Strategy

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Why Not All Wellness Programs Are Healthy

by Issue: January / February 2020

Before following U-Haul’s controversial move to ban smokers from being hired in 21 U.S. states, companies should consider the social implications and hidden costs.
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Governing Algorithms

by Issue: November/December 2019

As Apple and Facebook learned the hard way, failing to understand the need for AI oversight can land companies in hot water.
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Building the World’s Digital Workforce

by Issue: November / December 2018

Alastair Bathgate is on a mission as CEO of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) firm Blue Prism—but it’s about liberating human workers, not terminating jobs.
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A Recipe for High Performance

by Issue: July/August 2019

Based on his experience as a Blue Angels pilot, venture capitalist John Foley offers advice on how teams can debrief their way to success
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Getting the Most Out of Non-Competes

by , Issue: July/August 2019

When finalizing M&A transactions, it pays to understand that not all non-compete agreements are created equal—or equally enforceable
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Learning from Huawei’s Superfluidity

by , et al.Issue: May/June 2019

China’s controversial telecommunications equipment maker can teach us about the culture of self-destruction that the Age of Disruption demands.
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Being an Old Organization Can Still Be a Good Thing

by , et al.Issue: May/June 2019

Even in the digital world, mature firms can turn their age into an advantage. All it takes is the right perspective.
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Survival of the Best Fitted

by , et al.Issue: March/April 2019

To avoid extinction in the Age of Disruption, managers need to know that many evolutionary concepts are misapplied when used to illuminate business strategy
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Raising Your Board’s Strategic Game

by , Issue: March/April 2019

Directors are being advised to shape strategy, not just monitor it. Here are three areas where management can really use help.

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