Linda A. Hill, a professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, Greg Brandeau, head of technology at Pixar, Emily Truelove, a researcher and a PhD candidate at the MIT Sloan School of Management, and Kent Lineback, a manager and executive with over 25 years of experience, write about how smart leaders of innovation don't set a vision and motivate others to follow it; they create a community that is both willing and able to innovate.
The New Yorker's blend of reporting, commentary, criticism, fiction, and cartoons has garnered 36 National Magazine Awards since its debut in 1925 - more than any other publication. Edited by Pulitzer Prize winner David Remnick, the magazine has had only five editors in its 80-year history. Each week, Audible and the editorial staff of The New Yorker work together to select a variety of the issue's best articles from The Talk of the Town, Fiction, The Critics, and more. Each article is read in its entirety. The New Yorker is available in audio exclusively at audible.com.
Karan Girotra, a professor of technology and operations management at INSEAD, and Serguei Netessine, a professor of Global Technology and Innovation at INSEAD, write about how the secret to success lies in who makes what decisions when and why.
Albert-Laszlo Barabasi traces the fascinating history of connected systems. Understanding the structure and behavior of networks will forever alter our world, allowing us to design the "perfect" business or stop a disease outbreak before it goes global.
William Lazonick, a professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts Lowell, writes about how executives are using massive stock buybacks to manipulate share prices and boost their own pay - at great cost to innovation and employment.
Erik Simanis, a senior extension associate at Cornell University's Johnson School of Management, and Duncan Duke, an assistant professor of management at Ithaca College's School of Business, write about a new framework to help companies earn profits while pursuing socially beneficial ventures in low-income markets.
Benjamin Edelman, an associate professor and a Marvin Bower Fellow at Harvard Business School, presents four strategies that can help savvy suppliers reduce their dependence on powerful online platforms.
Lynn S. Paine, a professor of Business Administration and the senior associate dean for faculty development at Harvard Business School, writes about how companies would do well to follow Nike's example - create a board-level committee dedicated to corporate responsibility.
Claudio Fernandez-Araoz, a senior adviser at the global executive search firm Egon Zehnder, reports on how business is changing too rapidly to predict what competencies employees will need even a few years out. The question now is not what skills they have; it's whether they have the potential to learn new ones.
Darrell K. Rigby, a partner in the Boston office of Bain & Company, writes about how consumers see the real and virtual world as one - and so should your company.
Roger L. Martin, the dean of the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto from 1998 to 2013, writes about how to rein in the dynamic that enriches executives and financiers - at everyone else's expenses.
Donald Trump and Robert Kiyosaki are both concerned. Their concern is that the rich are getting richer, but America is getting poorer. The entitlement mentality is epidemic, creating people who expect their country, employer, or family to take care of them. And like the polar ice caps, the middle class is disappearing. America is becoming a two-class society, and soon you will be either rich or poor. Trump and Kiyosaki want you to be rich.
Jeremy Heimans, a cofounder and CEO of Purpose, a social business that builds movement; and Henry Timms, the executive director of 92nd Street Y, write about how power isn't what it used to be - and how you can harness that new power.
Businesses hoping to survive over the long term will have to remake themselves into better competitors at least once along the way. These efforts have gone under many banners: total quality management, reengineering, rightsizing, restructuring, cultural change, and turnarounds, to name a few. In almost every case, the goal has been to cope with a new, more challenging market by changing the way business is conducted. In this article, John Kotter outlines the eight largest errors that can doom these efforts.
Cass R. Sunstein, the Robert Walmsley University Professor at Harvard Law School, and Reid Hastie, the Ralph and Dorothy Keller Distinguished Service Professor of Behavioral Science at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, report on behavioral research that suggests some fairly simple ways to achieve "the wisdom of crowds."
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Stefan Michel, a professor of marketing and service management at IMD, in Lausanne, Switzerland, writes about how a new framework can help businesses spot missed opportunities.
In 1990, IBM had its most profitable year ever. By 1993, the company was on a watch list for extinction, victimized by its own lumbering size, an insular corporate culture, and the PC era IBM had itself helped invent.
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Harvard Business Review's managerial wisdom and cutting-edge insights are must-reads in boardrooms and offices around the world. That's why Audible's exclusive audio edition is a must-hear! Each edition offers a great mix of full-length articles selected by Audible in close cooperation with HBR's editorial staff.
Robert J. Ely, a Professor of Business Administration and the senior associate dean for culture and community at Harvard Business School; Pamela Stone, a professor of sociology at Hunter College; and Colleen Ammerman, the assistant director of the Gender Initiative at Harvard Business School; report on how there's a real gap between what Harvard Business School alumnae expect as they look ahead to their careers and where they ultimately land.
Turn to Science News for the latest coverage of biology, astronomy, the physical sciences, behavioral sciences, math and computers, chemistry, and earth science. This 75-year-old publication is known for its sharp writing and up-to-date coverage of the latest scientific research. Since its debut in 1922, Science News has been committed to providing reports on scientific and technical developments that the layman would find interesting and easy to digest.
"U.S. Stocks Extend Gains" is from the January 23, 2015 Market section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Alexandra Scaggs and narrated by Ken Borgers.
"Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah Dies" is from the January 23, 2015 World section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Ellen Knickmeyer and Ahmed Al Omran and narrated by Ken Borgers.
"The Airfare Loopholes of Extreme Frequent Fliers" is from the January 23, 2015 Market section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Scott Mccartney and narrated by Ken Borgers.
"Headlines from What News Business and Finance" is from the January 23, 2015 of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Julian E. Barnes, Shalini Ramachandran, Gautham Nagesh And Brody Mullins, Juliet Chung, Laurence Fletcher And Gregory Zuckerman, Liz Hoffman And Lukas I. Alpert, Nick Timiraos and narrated by Ken Borgers.
It's the perfect listen for your morning commute! In the time it takes you to get to work, you'll hear a digest of the day's top stories, prepared by the editorial staff of The New York Times. Each edition includes articles from the front page, as well as the paper's international, national, business, sports, and editorial sections.
"McDonald's Arches Are Less Golden" is from the January 23, 2015 Market section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Spencer Jakab and narrated by Ken Borgers.
"The First Family's 529 Windfall" is from the January 23, 2015 Opinion section of The Wall Street Journal. It was narrated by Ken Borgers.
"Headlines from the Tech Center" is from the January 23, 2015 of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Newley Purnell, Douglas Macmillan, Jack Marshall, Corrie Driebusch, Matina Stevis and narrated by Ken Borgers.
"Headlines from What's News Worldwide" is from the January 23, 2015 of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Maria Abi Habib And Dion Nissenbaum, Laurence Norman, Joshua Mitnick, Giovanni Legorano, Matt Murray, Stephen Fidler, Taos Turner and narrated by Ken Borgers.
Here's a creative way to make the best use of your morning commute: listen to The Wall Street Journal. Each morning, you'll get the must-hear stories from the Journal's front page, as well as the most popular columns and briefings from Marketplace, Money & Investing, and more. And, every Friday, you'll get a bonus delivery: features, columns, and reviews from the Weekend Journal.
"Aggressive ECB Stimulus Ushers in New Era for Europe" is from the January 23, 2015 World section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Brian Blackstone, Paul Hannon and Marcus Walker and narrated by Ken Borgers.
"ECB May Have Tide on Its Side" is from the January 23, 2015 Market section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Richard Barley and narrated by Ken Borgers.
"HoloLens First Look: Gazing Through Microsoft's Virtual Windows" is from the January 22, 2015 Technology section of the The Wall Street Journal.It was written by Joanna Stern and narrated by Ken Borgers.
"Now He's After Middle-Class Savers" is from January 22, 2015 Opinion section of The Wall Street Journal.It was narrated by Ken Borgers.
"The Two-Day Laptop Battery Is Here" is from the January 22, 2015 Technology section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Geoffrey A. Fowler and narrated by Ken Borgers.
"Headlines from What news Business and Finance" is from the January 22, 2015 of The Wall Street Journal. KKR Refunds Some Fees to Investors was written by Mark Maremont. "New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Faces Arrest" was written By Rebecca Davis O'Brien And Erica Orden."Falling Oil Prices Worry Regional-Bank Investors" was written by Julie Steinberg. "S&P Lowered Standards on Ratings, SEC Says" was written by Timothy W. Martin. "Regulators Boost Margin Requirements on FX Trades" was written by Andrew Ackerman and narrated by Ken Borgers.
Headlines from the Tech Center is from January 22, 2015 of The Wall Street Journal."WhatsApp Is Now Available in Web Browsers" is written by Newley Purnell."Study: Acquisitions, IPOs At A Record in Video Game Industry" was written by Erik Pfanner."Japan Mobile Carrier Introduces Heart-Shaped Phone" was written by Jun Hungo."Hon Hai To Spin Off Chip Packaging Unit" was written by Lorraine Luk."Twitter Tweaks the Timeline With Tweets You Missed" was written by Yoree Kohand was narrated by Ken Borgers.