Corn country is no longer limited to Iowa, Nebraska, and Wisconsin. Farmers everywhere want to ride rising crop prices
The cafe chain is testing trucks on three college campuses
The 24-hour McDonald's on West Florissant in Ferguson, Mo., has electric outlets, Wi-Fi, and hot coffee, which has made it Ground Zero for some during the unrest
The company's product design director, Margaret Gould Stewart, discusses how she rolls out new features without alienating too many users
The Dow Jones and the S&P 500 are now farther apart than at any point in the last five years
Which ought to tell you something about the market for rare, weird cars
Facebook and Twitter connect most people in different ways. But why should the social networking giants imitate one another?
Goldman Sachs's junior employees are getting more money and more time off
The company, known for its credit card readers, raised new investment funding to extend “hundreds of millions” in small business financing
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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