A conversation about how Chinese companies move up the global value chain

Featuring Peter Williamson (Honorary Professor of International Management, Cambridge Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge) Thematiks: On Research presents brief conversations with the authors of the most-viewed posts featured in the newsletter. In this episode, I speak with Peter Williamson, Ph.D. about his research into strategic competition in China. The original post is linked…

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Who sees the future? A new approach redefines the idea of a visionary company

An innovative deep learning model empirically demonstrates the visionary advantage that small firms have over their larger competitors Vision is a word that can, with equal ease, generate hours of discussion in C-suites and academic departments. Executives worry about finding it. Academics labor to define it. Consultants claim to have it. Yet to date, finding a…

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A conversation about how the pandemic changed management (Part 2)

Featuring Maya Gudka, Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, Institute of Entrepreneurship and Private Capital, London Business School Thematiks: On Research presents brief conversations with the authors of the most-viewed posts featured in the newsletter. In this episode, I speak with Maya Gudka about her research into how the COVID-19 crisis has changed management. The original post is linked…

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Information security fatigue: when does enough become too much?

New research examines how information security overload can lead to fatigue and complacency in even the best employees Though the capabilities of enterprise technology continue to advance with each passing year, the fundamental role that users play in securing complex systems has remained virtually unchanged. Decades after the creation of the most common operating systems,…

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June’s Top 5

In case you missed them, here are this month’s most read posts. An extraordinary being: CEOs with uncommon names choose uncommon strategies Adventurous new research concludes that CEOs with uncommon names are more likely to make unique strategic choices Working from home has been a bad deal for companies and workers New research concludes that…

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