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Super-Fluid Companies Keep Pace with Customer Needs

Idea posted: May 2021

Institutions: University of Cambridge Judge Business School    Zhejiang University School of Management   

Many companies struggle to keep up with today’s supercharged, constantly evolving competitive markets, where customers needs, products and technologies change at ever-increasing speed. An in-depth study of the global telecom…

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Ignoring Collaborative Demands Sinks Agile Teams

Idea posted: January 2020

Institutions: Babson College   

The concept of agility — an approach to innovation and development based on shorter project timeframes, focused targets and ‘sprints’ — was first conceived in software development companies. Metaphors such…

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The World of Work in 2028: The Dilemma of Balancing Big vs. Small, Digital vs. Face-to-Face

Idea posted: April 2019

Institutions: Henley Centre for Leadership    Henley Business School    Deutsche Telekom    Detecon International   

New technologies and new attitudes about the role of business in society have rendered obsolete the business models, routines and processes rooted in the industrial world, according to a recent…

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Aligning Your Organization for the Digital Future

Idea posted: November 2016

Institutions: MIT Sloan School of Management   

In the annual global MIT/Deloitte survey of executives and managers, 90% of respondents recognized that digital trends would disrupt their industries. Only 44%, however, believed their organizations were prepared for…

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Why the Chief Marketing Officer Matters

Idea posted: February 2016

Institutions: University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business    HEC Paris    University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School   

Does a Chief Marketing Officer help a company, or is this position a ‘C’ that doesn’t earn its place in the C-suite? In 2008, an influential research study by Pravin…

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Organizational Resilience Is Reinforced by These Two Variables

Idea posted: January 2016

Institutions: The University of Manchester Alliance Manchester Business School    Cass Business School, City University London    Northumbria Newcastle Business School   

Although the impact of the 2008 recession was nearly unprecedented in its scope and depth, nearly all organizations will inevitably face setbacks and severe challenges. Stable, resilient companies can meet…

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A Symphony of Agency and Stewardship Values Ensures Family Business Success

Idea posted: May 2015

Institutions: Indian School of Business   

Both agency theory and stewardship theory help explain organizational dynamics, although starting from very different assumptions. Agency theory describes the relationship between the shareholders (called ‘principals’) and the company’s managers…

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Corporate Governance: The Power of Outside Directors on CEO-Only Boards

Idea posted: April 2015

Institutions: Duke University Fuqua School of Business    Kellogg School of Management    Georgetown University McDonough School of Business   

More and more board of directors have the CEO as the only insider on the board. At first glance, this movement toward near unanimous outside directors would seem to meet…

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How to Design Organizational Structures by Understanding Organizational Routines

Idea posted: October 2014

Institutions: Tuck School of Business    Boston University Questrom School of Business   

How are organizational routines — routines in an organization that involve more than one individual — related to the effectiveness of an organizational design or redesign? Answering this question begins…

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