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P&G Innovates on Razor-Thin Margins

Harvard Business Review

This is an excellent story of reverse innovation in action.but the story has only just begun. Recently, P&G has completely reversed the innovation approach at Gillette. centric "glocalization" to India-centric local innovation. However, it has not yet completed the reverse innovation cycle. Only by pre-empting those eventual rivals and reversing its own innovation process can P&G's Gillette hope to secure another century of market leadership.

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3 Ways Social Entrepreneurs Can Solve Their Talent Problem

Harvard Business

The impact of “social entrepreneurs” — individuals who deploy innovation and market forces to fill social needs — is growing. She develops plans for filling senior leadership positions a full year in advance, speaking with candidates on a regular basis to build strong relationships. Fred Swaniker of the African Leadership Group, who has founded four Africa-based organizations, spends about half his time on hiring. Vincent Tsui for HBR.