• HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
    [2010] These 6 Sectors of Africa’s Economy Are Poised for Growth
    Lower resource prices and higher levels of sociopolitical instability have taken their toll: Africa’s real GDP grew at an average of 3.3% a year between 2010 and 2015, considerably slower than the 5.4% from 2000 to 2010. from 2010 to 2015, compared with 4.1% between 2000 and 2010. trillion in 2015 to $3.5 trillion.
  • DEMING INSTITUTE  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2016
    [2010] Using Outdated Management Practices Can Be Very Costly
    Related: Another Quota Failure Example (2006) – Why ThoughtWorks Eliminated Sales Commissions (2013) – The Trouble with Incentives: They Work (2010) – Targets Distorting the System (2005) – Dangers of Extrinsic Motivation (2006). Wells Fargo to pay $150 million-plus over allegations its workers opened fake accounts.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2016
    [2010] How to Pull Your Company Out of a Tailspin
    By 2010 the company had become the best-performing stock in the S&P 500, worth $30 per share and earning investors a return of 29 times. At any given moment, about 5%–7% of companies either are in free fall or are about to be. And here’s a sobering fact: Only about 10%–15% of those companies will ever pull out of it.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 26, 2016
    [2010] The Forecasting Sweet Spot Between Micro and Macro
    The share of the world’s Christians living in sub-Saharan Africa is expected to grow from 24% in 2010 to 38% by 2050 (according to Pew Research). Forecasting is the third rail of business. Few companies are really good at it, and there can be big penalties for being wrong. Those seeking more resources want to increase it.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 22, 2016
    [2010] A Refresher on Marketing Myopia
    In 2010, Craig Smith at INSEAD, Minette Drumwright at UT Austin, and Mary Gentile at Babson, published a paper called “ The New Marketing Myopia.” Paul Garbett for HBR. Every year, a large majority of product launches fail. Why is this? Where did the concept originate? They want a quarter-inch hole!” As Deighton explains.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 22, 2016
    [2010] Companies Fare Worse When the Press Exposes Their Problems Before They Do
    Take 2010, when BP was confronted with one of the biggest oil spills in history. When organizations first become aware of a major problem with a product or service, one with important consequences for consumers or the environment, they face a dilemma. Should they self-disclose the issue? Or should they let sleeping dogs lie?
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 8, 2016
    [2010] What If All U.S. Coal Workers Were Retrained to Work in Solar?
    Energy Information Administration notes that between 2010 and 2012, 14 gigawatts (GW) of coal-fired capacity was retired and that a total of 60 GW will be retired by 2020. The global economy is in a massive transition from a fossil-fuel-based energy system to one using sophisticated renewable energy technologies. The U.S. The U.S.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3, 2016
    [2010] The Saatchi Ouster Shows Leaders Need to Be Gender Smart, Not Gender Blind
    An industry in which 94% percent of creative directors were men in 2010, a figure that has since dropped to…89%. Kevin Roberts, the chair of advertising company Saatchi & Saatchi, probably still doesn’t know what hit him. Like most executives I work with, he probably was proud of his blindness. The debate is over?
  • ERIC JACOBSON  |  FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2016
    [2010] Lead With Purpose By John Baldoni
    It also includes the results of an exclusive 2010 leadership survey conducted for the American Management Association (AMA) by NFI Research. “Purpose is the why behind everything within an organization,” says author John Baldoni, of the book, Lead With Purpose. To define an organization’s purpose, you must ask three questions: 1.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, JULY 28, 2016
    [2010] Unilever’s Big Strategic Bet on the Dollar Shave Club
    razor brand, saw its market share fall from 71% in 2010 to 59% in 2015. Buttoned-down Unilever just paid $1 billion dollars for the Dollar Shave Club. The scrappy startup, launched in 2012, offered a blades-by-subscription service for as little as $3 a month and quickly grew to a team of 45 engineers and 3.2 million subscribers.
  • IN THE CEO AFTERLIFE  |  TUESDAY, JULY 26, 2016
    [2010] Taking a Step Back Doesn’t Always Move You Forward
    2010 – Kraft buys Cadbury. Think about this. You are engaged in a lively discussion with a group of business colleagues. Maybe there’s a problem that needs immediate attention, or perhaps the group is contemplating the best way to pursue a new opportunity. In your mind, the discussion is invigorating, and far from a standstill or a stalemate.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2016
    [2010] How to Become a Successful Freelancer
    In 2010 she left her position to “look for that dream job.” Becoming a freelancer can be liberating — and also a little terrifying. Where do you even begin ? What processes and structures do you need to have in place? How do you find clients? And how do you know how much to charge? What the Experts Say. Make new connections.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2016
    [2010] Kodak’s Downfall Wasn’t About Technology
    Maybe in 2010 it would have lured a young engineer from Google named Kevin Systrom to create a mobile version of the site. A generation ago, a “Kodak moment” meant something that was worth saving and savoring. Cameras went digital and then disappeared into cellphones. People went from printing pictures to sharing them online.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2016
    [2010] A Brief Review of Hillary Clinton’s Innovation Plan
    That was a problem identified as long ago as 2010, in the visionary National Broadband Plan , from which the Clinton agenda cribs frequently (without any apparent acknowledgment). Late in June, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton surprised business leaders by issuing a detailed technology and innovation platform. Patents. Copyright.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2016
    [2010] The Data-Driven Case for Vacation
    During 1982 and 2010, the two years since 1981 with the highest unemployment, people still used an average of 20.9 Over the past three years, we have partnered with the U.S. Travel Association to more clearly understand the relationship between well-being and taking time off from work. days) in 2000, but they took only 16.2 days of vacation.
  • CURIOUS CAT  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 6, 2016
    [2010] Integrating Technical and Human Management Systems
    ASQ has asked the Influential Voices on quality management to look at the question of integrating technical quality and human management systems. How do different systems—technical or human—work together? How should they work together? My view is that the management system must integrate these facets together. Management Matters by John Hunter.
  • CURIOUS CAT  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29, 2016
    [2010] Unintended Consequences
    The Tarmac Delay Rule in 2010 has led to a jump in the rate of flight cancellations. Using data to understand your processes and improve them is very useful. But using data often results in unintended consequences. In this example there are requirements to take action if certain conditions are present.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 28, 2016
    [2010] The EU Needs to Make Sure Continental Countries Don’t Exit
    But if a major Continental country did pull out of the EU, it would prolong what I predicted in a 2010 HBR article : close to a decade of economic malaise due to pressures from overcapacity, persistently high unemployment, weak global growth, and other long-term trends. Global stock markets promptly floundered. The British pound tanked.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 2016
    [2010] How to Talk About Office Politics with a New Colleague
    “Gossip can be very helpful to people in organizations, especially when the flow of information from the top gets choked off, as often happens when companies are in crisis or undergoing change,” Labianca said about his research in a 2010 article, “ It’s Not ‘Unprofessional’ to Gossip at Work.”
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8, 2016
    [2010] What Do Women’s Career Paths Really Look Like?
    The women are now in their fifties; our dataset spans from 1982 to 2010. We know that women’s presence in the workforce has increased dramatically over the last several decades, but is it true that all women are working more? And if not, which women are most likely to work full-time across adulthood?
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2016
    [2010] Stop Saying Big Companies Can’t Innovate
    Pure Internet-plays Betterment and FutureAdvisor launched in 2010 and Wealthfront in 2011. Laura Schneider FOR HBR. Some business pundits today believe innovation ignites better in startups than in large, established corporations. They say, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” ” I disagree.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2016
    [2010] Stop Doing Low-Value Work
    Between January 2008 and February 2010, 8.8 In the past, time management experts would recommend that you divide up your work into A tasks, B tasks, and C tasks. The concept was to do the A tasks first, then the B tasks, then the C tasks, when you can get to them. If priorities changed, you just changed the order of your As, Bs, and Cs.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2016
    [2010] Want to Do Corporate Innovation Right? Go Inside Google Brain
    One of these, Andrew Ng , a star in artificial intelligence circles, arrived at Google in 2010. Apple fuses technology with design. IBM invests in research that is often a decade ahead of its time. Facebook “moves fast and maintains a stable infrastructure” (but apparently doesn’t break things anymore ). Innovating the core.
  • ERIC JACOBSON  |  FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2016
    [2010] How To Lead With Purpose
    It also includes the results of an exclusive 2010 leadership survey conducted for the American Management Association (AMA) by NFI Research. “Purpose is the why behind everything within an organization,” says author John Baldoni, of the book, Lead With Purpose. To define an organization’s purpose, you must ask three questions: 1.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2016
    [2010] How Coty Reinvigorated Its Supply Chain
    In 2010, Coty was rapidly expanding through acquisitions and internal growth and needed to align, integrate, and further accelerate improvements in its supply chain. It can sometimes seem like magic when we get the right people together with the right attitude, motivated to work toward a common goal. How can we go even faster? Launch.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2016
    [2010] Like It or Not, “Smart Drugs” Are Coming to the Office
    According to an experiment published in 2010 , it is difficult for medical practitioners to separate those who feign the symptoms from those who actually have them.) You’ve managed the same team for the past five years — then one day you find out that your most successful employee uses cognitive-enhancing drugs on the job.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 2016
    [2010] How Large NGOs Are Using Data to Transform Themselves
    In 2010, the Seilers surveyed all officers and social services staff. Not many would associate innovation with large, service-oriented nonprofits with decades of history. Let’s look at how The Salvation Army, a 150-year-old Christian charity that provides a variety of social services across the U.S. Frontline Data as Wake Up Call.
  • GREAT LEADERSHIP BY DAN  |  THURSDAY, MAY 12, 2016
    [2010] Why Hippies Make Great Business Leaders
    Today, Nancy co-owns (with another well-known hippie, Chuck Kesey) Nancy’s Yogurt which made $20 million in 2010 and is responsible for shaping a yogurt and probiotic market in the US that had grown to over $20 billion by 2013. Then I uncovered a story of business invention and reinvention that nobody knew anything about. How did they do it?
  • JOSEPH LALONDE  |  FRIDAY, MAY 6, 2016
    [2010] Depth Before Height
    A fter our first break, we’re ready to hear James Brown. James Focus On The Individual. It is the depth that determines the height @JBsportscaster [link] Click To Tweet. Good communication skills : There are 3 elements to communication skills. They are speaking, writing, and listening. Good attire : You must dress for success.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 2016
    [2010] Why Winner-Takes-All Thinking Doesn’t Apply to Silicon Valley
    From around 1990 to 2010 Microsoft arguably ruled the information-technology industry. Yahoo’s core business is worth next to nothing, and buyers are struggling to see if there’s any there there. Twitter’s market cap just plummeted after a bad earnings report. End of story. What markets have these companies actually won?
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2016
    [2010] The Outside-In Approach to Customer Service - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM HBS EXECUTIVE EDUCATION
    Some of this research is featured in a forthcoming article titled “Roaring Out of Recession” in the March 2010 issue of the Harvard Business Review. I am also continuing my research on collaboration within and between firms. Executive education students at Harvard Business School. How do they do it? Join the conversation. percent.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, MAY 2, 2016
    [2010] The Former Head of the CIA on Managing the Hunt for Bin Laden
    The hunt for Bin Laden from 2009–2010 yielded many lessons about managing a large, complex organization that is focused on varied missions under intense pressure. In late August 2010, Gary came to the briefing with something new to report. The trail had gone cold. Where We Started. He had deep knowledge and credibility. Where?
  • ERIKA ANDERSEN  |  MONDAY, APRIL 25, 2016
    [2010] Watching Business Evolve: The Craft Beer Revolution
    Then, in true geometric curve fashion, it really began to ramp up: 40 breweries in 2010, over 60 in 2013, almost 90 in 2015, and 116 breweries attending this past weekend. It was enormously fun: I had the pleasure of helping my husband Patrick dispense his Great Life beer to hundreds of jovial people over the course of the two days.
  • ERIKA ANDERSEN  |  MONDAY, APRIL 25, 2016
    [2010] Watching Business Evolve
    Then, in true geometric curve fashion, it really began to ramp up: 40 breweries in 2010, over 60 in 2013, almost 90 in 2015, and 116 breweries attending this past weekend. It was enormously fun: I had the pleasure of helping my husband Patrick dispense his Great Life beer to hundreds of jovial people over the course of the two days.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 2016
    [2010] What Work Looks Like for Women in Their 50s
    “Older people have fewer rows and come up with better solutions to conflict,” noted the Economist in 2010, reviewing the research. “The fifties was the most exciting career decade of my life so far,” says Babette Pettersen, “and it looks like my options are only getting better as I turn 60.”
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13, 2016
    [2010] Complying with Family-Friendly Leave Policies Is Not Enough
    Since 2010, the PPACA requires employers with 50 or more employees to provide “a place, other than a bathroom, that is shielded from view and free from intrusion from coworkers and the public, which may be used by an employee to express breast milk.” New York recently became the fifth state to pass paid parental leave.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 12, 2016
    [2010] How Reducing Gender Inequality Could Boost U.S. GDP by $2.1 Trillion
    And according to one study, the high teen birth rate is estimated to have cost the nation nearly $10 billion in 2010. It is remarkable that gender inequality in the United States, the largest economy in the world, remains so high. New research by the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) finds that every U.S. Half of U.S. We found that about $2.1
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6, 2016
    [2010] Joint Ventures Reduce the Risk of Major Capital Investments
    For example, in 2010, Corelio and Concentra, two European media companies, established Coldset Printing Partners, a joint venture (JV) for their newspaper printing assets. In many industries, the capital required to build an asset of minimum efficient scale is growing. This all presents CEOs with a tough dilemma. Model 1: Virtual operator.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 29, 2016
    [2010] Case Study: Which Customers Should This Restaurant Listen To?
    Yolk-ay’s 2010 turnover had been two million dirhams. sarah babineau. Rohit was juggling eggs. Smooth, brown ovals—in one hand or the other for a split second, and then up, up, up in the air. First there were three, then four, then five— Where are they coming from? Where am I? Who are these people? Ten Years Earlier.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, MARCH 28, 2016
    [2010] Many Companies Still Don’t Know How to Compete in the Digital Age
    By 2010, Kodak had clawed its way to No. 4 in the inkjet-printer market, where it joined the likes of HP, Lexmark, and Canon. The nature of disruption is changing. In the past, disruption occurred at the level of discrete product and service technologies that competed to offer better value for customers (e.g., misunderstood story. globally).
  • GREAT LEADERSHIP BY DAN  |  MONDAY, MARCH 28, 2016
    [2010] “Dealing with your Manager” and Other Work Advice for College Students
    I’ve been asked by our Career Services office to deliver a one hour workshop in a couple weeks for our business school juniors, seniors, and MBAs. Even though I happen to work at the University of New Hampshire, most of my career has been dedicated to helping aspiring and current managers’ development. Believe B. Remember C.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2016
    [2010] Gun Manufacturers Need to Lead Change, Not Just Follow the Law
    Investors also did well: A $100 investment in Ruger in late 2010 was worth $443 in late 2015, while the equivalent investment in the S&P 500 yielded only $163 over that time frame. For some, guns are a great business. In the three years since December 2012 (the date of the Sandy Hook killings) the U.S.-based presidential election.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 15, 2016
    [2010] How CFOs Can Take the Long-Term View in a Short-Term Economy
    In 2010, when Mark Bertolini, CEO of Aetna, began articulating a strategy to invest billions to transform from a health insurance company to a health care company, analysts grumbled. Investors are increasingly seeking firms with long-term growth strategies, rather than ones focused on managing short-term earnings to boost the stock price.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2016
    [2010] Charting China’s Rising Individualism in Names, Songs, and Attitudes
    We sampled the 10 most popular songs every year under the Chinese National Radio Billboard from 1970 to 2010. China has experienced rapid changes over the past five decades. From 1979 to 2015, Chinese GDP per capita increased from 2.7% of U.S. GDP per capita to 23.6%. While the economic change is undeniable, what about cultural change?
  • COACHSTATION  |  MONDAY, MARCH 7, 2016
    [2010] Know Your History, Purpose and Direction
    started building CoachStation (website, social media etc.) in 2010 and started full time work in the business in 2012. Why do you do what you do? Firstly, it is an opportunity for Maddy to fully understand what I do and why I do it. The process had other benefits. What does that even mean? It’s why the business exists. There are many reasons.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 2016
    [2010] Companies Want to Disclose Employee Health Data to Shareholders, and It’s a Bad Idea
    Several Harvard-affiliated economists argued in a 2010 Health Affairs article that wellness programs produce a 3.27-to-1 return on investment. Disclosures would include metrics collected through both screens (e.g., of weight, cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure, nicotine) and self-reporting of a variety of conditions (e.g., The benefits.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2016
    [2010] Why Today’s Corporate Research Centers Need to Be in Cities
    Consider the iPad, first released in March 2010; at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show, close to a dozen tablets were on display. Something is happening in Midtown Atlanta. Georgia Tech’s city-centered campus has become one of the nation’s leading destinations for corporate research centers. Insight Center. Sponsored by Accenture.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 29, 2016
    [2010] Why Organizations Forget What They Learn from Failures
    Then there’s the explosion of BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, an accident that killed 11 workers, injured 16 others, and caused an oil spill of epic proportions. Organizations sometimes make catastrophic mistakes. Consider NASA, an organization employing some of the nation’s brightest minds.
  • QASPIRE  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2016
    [2010] Pitfalls To Avoid During Organizational Transformation
    Disruptive forces compel organizations to undertake large scale transformation initiatives to stay relevant. The speed of executing these transformations is as crucial as the initiatives itself and a lot is at stake. In such situations, it is easy to get carried away by the enormity of task at hand and lose the sight of what could go wrong.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2016
    [2010] Good Communication Requires Experimenting with Your Language
    But in 2010, a newly formed team of behavioral scientists inside the UK government, known as The Behavioural Insights Team (BIT), set out to test its effectiveness. It is imperative that you contact us. Letter 2: We are writing to inform you that we have still not received your tax payment of $5,000. It is imperative that you contact us.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2016
    [2010] The Rise of Data-Driven Decision Making Is Real but Uneven
    manufacturing nearly tripled between 2005 and 2010, from 11% to 30% of plants. Yet even among plants that are, on paper, likely adopters, only a minority had adopted DDD by the end of our sample period in 2010. As Jim Barksdale, the former CEO of Netscape quipped, “If we have data, let’s look at data. manufacturing sector.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 28, 2016
    [2010] 4 Things Successful Change Leaders Do Well
    For example, for three decades leading up to 2010, HSBC had successfully pursued a growth strategy and organizational capability that was founded upon acquisitions. We know that two-thirds of large scale transformation efforts fail. But one change initiative often morphs into many , and before long employees become “change weary.”
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27, 2016
    [2010] What the U.S. Should Be Doing to Protect Intellectual Property
    Since 2010 China has had a national IP education program that offers curricula for specialized academic programs including individual courses and graduate degrees. The U.S. Is the U.S. naïve? Negligent? It’s puzzling. The U.S. For example, in the late 1980s, a U.S. In terms of IP policy, little has changed since then. The U.S.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27, 2016
    [2010] How to Interview and Assess a Serial Job Hopper
    The years from 2007 to 2010 were full of massive layoffs in the financial sector that triggered more layoffs in every part of the economy — from construction workers, teachers, and police officers to lawyers and nurses. No manager wants to hire someone who is going to turn around and quit after a year on the job. Take a closer look.
  • EXECUPUNDIT  |  SATURDAY, JANUARY 16, 2016
    [2010] Health Food Update
    From 2010: The Pioneer Woman shows the wrong and the right way to make cinnamon toast. Little did you realize how controversial the making of cinnamon toast could be. never thought of using vanilla
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 14, 2016
    [2010] Big-Project Engineers Have to Deal with Too Much Red Tape
    On August 5, 2010, a mine collapsed in Chile’s Atacama Desert, trapping 33 miners more than 2,000 feet underground. HBR STAFF. Engineers are capable of remarkable feats, and in our experience they relish the opportunity to unleash their creative potential. billion people to be added by 2050, the status quo is now untenable.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 14, 2016
    [2010] Is That Chart Saying What You Think It’s Saying?
    What if the number of abortions doubled by 2010, then returned to baseline? More than ever, charts are part of the news. Since we spend most of our idle moments with our faces in front of screens, charts are an effective way for news outlets to keep us from looking away (what publishers more optimistically refer to as engagement ). Using U.S.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 12, 2016
    [2010] Income Inequality Makes Whole Countries Less Happy
    2010 paper by psychologist Daniel Kahneman and economist Angus Deaton, both Nobel laureates, calculated that day-to-day happiness peaks at an income of $75,000 a year, after which it plateaus. (At the time the data was collected in 2009, the median household income in the U.S. increase in the country-level unemployment rate.
  • CURIOUS CAT  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 5, 2016
    [2010] 20 Most Popular Posts on the Curious Cat Management Blog in 2015
    The Toyota Way – Two Pillars (2010). How to Get a New Management Strategy, Tool or Concept Adopted (2010). Why Don’t Football Players Just Thrown the Ball Out of Bounds to Stop the Clock (2010). No True Lean Thinking or Agile Software Development (2010). Don’t Treat People How You Want to be Treated (2010).
  • LEAD CHANGE BLOG  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 5, 2016
    [2010] Be a Positive Force
    Tom Rath and Jim Harter, The Economics of Wellbeing , Gallup Press, 2010 and Shawn Achor, Positive Intelligence , Harvard Business Review, January-February 2012). Amidst the resolutions we make at the start of the new year are the old standbys. Lose weight. Quit smoking. Exercise more. See the world. Be kind. Our mind is made up. Start small.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2015
    [2010] Why Google, Target, and General Mills Are Investing in Mindfulness
    Aetna developed, launched, and studied two mindfulness programs in 2010 — Viniyoga Stress Reduction and Mindfulness at Work — in collaboration with Duke University, eMindful, and the American Viniyoga Institute. Its “Meditating Merchants” network began in 2010 at the retail chain’s Minneapolis headquarters.
  • STRATEGY DRIVEN  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2015
    [2010] What Is Beyond Control? New Ways For Benevolent Leaders To Innovate.
    In 2010 his book The Place became a Barnes and Nobles #1 Bestseller. Millennials and younger generations don’t respond to control and a non-stop focus on productivity. To get the best out of them you need to be a benevolent leader. What is different about being a benevolent leader? Benevolent leadership is innovation on steroids.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2015
    [2010] Engaging Medical Specialists in Improving Health Care Value
    By 2010, however, the medical management team was increasingly concerned that it was overly focused on PCPs, and that specialists were not engaged enough in the work of measuring and improving care. When the DPI program was first rolled out 2010 and 2011, the main focus was on pay-for-performance metrics. Insight Center. Department.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2015
    [2010] How to Spot a Bad Boss During an Interview
    In 2010, Joe Franzen was searching for a position as a software developer. HBR STAFF. One of the greatest predictors of your happiness at work is your relationship with your manager. So when you’re considering a new job, it’s important to know how you’ll get along with your new boss. What the Experts Say. Do your homework.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2015
    [2010] The Internet Shouldn’t Run on Dirty Energy
    In 2010, data centers represented 2% of all electricity use in the United States. The internet may seem to exist in the ether, but its plumbing includes a vast network of data centers, also known as server farms, which need power to function. Globally, it equates to 2% of all annual emissions linked to climate change.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2015
    [2010] A Mental Trick to Help with Challenging Conversations
    2010.). Imagine the colleague with whom you have a very challenging relationship, the person who makes the most innocuous conversation tense and uncomfortable. Regardless of the topic, this person opposes you and approaches things as an adversary rather than an ally. ” How does that email make you feel: angry, defensive, or anxious?
  • NEXT LEVEL BLOG  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2015
    [2010] Eight Ways to Stay Sane During Holiday Travel
    Back in the summer of 2010, I wrote a post called The Business Travel Diva’s Guide to Summer Vacations. meant it to be tongue-in-cheek when I wrote it but you know that saying that there is truth behind every joke? When I re-read it for the first time in several years this morning, my thought was “Wow, the guy who wrote that was an a **e!”.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2015
    [2010] Making Hospital Partnerships Work
    After much deliberation, we partnered with University of Chicago Medicine (UCM) in 2010. In today’s health care landscape, consultants often advise independent hospitals to merge with a larger health system. However, the evidence supporting mergers is uncertain at best. How Our Journey Began. If not, can we become the best on our own?
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2015
    [2010] Market to Millennials by Getting Out of the Way
    In 2010, Nike launched the Nike+ app , which allowed runners to track and share their paths via Twitter and Facebook. But it wasn’t only the transparency to running routes that made the interaction compelling. This one feature gave users the ability to give something to each other without the brand being directly involved.
  • JOSEPH LALONDE  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2015
    [2010] The Shocking Truth Of What Young People Believe
    survey taken in 2010 asked those under the age of 18 to share their thoughts on the world. T he world has changed quite a bit over the last 20 to 30 years. Views held by teenagers are not the same views you or I held when we were younger. In fact, their beliefs vary widely and contrast sharply with what previous generations grew up with.
  • TANVEER NASEER  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2015
    [2010] 5 Critical Factors For Building The Right Team
    He retired from Microsoft in 2010 as the President of the Entertainment and Devices Division. The following is a guest piece from former Microsoft President and Chief Xbox Officer, Robbie Bach. As someone who absolutely loves sports, I follow the fortunes of various teams and often wonder what makes some more successful than others.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2015
    [2010] What China’s 13th Five-Year Plan Means for Business
    China’s Communist Party recently approved the 13th Five-Year Plan , designed to guide the country’s social, political, and economic development through the second half of this decade. What is the significance of the plan? What are the main characteristics of the latest plan? Companies in China will have to build new capabilities.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2015
    [2010] Health Care Innovation Doesn’t Have to Be Driven by Profit
    In 2010, while overseeing Louisiana State University’s 10 public safety-net institutions, I faced an interesting dilemma. As health care reform evolves, large public institutions that offer a health safety net have some advantages over privately owned enterprises. That may sound counterintuitive, but it’s true. Insight Center.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2015
    [2010] Corporations Will Never Solve Climate Change
    The 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster revealed that not only had BP not moved beyond petroleum, but that its former CEO John Browne, who launched the beyond petroleum campaign, never had support for his vision in the company. At 49 MPG, the Jetta does better than many hybrids, and drives German, too. Now we know that vehicle wasn’t green.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2015
    [2010] Health Care Providers Need a Value Management Office
    In 2010, when MD Anderson decided to introduce time-driven activity-based costing , a method for measuring costs of treating a patient’s medical condition across a cycle of care, the ICCI provided the leadership and resources to develop the capabilities for a pilot project and then to scale the approach across the institution.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2015
    [2010] Funding the Right Projects: Lessons from the Elton John AIDS Foundation
    For example, in 2009 and 2010, we supported a project in partnership with the M.A.C. On World AIDS Day 2015, we can celebrate tremendous strides globally in the fight against HIV/AIDS. Around the world, 15.8 But HIV remains a global threat. And HIV is cropping up in marginalized communities in the U.S. Who gets HIV/AIDS today? In the U.S.,
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2015
    [2010] What Businesses Need to Know About Sustainable Development Goals
    According to estimates from McKinsey, consumers in these markets could be worth $30 trillion by 2025 — a significant step up from the 2010 value of $12 trillion. Dave Wheeler FOR HBR. The UN General Assembly held its regular meeting in New York this fall. during the assembly. ” I believe there are three reasons why you should.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2015
    [2010] VW’s Board Needed More Outsiders
    In managing the fallout from BP’s Gulf of Mexico oil spill disaster in 2010, company Chairman Carl-Henric Svanberg had to take over from CEO Tony Hayward, whose gaffes and public blaming of partners had only exacerbated the crisis. The Volkswagen debacle, just like other big crises, reminds us how expensive weak governance can be.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2015
    [2010] You Can’t Engage Employees by Copying How Other Companies Do It
    As CEO of Campbell Soup between 2000 and 2010, Doug Conant employed quarterly engagement surveys to assess and develop high commitment in the company’s multiple business and operating units. Employee trust in management and commitment to the company have been in decline for decades. How do they do it? Insight Center.
  • FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2015
    [2010] Dave Ulrich on calculating the market value of leadership: An interview by Bob Morris
    Dave Ulrich is the Rensis Likert Collegiate Professor of Business Administration at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, and a partner at the RBL Group a consulting firm focused on helping organizations and leaders deliver value.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2015
    [2010] When Treating Workers Well Leads to More Innovation
    Another paper , from 2010, looked at the effects of labor laws in the U.S. HBR STAFF. There’s a reason companies like Google and Facebook offer their employees so many perks, according to new research: firms that treat workers better are more innovative. This is not the first paper to connect the interests of workers with innovation.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2015
    [2010] How Luxury Brands Can Motivate Service Employees
    According to employee survey data, that policy helped overall employee engagement rise by 12% between 2010 and 2014. Would Marilyn Monroe or Elizabeth Taylor have tolerated customer service shaped only by a checklist? Neither do today’s guests of the Beverly Hills Hotel, a favorite of those two actresses. Few organizations master it.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2015
    [2010] Europe’s Other Crisis: A Digital Recession
    While 44% of EU residents shopped online in 2014, a paltry 15% bought from another member state; barely up by six and a half percentage points since 2010, according to the European Commission’s (EC) “Digital Agenda Scoreboard 2015.” You may have heard that Europe is in a state of crisis. position. tech companies. billion).
  • SELF HELP ZEN  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2015
    [2010] Top most viewed youtube videos 2010
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  • SELF HELP ZEN  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2015
    [2010] Blogging – The Heart Of Modest Free-Standing Airer Business Sites Plan
    Instagram is simply totally free picture sharing social media site began October 6, 2010. By December 2010 they already had more than 1 million users. Today, change occurs at a pace faster than in the past. Online changes happen even faster than in actuality. how to get your instagram followers up web instagram followers quick.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2015
    [2010] When the Media Covers Gender Inequality, the C-Suite Listens
    In 2010, Factiva , Dow Jones’ news and information tool, counted approximately 10,486 stories in top-tier global English-language media about women CEOs. HBR STAFF. Women still have a long way to go when it comes to joining the ranks of senior management. Notwithstanding the current situation, there is cause for optimism. In the U.S.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2015
    [2010] The Ripple Effects of Parents Not Using Their Vacation Time
    Williams and Heather Boushey found in a comprehensive 2010 report that Americans worked an average of 11 more hours per week in 2006 than they did in 1979 – which adds up to the equivalent of roughly three extra weeks of work per year. Was it Mickey and Minnie? Cinderella’s castle? Space Mountain? So what’s the problem?
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2015
    [2010] How Bundled Health Care Payments Are Working in the Netherlands
    By 2010, three years after bundled payments were introduced, 66% of the care groups had web-based electronic health records (EHRs) where subcontracted providers were required to record their data. The system for paying health care providers is extremely fragmented. policymakers. The U.S. The orientations of the U.S. Dutch bundles.
  • MICHAEL LEE STALLARD  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2015
    [2010] 4 Ways Millennials Can Boost Productivity and Fulfillment at Work
    While popular belief holds that Millennials can’t get enough of technology, when global marketing firm McCann WorldGroup surveyed 7,000 Millennials in 2010, it found that 90 percent of respondents rated meaningful relationships as their greatest need. Kate Otto Speaking. Kate Otto has a message for fellow Millennials. Focus. Empathy.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2015
    [2010] The Costs of Racial Disparities in Health Care
    years in 2010, a disparity remains — largely from blacks’ higher death rates at younger ages from heart disease, diabetes, and cancer, as well as higher risks for HIV infection, homicide, and infant mortality. Racial disparities in life expectancy are a key indicator of inequity in health outcomes. years in 1970 to 3.8
  • COACHING TIP  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
    [2010] The Ambition Gap
    Before 2010, “if you didn’t work a full year, it was very hard to get the top [performance] ranking,” remembers Jennifer Allyn, the firm’s diversity-strategy leader. Worries about balancing work and family life rank among the biggest deterrents for both men and women in aiming for an executive role. There’s no such thing as work-life balance.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2015
    [2010] Why Apple Music Missed a Beat
    In 2010, Steve Jobs announced Ping as a “social network for music,” like “Facebook and Twitter meets iTunes.” The headlines this summer about Apple Music were not what we might expect from the wizards of Cupertino. ” Even long-time fans are wondering, “ What Went Wrong? Consumers are now co-creators.
  • TERRY STARBUCKER  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2015
    [2010] What Oregon Entrepreneurs Can Teach All Of Us About Leadership
    Since I moved to Portland in 2010 I’ve become fascinated with a particular kind of business person – Oregon entrepreneurs. So much so, that last year I started to write nearly as much about them as I did about my first love, leadership. Plenty. Take care of your teammates. It may cost more, but it pays off. Refresh yourself.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
    [2010] What Companies Have Learned from Losing Billions in Emerging Markets
    Our survey found that the vast majority (83%) of these companies have suffered significant losses since 2010. In contrast, in 2010 in Borneo Churchill Mining lost the right to use land it had purchased and spent $40 million surveying when Indonesia decentralized its government and a local authority changed the rules. And U.S.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
    [2010] A Proven New Model for Reimbursing Physicians
    In 2010 we began to extend our pay-for-value 80/20 model to the physicians we don’t directly employ, both inside and outside Pennsylvania, most notably the private-practice primary care physicians impaneled by our insurance company. HBR STAFF. The Model and Its Results. Physicians received their 20% innovation bonus. Insight Center.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2015
    [2010] How Israeli Startups Can Scale
    From 1995–2010, the Israeli startup ecosystem was not focused on creating big companies. Israel has been branded the “startup nation.” Frequently cited as one of the world’s most vibrant innovation hubs, Israel boasts more startups per capita than any other country in the world. That’s the good news. We think so.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2015
    [2010] China’s Slowdown: The First Stage of the Bullwhip Effect
    Since 2000, the Chinese economy has been growing at an increasing rate — from 6% per year in 2000 to 12% per year in 2010. For the last two months, global supply chains have been experiencing the first stage of a bullwhip effect triggered by uncertainties about the severity of China’s economic slowdown. automobile industry.
  • LEADING BLOG  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2015
    [2010] Missing Ingredients: Finding the Right Team Recipe
    He retired from Microsoft in 2010 as the President of the Entertainment and Devices Division. In my 25 years of professional endeavors, the lessons I apply the most often…the tools I use to achieve success. the skills I call on every day. all of these things I experienced and developed to one degree or another through sports. Leading Forum
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 27, 2015
    [2010] Even for Companies, the U.S. Is Split Between Haves and Have-Nots
    Economywide ROIC has trended downward since the 1980s, falling from above 6% in the mid-1960s to 5% in 1980, then to 3% in 1990, and to only a bit more than 1% by 2010. The worldwide trend of rising economic inequality applies not only to individuals. Consider what’s happening among corporations. firms. Sound familiar? There are many.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26, 2015
    [2010] The Reason Smart People Sometimes Struggle with “Aha” Moments
    As the researchers write, “These findings are consistent with a growing body of research demonstrating that lower WMC is advantageous to tasks relying on more associative or procedural processes (DeCaro & Beilock, 2010). How nice that must be! How freeing! But not all problems benefit from that approach. The 59th day.
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