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Many leaders continue to think about social media as a channel, specifically for communications or sales. But its reach is far greater.
Innovation needs to be part of your business’ culture, not just at senior management level but at all levels if you are to stay ahead of the competition.
It is important to acknowledge the future is cloudy – and prepare to manage risks accordingly.
The online education industry is booming, with free open courses springing up everywhere. But do leaders think they hold value?
Forbes has released its annual list of the 71 most powerful people on the world.
How do high-powered female executives around the world manage the many demands life throws at them?
Step into your driverless car for a glimpse at the future, where you'll be able to print your food and clothing, and work in 'business colonies'.
Conventional research on raising capital focuses on equity and debt, but selling non-core assets can also fill corporate coffers with cash.
Amid a sputtering recovery, many in the US business community view free online courses as a key part of the solution. We analysis the business case.
What happens when some of the world’s most prestigious universities – including Harvard, MIT, Stanford and Princeton – start putting courses online for free?
More than 1,000 years of formal university learning and teaching does not change quickly, or without a struggle. But some key tech trends are engaging staff and students.
Marius Kloppers is helping build China. As boss of the world's biggest miner BHP Billiton, he's sating what, up until now, has been the Asian economic powerhouse's unquenchable thirst for commodities.
Entrepreneurs are known for their crazy and eccentric bursts of creativity, but this latest idea – to mine asteroids – may top them all.
What if somebody told you 40% of your business is unprofitable? It's more common than you might think.
Increasing diversity in organisations and the need to manage widening age gaps in multi-generational workforces are adding complexity for managers.
Profit mapping yields an extremely powerful view of the company as it really is today – where it is working, where it is not, and why.
Precision forecasting involves disaggregating your revenues into critical components, and forecasting each component appropriately.
If you select five accounts at random, and select five products at random in each of those accounts, would you know (or could you find out quickly) the profitability of each product in each account? In virtually all companies, the answer would be no.
In volatile times, businesses need to maximise flexibility, hold their nerve, develop new strategies that respond to a changing market and focus only on what they can control. Here are tips on how to do it.
The most important way to achieve quantum increases in operations productivity is for the sales force to bring in revenues that fit the company’s supply chain and operations.