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Global flows in a digital age

April 2014—Global flows play an ever-larger role in determining the fate of nations, companies, and individuals. To be unconnected is to fall behind.more

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Disruptive entrepreneurs: An interview with Eric Ries

Companies are all too aware of the disruptive power of technology. The author of The Lean Startup argues that the competitive reaction of many organizations remains fatally flawed.

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The hidden value of organizational health—and how to capture it

April 2014—New research suggests that the performance payoff from organizational health is unexpectedly large and that companies have four distinct “recipes” for achieving it.more

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Making water flow: An interview with Matt Damon and Gary White

April 2014—What does it take to get clean water to those who need it? According to the cofounders of Water.org, actor Matt Damon and Gary White, less than you may think—and the payback is tremendous.more

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Next-generation IT infrastructure

April 2014—The next generation of IT infrastructure promises to reduce costs and improve effectiveness. Yet implementation requires overcoming several significant challenges, from security to economics.more

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Myths and realities of clean technologies

April 2014—Don’t be fooled by high-profile setbacks. The cleantech sector is gaining steam—with less and less regulatory assistance.more

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All you need to know about business in China

April 2014—Six big trends are shaping the country’s future, as investor Jeffrey Towson and McKinsey’s Jonathan Woetzel explain in this excerpt from The One Hour China Book.more

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Building a sense of purpose at Pixar

April 2014—The cofounder of Pixar Animation Studios recalls how a serious organizational rift led him to a new sense of mission—and how it helped Pixar develop a more open and sustainable creative culture.more

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Lead at your best

April 2014—Five simple exercises can help you recognize, and start to shift, the mind-sets that limit your potential as a leader.more

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Fred Krupp on the benefits of monitoring resource use

April 2014—The head of the Environmental Defense Fund describes how the rise of big data and sensing technologies could improve the bottom line for companies and the environment.more

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How government can promote open data

April 2014—Open data has the potential not only to transform every sector of the economy but also to unleash more than $3 trillion in global economic value annually. Government has a critical role to play.more

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