Most Popular Ideas from Harvard

Here are the Top 10 most-read articles and 10 most-read working papers that appeared in HBS Working Knowledge in 2011. What CEOs Do, and How They Can Do it Better (29,119) Published: April 25, 2011 A CEO’s schedule is especially important to a firm’s financial success, which raises a few questions: What do they do all day? Can they be more efficient time managers? HBS professor Raffaella Sadun and colleagues set out to find some answers. Being the Boss (26,224) Published: January 17, 2011 Striking the right balance between good management and good leadership is a daunting but … Lire la suite

Top Companies World Map – Best Practices

You can’t build a great business without nurturing from within. Meet the firms that are doing it right. A great map of 25 Top Companies for Leadership Development. Examples of good initiatives include:  Sending leadership SWAT teams around the world to coach local staff (IBM)  90% of management promotions being internal (General Mills) Sending young managers to live in Indian villages so that they can understand the needs of rural consumers (HUL) CEO devoting about 40% of his time to leadership development (GE)  Half of variable comp for senior execs influenced by mentoring skills and other leadership behaviors (Eli Lilly) … Lire la suite

Les 5 innovations qui vont changer nos vies

Un ordinateur qui anticipe nos désirs, un outil pour collecter sa propre énergie … Comme chaque année, IBM a livré ses prédictions dans le domaines des nouvelles technologies pour les cinq ans à venir. Comment la technologie va-t-elle changer notre vie quotidienne dans un avenir proche? Depuis 2006, le constructeur informatique IBM révèle à chaque fin d’année les cinq axes de la recherche qui devrait avoir un impact dans les nouvelles technologies grand public dans les cinq années à venir. Pour cette nouvelle édition du «5 in 5», IBM a dévoilé cinq nouvelles inventions, certaines dignes des oeuvres de science-fiction, … Lire la suite