Harvard Business Review 2019 (January–February)
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Год выпуска: January–February 2019
Автор: Harvard Business Review USA
Издательство: «Harvard Business Review USA»
Формат: PDF (журнал на английском языке)
Количество страниц: 160
THE PRICE OF "SUCCESS"
EVER SINCE ADAM SMITH noted the benefits of dividing up labor, efficiency has been management's highest goal. Reducing waste and increasing productivity drove the Industrial Revolution and inspired "management science," which holds that efficiency is fundamental to competitive advantage. "The belief in the unalloyed virtue of efficiency has never dimmed," writes Roger Martin in this month's Spotlight (page 41). Today, he adds, efficiency is "promoted in the classrooms of every business school on the planet."
What if that orthodoxy is wrongheaded and dangerous? Martin argues that it has led ineluctably to the intense concentration of wealth and power that creates many losers and far too few winners in business and society at large.
Harvard Business Review
ECONOMICS & SOCIETY
THE HIGH PRICE OF EFFICIENCY
Eliminating waste is the holy grail of management science—but overemphasizing it leads to a host of problems. Companies should pay just as much attention to resilience.
Roger L. Martin
SUCCESS BREEDS INEQUALITY
What the data shows
"THE COSTS OF COMPLEXITY ARE HARD TO SEE"
A conversation with Jim Hackett, CEO of Ford Motor Company
The Hard Truth About Innovative Cultures
Creativity can be messy. It needs discipline and management.
Retailers Are Squandering Their Most Potent Weapons
Salespeople are an asset, not an expendable cost.
What Does Your Corporate Brand Stand For?
It's harder to create a strong identity for an entire company than for a product. This tool kit can help you get there.
Cracking Frontier Markets
Investing in innovation in emerging economies is the secret to creating wealth and fostering inclusive, sustainable development.
Calculating the Value of Impact Investing
An evidence-based way to estimate social and environmental returns.
When Your Moon Shots Don't Take Off
How science fiction and other unconventional tools can fire the imagination and lead to breakthrough growth.
Why Some Platforms Thrive...and Others Don't
What Alibaba, Tencent, and Uber teach us about networks that flourish. The five characteristics that make the difference.
Data Science and the Art of Persuasion
Organizations struggle to communicate the insights in all the information they've amassed. Here's why, and how to fix it.
Giving After Disasters
When corporate aid has the most impact plus A roundup of the latest management research and ideas.
DEFEND YOUR RESEARCH
Mindfulness Is Demotivating
Being present in the moment may have a downside.
Why Your Meetings Stink— and What to Do About It
Strategies for engagement.
Bad Blood on the Senior
Team How should a CEO address friction between his CFO and the sales chief?
Ideal Worker or Perfect Mom?
You can't be both. Stop trying.