26 October 2023, The Economist: How to be a better boss

13 April 2023, The Economist: America’s economic outperformance is a marvel to behold

25 February 2023, The Guardian: Bad managers on brilliant pay: that’s why the UK’s not working

24 February 2023, Financial Times: Stop making fun of managers

23 February 2023, Ministry of Trade and Industry Singapore: Oral reply to PQ on Performance of Managers of Singapore Companies

08 February 2023, Blue Book Services: Hard work = fair treatment

24 January 2023, Bloomberg: McKinsey’s Missteps Point to an Industry-Wide Mess

31 January 2023, The Economist: For Britain to grow faster it needs better managers

10 January 2023, Greek Reporter: New Study Highlights Deficiencies in Greek Industry

13 September 2017, LSE Business Review, The value of good management

12 September 2017, OECD Development Matters blog: Management and industrialisation in Africa

6 June 2017, Development Impact blog: Are good school principals born or can they be made?

17 May 2017, Vox EU: Adding a piece to the productivity puzzle: Management practices

9 May 2017, Bloomberg Quint: Good mangers, not machines, drive productivity growth

7 May 2017, JDSUPRA.com: 10 questions to operationalizing compliance

19 April 2017, Harvard Business Review: Good management predicts a firm’s success better than IT, R&D, or even employee skills

18 April 2017, MIT Sloan Management Review: The importance of structured management practices

18 April 2017, Harvard Business Review: Reclaim your commute

12 April 2017, Bloomberg View: Here’s one more thing to blame on senior management

11 April 2017, Handelszeitung: Fähige Manager bringen Firmen vorwärts: Das ist der Beweis (Capable Manager advance companies: this is proof)

06 April 2017, BBC Radio 4 – In business: John Van Reenen is interviewed about French producvitity

05 April 2017, Chartered Management Institute: British productivity grows, but more needs to be done

30 March 2017, The Sydney Morning Herald: ‘It’s scary’ – why rungs are disappearing on the wage ladder

23 March 2017, Financial Times: Marginal gains matter but gamechangers transform

22 March 2017, Financial Times: David Brent and Basil Fawlty personify Britain’s hapless managers

13 March 2017, European Central Bank: Moving to the Frontier: Promoting the Diffusion of Innovation (Welcome address by Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, at the joint conference by the ECB and the MIT Lab for Innovation Science and Policy “Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Euro area”)

25 August 2016, The Economist, After freedom, what?

22 August 2016, Bloomberg, The age of the neverending performance review

21 August 2016, The Wall Street Journal, At Kimberly-Clark, ‘Dead Wood’ Workers Have Nowhere to Hide

11 April 2016, CNBC, Just how important is a good boss?

18 December 2015, Center for American Progress, Helping firms by helping employees? Work-life Balance in America

04 December 2015, Chartered Management Institute, The Economist agrees: the accidental manager’s time is up

03 December 2015, Yahoo Finance, Dans l’industrie, les patrons français moins bons que les patrons allemands

28 November 2015, The Economist, End of the accidental boss

11 November 2015, The Financial Times, Beware the Ozymandias syndrome

05 November 2015, The Wall Street Journal, What is driving inequality: CEO pay or company success?

02 November 2015, Evening Standard, Rohan Silva: As arts’ old guard departs, young turks are great hope for London

06 October 2015, Director, Why flexible working is smart working

06 August 2015, Bloomberg, Diebold’s New Executive Suite

29 May 2015, The Washington Post, Economists have figured out who’s really to blame for exploding income inequality

01 March 2015, Estadão, A Belíndia empresarial brasileira

28 February 2015, The Economist, Brazil’s business Belindia

16 February 2015, The New York Times, In hospitals, board rooms are as important as operating rooms

30 January 2015, Onmedica, Competition among hospitals boosts performance

29 January 2015, The Independent, Daily catch-up: Winter crisis for the NHS – Miliband and Burnham don’t know how to fix it

29 January 2015, Financial Times, Free Lunch: Competition may save your life

29 January 2015, Western Morning News, Labour voters’ NHS satisfaction levels rise

27 January 2015, Medical Daily, Employees’ job satisfaction improved and productivity increased by 13% when working at home

27 January 2015, CBS San Francisco Local News, Stanford Researchers Find Telecommuters More Productive, But Workers At Home May Be More Lonely

27 January 2015, Marketplace.org, Telecommuting is killing the snow day

23 January 2015, Harvard Business Review, A working from home experiment shows high performers like it better

18 January 2015, Financial Times, X factor leadership – do company bosses add value?

09 January 2015, The Times, Calling time on meetings could free executives to do the business

07 January 2015, Obserwator finansowy, We don’t need no (management) education?

07 December 2014, Vox, We don’t need no (management) education?

12 November 2014, Le Monde, Les entreprises françaises sont peu compétitives parce que mal gérées

01 November 2014, Businessuiteonline, Are Family CEOs Less or More Productive?

25 October 2014, The Washington Post, A company that profits as it pampers workers

22 October 2014, Portland Business Journal, We’re more productive and Happier working from home, so should we do it more often?

16 October 2014, Small Business, Small business and flexibility: friend or foe?

16 October 2014, Dinero en imagen, El futuro de los ejecutivos ante el ascenso de las máquinas

30 September 2014, Live Mint, Management Idea: Family CEOs Work Fewer Hours than Professionals

27 September 2014, The New York Times, Looking at Productivity as a State of Mind

26 September 2014, Finanzen.net, Exzellenz in der Wirtschaftsforschung: EIB-Preis an John Van Reenen und Nicholas Bloom für herausragende angewandte Forschung im Bereich Innovation, Management und Wettbewerb

22 September 2014, US Chamber Foundation, Don’t Send Dilbert to India

19 September 2014, The Financial Times, Pay Pressure

12 September 2014, Handelsblatt, Report von McKinsey: Zehn Management-Trends für die nächsten 50 Jahre

10 September 2014, Business 24, Provocarea viitorului: Cum arata portretul robot al managerului de peste 50 de ani

06 September 2014, The Economist, Schumpeter: Over the horizon

04 September 2014, The Economist, The internship: Generation i

26 July 2014, The Independent, If Hadza nomads get by on 14 hours’ work a week, why can’t we?

25 July 2014, Quartz,  How to run a team of people who never see each other

06 June 2014, The Financial Times, Why homeworking is bad for your career

03 June 2014, Corriere della Sera, Il giorno-tipo del capoazienda? Passato a preparare riunioni

29 May 2014, The White House Blog, Leading Academics Discuss Changes in Family Life and Implications for 21st Century Workplaces

29 May 2014, Forbes, 7 Things To Do If You’re Feeling Overwhelmed

22 May 2014, Forbes, It’s not teacher quality or class size, it’s leadership that makes schools successful

20 May 2014, The Guardian, Why school management matters even more than we thought

20 May 2014, LSE USA Politics and Policy Blog, Firms with more structured management practices are more productive, innovative and have faster employment growth

08 May 2014, Philippine Daily Inquirer.net, To professionalize or not?

19 April 2014, The Economist, Brazil’s economy: The 50-year snooze

01 April 2014, US News, When Superstar Executives Become a Company Liability

16 March 2014, The Independent, Bankers don’t deserve their bonuses. They should be taxed and the money used to help our struggling young people

14 March 2014, Compromiso RSE, Los directivos de empresas familiares pasan menos tiempo en el trabajo

04 March 2014, The Wall Street Journal, Do CEOs of Family-Owned Businesses Work Less?

19 February 2014, Economic Voice, Favoured management strategy of UK businesses ‘fatally flawed’ 

14 February 2014, Business Insider, Here’s Proof That Most Founders Make Bad CEOs

28 January 2014, Human Capital Magazine, Corporate dynasties: The curious case of family CEOs

27 January 2014, Forbes, Family CEOs Spend Less Time at Work

24 January 2014, Business Insider,  Here’s Proof That America Has The Best-Managed Companies In The World

24 January 2014, Viva News (Indonedia), Perusahaan Negara Ini Punya Manajemen Terbaik di Dunia

23 January 2014, First Post, Good management: US cos retain global crown, Indian firms poorly run

17 January 2014, The Economist, Measuring Management

09 January2014, Fox Business, Study: American Firms Get A for Management

24 October 2013, The Agenda, Why we need stronger parties

13 October 2013, The Sydney Morning Herald, Telecommuting has missed the bus

11 October 2013, Irish Times, Better management at helm is key to growth

11 September 2013, Business Spectator, A non-family CEO: invader or savior?

22 July 2013, Brasil Económico, Empresas também precisam de um choque de gestão

02 July 2013, Económico, Choque de Gestão

23 May 2013, Irish Independent, We will lag behind until education matches industry needs

15 May 2013, Wired.com, What Marissa Mayer doesn’t (and does) get about white-collar work

14 May 2013, Financial Times, Chinese lessons for Yahoo’s boss

05 May 2013, Financial Times, What is the best way of innovating for social change?

01 April 2013, The Times, Scientific and productive proof about ‘shirking from home’

18 March 2013, The New Yorker, Face time

14 March 2013, Businessweek, Yahoo work-at-home edict squanders benefits

06 March 2013, Bloomberg, Employees belong in cities, not just in cubicles

26 February2013, The Wall Street Journal, The home office in the spotlight

30 January 2013, The Agenda, The power of good management

11 January 2013, The Wall Street Journal, In defence of the CEO

08 January 2013, The Financial Times, American industry is on the move

21 November 2012, Freakonomics Radio, I Consult, Therefore I Am

11 November 2012, Oman Tribune, Gaining skills of better management

06 November 2012, The Economist, Fighting crime: Italian business schools try to take on the Mafia

29 October 2012, Harvard Business Review, The radical beauty of three simple management practices

16 October 2012, Business Insider, What The Most Successful CEOs Know About Time Management

31 August 2012, The Financial Times, Home workers aren’t (always) shirkersharv

23 August 2012, Freakonomics, There’s Cake in the Breakroom!

07 August 2012, BBC Today, Working from home ‘more productive’

02 June 2012, The Economist, Free exchange: Silicon sally

01 June 2012, The Times, These maternity-leave myths are costing us dear

24 May 2012, Forbes, ‘Can’t believe it’

22 May 2012, National Review, Brief thought on economic dynamism and lessons the private sector might have for the public sector

19 May 2012, The Economist, The endangered public company: The big engine that couldn’t

29 April 2012, The Independent, Will workers take a top-table seat?

26 April 2012, Financial Times, How do highly paid chief executives fill their working hours?

20 February 2012, Forbes India, Measuring the Efficacy of the World’s Managers

14 February 2012, The Wall Street Journal, Where’s the Boss? Trapped in a Meeting

30 January 2012, National Review, Let us now praise private equity

30 January 2012, Harvard Business School Working Knowledge, Measuring the Efficacy of the World’s Managers

02 January 2012, Forbes, Most economics is just organised common sense

01 December 2011, The Daily Telegraph, Family-run firms are Britain’s weak economic link, Family-run firms ‘holding back Britain’s economy’

17 November 2011, Harvard Business School Working Knowledge, What role does information technology have in promoting a decentralized organization?

15 November 2011, The Daily Telegraph, NHS reform: ignore ideology and look at the evidence

13 October 2011, The Daily Telegraph, More NHS competition ‘would cut death rate’

07 October 2011, Huffington Post,

05 October 2011, The Economist, The Doctors versus Dave – Round Two

01 October 2011, The Economist, Honey, we shrunk the hospitals

29 September 2011, Health Service Journal, Healthcare without competition is financially unsustainable

13 August 2011, The Economist, American idiocracy

04 August 2011, Business Standard, Management as capital

03 August 2011, Financial Express, India’s manufacturing muddle

28 July 2011, Unlimited Magazine, Why NZ needs to lift management’s game

27 July 2011, Scoop Independent News, Fresh ideas for a productive economy

26 July 2011, Canberra Times, Family-run not wise way to go in business

24 July 2011, The Guardian, When you run a multinational like News Corp as a family fiefdom, expect to run into trouble

12 July 2011, The Christian Science Monitor, Can US management stay ahead of China, India?

11 July 2011, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, The MBA Advantage

08 July 2011, Chief Executive, Why are American managers the best in the world?

29 June 2011, National Review Online, A Follow-up on Ramesh’s Union Column

26 June 2011, The Mail, Gadfly

24 June 2011, The Guardian, Competition really does improve the NHS

15 June 2011, Management Process, Management Techniques to Improve Productivity

14 June 2011, Bloomberg Businessweek, Why American Management Rules the World

13 June 2011, Harvard Business Review, Why American Management Rules the World

10 June 2011, Daily Mirror, Why a return to British industrial might is key to growth

25 May 2011, The Financial Times, A much maligned reform of hospitals is working

17 May 2011, Technorati, Are Brits Really the Worst Bosses in the World?

16 May 2011, The New Yorker, Innovative consumption

14 April 2011, Forbes, Are Family-Friendly Workplace Practices Worth Their Money? New Evidence

12 April 2011, El Economista, Un experimento

05 April 2011, Ukeavisen Ledelse, Ledelse har effekt

01 April 2011, Harvard Crimson, Harvard Business School Panelists Examine Health Care Flaws

25 March 2011, Harvard Business Review, Family firms need professional management

22 March 2011, Codestone, ERP software ‘can help workers to become more self-sufficient’

18 March 2011, Strategy & Business, How Information and Communication Technologies Affect Decision Making

17 March 2011, Wiwo.de (Handelsblatt), Experimente in Indien: Was modernes Management bringt

10 March 2011, Business Life, Does Good Management Matter?

16 February 2011, med-kolleg Medizin Machrichten, Wirtschaftlich erfolgreiche Krankenhäuser bieten die bessere Patientenversorgung / Neue McKinsey – Studie “Management in Healthcare”: Wirtschaftlichkeit kein Widerspruch zu guter Versorgung

07 February 2011, IndUS Business Journal, Stanford study uses India to examine productivity

07 February 2011, National Review Online, Jim Manzi on Teacher Evaluations

28 January 2011, Management Issues, Battle hymn of the tiger manager?

21 January 2011, The Financial Times, Welcome to boss-onomics

05 January 2011, BBC Business Daily, And we ask where are the best managed hospitals?

04 January 2011, Ukeavisen-Ledelse, Sykehusledelse-påvirker kvaliteten