quickpoint: Strategy and Leadership

Leading Blog

Professor David Teece of University of California Berkeley Hass School of Business shares this in the foreword of Winning the Long Game : A firm’s dynamic capabilities rest on two pillars: ( 1 ) the vision and leadership skills of managers, and ( 2 ) the cohesion and flexibility of the organization as a whole. When confronted by “unusual uncertainty” as Ben Bernanke put it , leaders need to be able to think and act adaptively. It’s jazz — strategic improvisation.