Strategy

Optimize Your New Workplace With These Insights

New book by globally recognized HR expert and Wharton Professor Peter Cappelli helps leaders make…

COVID Is Not Going Away. Here’s a Strategy for Living With It.

Top epidemiologists explain why new, more transmissible and deadlier variants are gaining strength and what…

Leadership Must Change as Employees Return to the Office

MIT’s Hal Gregersen says the best way to manage transition is to help employees adapt…

Going Back Better Means Going Back Digital

George Westerman, MIT’s pioneering digital transformation strategist, is helping leaders drive competitive advantage through technology.

Smart Leaders Build Climate Solutions Into Their Business Plans

New book co-edited by climate strategist Katharine Wilkinson offers business leaders and citizens hopeful solutions,…

A New Workplace Model: What to Consider

Psychological safety expert and business professor Constance Hadley helps leaders weigh decisions around a safe…

Prepare Your Retail Strategy for Constant Change

Barbara Kahn’s bestselling book has been updated for the COVID world. Here’s what you need…

Exponentially Scale Business with an AI-Centered Operating Model

Harvard Business School Professor Karim Lakhani’s live case study shows how an AI-enabled operating model…

Responsible Growth Is Not Just a Trend – It’s Critical to Long-term Success

HBS Professor George Serafeim, the world’s foremost expert on ESG issues, offers a unique opportunity…

Looking to Achieve Peak Performance? Here’s Your Playbook

In his new book, New York Times bestselling author Steven Kotler lays out a blueprint…

A Nobel Laureate’s Optimistic Economic Outlook

Emerging technologies, innovation and charter cities are our best hope for a stronger future, says…

To Successfully Pivot, Broaden Your Brand’s Story

Companies with umbrella ambitions, not narrow solutions, are better able to pivot during disruption, says…

Top Experts Help Firms Prepare for Unpredictable Future

To rebuild economies, decision makers in every sector must address issues around global trade, leadership…

Reclaiming America’s Status as the Envy of the World

“It’s time to rethink our economy and repair our broken system,” says strategy guru Roger…

Grow Your Market Without Selling Products

Marco Bertini and his co-author outline a powerful framework to understand modern business models and…

Cass Sunstein’s New Book Offers a Fresh Take on Info Sharing

In his highly anticipated new book, Sunstein offers leaders a powerful message: When delivering information,…

Maximize Profits by Increasing Wages

MIT strategist Zeynep Ton shows you how to gain a competitive edge while simultaneously satisfying…

Innovative Culture Reality Check: Is It Time to Evaluate Yours?

In his award-winning HBR article, Gary Pisano explains why seemingly paradoxical management tactics lead to…

These 4 Inspirational Women Are Redesigning the Business World

Elevating women at work isn’t courageous, it’s smart for business. Meet the experts fueling change.

Big Growth: Your Strategy Needs These Tools in 2020

You’re charged with leading growth in 2020. It starts with creating a culture of sustained…

Challenging the Culture: A New Mindset for Auditors and Corporate Boards

Low public trust in corporate governance threatens the future of capitalism. Fixing it requires building…

The Truth About Corruption: We’re Addressing the Wrong Problem

In a viral TED Talk, Efosa Ojomo makes a compelling case for innovation — and…

11 Stern Experts Nominated for Thinkers50 Award

Transform your business strategy with the work of these exceptional thought leaders.

How Big Companies Can Innovate Like Startups with Gary Pisano

On episode 23 of the Minds Worth Meeting podcast, Harvard’s Gary Pisano argues that big…

6 Essential Business Books for 2019

Our clients aren’t just in the news. They are the news.

Want to Lead? You Need to Read! 4 Books to Gift This Holiday Season

2018 was a rollercoaster ride for business. These four books are sure to put your…

How to Use Big Data to Maximize Growth

Ben Waber shows organizations how to measure productivity and culture through data collection and use…

Practical Ways to Overcome the Barriers of Transformation

What are the biggest obstacles to driving your company’s transformation? Too often, leaders think of…

Big Companies Can Master Innovation. Here’s How.

What is the biggest obstacle to large companies innovating and disrupting their industries? It may…

Technology is Widening the Skills Gap. Here’s How to Bridge It.

A report by McKinsey indicates that 62 percent of executives believe they will need to…

The Apple Model: Behind the Scenes of a Trillion-Dollar Company

In a New York Times op-ed, Mihir Desai argues that Apple’s business model has massive…

How to Dominate in the Digital Age by Reinventing Your Business Model

In an updated version of his acclaimed book, Mark Johnson shows companies how to capture…

The Key to Design Is Lifestyle, Not Just Convenience

Beth Altringer shows that creating products people want depends on understanding needs and desirability.

How to Embrace the Challenge of Change – And Build a Growth Company

NEW to Stern: Dunkin’ Brands CEO Nigel Travis challenges convention in an endlessly disruptive international…

How Do Successful CEOs Spend Their Time?

In a Harvard Business Review article, Michael E. Porter and Nitin Nohria reveal how executive…

How to Develop a Hospital Technology Innovation Strategy

In a new Harvard Business Review article, Robert S. Kaplan and co-authors reveal how to…

Can Zuckerberg Rescue Facebook…And Our Privacy?

Jonathan Zittrain explains how Facebook can recover public trust and build a new model of…

Choose to Win: Tackle Your Strategy Challenge Head On

Roger Martin doesn’t just make good strategy possible; he makes it simple, practical and fun.

Emerging from the Prosperity Paradox: The Future of Latin America’s Development

Efosa Ojomo offers the key to creating prosperity in developing nations.

3 Lessons Learned from the Strategyzer Methodology

Stern Strategy Group Senior Vice President Tara Baumgarten reveals how Alex Osterwalder made her a…

Update: And the Oscar (of Management Thinking) Goes To…

Amy Webb and Hal Gregersen win big at Thinkers50!

Augmented Reality Strategy: Why Every Company Needs It

In the November-December issue of Harvard Business Review, award-winning author and Harvard business professor, Michael…

Why Every Company Needs a Chief Entrepreneur

Toys"R”Us, Kodak, Nokia, and Blackberry were well-managed, exemplary leaders in their industries – until they…

Customer (Dis)Orientation. It’s Why Your Revenue Strategy Isn’t Working

It’s a common mistake. Instinct often compels marketers to position their company – or its…

Our Political System is Failing. Michael Porter Has Solutions.

Year after year, Congress fails to reach consensus on important issues, the electorate screams for…

How to Compete in a Crowded Industry – And Win

From traditional drive-throughs to food trucks, the fast-food landscape has never been more crowded or…

When You Must Choose Between Core and New Customers

Price communicates. Your brand messages might say to your customers, “We value you,” but your…

Innovation in the 21st Century

Companies struggle with innovation, and Greg Bernarda believes he knows why. They’re still operating in…

The Middle Market Is Booming. Here’s Why.

Want good economic news? Look to the American middle market.