Whether it’s the progress of technology, the rapid growth of the emerging markets, or the nature of capitalism to destroy and renew industries, the challenges of maturity have tended to be overlooked in recent years. Now, however, with many economies slowing down and the world’s population getting progressively grayer, this may need to change. In this series, we look at what it takes for businesses to navigate their middle years. In part 1, we explore what it takes to lead a mature company.
Having conquered China’s smartphone market, Xiaomi now wants to take over your living room—and the world
Uber China is going all out to woo customers with quirky promotions. Here’s how.
Online video platform LeTV believes its new smartphone can demolish competition. Is that too wild an ambition?
Peter Cuneo, former CEO of Marvel Entertainment and the man behind seven corporate turnarounds, on what really goes into resurrecting a failing company.
Xiaomi has attained an enviable position in the Chinese smartphone market. But will its current strategies help it retain its prized spot as it gains scale?
Amazon China is redoubling its efforts, but will it succeed at the second attempt in the country’s hyper-competitive e-commerce sector?
Stuart Diamond, author of Getting More, on the negotiation strategies that will help you seal the deal—and achieve much more.
Uber has plunged headlong into China’s immensely complex and hypercompetitive transportation and taxi app market. Can it win?
For three decades strategy guru Gary Hamel has been stressing upon the need to make innovation a systemic capability, but have organizations done their bit?