Myriam Prot-Poilvet

73 Flips | 5 Magazines | 11 Followers | @MyriamProtP32j0 | Myriam Prot-Poilvet est la présidente fondatrice de La Dentellière Editions Numériques (www.ladentelliere.fr, @ladentelliereEd) et la fondatrice de Prot-Poilvet Conseil (www.protpoilvet.com, @happystrat).

Clayton Christensen: Do We Need A Revolution In Management?

“Do we need a revolution?” ask Clayton Christensen and Derek van Bever in the June 2014 Harvard Business Review (HBR). “The orthodoxies governing finance are so entrenched that we almost need a modern-day Martin Luther to articulate the need for change.”<p>When “the world’s most influential business …

Deconstructing Google's Strategy: Will Google Eat Your Business Next?

After Google’s I/O announcements, I flashed back to a dozen or so conversations I’ve had with executives and entrepreneurs about <b>what</b> Google is doing. Reading between the lines, some imagined buying yachts after a Google acquisition. Others feared downgrading to an inner tube if Google entered their …

The End of Management

Corporate bureaucracy is becoming obsolete. Why managers should act like venture capitalists<p>Business guru Peter Drucker called management "the most important innovation of the 20th century." It was well-justified praise. Techniques for running large corporations, pioneered by men like Alfred Sloan …

General Motors

Stop Distinguishing Between Execution and Strategy

It’s impossible to have a good strategy poorly executed. That’s because execution actually <i>is</i> strategy – trying to separate the two only leads to confusion.<p>Consider the recent article, “Why Strategy Execution Unravels — and What to Do About It“ by Donald Sull, Rebecca Homkes, and Charles Sull, in …

How to Manage Innovation

Innovation has become management’s new imperative. Everybody wants to be the next Apple, Google or Netflix, nobody wants to be Kodak, Blockbuster or US Steel.<p>Go to any conference these days and some whip-smart technogeek will declare that you must, “innovate or die,” and then dazzle you a wide …

Charles O’Reilly: Finding a Corporate Culture that Drives Growth

Adaptive cultures minimize predictability and encourage innovation.<p>Corporate leaders and academics have been debating the connection between …

Nurturing a Culture of Innovation

Steve Cadigan Provides Tips for Creating a Culture of Innovation<p>Everywhere you turn today, you hear and read about innovation. All companies want it, but few really offer it.<p>Why? Because as employers try to unlock the most creative, innovative ideas within their organizations, they often have no …

Innovation

Strategies for Learning from Failure

The wisdom of learning from failure is incontrovertible. Yet organizations that do it well are extraordinarily rare. This gap is not due to a lack of commitment to learning. Managers in the vast majority of enterprises that I have studied over the past 20 years—pharmaceutical, financial services, …

Entrepreneurs’ Brains are Wired Differently

Windows of entrepreneurial opportunity can open unexpectedly and briefly, typically under conditions of risk and uncertainty. Founder entrepreneurs must therefore be alert, tolerant of ambiguity and able to respond quickly when opportunity knocks. But does this mean that founders´ brains work …

The Hidden Danger of Being Risk-Averse

People are generally not all that happy about risk. As Nobel Prize-winning psychologist Daniel Kahneman has written, “For most people, the fear of losing $100 is more intense than the hope of gaining $150. [Amos Tversky and I] concluded from many such observations that ‘losses loom larger than …

The New Yorker: Battle Of The Strategy Titans

Regard the drama unfolding at Harvard Business School (HBS). Last month, the New York Times noted the irony in having two famous strategy professors—Michael Porter and Clayton Christensen—unable to agree on the strategy HBS should adopt in dealing with the emergence of massive open online courses …

Clay Christensen on the recent debate surrounding his theory of disruptive innovation.

The Disruption Machine

What the gospel of innovation gets wrong.<p>In the last years of the nineteen-eighties, I worked not at startups but at what might be called finish-downs. Tech companies that were dying would hire temps—college students and new graduates—to do what little was left of the work of the employees they’d …

Big-Bang Disruption

By now any well-read executive knows the basic playbook for saving a business from disruptive innovation. Nearly two decades of management research, beginning with Joseph L. Bower and Clayton M. Christensen’s 1995 HBR article, “Disruptive Technologies: Catching the Wave,” have taught businesses to …

The future of work: Say goodbye to HR?

When Deloitte revealed recently that it was redesigning its approach to performance management—hoping to fix a process that chews up nearly 2 million …

BCG Classics Revisited: The Growth Share Matrix

Strategy as a Portfolio of Real Options

When executives create strategy, they project themselves and their organization into the future, creating a path from where they are now to where they want to be some years down the road. In competitive markets, though, no one expects to formulate a detailed long-term plan and follow it mindlessly. …

Strategic Intent

Sixteen years ago, when Gary Hamel, then a lecturer at London Business School, and C.K. Prahalad, a University of Michigan professor, wrote “Strategic Intent,” the article signaled that a major new force had arrived in management.<p>Hamel and Prahalad argue that Western companies focus on trimming …

Is It Real? Can We Win? Is It Worth Doing?: Managing Risk and Reward in an Innovation Portfolio

Minor innovations make up 85% to 90% of companies’ development portfolios, on average, but they rarely generate the growth companies seek. At a time when companies should be taking bigger—but smart—innovation risks, their bias is in the other direction. From 1990 to 2004 the percentage of major …

Making Planning Strategic

Portfolio planning has come a long way since it became fashionable in the late 1960s. Listen to these executives describe their experiences:<p>“Portfolio planning became relevant to me as soon as I became CEO. I was finding it very difficult to manage and understand so many different products and …

Competing on Resources

As recently as 10 years ago, we thought we knew most of what we needed to know about strategy. Portfolio planning, the experience curve, PIMS, Michael E. Porter’s five forces—tools like these brought rigor and legitimacy to strategy at both the business unit and the corporate level. Leading …

What Killed Michael Porter's Monitor Group? The One Force That Really Matters

What killed the Monitor Group, the consulting firm co-founded by the legendary business guru, Michael Porter? In November 2012, Monitor was unable to pay its bills and was forced to file for bankruptcy protection. Why didn’t the highly paid consultants of Monitor use Porter’s famous five-force …

The Right Way to Do a SWOT Analysis

A SWOT analysis can be a useful planning tool--or a naval gazing exercise. Follow these 12 tips to get the most out of your next strategy meeting.<p>SWOT analysis is a widely used framework for strategic planning in which managers examine their company's internal <i>strengths</i> and <i>weaknesses</i> as well as …

Management

The art of strategy

Examining how strategies are created, implemented, and executed is a relatively recent practice. In this video interview, McKinsey’s Chris Bradley …

Management

When you're making a deal, what's going on in your brain?

When two people are trying to make a deal -- whether they’re competing or cooperating -- what’s really going on inside their brains? Behavioral …

Game Theory

What Is Strategy?

This article has benefited greatly from the assistance of many individuals and companies. The author gives special thanks to Jan Rivkin, the coauthor of a related paper. Substantial research contributions have been made by Nicolaj Siggelkow, Dawn Sylvester, and Lucia Marshall. Tarun Khanna, Roger …

ECON 159 - Lecture 1 - Introduction: Five First Lessons

Lecture 1<p>- Introduction: Five First Lessons<p>Overview<p>We introduce Game Theory by playing a game. We organize the game into players, their strategies, …

Le dilemme du prisonnier

Label UNT : AUNEGE<p>Date de réalisation : 8 Avril 2013Durée du programme : 6 minClassification Dewey : Comportements économiques. Sociologie …

Éducation

Lawrence Freedman: "Strategy: A History" | Talks at Google

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