IBJ Insights

How to Sup with Devilish Partners

by Issue: July / August 2016

Years ago, people were advised to use a long spoon when sharing a meal with dangerous individuals. Recent oil patch history says business leaders should do the same with government-backed ventures.

Why We Should Thank Enron’s Former CFO

by Issue: May / June 2016

Andrew Fastow is doing what he can to make up for his past by helping educate business students about ethical traps in grey-area decision making.

Chain Reactions

by Issue: March/April 2016

When it comes to facing risks posed by supplier failures and disruptions, companies do not always have to go it alone.

Beware the A-Hole Tax

by Issue: March/April 2016

Being a tough negotiator is one thing. Being known as a total ass before you sit down to strike a deal is something else, not to mention costly.

Supplying Support for European Growth

by Issue: January / February 2016

International firms investing in Central and Eastern Europe should enhance their ROI by also investing in local thought leadership.

How to Create a ‘Lights Out’ Customer Experience

by Issue: January / February 2016

Remember what happened to Kodak? Well, market forces are creating a perfect storm for all companies that think they know what their customers want.

Why Connected Managers Often Drop the Ball

by Issue: January / February 2016

Who you know is often said to make or break business plans. But NBA hiring practices show networking can actually be a dangerous thing.

Don’t (Just) Chart Your Financial Future

by Issue: January / February 2016

When it comes to financial decision making, research indicates stock charts and relationship status can be hazardous to your portfolio’s health.

Why Nobody is Really Ready for Mobile Commerce

by Issue: January / February 2016

Most market transactions will eventually go digital, but business must first comfort consumers to make mobile commerce worth it.

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