Jaideep Prabhu: argues that large industrial models, with expensive overheads and complex hierarchies, are no longer appropriate. Photograph: Ben Watkins

Doing more with less is not merely a recessionary response to weak consumer demand but an increasingly necessary business strategy that addresses g(...)

Written concisely and in an engaging style, Marc Stigter and Cary Cooper have produced a very worthwhile book here on the challenges of modern leadership

It’s hard being a leader in the 21st century. We know that old-style command and control doesn’t work anymore but leaders are also failing across a wh(...)

BearingPoint Ireland partner Michael O’Dwyer: he  said Irish businesses can forge an entirely new digital environment using technologies like big data and cloud computing.

Irish businesses need to integrate digital thinking into their business model if they are to retain and grow their markets, according to a new report (...)

Jawbone Up Move

Jawbone Up Move With product naming apparently having been farmed out to Yoda, what is one of the smartest of wearable tech companies brin(...)

Fighting talk: Stewart Baker, former general counsel of the US’s National Security Agency, pulls no punches when talking about whistleblower Edward Snowden and the journalists who worked with him. Photograph: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for Guardian News and Media

Stewart Baker is a cheerfully unapologetic apologist for the US’s National Security Agency (NSA). It makes sense that he would be, as he was general c(...)

Peter Diamandis, chairman and chief executive of the X Prize Foundation: “Most CEOs today are focused on quarterly returns . . . They are unaware of [what is coming down the track] which will be massively disruptive”. Photograph: Nadine Rupp/Getty Images

Dr Peter Diamandis is a man who sees the future in the present. His mission he says is “to open the space frontier for humanity” and he believes it is(...)

Leica cameras have captured iconic images such as children fleeing after a napalm attack in Vietnam

Few other brands have shaped and influenced the last 100 years of photography like German camera manufacturer Leica. Its cameras have captured some of(...)

Model behaviour: Apple CEO Tim Cook presents a new iPod Nano recently – by creating the iPod and the associated iTunes, Apple introduced a radical innovation of its business model and changed the market for music

Why do people with 10 items or less get to go through the express lane at supermarkets? It means the people who spend the least amount o(...)

Immersion project: Richard Mosse, installing The Enclave at the RHA. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Richard Mosse’s six-screen film installation The Enclave plunges us into a world that is unfamiliar, in more ways than one. Shot in the provinces of N(...)

In a standard quarterly update to the markets earlier this month, Imperial Tobacco said its plans to launch an electronic cigarette product next year (...)