Archives tagged: Harvard Business School
Teixeira describes “decoupling” as a second wave of Internet disruption. This new phenomenon “threatens not only electronics and telecom businesses, but also industries as diverse as banking services and cosmetics.”More
Marketing plan for legalized recreational marijuana?
This is hardly a far-fetched idea. The states of Colorado and Washington legalized pot in 2012 and in the most recent election Alaska, Oregon and the District of Columbia have followed suit. So here we have a new growth industry falling into the laps of entrepreneurs.
We all want to hire, or work on, talented teams. But how much time and resources should we devote to bringing in “star”-level talent?More
J.C. Penney’s retail makeover spearheaded by CEO Ron Johnson is remarkably similar to another dramatic — and highly successful — initiative taken in another era. Consider the 1957 challenge and change.More
The conventional wisdom in the public relations business is that being a good corporate citizen is “good business.” Companies that invest in socially responsible activities are believed to receive some payback in the form of goodwill or good publicity. Remarkably this may not be the case.More
Why do firms exist? Why should society allow corporations to exist? What moral reason should we, as a society, allow firms to exist? At the most fundamental level, the Occupy movement is asking this question. Shouldn’t we be addressing this?More