Michael Porter

Jim Taggart's picture

To Cluster or Not to Cluster Isn’t the Issue: It’s about Leadership

The world economy is in a competitive street-fight, with a no-holds-barred struggle for market share, and indeed for supremacy within a market.

Jerry Tarasofsky's picture

Ideas for Leaders: Mintzberg’s Better Way to Do Corporate Strategy

A few months ago I devoted my column to a discussion about the differences between Michael Porter’s concepts of “deliberate strategy” versus Henry Mintzberg’s “emergent strategy.” As much as I had relied on Porter to guide my own career at IBM, and at Oxford and LBS, my new conclusion is that the world is no longer dependable, consistent, or predictable enough for leader