Lessons from Four Years of Business Blogging – Scott Anthony – Harvard Business Review

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My first blog post for HBR.org went live in February 2008, when the platform was still in its infancy. Here’s what I’ve learned about market demand in three-and-a-half years and (now) 200 posts. While I thought that a reflective post might be a little self-indulgent, I think these lessons transfer to other domains, so I wanted to share them with my readers.

Read all at Lessons from Four Years of Business Blogging – Scott Anthony – Harvard Business Review.

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The 50 Most Influential Management Gurus – Harvard Business Review

                                             

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Every two years, the Thinkers50 publishes their definitive list of management thinkers. Below are the results for 2011.
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Capitalism at Risk

Dutch Leonard and Lynn Paine, Harvard Business School professors and coauthors of “Capitalism at Risk: Rethinking the Role of Business,” describe how corporate leaders are responding to the forces challenging the free market.

I do not know whether is is the free market that is challenged. It are the excesses  that need our attention and efforts. Based on a sound concept of creating value for all stakeholders.

 

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Disrupt Yourself – Whitney Johnson – Harvard Business Review

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Found at Disrupt Yourself – Whitney Johnson – Harvard Business Review.

 

“Are you sure you aren’t making a mistake?”

I had just announced to one of my dearest friends that I planned to walk away from Wall Street and my seven-figure salary.

“Yes, I’m sure.” But was I?  Read all at 

 Disrupt Yourself – Whitney Johnson – Harvard Business Review.

 

 

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Marshall Fisher on ‘The New Science of Retailing

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In today’s economy, retailers are hard-pressed to increase revenues. Among the biggest challenges retailers face is matching supply with demand. When a customer walks into your store, do you have the item they are looking for? Or do they walk out because you are out of the product, you don’t carry it or they couldn’t locate it on the shelf? Stock excess is just as problematic and leads retailers to heavily discounted pricing.

In his book, The New Science of Retailing: How Analytics Are Transforming the Supply Chain and Improving Performance, co-authored with Harvard Business School professor Ananth Raman,Wharton operations and information management professor Marshall Fisher argues that retailers have the data they need to manage supply chains more efficiently and increase sales and profits.

Read all at http://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/article.cfm?articleid=2831

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Market Correction? Try Perma-Crisis – Umair Haque – Harvard Business Review

Not limited to the US only.  Europe 2 (and please not, i say Europe, not these member states of a disappearing past).

 

Found at Market Correction? Try Perma-Crisis – Umair Haque – Harvard Business Review.

It’s been a scary couple of days. I’d bet, given recent events in the markets, like many, you’d like to get to the bottom of what the heck is really going on here. Why does everything we try to fix this crisis seem not to work?

Read all at Market Correction? Try Perma-Crisis – Umair Haque – Harvard Business Review

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