Posts Tagged ‘The Economist’

Christine L. Borgman on “Big Data, Little Data, No Data, and Scholarship in the Networked World”

Big Data, Little DataI have recently read and will soon review a book, Christine L. Borgman’s Big Data, Little Data, No Data: Scholarship in the Networked World (MIT Press 2015), that increased substantially my understanding of the multi-dimensional nature of data in various sizes … READ MORE

Lincoln and leadership

LincolnA recent Schumpeter column published in The Economist, “Lincoln and leadership,” explains how and why outsiders can make the best leaders — and also the worst. To read the complete article, please click READ MORE

Michael J. Silverstein: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

SilversteinMichael J. Silverstein is a leader of The Boston Consulting Group’s global consumer practice. He specializes in helping the senior team at large multinationals transform their companies through superior consumer insight, accelerated organic growth, and M&A. His clients include some of the world’s largest and most … READ MORE

Michael J. Silverstein: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

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Michael J. Silverstein is a leader of The Boston Consulting Group’s global consumer practice. He specializes in helping the senior team at large multinationals transform their companies through superior consumer insight, accelerated organic growth, and M&A. His clients include some of the world’s largest and most … READ MORE

Introducing Jennifer Aaker

AakerA social psychologist and marketer, Jennifer Aaker is the General Atlantic Professor of Marketing at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business. Her research spans time, money and happiness. She focuses on questions such as: What actually makes people … READ MORE

The Dawn of Next Generation Thinkers

imgres-1Here is an excerpt from a recent blog post co-authored by Des Dearlove and Stuart Crainer for the Thinkers50 website. To read the complete article, check out the abundance of resources, and sign up for email alerts, please click here.

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Twilight of the gurus

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Here is a brief excerpt from the Schumpeter column featured in The Economist. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here.

Illustration credit: Brett Ryder

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Andreas Kluth on “The Catastrophe of Success”

KluthHere is an excerpt from an article written by Andreas Kluth for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription information, and receive HBR email alerts, please click READ MORE

Elements of a Good Story

IbarraIn Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader, Hermina Ibarra explains that all great stories, from Antigone to Casablanca to Star Wars, derive their … READ MORE

Philosopher kings: Why and how business leaders would benefit from studying great writers

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Here is a brief excerpt from an article from The Economist in which the benefits of inward-bound learning are examined. For more than 20 years, I have been retained by corporate clients to conduct what I … READ MORE

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