When I have made plane reservations for my college student sons over the past few years, they never insisted on an airline but they always thanked me profusely when I booked them on JetBlue.
That may be changing. The company made the announcement on Wednesday of a number of changes:
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 11/19/14 -- JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ: JBLU) today outlined a long-term plan to drive shareholder returns through new and existing initiatives aimed at…
Added by Mary Adams on November 21, 2014 at 1:14pm — No Comments
We spend a lot of time in this community talking about how to make companies smarter and more successful. But a few weeks ago, I realized that we have never really defined what we mean by "smarter companies." The answers are complex and rich and something we all need to continue to define.
Added by Mary Adams on November 3, 2014 at 2:48pm — No Comments
This summer I wrote about the great research on intangibles in the Chilean Wine Industry done by Mark Dutz and colleagues at the World Bank. And I promised to let everyone know when the full study was released. Here it is and I highly recommend it to anyone interested in intangibles: Public and private…Continue
Added by Mary Adams on October 28, 2014 at 12:53pm — No Comments
Gospodarka Narodowa is a Polish academic journal dealing with current economic and economic policy issues. Published since 1931, Gospodarka Narodowa is one of the oldest economic journals in Poland with a well-established position on the market. It publishes work by leading Polish and foreign economists with different theoretical and empirical approaches. It just published interesting article entitled as this post. Here is its english…Continue
Added by Leslaw Niemczyk on October 1, 2014 at 8:38am — No Comments
A story that gets it -- from The Tennessean (Nashville): "Intellectual capital an undervalued asset":
In case you haven’t noticed, thousands of organizations are in some form of generational transition. All you have to do is look around your company, and you’ll see men and women actively contemplating or planning their exits. Millions of…Continue
Added by Kenan Jarboe on September 29, 2014 at 10:48am — No Comments
There’s a fascinating “Room for Debate” discussion at the NYTimes entitled Profiting Profits or Reinvesting Them with the prompt:
Corporations have gone from reinvesting about 90 percent of their profits into their business in the 1970s, to about 10 percent today, William Lazonick wrote in a…
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Last week I had the enjoyable privilege of participated in a session at the Digital Government Institute's Government Knowledge Management Conference. The session was a lively discussion among the panelists and audience kicked off with brief opening remarks by the panelists. The full background set of slides upon which my remarks were based are now available on line at…Continue
Here is a new short video from OECD on knowledge-based capital.
The drama involves a family-owned supermarket chain called Market Basket. There’s a long story of conflict between two sides of the…Continue
Added by Mary Adams on August 1, 2014 at 11:12am — No Comments
Recognizing the value of our innovation-related assets is where the ‘smart money’ should go. To gain growth and to improve productivity is through innovation. We need to translate knowledge into new values.
When you pause and consider the make-up of Innovation Capital you realize it makes such an economic contribution and in a report from McKinsey & Co, they have…Continue
I’ve just returned from an extremely exciting and stimulating trip to Chile hosted by Smarter-Companies partner firm Akloe including Arturo Alba, Rodrigo Leon, and Tomas Viveros. Besides getting to know a lovely city and its citizens, I was thrilled to…Continue
Added by Mary Adams on July 7, 2014 at 1:26pm — No Comments
Itaú Unibanco's Integrated Report 2013 provides a clear insight into the company's capitals.
To guide readers, the report uses navigation icons, which represents the company's capitals throughout.
The report also provides its own interpretation of the six capitals, based on the International <IR> Framework, and the relation of those capitals to the organization's business model.
Each features a dedicated section offering contextual information, key…Continue
In a report commissioned by the B20, the business forum that advises G20 governments, the six largest global accounting networks¹ have endorsed <IR> as a key innovation that will make corporate reporting more conducive to long-term investment.
The report highlights the urgency with which policymakers must tackle the structural gap in infrastructure investment, estimated to be US$500 billion annually, and says that corporate reporting has a vital role to play in…
Added by Paul Hobcraft on June 29, 2014 at 7:09am — No Comments
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Exciting news came to 9yahds last week! Providing our users with a 'community folder' of shared processes will take just 72 hours of development. Hence, we are running full steam ahead to populate the folder for when it goes live!
What does that mean? It means we are taking expertly authored business processes and placing them in a folder that all users of 9yahds can copy and use. This gives users a chance to see what a process should look like, compare it to how they may do things…Continue
Added by Pamela Simpson on June 9, 2014 at 3:16pm — No Comments