April in 5 articles

Here are five articles that stood out this month for their originality, relevance, and/or analysis. Happy reading!

top 5

1. STRATEGY
Révolutionnez votre business model, avant que les Nouveaux Barbares ne le fassent pour vous !, HBR France
How can you redesign your business to compete with “digital barbarians” (like Uber) and their agile, aggressive new business models?

2. LEADERSHIP
When consensus hurts the company, MIT Sloan Review
A new study reveals that seeking consensus is not always the right approach to collective decision-making.

3. MANAGEMENT
Can People Analytics Help Firms Manage People Better?, Knowledge@Wharton
Adam Grant, the author of Give and Take, explains why data is becoming increasingly important to people management decisions.

4. DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES
18 reasons Why you should need every employee using Linkedin every day, Forbes
Do you think LinkedIn is only for personal branding ? William Arruda explains why it is also the ideal tool for your company to promote.

5. ECONOMY AND SOCIETY
The need for very long-term investment — and how to meet it, ParisTechReview
How can you invest for the long term and create the conditions for growth tomorrow? By redesigning legal, accounting, financial, and fiscal frameworks, says Guillaume Sarlat.