Are CEOs Overhyped and Overpaid?

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For example, Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, and Elon Musk enjoy cult-like status and are widely regarded as modern tycoons of innovation. My focus was on peer-reviewed journal articles (academic papers) that included reliable measures of CEO attributes (e.g., I came up with three major conclusions from this literature review: CEOs Do Matter a Lot. return on sales, return on assets, and market-to-book ratio) have been increasing with time , at least in the U.S.

Why the Future of Social Science Is with Private Companies

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The Reproducibility Project found it could substantively replicate the results of fewer than 40% of 100 high-profile experiments published in peer-reviewed journals. The innovation paradigm shifts from R&D (Research & Development) to E&S (Experiment & Scale).

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The Risks of Health Insurance Company Mergers

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Before addressing that question directly, let’s start with some basic premises: Consumers need an ample choice of innovative, well-priced insurance products. In short, premiums actually go up, not down, when insurance markets become more concentrated.

Simple Digital Technologies Can Reduce Health Care Costs

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Innovating for Value in Health Care. Digital therapeutics are being increasingly validated in clinical trials published in peer-reviewed medical journals and are available or are being developed for most chronic diseases. These solutions are new to market and some of them may not be included in the standard offerings of your health insurer or third-party administrator.

Good Bosses Switch Between Two Leadership Styles

Harvard Business Review

When a company has a clear strategy for a new product launch, for example, a leader needs to provide firm directives to get the marketing, distribution, and sales people working together and moving in one direction. If a marketing team is charged with creating an innovative new advertising campaign, for example, a prestigious leader can release the constraints on team members and encourage them to think outside the box.

Overcoming Fragmentation in Health Care

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America is a nation of innovators and entrepreneurs. More work is needed to achieve the drastic change in market forces that is necessary to create a sustainable health care system. Follow the Leading Health Care Innovation insight center on Twitter @HBRhealth.

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