Big Data: The new, new thing

by Issue: July / August 2012

In Shanghai, on a sidewalk near the Shanghai City Museum, a shoeshine man, kit slung over a shoulder, a plastic bottle……

Executives should monitor central bank pronouncements

by Issue: May / June 2012

The task of divining the economy’s direction may confound managers, but monitoring the pronouncements of the institutions……


by Issue: May / June 2012

There was a time when a “Nod, nod, wink, wink” implied deception but also youthful innocence, acted out with an…

Innovation nations

by Issue: March / April 2012

Behind the extraordinary emergence of the BRIC countries as economic powers is a national industrial policy. In each…

Thinking, fast and slow: A must read for executives

by Issue: March / April 2012

One of the best business books of 2011 has some excellent and original advice for business executives. This IBJ regular……

In Focus: Leadership

by , et al.Issue: January / February 2012

From "Yes, We Can" to "No, You Can't"

In what still is for many the definitive book on leadership, James……

Making the Best of a World Slowdown

by Issue: January / February 2012

Sluggish economic growth is hardly desirable, but as this author points out, it may be a blessing in disguise. In this……

Don’t count the U.S. out

by , et al.Issue: November / December 2011

Ingenious and resilient may be appropriate adjectives for describing the people – and national economies – of the…

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