Changes in what people want, and where they want it, means companies must move fast—without breaking things.
Management teams that engage positively with attackers may find activist campaigns bring ideas that create value and improve shareholder performance.
Not yet. Despite rising corporate-debt levels, research shows companies can cover their obligations for now. But they should prepare for a possible downturn by stress-testing their capital structure.
Leading start-ups innovate, go to market, and scale quickly with limited resources. What can large companies learn from the start-up playbook?
Want to reduce the staggering cost of bad decisions? Turn your organization into a “decision factory.”
CEOs who pivot to a longer view of health and performance make the right moves for their companies, though it’s sometimes their successors who reap the rewards.
As talk of an impending economic downturn takes hold in the business world, executives can take thoughtful steps to help their companies better weather the storm.
Avoid throwing good money after bad by developing “contingent road maps”—plans for updating your investment strategy based on unbiased feedback from the market.
Conducting a premortem can help teams anticipate project failure—and head it off at the pass.
Respondents report an overall wary economic outlook and are increasingly concerned over trade. Yet there are signs of optimism among emerging economies and for companies’ prospects.