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Harvard Business Review Ranks the World’s Best-Performing CEOs | Business Wire

Harvard Business Review Ranks the World’s Best-Performing CEOs | Business Wire

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Harvard Business Review has released its annual list of the 100 best-performing CEOs and this year’s top performer is Pablo Isla, head of Spanish retailer Inditex, best known for its flagship fashion brand Zara. The list, which appears in HBR’s November-December issue, is different from other leader rankings in that it measures performance for the entire length of a chief executive’s tenure. “We think it’s important to recognize leaders who are delivering strong financial performance and creating sustainable businesses over the long term – not just […]

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Harvard Business Review Announces 59th Annual HBR McKinsey Award Winners | Business Wire

Harvard Business Review Announces 59th Annual HBR McKinsey Award Winners | Business Wire

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Organizations need competent management just as much as they need analytical brilliance, argue the winners of this year’s HBR McKinsey Award, which honors the best Harvard Business Review article of the year. In “Why Do We Undervalue Competent Management?,” Raffaella Sadun, Nicholas Bloom, and John Van Reenen challenge the conventional thinking that operational effectiveness is not a source of competitive differentiation. Through in-depth research involving over 12,000 firms in 34 countries, they found that companies with strong managerial processes do significantly better on metrics such as […]

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