The Business Lessons of the Belmont Stakes

Harvard Business Review

Win or lose, I'll Have Another's situation provides useful lessons about business and markets. Well, we can quantify that with something called a Beyer Speed Figure , a measure of a horse's performance adjusted for track conditions. Here are the speed figures for the Kentucky Derby and Preakness combined for the last seven Triple Crown aspirants, all of which failed, along with I'll Have Another: Beyer Speed Figures for Triple Crown Contenders.

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The Business Lessons of the Belmont Stakes

Harvard Business Review

Win or lose, I'll Have Another's situation provides useful lessons about business and markets. Well, we can quantify that with something called a Beyer Speed Figure , a measure of a horse's performance adjusted for track conditions. Here are the speed figures for the Kentucky Derby and Preakness combined for the last seven Triple Crown aspirants, all of which failed, along with I'll Have Another: Beyer Speed Figures for Triple Crown Contenders.

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Three Traps Facing New Global Leaders

Harvard Business Review

But for most rising executives, leading successfully in global markets is easier said than done. She described some of the common traps that new leaders working in overseas markets can fall into: The Mirror Trap. In essence, Nestle Japan acted like a local provider in a local market. The Right Fight , by Saj-nicole Joni and Damon Beyer, (HarperCollins, 2010) is available in book, e-book and audio formats.

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When Does the Buck Stop?

Harvard Business Review

On the other hand, millions of bottles of products have had to be taken off the market — products that all promise the brand of trust — from baby medicine to Rolaids to the flagship product Tylenol. The Right Fight , by Saj-nicole Joni and Damon Beyer, (HarperCollins, 2010) is available in book, e-book and audio formats. Just for fun, imagine you're running a gigantic multinational corporation with more than 118,000 employees.

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Case Study: How to Integrate an Acquired Brand

Harvard Business Review

Henry Beyer walked up to a Mini Cooper in the city parking lot across the street from his office in downtown Houston. Tony, the chief marketing officer, had suggested taking a drive so that they could talk about the integration of Beacon''s latest acquisition, VillageCar.