Articles

Human Resources Management15 June 2009

Sales Force Compensation: The Weight of the Net

Key Ideas •To ensure that sales force remain motivated, companies should increase the variable (...)

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Leadership & Management15 April 2009

The Upside of Ambivalence

Key Ideas • Evaluation of a situation as both positive and negative generates broader (...)

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Corporate Strategy15 February 2009

Are Biotechs Profitable?

Key ideas • The “Silicon Valley” model of American development is not applicable when (...)

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Human Resources Management15 January 2009

Why CEOs Nearing Retirement are Averse to Risk

Key ideas •The reluctance of CEOs approaching retirement to engage in short-term risk-taking can be (...)

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Organizations15 January 2009

Building Innovation by Strengthening Bridges

Key Ideas • It is great for people to share knowledge across organizational boundaries, but it is (...)

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Human Resources Management15 October 2008

Women Have to Choose Between Motherhood and Auditing

Key Ideas • The ‘up or out ’model prevents mothers fro moving up in the company hierarchy • Women (...)

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Business Strategy15 October 2008

No crystal ball? No big deal!

Key ideas: • Divide projects into parts and only use traditional planning for areas where all is (...)

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Human Resources Management15 September 2008

HR and Gender Parity

The 2004 Catalyst group survey findings point to a direct correlation between corporate financial (...)

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