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From Ideas to Practice, Pilots to Strategy

The World Economic Forum has published the report titled “From Ideas to Practice, Pilots to Strategy: Practical Solutions and Actionable Insights on How to Do Impact Investing”. The study provides investors philanthropists and other professionals with actionable insights of how to incorporate impact investing into their work. Impact investing has been lauded as an emerging …
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The 2013 Global Innovation 1000: Navigating the Digital Future

Booz & Company’s latest study shows R&D spending level is the highest ever; also explores which digital innovation tools really make a difference. Year after year, Booz & Company’s annual Global Innovation 1000 study has demonstrated that it is not how much companies spend on research and development that determines success—what really matters is how …
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Aviation Radar 2013

According to this report by Roland Berger, European airlines and airports are facing fundamental changes. Above all, the increasing popularity of low-cost carriers and airlines from the Middle East is changing the competitive landscape. Leisure and business travelers’ strong price sensitivity is negatively affecting airlines’ average revenues. There are also stricter regulatory frameworks such as …
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2013 Directors’ Alert

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited’s Global Center for Corporate Governance has just published the report, “2013 Directors’ Alert: Lead or be led: Time to take advantage of the new business reality.” The study assists boards of directors in identifying the issues of importance to their organizations for 2013. The report promotes boardroom discussions around the strategies …
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The 2012 Global Innovation 1000: Making Ideas Work

The early stages of innovation can be challenging. But Booz & Company’s annual study of R&D spending reveals that successful innovators bring clarity to a process often described as fuzzy and vague. Year after year, Booz & Company’s annual Global Innovation 1000 study has demonstrated that it is not how much companies spend on research …
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Causes of Stability and Unrest in the MENA

The Center for Strategic International Studies (CSIS) has just published a report titled “The Causes of Stability and Unrest in the Middle East and North Africa: An Analytic Survey.” The report focuses on underlying forces and causes at a time when political crisis dominates the region. These political dynamics and unrest are, however, only part …
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Pon tu cliente a trabajar. ¿Una buena manera de lograr un servicio excelente a bajo coste?

This occasional paper by professors Philip G. Moscoso and Alejando Lago and Marlene Amorim looks at how the design and adoption of more interactive service models have become an important source of competitive advantage, offering benefits at both the operational and strategic levels. This report is available from the IESE Publications Website.

The 2011 Global Innovation 1000: Why Culture is Key

Booz & Company’s annual study shows that spending more on R&D won’t drive results. The most crucial factors are strategic alignment and a culture that supports innovation. Year after year, certain companies succeed in producing innovative new products and services, and in so doing generate superior financial results. As Booz & Company’s annual Global Innovation …
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Good strategy, bad strategy: the difference and why it matters by Richard P. Rumelt. (London : Profile Books, 2011)

Synopsis Clears out the mumbo jumbo and muddled thinking underlying too many strategies and provides a clear way to create and implement a powerful action-oriented strategy for the real world.   Developing and implementing a strategy is the central task of a leader, whether the CEO at a Fortune 100 company, an entrepreneur, a church …
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The Global Innovation 1000: How the Top Innovators Keep Winning

Booz & Company’s annual study of the world’s biggest R&D spenders shows why highly innovative companies are able to consistently outperform. Their secret? They’re good at the right things, not at everything. Succeeding at innovation requires two key elements: a focused set of innovation capabilities that is carefully tuned to a company’s innovation strategy, and …
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