The United States suffers from a proliferation of bad jobs. Squeezing every nickel out of labor costs might seem efficient, but no one is counting the price in terms of lost competitive advantages. Bad jobs – those that offer very low pay, few benefits, unpredictable hours, no o…
Big changes seldom announce themselves conveniently at the conference table at headquarters. They bubble up, instead, at the ‘edges’ of the organizatio…
Rita McGrath
A guest post by Ron Boire on how companies can build enormous value, and see it evaporate if they don't innovate.
Rita McGrath and Ron Boire
We’re used to thinking of competition as the biggest challenge for getting customers to buy from us. But a much bigger challenge is non-consumption – e…
Rita McGrath
Nonprofit organizations are expected to deliver results on multiple fronts. The result can be a nightmare for prioritization.
Rita McGrath
The old watchword, “follow the money” will give you great insight into what really matters in any organization. It will also show you where the most si…
Rita McGrath
The very human tendency to continue to pursue a failing project, strategy or investment just increases the suffering when the inevitable happens. What …
Rita McGrath
We see it all the time – strategies that are meant to align and energize people distract and confuse them instead. Creating a screening scorecard that …
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