Business

Tue, Mar 31, 2020
Source: Wall Street Journal
Tue, Mar 31, 2020
Source: Wall Street Journal
Tue, Mar 31, 2020
Source: Wall Street Journal
Tue, Mar 31, 2020
Source: Wall Street Journal
Tue, Mar 31, 2020
Source: Wall Street Journal
In 1976, broadcast journalist Oprah Winfrey moved to Baltimore to coanchor the evening newscast at a local TV station. But she struggled in that spot and was moved to the morning talk show. That demotion led Winfrey to discover a professional calling that aligned with her personal sensibilities and emerging [...]
Thu, Mar 26, 2020
Source: Harvard Business Review
Jim McKelvey, entrepreneur and cofounder of Square, says that most companies that think of themselves as innovative are really just copycats. True innovation, he argues, is about fearlessly exploring novel solutions and dramatically expanding markets. Doing so also helps startups defend their innovations against industry giants, as Square did against [...]
Tue, Mar 17, 2020
Source: Harvard Business Review
In 1958, writer Rachel Carson began her exhaustive research on the effects of widespread pesticide use for her next book, Silent Spring. Over the next four years, she built up an airtight case showing how the world's most powerful chemical companies were harming animals, plants, and people. Her effort was [...]
Thu, Mar 12, 2020
Source: Harvard Business Review
Michelle King, director of inclusion at Netflix, says it's time to stop telling women to adapt to the male-dominated workplace and time for the workplace itself to change. Her prior academic research shows that diversity training and anti-harassment efforts address important issues but fall short of creating gender equality in [...]
Tue, Mar 03, 2020
Source: Harvard Business Review
Joel Peterson, chairman of JetBlue Airways, has spent a career leading teams, building businesses, and managing people at every level. Along the way, he's learned valuable lessons about the best ways to bring on new talent – as well as when and how to let people go. He also teaches [...]
Tue, Feb 25, 2020
Source: Harvard Business Review
Kim Scott, a cofounder of the executive coaching firm Radical Candor, says that too many managers give meaningless positive feedback, while many others are highly critical without showing any understanding. Scott, who previously worked at Google and has consulted for Twitter and Dropbox, says leaders should learn to give honest [...]
Tue, Feb 18, 2020
Source: Harvard Business Review
Stefan Thomke, professor at Harvard Business School, says running experiments can give companies tremendous value, but too often business leaders make decisions based on intuition. While A/B testing on large transaction volumes is common practice at Google, Booking.com, and Netflix, Thomke says even small firms can get a competitive advantage [...]
Tue, Feb 04, 2020
Source: Harvard Business Review
Henry Chesbrough, adjunct professor at the University of California Berkeley Haas School of Business, coined the term "open innovation" over a decade ago. This is the practice of sourcing ideas outside your own organization as well as sharing your own research with others. However, he says that despite a booming [...]
Tue, Jan 28, 2020
Source: Harvard Business Review
In this repeat episode, we honor the legacy of HBS professor Clayton Christensen, who passed away on January 23, 2020. The legendary management thinker was best known for his influential theory of “disruptive innovation,” which inspired a generation of executives and entrepreneurs. This HBR IdeaCast interview was originally published in [...]
Mon, Jan 27, 2020
Source: Harvard Business Review
Rosabeth Moss Kanter, professor at Harvard Business School, believes the world demands a new kind of business leader. She says so-called “advanced leaders” work inside and outside their companies to tackle big issues such as climate change, public health, and social inequality. She gives real-life examples and explains how business [...]
Tue, Jan 21, 2020
Source: Harvard Business Review

 

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