How To Really Measure a Company's Innovation Prowess

Harvard Business Review

So it began disaggregating return on equity into three components. equity markets* on BusinessWeek's 2008 list ended up underperforming broader market indices between March 2008 and March 2013. Who is the world's most innovative company? The editors of Fast Company say Nike.

How To Really Measure a Company's Innovation Prowess

Harvard Business Review

So it began disaggregating return on equity into three components. equity markets* on BusinessWeek's 2008 list ended up underperforming broader market indices between March 2008 and March 2013. Who is the world's most innovative company? The editors of Fast Company say Nike.

Why You Should Let a 5-Year Old Design Your Next Product

Harvard Business Review

All his life, he hated brushing his teeth. Getting toothpaste onto a toothbrush can be messy if your fine motor skills are still developing. And, of course, even though you know you''re supposed to replace a toothbrush every three months, who really keeps track of that?

A Business Model for Bangladesh

Harvard Business Review

But producers in many of the newer entrants (such as Bangladesh) tend to be small and highly disaggregated. The death of over 800 people in the collapse of Rana Plaza , a building with garment factories in Bangladesh, spurred widespread outrage over working conditions in offshore factories.

From Zipcar to the Sharing Economy

Harvard Business Review

They enable the disaggregation of physical assets in space and in time, creating digital platforms that make these disaggregated components — a few days in an apartment, an hour using a Roomba, a seat in your drive from Berlin to Hamburg — amenable to pricing, matching, and exchange. In 2013, corporate America will need to pay very close attention to this new paradigm.