The perils are dire and well known -- yet companies seemingly can't stop putting themselves at risk.
By Geoff Colvin, senior editor-at-large
FORTUNE -- If absolutely everyone in business knows about the innovator's dilemma -- how it works, how it often dooms big, successful companies -- then why is avoiding it still so extraordinarily hard for business leaders?
Harvard's Clayton Christensen published The Innovator's Dilemma 17 years ago, yet we MOREJan 7, 2014 5:00 AM ET
Wouldn't it be great if you could make resolutions for other people in the office that they would keep? Here's a wish list.
By Katherine Reynolds Lewis
FORTUNE -- By now, you may have made a New Year's resolution or two. You probably haven't broken any yet. But wouldn't it be great if you could make resolutions for other people in the office that they would keep?
Here's a starting point for MOREJan 7, 2014 5:00 AM ET
Mary Barra takes the reins at General Motors this month. Is her ascension a part of a larger change for women in traditionally male-dominated industries? Yes and no.Jan 3, 2014 5:00 AM ET
'Tis the season, for companies to wash a year's worth of bad press by giving donations to charity. A look at the thinking behind corporate donations.Dec 30, 2013 2:01 PM ET
Rent the Runway founders Jennifer Hyman and Jennifer Fleiss prove that sometimes the best business ideas come from a party.
By Daniel Roberts, writer-reporter
FORTUNE -- This New Year's Eve, women on a budget will head online to Rent the Runway in order to borrow, not buy, a chic ensemble. In this excerpt from Fortune's new book Zoom: Surprising Ways to Supercharge Your Career, Jennifer Hyman and Jennifer Fleiss share the story of how they MOREDec 30, 2013 11:35 AM ET
As the Spanish economy has spiraled, local businesses have begun to peg their growth on expanding outside of Spain.Dec 30, 2013 11:22 AM ET
In the 15 years that Martin led University of Toronto's Rotman School, he transformed the institution from a small, irrelevant Canadian B-school to a legitimate global player.Dec 27, 2013 11:45 AM ET
Most businesses fail to scale up. Here are three obstacles you need to blast through if you want your business to grow.Dec 26, 2013 10:01 AM ET
Door busters and deep discounts create buzz but, on their own, they don't create exceptionally profitable retailers.
By Michael E. Raynor and Robert Del Vicario
FORTUNE -- How retailers fare during the holiday season gets an awful lot of attention, and rightfully so. Consumers are in a veritable frenzy, which is reflected in the pointy-elbowed competition among retailers. And as the snow settles, and credit card bills start going out, the MOREDec 24, 2013 3:58 PM ET
Mastering the cash conversion cycle can speed your company's growth.Dec 24, 2013 5:00 AM ET
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