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HBR On Strategy

35 EpisodesProduced by Harvard Business Review

Business strategy isn’t a plan, it’s a framework for success.Whether you’re building, innovating, or executing, HBR On Strategy is your destination for insights and inspiration from the world’s top experts on business strategy and innovation.Every Wednesday, the editors at the Harvard Business Revie… read more

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Is Your Start-Up’s Growth Sustainable?

July 26th, 2023


In the start-up world, when is it possible to grow too fast? Harvard Business School professor Tom Eisenmann and entrepreneur Lindsey Hyde discuss …

Defining a Growth Strategy in Uncertain Times

July 12th, 2023


To plan for the future, businesses usually look to their past. But what if your company is in uncharted territory? Columbia Business School professor …

Inside Amazon’s Growth Strategy

July 5th, 2023


Since its founding in 1994, Amazon has expanded into streaming, cloud computing, content creation, and even groceries. But if traditional business strategy tells us that the key to success is focus, why does Amazon work?

Solving Problems with Integrative Thinking

June 28th, 2023


Imagine you’re trying to solve a problem, but none of your options are all that great. You could walk away. Or you could try to take the best from …

Global Growth Needs a Local Approach

June 21st, 2023


Harvard Business School assistant professor Alexander MacKay studied Uber’s strategies as it entered new markets around the world. He wanted to …

Is Your Business Model Part of Your Innovation Strategy?

June 14th, 2023


The theory of disruptive innovation endures as a way to make a complicated and expensive product simpler and more affordable. But the originator of disruptive innovation argued that disruptive innovation isn’t just …

Quitting Can Sometimes Be a Strategic Success

June 7th, 2023


Quitting is often associated with failure -- whether it’s a project, job, career, or company. But Annie Duke, an author, consultant, and former …

What Is Blue Ocean Strategy — and Where Does It Go Wrong?

May 31st, 2023


Blue ocean strategy is a landmark business idea, but its co-creator, Renée Mauborgne, says it’s not a guaranteed win. She discusses what specifically can go wrong when you try to implement blue ocean strategy, including …

How Small Companies Compete with — and Beat — Big Ones

May 24th, 2023


In an era driven by network effects, smaller players struggle to compete against bigger platforms. The trick to gaining ground on a much larger …

The Head of Cirque du Soleil on Creativity and Strategy

May 17th, 2023


“Creativity has to be at the forefront because if you don't do that, then one day you will wake up and you will discover that your competitor has an …

Setting a Corporate Strategy for Social Good

May 10th, 2023


From corporate social responsibility to ESG, an increasing number of for-profit organizations are pursuing positive social impact. But to “do well by …

The Difference Between a Plan and a Strategy

May 3rd, 2023


Planning is comforting but it’s a terrible way to make strategy, says Roger Martin, former dean of the Rotman School of Management at the University …

Align Your Sales Team with Your Strategy

May 3rd, 2023


Getting your sales team on board with your strategy shouldn’t be an afterthought, Harvard Business School professor Frank Cespedes argues. After all, …

Is a Subscription Model Right for Your Business?

May 3rd, 2023


Subscriptions aren’t new – the business model dates back to trade guilds in the 12th century. But Robbie Kellman Baxter, an expert on the business of subscriptions, says with new billing platforms, remote customer …

How to Build a Better Pricing Strategy

April 19th, 2023


With rapidly changing markets and emerging technologies, setting the right price is harder than ever. But pricing strategy consultant Rafi Mohammed …

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