Harvard Business Review (34)

How Bold Corporate Climate Change Goals Deteriorate Over Time

An analysis of five major Australian corporations over a 10-year period.

Is Your Company Actually Set Up to Support Your Strategy?

Your operating model is the bridge between strategy and results.

How Busy Working Parents Can Make Time for Mindfulness

Find small moments in a hectic day.

CEOs Should Stop Thinking that Execution is Somebody Else's Job; It Is Theirs

Everyone is responsible for strategy, but responsibility for execution rests at the top.

How to Tell If a Company's Culture Is Right for You

What to consider before you take a new job.

Dow Chemical's CEO on Running an Environmentally Friendly Multinational

Andrew Liveris, the CEO of Dow Chemical, discusses the 120-year-old company's ambitious sustainability agenda. He says an environmentally driven business model is good for the earth,and the bottom line. Liveris is one of the CEOs contributing to Harvard Business Review's Future Economy Project, in ...

The Key to Better Cybersecurity: Keep Employee Rules Simple

Complicated systems make people look for workarounds.

CEOs Should Leave Strategy to Their Team — and Save Their Focus for Execution

Execution is about helping people make thoughtful choices.

What to Do If Your Boss Gets Distracted by Every New Thing

Too many executives have “shiny object syndrome.”

Whiteboard Session: What Stops Companies From Growing

Chris Zook explains how you can fight bureaucracy by thinking like a founder.

The Avoidable Mistakes Executives Continue to Make After a Data Breach

You will get hacked. Here's what not to do after.

5 Ways the Best Companies Close the Strategy-Execution Gap

Test and learn, then test some more.

How to Excel at Both Strategy and Execution

Only 8% of leaders do it.

Why the Entire C-Suite Needs to Use the Same Metrics for Cyber Risk

The CFO shouldn't think about it differently than the CMO.

How to Reduce the Costs of Salesperson Turnover

What to do if you lose one of your best reps.

What to Do When a Personal Crisis Is Hurting Your Professional Life

It happens to all of us sooner or later.

Figure Out Your Company's Make-or-Break Strategic Problems, Then Use Small Teams to Solve Them

It allows big companies to recapture the energy of a startup.

Why Mergers Like the At&T-Time Warner Deal Should Go Through

If the government sues, it's likely to lose.

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Boards Should Take Responsibility for Cybersecurity. Here's How to Do It

It doesn't take deep expertise.

Yes, You Can Make Office Politics Less Toxic

Here's how to avoid dysfunction and maintain integrity.

Training Programs and Reporting Systems Won't End Sexual Harassment. Promoting More Women Will

Company culture can't be shaped by men alone.

Can You Be a Great Leader Without Technical Expertise?

Leadership is not a transferable skill.

The New Merchants of Data: Creating a More Equitable Exchange of Data Between Digital Businesses and their Customers - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM MICROSOFT

In his book “Who Owns the Future?” digital iconoclast Jaron Lanier, who was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine and is now a Microsoft employee, once pointed out that people should own their online data profile and be compensated if they choose to ...

3 Changes Retailers Need to Make to Survive

Get used to doing strategy in real time.

Research: If You Position Products as a Set, People Are More Likely to Buy Them All

A simple nudge can change consumer behavior.

Your Strategy Has to Be Flexible — But So Does Your Execution

Don't make the plan too rigid.

When 'Best Practices' Backfire

Freek Vermeulen, an associate professor of strategy and entrepreneurship at the London Business School, argues that too many companies are following so-called best practices that are actually holding them back. They do it because of deep-seated industry tradition,and because it's hard to know how ...

Managers Aren't Doing Enough to Train Employees for the Future

Here are three ways to fix that.

21st-Century Talent Spotting

Jobs are changing rapidly, and the question now is not whether people have the right skills; it's whether they have the potential to learn new ones.

How to Land Your First Paid Speaking Gig

Speaking bureaus aren't the place to start.

How to Give and Receive Feedback About Creative Work

It requires a special approach.

Executives Fail to Execute Strategy Because They're Too Internally Focused

And because they're naive about the trade-offs.

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