Are we having fun (at work) yet? • Games or contests meant to inject some motivation and productivity into the workday can backfire if employees feel pressured to take part.


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Frequency: Quarterly Pages: 84 Publisher: PwC Strategy& LLC Edition: Autumn 2021

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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.

Sustainability gets down to business

strategy+business

The rise of the eco-friendly consumer • During the pandemic, people have become more sensitive to the environmental impact of their shopping decisions—and companies are responding.

A flexible routine can help you change for good • The most effective habits create stability but avoid rigidity.

Four common biases in boardroom culture • What behavioral psychology can tell you about the human dynamics of your board.

Does culture really eat strategy for breakfast? • This chestnut of the business world overlooks the importance of—and the challenge of creating—a clear strategy.

Weighing the risk ethics of requiring vaccinations • Creating safe workplaces while respecting employees’ concerns and choices presents challenges for company leaders.

Linking executive pay to ESG goals • Public pressure and changing norms are paving the way for business leaders to be paid based on a new set of criteria.

Granting autonomy without losing control • In his new book, London Business School’s Constantinos C. Markides explains how leaders can ensure that employees know how to deliver on a company’s strategy.

Lessons in simplicity strategy • Using a six-point “hexagon action” model to deal with a complex world helps leaders focus and prioritize their work.

Are you ready for the ESG revolution? • Societal need and business opportunity are coming together to transform the way companies craft strategy, drive performance, and report results.

STATE OF FLUX • The rapid changes in the way energy is created, distributed, and stored are creating new relationships between industry and government.

ADDRESSING THE CLIMATE CHALLENGE: SIX CEOs ON SUSTAINABILITY • A look at how chief executives are leading on decarbonization.

It’s time to get excited about boring AI • Extracting information from documents may not be the splashiest application of automation, but it has massive potential to reduce errors and costs.

The Thought Leader Interview: Mark Carney • The former governor of the Bank of England argues for a major overhaul of the financial system to confront global challenges.

How noisy is your company? • Noise: A Flaw in Human Judgment, by Daniel Kahneman, Olivier Sibony, and Cass R. Sunstein, Little Brown, 2021

The rise and fall of merit • The Aristocracy of Talent: How Meritocracy Made the Modern World, by Adrian Wooldridge, Skyhorse, 2021

Why bigger isn’t always better in banking • Inside Money: Brown Brothers Harriman and the American Way of Power, by Zachary Karabell, Penguin Press, 2021

Are we having fun (at work) yet? • Games or contests meant to inject some motivation and productivity into the workday can backfire if employees feel pressured to take part.


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