Tag Archives: Best Buy

Failure Forums: Learning from Best Buy Media Label 'Redline Entertainment'

With every disruptive innovation project there are mountains of unknowns. A team can have a good plan in place but without all of the pieces assembled together it is almost impossible to test each individual hypothesis. This fact is what makes disruptive innovation projects so risky with a high failure rate. This is the story of Best Buy's failed attempt to enter the Entertainment Media Label business and one leader's insistence on making sure that the organization learned from their mistakes.

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Why Yahoo Investors Should Worry about Marissa Mayer

Marissa Mayer created a firestorm this week by issuing an email requiring all employees who work from home to begin daily commuting to Yahoo offices. Some folks are saying this is going to be a blow to long-term employees, hamper productivity and will harm the company. Others are saying this will improve communications and cooperation, thin out unproductive employees and help Yahoo.

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