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CEO succession starts with developing your leaders

May 2015—Focusing on future priorities and debiasing decisions help, too.more

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Getting beyond bureaucracy in human resources

April 2015—By becoming more strategic and operating with an edge, corporate HR departments can boost their effectiveness and shed their bureaucratic reputation.more

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How agile is your supply chain?

April 2015—Our research shows that ten operating practices are tied to higher service levels and lower inventory costs.more

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Are you ready to decide?

April 2015—Before doing so, executives should ask themselves two sets of questions.more

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Brightening the black box of R&D

April 2015—An all-in-one, one-for-all formula to determine R&D’s productivity can help companies see how well the function is performing.more

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Economists: Don’t leave home without one

April 2015—Forget about equations and forecasts. Powerful economic concepts have given rise to companies and transformed industries. Ignore economists at your peril.more

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Changing the nature of board engagement

April 2015—Five tips for directors and CEOs striving to make the most of their limited time.more

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Delighting in the possible

March 2015—In an unpredictable world, executives should stretch beyond managing the probable.more

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Do your training efforts drive performance?

March 2015—Building organizational capabilities is a top strategic priority, but an inability to measure the impact is a growing concern among executives we surveyed.more

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