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Manager and machine: The new leadership equation

September 2014—As artificial intelligence takes hold, what will it take to be an effective executive?more

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Artificial intelligence meets the C-suite

September 2014—Technology is getting smarter, faster. Are you? Experts including the authors of The Second Machine Age, Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee, examine the impact that “thinking” machines may have on top-management roles.more

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Management intuition for the next 50 years

September 2014—The collision of technological disruption, rapid emerging-markets growth, and widespread aging is upending long-held assumptions that underpin strategy setting, decision making, and management.more


Pharma’s first-to-market advantage

September 2014—What’s the value of bringing a drug to market first? In some cases, it may be less than you think.more


Getting the CMO and CIO to work as partners

August 2014—To turn new technologies into profits and growth, marketing and IT will need to change how they work—and how they work together.more


Rethinking bank risk in emerging markets

September 2014—Macroeconomic developments, heightened regulation, and pressure on margins and profitability are moving risk management to the top of the agenda for CEOs and their boards.more


Unleashing the value of advanced analytics in insurance

August 2014—Advanced analytics can transform how insurers do business, but realizing its potential requires complex, large-scale organizational changes.more


Digitizing oil and gas production

August 2014—Automation is an important answer to the industry’s upstream challenges.more


Developing talent for large IT projects

August 2014—Good program managers are hard to find. Here’s how organizations can attract and develop their own senior IT program-management talent.more


How to prepare for Asia’s digital-banking boom

August 2014—A generation of digital-banking customers is rising across Asia. They will want full digital access to the latest offerings and a more personalized set of products and services.more


Bringing discipline to your sustainability initiatives

August 2014—Many companies have more sustainability initiatives than they can possibly manage. Here’s how to get them under control.more

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