Tue.Nov 29, 2022

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How (and Why) to Implement Effective Gemba Walks

Kainexus

Most leaders who adopt the continuous improvement management style focus mainly on performance indicators that can be measured for good reasons. Metrics like cost, production throughput, error rates, customer satisfaction scores, and other quantifiable business metrics guide decisions related to improvement priorities and provide insight into the impact of implemented changes.

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Shark Tanks are the Pumpkin Spice of Innovation

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Robyn Bolton On August 27, Pumpkin Spice season began. It was the earliest ever launch of Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte and it kicked off a season in which everything from Cheerios to protein powder to dog shampoo promises the nostalgia of Grandma’s pumpkin pie. Since its introduction in 2003, the Pumpkin Spice Latte has attracted its […].

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How Will Gamers and Investors Respond to Microsoft’s Acquisition of Activision Blizzard?

Harvard Business Review

Do the potential benefits of acquiring the video game company outweigh the risks for Microsoft and its shareholders?

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Digitization in Innovation

Yet2

by Carlos Pichardo. Technology has transformed how we connect globally. We can package and deliver cross-Atlantic packages in less than a week, control our homes from our phones, and enter into virtual worlds online. yet2 has been at the forefront of digital innovation across our 20 years of business and has observed digitization in a range of areas.

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Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI

“Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI” is an extensive guide for integrating generative AI into product strategy and careers featuring over 150 real-world examples, 30 case studies, and 20+ frameworks, and endorsed by over 20 leading AI and product executives, inventors, entrepreneurs, and researchers.

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The Growing “Do Good” Economy

Harvard Business Review

A conversation with former GuideStar CEO Jacob Harold on organizational strategies for positive impact.

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How to Communicate Your Company’s Strategy Effectively

Harvard Business Review

Ditch the lofty purpose statements and lengthy slide decks.

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Innovation or Not? – Catios

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Art Inteligencia Catios are quickly becoming the new trend for cat owners. They’re a great way to give your cats the chance to explore the outdoors without having to worry about them running away or getting into trouble. Catios provide cats with a safe, secure space to enjoy the fresh air and […].

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How to Be a Good Leader in a Bad Economy

Harvard Business Review

It’s about navigating three tensions to ensure you’re getting the work done while supporting your team.

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My Top Ten Posts on Medium

Idea Champions

Recently, I've discovered MEDIUM -- a blogging platform with more than 100 million viewers per month. Not all of them have made it to my Medium abode yet, but word is getting out. In case you haven't visited that part of cyberspace, now's your chance -- especially if you have been enjoying my writing over the years. Here are my ten most popular stories on Medium.

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today’s data-driven applications – not for your end users, your development team, or your business. That’s what drove the five companies in this e-book to change their approach to analytics. Download this e-book to learn about the unique problems each company faced and how they achieved huge returns beyond expectation by embedding analytics into applications.

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4 Plausible Geopolitical Scenarios CEOs Should Consider When Setting Strategy - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM EY-PARTHENON

Harvard Business Review

Sponsor content from EY-Parthenon.

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When Inflation Rises, Health Outcomes Fall

Harvard Business Review

Employers need to help people afford and access the care they need.

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