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Six Paradoxes Women Leaders Face in 2013

Harvard Business Review

Easing into the New Year, one big hope we have for 2013 is that women continue to bridge the gender gap in terms of pay equality and access to leadership positions. What this means for 2013 is that women have a huge opportunity to convert their connections into career advancement.

Five Mistakes to Avoid When Managing Digital Teams

Harvard Business Review

Management is often maligned (sometimes for good reason!), but strong management is an important differentiator in both digital delivery and in aligning that delivery to strategic goals. So what’s the best way to tackle management of digital teams to keep engagement and output high? I’ve been through two Internet booms and busts in corporations, nonprofits, and startups — so I’ve made plenty of management mistakes by commission and by proxy.

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IT Doesn't Matter (to CEOs)

Harvard Business Review

Even after more than 20 years of implementations, a study by Panorama shows that 53% of ERP projects still run over budget, 61% take longer to complete than anticipated, and more than 27% fail to produce the positive ROI expected. IT management

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Redefining the Patient Experience with Collaborative Care

Harvard Business Review

It began its lean journey in 2003 and has made considerable progress. By 2013, all eight medical-surgical units in the two hospitals had been converted to the collaborative-care model.

If You Want Innovation, You Have to Invest in People

Harvard Business Review

Having designed and managed innovation programs in a variety of settings, I know that a company’s innovation capacity comes down to its talent pool, and its commitment to building knowledge and competencies one individual at a time. But I am afraid that some company managers have missed the essential point of these products and services – that they are designed to work with a group’s basic strengths in innovation.

Customer Intimacy, Meet Operational Excellence

Harvard Business Review

But in 2003 ThedaCare leaders decided to focus on designing processes that consistently work better, reduce waste, and enable staff to better meet the needs of patients. There are typically five of these projects running every week.

Why the World Needs Tri-Sector Leaders

Harvard Business Review

But this is only possible if the senior executives of our leading institutions are what Dominic Barton, Worldwide Managing Director of McKinsey & Company, refers to as "tri-sector athletes" — leaders able to engage and collaborate across all three sectors.

Why IBM Gives Top Employees a Month to Do Service Abroad

Harvard Business Review

So far, IBMers have completed over 1,000 projects. The IBM Corporate Service Corps is an example of how IBM is incorporating service into leadership development as a result of the success of another IBM program, IBM’s On Demand Community , which was launched in 2003 as an online marketplace to connect nonprofits with employees and retirees, as well as a portal offering resources to nonprofits of all kinds. Diane Statkus, an IBM project manager in Boston, echoes Ruiz’s sentiments.

Why IBM Gives Top Employees a Month to Do Service Abroad

Harvard Business Review

So far, IBMers have completed over 1,000 projects. The IBM Corporate Service Corps is an example of how IBM is incorporating service into leadership development as a result of the success of another IBM program, IBM’s On Demand Community , which was launched in 2003 as an online marketplace to connect nonprofits with employees and retirees, as well as a portal offering resources to nonprofits of all kinds. Diane Statkus, an IBM project manager in Boston, echoes Ruiz’s sentiments.

Research: Arab Inventors Make the U.S. More Innovative

Harvard Business Review

In the five-year period from 2009 to 2013, there were 8,786 U.S. the main home of Arab inventors, but the number of Arab patents increased 62% over 10 years, from 1,826 patent applications from 1999–2003 to 2,962 from 2009–2013. In 2013 there were approximately 1.02 The management of R&D projects will become more difficult and less efficient as the movement of personnel between firms’ U.S.

What’s That You’re Calling a Bubble?

Harvard Business Review

And a former Fama PhD student, hedge fund manager Cliff Asness, argued at the time that even if his professor was right about the dot-coms, there clearly was a bubble in the equity of already established, already profitable tech companies. The actual outcome for Cisco turned out to be a 156% increase in net income from fiscal 2000 through fiscal 2013. Its stock price, meanwhile, fell from $80 in March 2000 to $9 in October 2003; it’s currently trading in the low 20s.

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