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Taking Stock of Corporate Risk-Taking

Boards can counter the risks that stem from executive bias by following three key steps.

How to Launch Products in Uncertain Markets

Before your next large-scale product launch, try leveraging uncertainty for competitive advantage.


Strategy Forum

Who Suffers Most in a Trade War — Businesses or Consumers?

Each month, the MIT SMR Strategy Forum poses a single question to our panel of experts in the fields of business, economics, and management. This month’s question asks our panel to offer opinions on who suffers most in a trade war — businesses or consumers — and why.

Planning Transformation

The End of Scale

New technology-driven business models are undercutting the traditional advantages of economies of scale.


Strategy for Digital Business

Humanizing Tech May Be the New Competitive Advantage

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Software continues to “eat the world,” but often at the cost of user privacy and trust. In order to grow responsibly, companies must move from a “can we” to a “should we” framework when bringing products to market.

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Why Companies Need a New Playbook to Succeed in the Digital Age

In the digital world, companies need to become a destination for customers. The key is using digital as differentiation and offering customers something compelling. This requires a new playbook for how to do business as well as new ways of engaging customers. The trend is for individual and business customers to prefer just one or two powerful ecosystems in each industry, raising the stakes for leaders to better understand their options and clarify their own game plans.