Featured Strategy Articles
Rahul Kapoor and Thomas Klueter
Responding to disruptive technologies may mean changing your company’s organizational structure.
Murali D.R. Chari et al.
Multinationals need to start viewing market intelligence as a strategic asset in emerging markets.
The Chinese telecom company Huawei has used strategic partnerships to gain ground in Europe.
Chris Brady et al.
Miscommunications between decision makers and data scientists are common. Enter the data translator.
Providing up-front structure for data may reduce the need to process it — and limit distortions.
Sen Chai and Willy Shih
Technology innovators should be wary of letting big data speak for itself.
When Your Industry Faces Disruption
December 2, 2016 | Daniel Cohen and Joshua S. Gans
In a fast-changing digital landscape, companies shouldn’t wait too long to reconfigure their offerings — but they also should be wary of moving to an untested technology too soon. Monitoring trends in related industries and identifying high-potential startups for acquisition helps to ensure appropriate timing for business model changes.
Partnerships and Alliances
Ha Hoang and Frank T. Rothaermel
A strategic framework that eliminates faulty assumptions can help make alliances successful.
David Lopez-Berzosa et al.
Tech consortia help reduce patent risk, but managers must weigh the pros and cons for innovation.
Shameen Prashantham and George S. Yip
Partnering with emerging-market startups is easier if four key factors can be addressed.
Today’s interconnected world requires new thinking about global strategies and opportunities. Open access to these three MIT Sloan Management Review articles about bringing a global perspective to business decisions is provided courtesy of Harvard Business School Executive Education.
William R. Kerr
Companies entering global markets should identify an approach that best suits their business model.
Srivardhini K. Jha et al.
A successful innovation developed by Cisco’s R&D unit in India offers practical insights.
Chris Carr and David Collis
To decide whether to pursue a global strategy, you need to examine industry dynamics.
Business Model Innovation
Clayton M. Christensen et al.
Successful business model innovation requires an understanding of how business models evolve.
Asher Devang et al.
Many Asian startups are competing on business model innovation and new technology rather than cost.
Kristian J. Sund et al.
Staying competitive may mean exploring new business models — but watch out for internal tensions.
Raphael Amit and Christoph Zott
Here are six questions for executives to consider when thinking about business model innovation.
Didier Cossin and Estelle Metayer
Strategic thinking by corporate boards is more important than ever for business survival.
Accounting scandals led to more independent corporate boards, but this trend has financial costs.
Robert Hooijberg and Nancy Lane
Research finds three key reasons boards fail at CEO succession planning.
Robert G. Eccles and Tim Youmans
The board of Sweden’s Atlas Copco broke new ground in sustainability via its 2015 Annual Report.