The sources of corporate failure are often prosaic and avoidable. Nokia's experience is a case in point.May 8, 2013 12:18 PM ET
Like many leaders who evolve from being smart to wise, Tim Cook is showing evidence of leadership changes. Here's what we expect from the CEO.Apr 25, 2013 9:02 AM ET
Everybody knows that you can never have too much of some qualities, like creativity or excellence. A new book says everybody's wrong.
FORTUNE -- If you've been working for a while, odds are that you've noticed a paradox: The very same traits that make some people successful (up to a point) can backfire if carried too far. Maybe it's a boss who's so intent on treating everyone fairly that she rewards MOREAnne Fisher, contributor - Mar 6, 2013 10:51 AM ET
Johnson's strategy must first be grounded in the simple fact that J.C. Penney customers are not the same as Apple's.Mar 5, 2013 10:59 AM ET
Market dominance breeds complacency, arrogance, and reduced innovation. If Apple wants to thrive, it will need to make major changes to its corporate culture.Feb 12, 2013 9:10 AM ET
The business landscape is littered with former market leaders (think BlackBerry) that once seemed invincible. A new book explains where they went wrong -- and how others can avoid the same fate.Anne Fisher, contributor - Feb 5, 2013 1:00 PM ET
He's a pro-customer, tightfisted risk-taker who is conditioning Wall Street to embrace his erratic earnings. If you're running a business with high margins -- watch out.
By Adam Lashinsky, senior editor-at-large
FORTUNE -- Jeff Bezos likes to read. That's a dog-bites-man revelation if ever there was one, considering that Bezos is the cerebral founder and chief executive of a $100 billion empire built on books. More revealing is that the Amazon MORENov 16, 2012 5:00 AM ET
A rare conversation with Walter Isaacson and John Huey, the writers who got inside the heads of these two extraordinary business leaders.
By Andy Serwer, managing editor
FORTUNE -- When you consider the greatest business minds of the past 100 years, certainly Steve Jobs and Sam Walton have to be at the very top of the list. Jobs created the most valuable company on earth (though down from an all-time high, MORENov 15, 2012 5:00 AM ET
There is no correlation between how much a company spends on R&D and its overall financial performance. So what can help a company turn decent ideas into solid products?
By Barry Jaruzelski, John Loehr, and Richard Holman
FORTUNE -- Can companies learn to become better innovators? At a time when economic growth is stagnating in mature economies and slowing in developing ones, and experts far and wide are fretting over the MORENov 13, 2012 11:14 AM ET
If employees aren't as enthusiastic with their work as they could be, it's not because work sucks; it's because management blows. By Gary HamelJun 25, 2012 11:32 AM ET
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