Why Leaders Are Still So Hesitant to Invest in New Business Models

Harvard Business

According to our research at the SEI Center for Advanced Studies in Management , it’s the beliefs of leaders that drive organizational investments, board selection, and management team development and selection, and these beliefs do not change quickly. Since many corporate leaders began their careers when physical stuff dominated business, they often view intangible assets as risky, overvalued, and difficult to manage.

GDP Is a Wildly Flawed Measure for the Digital Age

Harvard Business

Many workers have found, well into their careers, that their physical skills for making and transporting “things” are less relevant and valuable than the once were. New workers embarking on their careers are finding that their education is incomplete in many areas essential to our technology-driven lives today. Gross Domestic Product (GDP), our core measure of prosperity, was developed during the industrial age. HBR STAFF.

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