Most large, consumer-facing companies have long realized that they will need China’s growth to power their own in the next decade. But to keep pace, they will …
Oracle recently conducted research into the shopping needs and expectations of consumers in Brazil, China, Germany, Japan, Russia, the UK and the US, in an effort to better understand the importance of service to the retail experience, according t…
This slide deck builds the case for how design thinking can be used for business in order to achieve meaningful innovation. (Why business needs design thinking now more than ever.
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BRAND NEW! Mariposa Leadership is thrilled to bring you excerpts from Design Thinking experts! Sue Bethanis kicks it off with Leader as Designer, an essay on how leaders can utilize Design Thinking to move from idea-to-innovation. The ensuing 12 chapters are outlines from Sue’s 2012 Wise Talk interviews. The summaries include each guest’s insights, what we found most interesting, and some practical tools.
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|In this, our final Top Ten Newsletter of 2012, we’ve rounded up the most popular articles among readers this year. Read them today and join the conversation.|
Becoming more strategic: Three tips for any executive
You don’t need a formal strategy role to help shape your organization’s strategic direction. Start by moving beyond frameworks and communicating in a more engaging way.5. STRATEGY
A CEO’s guide to innovation in China
Dynamic domestic players and focused multinationals are helping China churn out a growing number of innovative products and services. Intensifying competition lies ahead; here’s a road map for navigating it.
Motivating people: Getting beyond money
The economic slump offers business leaders a chance to more effectively reward talented employees by emphasizing nonfinancial motivators rather than bonuses.8. STRATEGY
The social side of strategy
Crowdsourcing your strategy may sound crazy. But a few pioneering companies are starting to do just that, boosting organizational alignment in the process. Should you join them?