Just read a good short post on strategy as hypothesis on HBR.com by Amy Edmondson and Paul Verdin. Some highlights: An alternative perspective on strategy and execution — one that we argue is more in tune with the nature of value creation in a world marked by volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity (VUCA) — conceives of
It’s not often that you read an article about labor theory that really clarifies a wider economic issue, but Roger L. Martin’s recent piece in HBR on the NFL’s kneeling issue does just that. Martin argues that the reason the NFL owners have not pushed the players very hard to stop their protests, even though
In case you missed it, HBR.com has a good piece on BMW’s “venture client” corporate VC model that’s worth the time to read. Some highlights: Based on his own experience, a reading of the emerging research, and dozens of conversations, Gimmy was convinced that the innovation impact of corporate VCs had been disappointing not
In case you missed it, HBR has a nice piece on how startups often skirt (or ignore) laws during their early stages of growth. Some excerpts below: One of the unheralded advantages of a startup is what at first glance appears to be its weakness. Initially, a startup has no business model and no market
Among all the talk of globalization and trade tariffs, a seismic shift in capitalism is taking place without, it seems, much public debate. Little by little, the idea that public companies, and wide-spread individual stock ownership, are a necessary and vital part of a capitalist system is dying a slow and quiet death. As a Wall Street Journal recently noted:
In case you missed it, Babson professor Thomas Davenport (author of Only Humans Need Apply, which I reviewed here), has a good piece on Trump lack of focus on automation in HBR. Excerpt: To be fair, it’s not just Trump who finds this a difficult enemy to battle; other politicians don’t engage with it much either.
The latest issue of the Harvard Business Review contains a very interesting debate currently taking place between Clayton M. Christensen, one of the originators (along with Joseph L. Bowers in a 1995 HBR article) of Disruption Theory (“DT”), and some HBR readers. It’s actually quite a relevant discussion, since the concept of disruption has become such an ubiquitous and influential idea in business. Christensen’s (and his co-authors Michael
I just posted a new piece on HBR.com on SC Risk. It’s a short summary of my point of view on how SCRM needs to change its approach radically. Read full post here: http://blogs.hbr.org/cs/2012/11/why_quants_should_manage_your.html?referral=00563&cm_mmc=email-_-newsletter-_-daily_alert-_-alert_date&utm_source=newsletter_daily_alert&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=alert_date