CEO to address complaints about punctuality and ward off competitive threats Spirit Airlines Inc.’s new chief executive is planning a midcourse correction at the nation’s leading ultralow-cost carrier
Before long, the electric-car market will be a competitive battlefield and the latest from Chevrolet will be a solid player. But will the Bolt project be enough? By Dan Neil Dan Neil The Wall Street Journal
‘Vital Signs’ starring Dr. Dre expected to be available only on Apple Music Apple Inc., which has long flirted with the television business, is finally developing its first series, according to people
Moves aim to head off stiffer competition from the likes of Kroger and Costco Whole Foods Market Inc., which has long given its local managers and regional bosses broad discretion over everything from
It's been an eventful couple of years. Microsoft has grown its crucial cloud business, released Windows 10 to a much better reception than its loathed predecessor, launched a bunch of great apps for iPhone
Welcome to a world in which curves are a good thing. Think about the iconic brand names you know: Apple, Target, McDonald’s, Gap. What images come to mind? For many of us, probably their logos. That’s
Uber, Uber, Uber. When will you learn? If you haven't heard, the company that everyone loves (or hates, depending on which side of the fence you're on) unveiled a complete rebrand yesterday. My take? reveals
When I was a kid in the 1970s every pizza place used the same pizza boxes. The name of the pizza joint was always printed in red or black ink on the white pizza box and then under the name of the pizza
Christopher Ross on Big Booze's Brat Pack, and how we got here. In the ultimate 1980s teen angst film, John Hughes' The Breakfast Club, five high school students belonging to different social cliques—"a
Taking care of details before you depart can make the difference between a smooth trip and a traveling nightmare. Here are a few first steps to get you started on the right foot. Question: Diane, I'm on
Buh-bye Barbie. Hello Lego! Danish toy manufacturer Lego Group has taken the title of the biggest toymaker in the world in terms of revenue and profit. The popular Lego movie helped propel sales 11% higher
We hear more and more that organizations must have a compelling “purpose” — but what does that mean? Aren’t there already a host of labels out there that describe organizational direction? Do we need another?
A complicated system is somewhat like a complicated recipe. You know what the outcome will be because you understand what will cause what — combine a given number of ingredients together in a certain put
Developing great communication skills is a key to professional success. Communication skills have always been instrumental for senior leaders. But they’ve become equally important for aspiring leaders.
By far, the safest prediction about the business future of predictive analytics is that more thought and effort will go into prediction than analytics. That’s bad news and worse management. Grasping the
Mark Zuckerberg says a tie-up with Facebook could help messaging service WhatsApp reach two to three billion users, but that it would remain an independent service. Facebook agreed in February to pay billion
At its peak, MSN Messenger had 330 million users worldwide. For scale, that's about three times greater than the current number of Snapchat users and about three quarters of the number of all current users.
Snapchat has just updated its app with a brand new Live section that will incorporate Our Story into everyone’s feed, regardless of location. Our Story is a Snapchat product that lets users contribute
Working with someone you hate can be distracting and draining. Pompous jerk, annoying nudge, or incessant complainer, an insufferable colleague can negatively affect your attitude and performance. Instead
As your role grows in scale and influence, so too must your ability to listen. But listening is one of the toughest skills to master — and requires uncovering deeper barriers within oneself. Take, for
Even the most brilliant strategy is worth nothing if it isn’t executed well, especially by your front line — the employees who interact daily with your customers. Unfortunately, these employees are regularly
In the January issue of HBR, Roger Martin sets out some rules for avoiding common mistakes in strategy making. As he writes in “The Big Lie of Strategic Planning“, the first rule is “keep the strategy
A Roll of the Polyhedral Dice Everything I Need to Know About Management I Learned from Playing Dungeons and Dragons Quartz Such as: Often, the best candidate for a given job isn’t the person who’s most