Strategy

To What Extent is Climate Change an Existential Threat?

Renowned theoretical physicist Steven E. Koonin, author of the bestselling new book "Unsettled", helps us…

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.

Are You Wasting Your Digital Marketing Dollars?

“The Hype Machine” author and MIT Professor Sinan Aral explains how to accurately measure and…

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,…

Prepare Your Retail Strategy for Constant Change

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

Are Your Employees “Dying for a Paycheck?”

Renowned leadership strategist Jeffrey Pfeffer explains why organizational health is inextricably tied to employee health

To Move Toward Solving Public Problems, We Must Move Together

Civic innovator Mitchell Weiss offers business and government leaders a roadmap for experimenting with and…

To Successfully Pivot, Broaden Your Brand’s Story

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

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…

The Leader’s Guide to Innovating Through Unpredictable Times

Harvard Business School Professor Linda Hill’s time-tested frameworks enable continuous innovation and build agile and…

The Truth About Social Media: The Hope, the Hype, the Harm

In “The Hype Machine,” MIT Digital Scientist Sinan Aral shows us all the ways social…

Maximize Profits by Increasing Wages

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

Profit in Purpose: How Sustainability Drives Growth

Can business save the world? HBS professor and author Rebecca Henderson answers “yes” in her…

Powerful Voices Helping Leaders Navigate Disruption

Brilliant, Bono, Romer and Webb are bound by a commitment to safely and logically shepherd…

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…

Leaders, It’s Time to Think Outside the Building

Rosabeth Moss Kanter believes the greatest future breakthroughs will come from an unconventional mindset and…

Vision 2020: 10 Leadership Lessons for an Unpredictable Future

These Stern Speakers offer inspiring insights and actionable advice for leading your organization into the…

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…

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…

Is Only Focusing on Shareholder Value Bad for Business?

Rebecca Henderson prescribes an agenda for reforming corporate governance to build a stronger, more sustainable…

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…

6 Essential Books to Read This Fall

To transform business and society, update your library with this list of thought leaders’ published…

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.

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.

Minds Worth Meeting Episode 16: Reimagining Capitalism: How Business Can Save the World with Rebecca Henderson

In this episode of Minds Worth Meeting, Harvard Business School Professor Rebecca Henderson shares stories…

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…

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…

Can Uber Be Saved? Here’s Why Rosabeth Moss Kanter Says Yes

Uber is, in many ways, the quintessential startup story – one that will be studied,…

Innovation in the 21st Century

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

Customers Can’t Be Satisfied. Here’s How to Infatuate Them Instead.

Trying to satisfy your customers is a misguided mission. There is no such thing as…

Stop Gambling on Innovation with These 4 Questions

You’re on a mission to know more about your customers. Stop. The extraordinary variety and…

How Do You Measure Value?

The first line of Robert Kaplan’s 1996 seminal book reads, “Imagine entering the cockpit of…

Why Business Education Still Matters

It’s a sticky subject. Is business education really necessary? Many believe such higher learning still…

Making Innovation Happen in Large Organizations

It’s no secret large organizations have an innovation problem. With deep resource pools and even…

Fracking Core to U.S. Competitiveness, Says Michael Porter

Whether hydraulic fracturing (fracking) is a force for good or evil is one of America’s…

Rosabeth Moss Kanter Interviewed by Jon Stewart on “The Daily Show”

As the U.S. infrastructure crisis reaches a fever pitch in news coverage, public opinion and…

Be Prepared for This Year’s Inevitable Surprises: The Renaissance of Scenario Planning

Businesses can’t predict the future, but they can – and should – be better prepared…

Don’t Just Show Me the Money. Michael Porter on Measuring Social Progress.

Robert F. Kennedy once said a country’s gross domestic product (GDP) measures “everything except that…