Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.
+1 212 318 2000
Europe, Middle East, & Africa
+44 20 7330 7500
+65 6212 1000
The fashion industry and its symbiotic cousin, the fashion industry media, are notorious for their impossible, bad-tempered, cruel, insulting, arrogant bosses. Whether they are running fashion houses or fashion magazines, these bosses hire and fire on a whim, change things on a hunch and drive everyone around them crazy.
But they are creative. So is the cost worth it? Bob Sutton at Stanford has a calculation that might help answer the question. It’s TCA—Total Cost of A…..” Sorry I can’t use the word on the blog but check out Bob’s thoughtful analysis of the gains and losses an organization faces in having one of these “devils” of design at the helm. Sutton has a book coming out on the subject shortly based on a Harvard Business Review article. In sum, Sutton things the costs outweigh the benefits of mercurial bosses. But not only. Apple’s Steve Jobs always comes on up in this conversation, says Sutton, and he is certainly worth it.
Want to stop talking about innovation and learn how to make it work for you? Bruce Nussbaum takes you deep into the latest thinking about innovation and design with daily scoops, provocative perspectives and case studies. Nussbaum is at the center of a global conversation on the growing discipline of innovation and the deepening field of design thinking. Read him to discover what social networking works—and what doesn’t. Discover where service innovation is going and how experience design is shaping up. Learn which schools are graduating the most creative talent and which consulting firms are the hottest. And get his take on what the smartest companies are doing in the U.S., Asia and Europe, far ahead of the pack.