Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris: 10/15/12

First Friday Book Synopsis

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Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 3/18/13)

First Friday Book Synopsis

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The Art of Science

Mills Scofield

I met Nick Mayer when ordering a gorgeous Blue Lobster print of his. I have this thing about Blue Lobsters, seeing them in Maine and as a metaphor for innovation in that this rare phenotype results from serendipity and random collisions of genes.

Strategy Lessons From Jean Tirole

Harvard Business Review

Many of us who have wound up teaching strategy and doing research in strategy grew up learning game theory from Tirole’s textbook,” says Jan Rivkin, the chair of the strategy unit at HBS. As an example, Rivkin cites the notion of commitment, which Ghemawat wrote a book on. Game theory models, including some of Tirole’s models, show that a firm can sometimes advance its interests in odd ways,” Rivkin says. Why did Jean Tirole win this year’s economics Nobel ?

The Dell Deal Explained: What a Successful Turnaround Looks Like

Harvard Business Review

How Dell went from dorm room startup in 1984, to the world''s largest PC maker in 2005, and then saw its stock plummet precipitously the next year, is the subject of a lengthy Harvard Business School case study by HBS professor Jan Rivkin.

Can the U.S. Become a Base for Serving the Global Economy?

Harvard Business Review

These concerns can be heard in many places: the sobering survey by Michael Porter and Jan Rivkin in HBR's special March issue on U.S. The competitiveness of the American economy depends disproportionately on the competitiveness of its multinational corporations, especially those headquartered in the United States. During the 2000s, however, a worrisome trend appeared.