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Research: We’re Not Very Self-Aware, Especially at Work

Harvard Business Review

If you’ve participated in a training or development program in the past two decades, chances are you took an assessment designed to increase self-awareness. Levels of team coordination and conflict management were also assessed.

The Top Six Innovation Ideas of 2011

Harvard Business Review

If you're not running an innovative innovation contest to invite participation and build brand, then you're reacting to your competitor's competition. That is, the importance of "research & development" to business innovation. Advertising will take a backseat to promotional offers as retailers and brand managers alike collectively decide that branding a promotion matters just as much as promoting a brand. From Farmville to Pharmville: We Got Game in Business.

Games Can Make You a Better Strategist

Harvard Business Review

Play has long infused the language of business: we talk of players, moves, end games, play books and so on. First, there has never been a greater need for companies to learn new ways of doing things in response to a complex and dynamic business environment. We think that the next generation strategy apps will finally be able to prove a real business case. Strategists learn to manage and steer complex systems—without the costly risk of bankruptcy.