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Flattened Organizations: When Cons Outweigh Pros

Flattening (or delayering) of hierarchies within an organization has been called for by much recent literature. In theory, flattening is supposed to help push decisions downwards to enhance customer and market responsiveness and improve accountability and morale. In this Idea, however, Harvard Business School’s Professor Julie Wulf suggests that many companies that flatten their hierarchies […]

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Creating Innovative Business Models

Though product/process innovation has become a necessity for many companies, the time and expenses required is now leading hesitant companies to turn towards business model innovation instead. So what do executives need to know about it? Business model innovation matters to managers, entrepreneurs and academic researchers for several reasons. First, it represents an often underutilized […]

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