Category: Kenneth Freeman

Companies, Wake Up: Data Is a Strategic Resource

March 27th, 2014 in 2014, Blogs, Kenneth Freeman, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors, Wall Street Journal 0 comments

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By Kenneth Freeman, School of Management

In many companies, data is not considered a strategic resource. In these companies it has played a secondary role to products and services, and the processes and systems utilized for data collection are not linked…

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Health Care Needs a Data Jolt

March 25th, 2014 in 2014, Blogs, Kenneth Freeman, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors, School of Management, Wall Street Journal 0 comments

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By Kenneth Freeman, School of Management

Start with health-care providers. Bring the capabilities of wealth management to health-care management. Improving health-care effectiveness starts with comprehensive and accurate information which is sorely lacking for most citizens of the world…

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Corporate Titles Shouldn’t Matter

March 13th, 2014 in 2014, Blogs, Kenneth Freeman, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors, School of Management 0 comments

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By Kenneth Freeman, School of Management

In a perfect world, the proliferation of “Chiefs” or other job titles should have no impact whatsoever on decision-making effectiveness…

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And the No. 1 Issue Facing Chief Executives Is…

March 12th, 2014 in 2014, Blogs, Kenneth Freeman, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors, School of Management, Wall Street Journal 0 comments

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By Kenneth Freeman, School of Management

What are the top five issues that every CEO faces these days?…

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The New Rules of Engagement for Global Executives

March 11th, 2014 in 2014, Blogs, Kenneth Freeman, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors, School of Management, Wall Street Journal 0 comments

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By Kenneth Freeman, School of Management

What’s the secret to getting C-suite executives to work better together? Start by living the same values with your senior executives that you have shared with your entire organization…

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The New Rules of Engagement for Global Executives

March 11th, 2014 in 2014, Kenneth Freeman, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors, School of Management 0 comments

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By Kenneth Freeman, School of Management

What’s the secret to getting C-suite executives to work better together? Start by living the same values with your senior executives that you have shared with your entire organization…

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Don’t Let Your Career Cause Regrets in Your Personal Life

February 26th, 2014 in 2014, Blogs, Kenneth Freeman, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors, School of Management 0 comments

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By Kenneth Freeman, School of Management

When I was in my early days as CEO of Quest Diagnostics, working hard to turn around a then-troubled company, my daughter suffered a life-threatening illness…

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Microsoft Honcho Tapped to Clean Up Healthcare Mess

December 18th, 2013 in 2013, E-Commerce Times, Kenneth Freeman, Newsmakers, School of Management 0 comments

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The Obama administration has reached into Microsoft’s ranks for the tech talent it needs to fix the Affordable Care Act cock-up…

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“He has the benefit of a burning platform. In driving change, if you have a burning platform, it’s a lot easier to make something happen then, rather than going to a situation where everything on the surface appears to be calm.”

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Lecture hall or laptop? Students go online

December 5th, 2013 in 2013, CNBC.com, Kenneth Freeman, Newsmakers, School of Management 0 comments

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Thanks to revolutions in technology and high-speed internet connections, the way we are learning is changing…

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“We’re engaging our students in teams, using virtual, video technology, to ensure that we have conversation that goes beyond person to person. We engage everyone in the classroom in the discussion.”

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To Build a Better Business School, Consider the Student a Customer

December 4th, 2013 in 2013, Business Week, Kenneth Freeman, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors, School of Management 0 comments

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By Kenneth Freeman, School of Management

After leaving the for-profit world three years ago to become Dean of Boston University’s School of Management, I observed to one of my new colleagues that our students are our customers…

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