New Issue of Harvard Business Review Russia

The new issue of Harvard Business Review Russia has been released. The January-February issue includes:

Manolo Blahnik, one of the world’s most successful shoe designers, explains how he maintains a balance between art and business and why he is still personally involved in the design of each pair.

When Michael Wallent, an executive at Microsoft’s U.S. office, became Megan Wallent, her subordinates discovered that their boss had not only changed gender, but management style as well.

Whether deliberately or not, U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama influences the fashion market by choosing this or that article of clothing over another. The companies making and selling the clothes she wears are flourishing.

Recently everyone, from senior officials to ordinary citizens, has been talking about the need for Interior Ministry reforms. It seems the time for change has come. But what is the best way to improve such a complex and vital government structure? Basing its model on the world’s best examples, HBR has developed its own plan for reforms.