Management - Leadership

Author: 
Zak, Paul J.
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Managers have tried various strategies and perks to boost employee engagement--all with little impact on long-term retention and performance. But now, neuroscience offers some answers.

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Harvard Business School Press
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Harvard Business Review, Vol. 95, No. 1, January-February 2017, pp. 84-90
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2017
Author: 
DalleMule, Leandro
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The authors recommend a data management strategy that is both defensive (such as governance and security) and offensive (such as prediction analytics). Key elements of the defensive approach include ensuring data quality and security, with core activities involving optimizing data standardization, extraction, access, and storage.

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Harvard Business School Press
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Harvard Business Review, Vol. 95, No. 3, May-June 2017, pp. 112-122
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2017
Author: 
Iansiti, Marco
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The article examines the dominance of hub firms - digital superpowers that are capturing a growing and disproportionate share of the global economy's value. This dominance has the potential to deepen income inequality and destabilize society.

Publisher: 
Harvard Business School Press
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Harvard Business Review, Vol. 95, No. 5, September-October 2017, pp. 84-92
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Date published: 
2017
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The article discusses the ongoing development of smart glasses to support augmented reality.

Publisher: 
Harvard Business School Press
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Harvard Business Review, Vol. 95, No. 6, November-December 2017, pp. 62-63
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2017
Author: 
Ignatius, Adi
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For years, Walmart's unrivaled customer research capabilities helped it dominate retailing. Then along came the internet, and Walmart suddenly found itself playing catchup to e-commerce pioneers like Amazon.

Publisher: 
Harvard Business School Press
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Harvard Business Review, Vol. 95, No. 2, March-April 2017, pp. 94-100
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2017
Author: 
Sitkin, Sim B.
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What executive hasn't dreamed of transforming an organization by achieving seemingly impossible goals through sheer force of will? Indeed, in countless business narratives, the practice of setting such objectives has been celebrated as a key source of achievement. But in practice, stretch goals rarely work out, the authors' research shows.

Publisher: 
Harvard Business School Press
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Harvard Business Review, Vol. 95, No. 1, January-February 2017, pp. 92-99
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2017
Author: 
Sun, Irene Yuan
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Rising costs in China have prompted Chinese manufacturing entrepreneurs to look to Africa for higher-margin investments. It is possible that Africa might become the next big worldwide manufacturing center, supplanting China itself.

Publisher: 
Harvard Business School Press
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Harvard Business Review, Vol. 95, No. 3, May-June 2017, pp. 122-130
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2017
Author: 
Rodriguez Vila, Omar
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There is a growing expectation among consumers for brands to have a position on social issues, and as a result many companies are taking visible stands. These positions can be beneficial to society and the brand, but require a strategy for them to be successful and not harm the brand.

Publisher: 
Harvard Business School Press
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Harvard Business Review, Vol. 95, No. 5, September-October 2017, pp. 94-101
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2017
Author: 
McGinn, Daniel
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A list of the top 100 chief executive officers for 2017AaAeAeA is presente Rankings were calculated using the S&P Global 1200 index, and analytics onAaAeAeA shareholder return using country-adjusted and industry-adjust figures, and market capitalization change.

Publisher: 
Harvard Business School Press
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Harvard Business Review, Vol. 95, No. 6, November-December 2017, pp. 66-76
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2017
Author: 
Ihrig, Martin
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In many industries today--including aerospace, electronics, chemicals, software, global construction, global investment and commercial banking, and international manufacturing--even simple product or service innovations can become complicated, because so many companies now operate in ecosystems made up of powerful and highly interconnected stake

Publisher: 
Harvard Business School Press
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Harvard Business Review, Vol. 95, No. 2, March-April 2017, pp. 102-107
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2017