I was fascinated to read that Taco Bell has picked up on a tactic that we wrote about in our book MarketBusters: 40 Strategic Moves that Drive Exceptional Business Growth. In the book, we describe… Read more »
Archives for December 2009
I ran across this amusing post by Erin Murphy, who blogs about innovation on her re-discovery of our first book together The Entrepreneurial Mindset. The book does suggest that uncertainty needn’t be an enemy, and… Read more »
In this blog Steve Miller notes that DDP can be a bridge between 'searching' activities and 'planning' activities and suggests how the idea could be imported to the world of IT.
Rosabeth Moss Kanter has a real knack for picking up on the zeitgeist, with her most recent work being her new book “Supercorp” about companies that do good, do well, are family friendly, make tons… Read more »
Discovery-Driven Growth was mentioned in New York Times’ You’re the Boss — The Art of Running a Small Business comments: “Of the books I read this year, I think McGrath/MacMillan’s Discovery-Driven Growth would top my… Read more »
Erin Murphy in her own tribute to Russ Ackoff, “acclaimed systems thinker,” referred to Rita McGrath’s tribute Remembering Russ Ackoff at the Harvard Business Review.
On December 7, 2009, Rita McGrath appeared at the invitation of the ISPIM at their New York City meeting. Jack Hipple reporting on the meeting on his blog, wrote: “Dr. Rita Gunther McGrath from the… Read more »
My colleague and co-author, Ian MacMillan has been doing a fair amount of work to help companies anticipate when their customers could be dangerously over-leveraged. He’s developed a remarkably simple analytical tool that will allow… Read more »
Rita McGrath’s December 2 Harvard Business Review Why Vertical Integration is Making a Comeback was mentioned at Blogging Innovation by Stefan Lindegaard in his post “You Must Innovate Across Silos to Succeed.”
In a fascinating interview published in the Wall Street Journal, Paul Volcker lights into those who advocate for a continuation of the financial system that resulted in a spillover to the real economy, creating the… Read more »
At the Information Management blog, author Steve Miller comments on the Wall Street Journal article in which Rita McGrath and Ian MacMillan were interviewed about discovery-driven growth. “I like the concept of discovery-driven planning a… Read more »
Business Week listed Discovery Driven Growth as one of the best Innovation and Design Books of 2009: “Acknowledging that innovation is a tricky beast to implement even at the best of times, McGrath, from Columbia… Read more »