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Structure Your Global Team for Innovation

Harvard Business Review

Many firms struggle to exploit the innovation potential of their global networks. That's partly because they manage global projects like traditional ones. To get the most from dispersed innovation, managers need a different playbook. Here are three ways to set up and manage global innovation for success: 1. Assign oversight and support responsibility to a senior manager. To ensure first mover advantage, the schedule was extremely aggressive.

Structure Your Global Team for Innovation

Harvard Business Review

Many firms struggle to exploit the innovation potential of their global networks. That's partly because they manage global projects like traditional ones. To get the most from dispersed innovation, managers need a different playbook. Here are three ways to set up and manage global innovation for success: 1. Assign oversight and support responsibility to a senior manager. To ensure first mover advantage, the schedule was extremely aggressive.

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What Investors Need to Know About Zimbabwe After Mugabe

Harvard Business

This is promising for a market formerly dubbed the “breadbasket of Africa.” ” Once one of Africa’s most developed markets – with a solid education system, good infrastructure, and a relatively large middle class – decades of mismanagement have cost Zimbabwe. Mnangagwa’s first actions in office underscore how important he views economic recovery. ALEXANDER JOE/Getty Images.

A Survey of 3,000 Executives Reveals How Businesses Succeed with AI

Harvard Business

Thirty percent of early AI adopters in our survey — those using AI at scale or in core processes — say they’ve achieved revenue increases, leveraging AI in efforts to gain market share or expand their products and services. With the AI field recently picking up its pace of innovation after the decades-long “AI winter,” technical expertise and capabilities are in short supply. There’s still time to make AI a competitive advantage.

When to Change a Winning Strategy

Harvard Business Review

To succeed, therefore, managers have to learn when and how to abandon the strategies they have grown up with. Its story starts like many success stories do: An innovative concept coupled with a first-mover advantage, enabling a rapid physical expansion and generating increasing returns to scale. Pharmaceutical benefit managers (PBMs) were also growing in strength and aggressiveness. Companies tend to repeat what has worked for them in the past.

The Health Care Industry Needs to Start Taking Women Seriously

Harvard Business Review

Instead, according to new research from the Center for Talent Innovation (CTI), the fundamental issue is the health care industry’s failure to develop a nuanced understanding of, and commitment to, women as consumers and decision makers. According to our report The Power of the Purse: Engaging Women Decision Makers for Healthy Outcomes , which was based on a multi-market survey of 9,218 respondents in the U.S., Women account for a significant chunk of the market.

Which Nation Has the Best 'Technik'?

Harvard Business Review

Paul Kennedy's seminal Rise and Fall of the Great Powers captures the way technological and economic advances have converted into strategic advantage, and how failure to "lock in" that edge accelerates imperial decline. The United States is home to some of the key pioneers of Technik whose innovations help society adapt to the future. But America's edge is eroding fast as it struggles to keep first-mover advantage over its innovations.