Strategy & Leadership: Volume 29 Issue 3


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Putting tools to the test:senior executives rate 25 top management tools

Darrell K. Rigby

Eight years ago, Bain & Company launched an annual survey to investigate the actual experience of companies that adopt leading management tools: Which tools are the most popular…


Back to basics:exploring the business idea

Kees van der Heijden

The collapse of the dot‐com business sector has shown that, in reality, there is only one economy, with a new technology trying to find its way in it. Success in business will…


Unlocking shareholder value from shared services

Lee Mergy, Paul Records

Shared service functions such as finance and HR are more important to the success of most corporations today than they ever have been. Yet in many companies, they receive far less…


Managing process risk: planning for the booby traps ahead

Deborah Buchanan, Michael Connor

Any time a company significantly changes the way it does things, there is "process risk," i.e., the risk that the business will suffer significant financial losses or harm to its…


The new science of strategy execution:how incumbents become fast, sleek wealth creators

William R. Bigler

Strategy execution is emerging as one of the critical sources of sustainable competitive advantage in the twenty‐first century. As a result, strategy execution can no longer take…

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