Zappos.com is giving workers the authority to manage themselves, a program called "Holacracy." It's the latest attempt at introducing self-management, notes James Heskett, but will this effort win when so many others have failed? What do you think?
By "decoupling" activities that consumers value from the ones they don't, enterprising digital startups are wreaking havoc on established firms. Thales Teixeira discusses his research on the second wave of Internet disruption
Rebecca Henderson, John and Natty McArthur University Professor at Harvard University, lays out three ways for firms to profit from investing in environmental sustainability: forestalling risk, increasing operational efficiency, and selling to the environmental niche
Are consumers more likely to buy if they see the price before the product, or vice versa? Uma Karmarkar and colleagues scan the brains of shoppers to find out