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

Harvard Business Review

Levels of team coordination and conflict management were also assessed. In fact, teams with less self-aware individuals made worse decisions, engaged in less coordination, and showed less conflict management.

The Top Six Innovation Ideas of 2011

Harvard Business Review

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. There will be a Farmville counterpart or equivalent that becomes a welcome teaching and/or business simulation and learning tool in the enterprise.

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.