Leaders without followers

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The annual World Economic Forum: an analysis AS THE movers and shakers head to the Swiss mountain resort of Davos this week for the annual World Economic Forum, their credentials as global leaders look anything but resilient. Their official theme will be “resilient dynamism”, whatever that means, but what they ought to be talking about […]

The spatial diffusion of technology

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Diffusion of thecnolgy and per capita income Technology disparities are critical for explaining cross-country differences in per capita income. Despite being non-rival in nature and involving no direct transport costs, technology diffuses slowly both across and within countries. Even when a technology has arrived in a country, it takes years and even decades before it has […]

Don’t just change the way people live, change the way they think

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Professor Mukti Khaire’s challenge to management students is lofty, even by Harvard MBA standards. Don’t just change the way people live, change the way they think. Change culture. In her new elective course, Creative High-Impact Ventures: Entrepreneurs Who Changed the World, Khaire looks at ways managers can team with creative talent in six “culture industries”: Fashion, publishing, […]