Brands need to shore up safety pledges

Now, we all collectively do the job Thomas Cook did for his tourists in the 1850s

Column inches aid share prices

New research suggests media coverage is a boon, no matter if it is good or bad

Shed no tears for demise of CEO-chair

Bank of America aside, the global trend has turned against title-hogging corporate leaders

Kick forced ranking out of the office

Ignore Jack Welch: Yahoo’s quarterly reviews show how employee ‘leagues’ cause turbulence

How Cirque du Soleil can retain its magic

The steps to take to prevent innovative businesses turning into bland production lines

Tech needs a smarter breed of watchdog

Three ways in which regulators can be more nimble in their dealings with innovative sector

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How product upgrades make us careless

Smartphone makers rejoice: research finds glossy new version can make owners cavalier with old model

Deal needs all Suri’s management wiles

Alcatel-Lucent takeover would be a stunning move

Heads of business need brain science

The prefrontal cortex of coaches, marketers, executives and a few charlatans is lighting up

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A ‘dragon tattoo’ case study

Did blockbuster doom its independent publisher?

Steve Jobs and leadership listicle perils

The genre can be absurd to the point of inanity — even stretching as far as ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

Wanted: corporate strategy for fast times

Frameworks used by managers are worn, compelling new theory rare

Yamaha’s car detour will be worthwhile

A move into an adjacent category can make strategic sense

How ‘disruption’ has become a feature of our times

Being bold is not necessarily about being novel but about exploiting underlying strengths

Devotion in ink

The tattoos of Matt Taylor, Rosetta mission scientist, signal his rare dedication

Apple Watch and strategic ripple effects

Engage? Ignore? Retreat? How to react when a powerful new product arrives in your sector

Sorrell unplugged: What next for Sir Martin?

The CEO is one of the world’s most connected executives. But, as he turns 70, what is next for him and the advertising empire he created?

BBC uncovers risk of relying on ‘key man’

Jeremy Clarkson ‘fracas’ suspension poses management challenge

Why I hope Etsy keeps its soul after IPO

The effect of its listing will stand as an important test case

Review: ‘The Second Curve’ by Charles Handy

A radical manifesto for business and the DIY society from a prescient thinker


Andrew Hill Andrew Hill is an associate editor and the management editor of the FT. He is a former City editor, financial editor and comment and analysis editor. He joined the FT in 1988 and has also worked as New York bureau chief, foreign news editor and correspondent in Brussels and Milan.

Andrew was named Commentator of the Year at the 2009 Business Journalist of the Year Awards, where he also received a Decade of Excellence award.

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