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The pandemic has challenged managers as never before, but one powerful leadership strategy is being overlooked, say Boris Groysberg and Susan Seligson: Be kind.
Here are recent ideas for managing through the pandemic on the topics of people management, strategy, marketing, and organizational design.
A study of 3 million people confirms what many work-from-home employees already know: We’re swamped. Research by Raffaella Sadun, Jeffrey Polzer, and colleagues.
Joseph Badaracco studied classic works and interviewed 100 managers in 15 countries to learn how busy men and women find time for reflection.
Welcome to the new world of remote work, where employees struggle to learn the rules, managers are unsure how to help…
We asked Harvard Business School experts how the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to change business practice.
What gets workers to go the extra mile in creative problem solving? A field experiment and interviews with NASA employees finds that employees respond to managerial appreciation above other incentives.
New tools allow companies to innovate on an unprecedented scale, in every aspect of business. But the organization must also change.
Passion is supposed to be the secret sauce that transforms average managers into dynamic leaders. The reality is more complicated, says Jon M. Jachimowicz.
Nearly a third of US patents rely directly on government-funded research, says Dennis Yao. Is government too involved in supporting private sector innovation—or not enough?