Publications

  • Your scarcest resource

    April 15, 2014 | Organization | Harvard Business Review

    Most companies have elaborate procedures for managing capital. They require a compelling business case for any new investment. They set hurdle rates. They delegate authority carefully, prescribing spending limits for each level.

  • The decision-driven organization

    May 31, 2010 | Organization | Harvard Business Review

    Reorganizations are popular with chief executives, who believe that making big structural changes will lead to better performance. In reality, a company's structure results in better performance only if it improves the organization's ability to make and execute key decisions better and faster than