The Most Innovative Companies

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China’s E-Commerce Champion

Jack Ma, founder of China’s top e-commerce company, talks about the Chinese economy, his plans to expand in the U.S., and where Alibaba is going next

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Is Innovation Too Costly in Hard Times?

BusinessWeek's list of the World's Most Innovative Companies shows not all are reining in R&D

Interactive Table: The 50 Most Innovative Companies

Take a look at our sortable list of the 50 innovation leaders on this year's BusinessWeek-Boston Consulting Group ranking

CEOs' Picks: Most Innovative Companies

CEOs of McDonald's, Infosys, Intel, and 3M name the companies they admire and say why

How the BlackBerry Duo Plans to Stay in Motion

Research in Motion's co-CEOs Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie talk with BusinessWeek about how to keep an edge

Tata Taps a Vast R&D Shop: Its Own

From Tata Motors to Tata Chemicals to Tata Power, Tata Group companies all share a powerful ally, Tata Consultancy Services, as they pursue innovation

Vodafone: Embracing Open Source with Open Arms

In lieu of acquisitions, the British wireless giant is pursuing growth by tapping outsiders' ideas for new goods and services

How P&G Finds and Keeps a Prized Workforce

The home product giant's real edge is in personnel management—bringing in and promoting creative thinkers who keep the company on top of its game

Slide Show: Innovation Investments in 2009

BusinessWeek's annual innovation survey finds that R&D spending is falling

BusinessWeek Readers Have Their Say

As part of expanding coverage of the world's top innovators, we asked our readers to weigh in on our annual list of the Most Innovative Companies

How China's Alibaba Is Surviving and Thriving

Jack Ma has built Alibaba over a decade from a simple B2B Web site for manufacturers to an online empire

Slide Show: The World's 25 Unsung Innovative Companies

BusinessWeek looks at the companies that may be topping innovation rankings 10 to 20 years from now