The Russian president thought he could outlast the opprobrium of the easily distracted West. It's a gamble he's lost
With few new buyers, the superjumbo's fate is up in the air
Instead of fighting for more regulations, they're pushing for market-based solutions
Vessel wants YouTube stars to focus on another platform
JPMorgan's chief helps kill a Dodd-Frank rule and does the heavy lifting for Wall Street
MetaMind customizes its deep-learning software for businesses that want to learn faster
The final installment of "Serial," a cult-favorite podcast about a murder, will begin just like every other episode—with the name of a prison telecom provider
"These colleges are ranked the top in the country, and it's surprising to me that they can't send out a simple email."
Customer service is one area where small businesses can beat big-box competitors
By Rita Gunther McGrath and Ian C. MacMillan
Harvard Business Press; 256 pages; $27.95
Acknowledging that innovation is a tricky beast to implement even at the best of times, McGrath, from Columbia Business School, and MacMillan, professor of entrepreneurship and innovation at the Wharton School, offer a guide for executives looking to focus on growth while minimizing risk. With a wealth of examples showing the diversity of potential approaches—from top-down, CEO-driven innovation to stealthy, guerrilla-style initiatives—this is a smart, supremely practical guide.
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