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Strategy Business
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ISSN (Online) 1083-706X
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  • The surprising upside to provocative conversations at work

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      Authors: by Bhushan Sethi; Peter Brown
      Abstract: Employee conversations about societal topics like climate, immigration, race, and gender equity may seem like a potential distraction, but whether managers like it or not, these conversations are happening. What's more, employees are benefiting from them.
      PubDate: Tue, 24 May 2022 09:00:00 -050
       
  • Persuasion, Hollywood style

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      Authors: by Theodore Kinni
      Abstract: Business leaders at all levels can enhance their persuasive skills by mastering the craft of the Hollywood pitch. Successful pitchers foster interaction and collaboration. They see criticism as a green light and sell themselves as well as their ideas. And they construct compelling pitches that feature a hook, a log line, and a three-act structure.
      PubDate: Mon, 23 May 2022 00:00:00 -050
       
  • A philosopher's guide to messy transformations

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      Authors: by Pia Lauritzen
      Abstract: What if the freshest insight on how to talk about 21st century transformations isn't found in a snappy TEDx Talk or an MBA program but in the works of a philosopher born almost 2,500 years ago' Pia Lauritzen makes a case for using Aristotle's four domains of knowledge as a framework for navigating the messiest phases of change.
      PubDate: Thu, 19 May 2022 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Positioning your chief sustainability officer for success

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      Authors: by Peter Gassmann; Meike Hegge, Thomas Hocks
      Abstract: Stakeholders, from investors to consumers, are demanding information about sustainability from companies. New research from PwC shows businesses that have empowered chief sustainability officers receive better ESG ratings and deliver greater impact.
      PubDate: Tue, 17 May 2022 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Time to get serious about the realities of climate risk

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      Authors: by Emma Cox; Colm Kelly, Barry Murphy, Nicole Röttmer
      Abstract: Many companies overlook the pressing, often surprising, array of climate risks they face. By understanding them better, leaders can safeguard their business and identify opportunities to compete in a decarbonizing world.
      PubDate: Mon, 16 May 2022 00:00:00 -050
       
  • A time-tested strategy for leaders facing a "perfect storm"

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      Authors: by Brad Borkan
      Abstract: The great Antarctic explorers such as Ernest Shackleton and Robert Scott had seconds-in-command. Having a second-in-command is a management strategy that can help leaders today navigate the "perfect storm" they face today: one that combines the pandemic, digital disruptions, and political upheaval.
      PubDate: Thu, 12 May 2022 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Why businesses need to help employees build friendships

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      Authors: by Aaron Hurst; Andrea Herron
      Abstract: The loss of work friendships in remote-work environments has taken a toll on employees' morale and productivity. Aaron Hurst and Andrea Herron report that peer coaching programs can help colleagues connect with each other and their own purpose--and inspire action.
      PubDate: Wed, 11 May 2022 00:00:00 -050
       
  • How talented are you at spotting talent'

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      Authors: by Tom Ehrenfeld
      Abstract: Tom Ehrenfeld reviews Talent: How to Identify Energizers, Creatives, and Winners Around the World, by Tyler Cowen and Daniel Gross (no relation to the Daniel Gross who edits strategy+business), which argues against traditional methods of finding new hires, criticizing their reliance on a safe but flawed mindset that "seeks to minimize error and loss, and…prizes consensus above all else."
      PubDate: Tue, 10 May 2022 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Is it time to fire yourself'

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      Authors: by Adam Bryant
      Abstract: It's not easy to judge one's own performance, but Adam Bryant argues doing that candidly--and being prepared to fire yourself--will help leaders see more clearly what changes are needed to keep their businesses competitive.
      PubDate: Mon, 09 May 2022 00:00:00 -050
       
  • The brave, new world of work

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      Authors: by Daniel Gross
      Abstract: Sure, we've all learned how to change our Zoom backgrounds and stop checking emails from bed, but, as Daniel Gross points out in this survey of recent insights from s+b contributors, we are also rethinking the very meaning of work.
      PubDate: Fri, 06 May 2022 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Getting and staying motivated

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      Authors: by Theodore Kinni
      Abstract: Behavioral scientist Ayelet Fishbach of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business sieved through decades of motivational research to write Get It Done. Leaders will find it a nuanced and practical guide to mustering the emotional will and stamina needed to successfully achieve personal and organizational goals.
      PubDate: Thu, 05 May 2022 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Dentsu International's pursuit of a more conscious consumerism

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      Authors: by Laura W. Geller; Rob Banham
      Abstract: In this Inside the Mind of the CEO Interview, Wendy Clark, chief executive of the global marketing and advertising network Dentsu International, discusses her pursuit of transformation, growth, and a social impact agenda.
      PubDate: Wed, 04 May 2022 00:00:00 -050
       
  • It's time to challenge the status quo at family businesses

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      Authors: by Peter Englisch
      Abstract: Family businesses are focused on growth in these times of crisis. PwC's Global NextGen Survey 2022 shows that the leaders of tomorrow will need to take charge on environmental, social, and governance issues--something they are not yet doing.
      PubDate: Mon, 02 May 2022 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Determining "nonnegotiables" in the new hybrid era of work

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      Authors: by Earl Simpkins; Brandon Rapp, Varun Bhatnagar
      Abstract: As companies redesign work and offices to fit new realities, it seems that everything is up for discussion. But Earl Simpkins, Brandon Rapp, and Varun Bhatnagar of PwC's Strategy& argue that each group of stakeholders--individuals, teams, customers, and communities--have certain "nonnegotiables" that companies must recognize.
      PubDate: Fri, 29 Apr 2022 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Rocket-powered culture

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      Authors: by Daniel Akst
      Abstract: Daniel Akst finds lessons for leaders in The Right Stuff, Tom Wolfe's 1979 account of the birth of the American space program, a case study for anyone concerned with business culture, technology, and the management of people who are for one reason or another indispensable.
      PubDate: Thu, 28 Apr 2022 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Indian engineering and construction firm Larsen & Toubro is mapping
           new growth

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      Authors: by Ram Periyagaram; Vishnupriya Sengupta
      Abstract: In this Inside the Mind of the CEO Interview, S.N. Subrahmanyan, chief executive and managing director of Indian engineering and construction conglomerate Larsen & Toubro (L&T), discusses how technology and sustainability are creating new opportunities.
      PubDate: Wed, 27 Apr 2022 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Business needs to adjust its political antennae

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      Authors: by Deborah Unger
      Abstract: The invasion of Ukraine has forced CEOs to look at their operations through a political lens, a real-time example of what Joe Zammit-Lucia describes in his new book, The New Political Capitalism. His message for business leaders: adjust your political antennae in order to thrive.
      PubDate: Tue, 19 Apr 2022 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Purpose is a two-way street

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      Authors: by Chaitali Mukherjee; Julia Lamm
      Abstract: As companies seek to attract and retain workers, they should pursue a multipronged approach, write Julia Lamm and Chaitali Mukherjee, of PwC. They can work harder to be truly flexible, emphasize the connection between work and societal purpose, and expand the conversation surrounding career paths. In the process, they should regard workers as whole human beings with their own individual purpose.
      PubDate: Mon, 18 Apr 2022 00:00:00 -050
       
  • It's not enough for CEOs to empathize with employees

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      Authors: by Theodore Kinni
      Abstract: Two approaches that leaders often use in difficult employee conversations--either shutting down their emotions or being empathetic--aren't effective. Instead, says Potential Project founder Rasmus Hougaard, leaders should practice wise compassion: a combination of wisdom, the ability to see reality clearly and act accordingly, and compassion, the intention to be of benefit to others. In this interview, Hougaard discusses how to use wise compassion to have hard conversations that produce better results for leaders and employees.
      PubDate: Mon, 18 Apr 2022 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Where is the office now'

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      Authors: by Julia Hobsbawm
      Abstract: The pandemic caused a rethink of what an office is for. Julia Hobsbawm describes the historical shifts that have led to what she calls the Nowhere Office, where productivity and well-being coexist because people decide when and where they work best.
      PubDate: Wed, 13 Apr 2022 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Meet the four forces shaping your workforce strategy

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      Authors: by Bhushan Sethi; Blair Sheppard Nicole Wakefield
      Abstract: Specialization. Scarcity. Rivalry. Humanity. Companies that understand--and harness--these forces will have an edge in creating vibrant workforces capable of achieving sustained, positive outcomes.
      PubDate: Tue, 12 Apr 2022 00:00:00 -050
       
  • Living in a world of unicorns

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      Authors: by Vicki Huff Eckert
      Abstract: Venture-backed giants are scaling up and transforming markets as varied fintech, electric vehicles, and healthcare.
      PubDate: Sun, 16 Jan 2022 23:00:00 -060
       
  • The economic realities of ESG

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      Abstract: Investors prize clarity about the initiatives companies are undertaking, the reporting they are doing---and the returns they will generate. Here's how leaders can answer the bell.
      PubDate: Wed, 27 Oct 2021 23:30:00 -050
       
  • Family businesses have an opportunity to lead on ESG

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      Abstract: Family businesses dominate key sectors of the economy. If they make environmental, social, and governance issues a priority, they can change the world.
      PubDate: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 23:30:00 -050
       
  • Reaching your full cloud potential

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      Abstract: Few companies are harnessing the full power of the cloud to catalyze innovation and digital transformation. Business leaders can change the game by paying careful attention to seven mission-critical factors.
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 23:30:00 -050
       
  • Are you ready for the ESG revolution'

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      Abstract: Societal need and business opportunity are coming together to transform the way companies craft strategy, drive performance, and report results.
      PubDate: Mon, 14 Jun 2021 23:30:00 -050
       
  • How governments can push towards a better tomorrow

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      Abstract: World leaders face six interconnected challenges, and although approaches and solutions will differ by country, taking key actions will benefit all.
      PubDate: Sun, 07 Mar 2021 23:30:00 -060
       
  • How business can bridge the gap and achieve net zero

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      Abstract: Business leaders need to act now to meet the demands of science, government, investors and society at large.
      PubDate: Mon, 01 Mar 2021 01:00:00 -060
       
  • China and the race for the future of money

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      Abstract: How digital currency could change the global financial landscape.
      PubDate: Mon, 01 Mar 2021 00:00:00 -060
       
  • How disruption equips us all to rethink and reinvent

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      Abstract: COVID-19 and Brexit brought greater care, creativity and innovation to the fore.
      PubDate: Mon, 22 Feb 2021 01:00:00 -060
       
 
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