IBJ Insights

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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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To Team or Not to Team?

by Issue: January / February 2016

Employing people who crave collaboration isn’t always a good thing, especially when the task at hand is relatively simple.

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