Rita McGrath 2015-01-09T09:15:43+00:00

Rita Gunther McGrath Author. Speaker. Consultant.

  • Bundled, Unbundled, than bundled again – Business Models and Strategic Inflection Points
    by Rita McGrath on April 16, 2018 at 10:47 pm

    A strategic inflection point, a term first coined by Andy Grove in his landmark book Only the Paranoid Survive, represents a turning point for your business. In this lively Google Hangout with myself and Robots & Pencils CEO Michael J. Sikorsky, we explore a number of topics related to strategic inflection points, including: * What… The post Bundled, Unbundled, than bundled again – Business Models and Strategic Inflection Points appeared first on Rita Gunther McGrath. […]

  • Open Access to Sloan Management Review Articles – Today and Tomorrow Only
    by Rita McGrath on March 20, 2018 at 4:40 pm

    On March 20 and 21, the Sloan Management Review is offering open access to those interested in my work for your reading and downloading pleasure. This is a great time to re-acquaint yourself with material that I’ve published or introduce new colleagues to some of that work.  In this piece, “Is Your Company Ready to… The post Open Access to Sloan Management Review Articles – Today and Tomorrow Only appeared first on Rita Gunther McGrath. […]

  • Hear Her Roar – Women in their Fifties Will Surprise You
    by Rita McGrath on March 8, 2018 at 4:35 pm

    For as long as I can remember, the professional career path in the developed world has accommodated a linear model. In one’s twenties, you graduate with some kind of undergraduate degree, take a job and/or pursue even more education and eventually link up with an organization (or a professional career path) to which you plan… The post Hear Her Roar – Women in their Fifties Will Surprise You appeared first on Rita Gunther McGrath. […]

  • One reason Tesla Lost $10 Billion in Market Capitalization in a Breathtakingly short period of time
    by Rita McGrath on July 7, 2017 at 12:44 am

    Understanding investor psychology can be baffling and frustrating for the managers of publicly traded corporations.  For instance, despite what many would regard as a stellar track record of proven performance, CEO Mark Fields was fired at Ford.  Apparently, the company’s success at making vehicles like its 150 truck the ride of choice for wealthy Americans… The post One reason Tesla Lost $10 Billion in Market Capitalization in a Breathtakingly short period of time appeared first on Rita Gunther McGrath. […]

  • Are all advantages now #transient? Question from a follower
    by Rita McGrath on June 21, 2017 at 7:08 pm

    I’ve been making the point for years, which is that as barriers to entry collapse, advantages last for shorter and shorter periods of time. People like Roger Martin would argue otherwise (see our back and forth in the Harvard Business Review).  And there is evidence that in certain industries (banking, education, healthcare, housing, cable broadcasting,… The post Are all advantages now #transient? Question from a follower appeared first on Rita Gunther McGrath. […]