Special Report: China’s Next Phase

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Accelerated Innovation: The New Challenge From China

Chinese companies are reengineering new product development in ways that reduce lead times.

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What’s Next for the Chinese Economy?

After a period of remarkable growth, China now faces substantial economic and political challenges.

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Protecting Intellectual Property in China

Companies doing business in China need to manage their intellectual property vulnerabilities proactively.

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Do-It-Yourself Leadership Training in China

In China, demand for skilled business managers exceeds supply. Can leadership self-development programs address that gap?


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Strategy in the Midst of Change

Beyond Forecasting: Creating New Strategic Narratives

September 16, 2014 | Sarah Kaplan and Wanda Orlikowski

In rapidly changing industries, it can be hard for established companies to build momentum for new strategic directions. But by rethinking the past and present and reimagining the future, managers can construct strategic narratives that enable innovation. A new study helps to understand how managers actually make strategy in conditions of considerable uncertainty, and do it in a way that is coherent, plausible and acceptable to most key stakeholders in the organization.

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