Rory M. McDonald and Christopher Bingham
How Every Leader Can Tackle Innovation’s Toughest Trade-Offs (Management on the Cutting Edge)
MIT Press, 2022
New theories on how to maximize innovation amid complexity and uncertainty.
Leaders today must carefully manage tensions to find success, explain researchers Rory M. McDonald and Christopher B. Bingham. Whether you’re trying to decide to borrow from your competitors or differentiate, or to embrace familiarity or novelty, McDonald and Bingham urge you to undertake a strategic reorientation. Drawing on wide-ranging research from executives across the world, the authors find solutions for leaders who struggle to make rapid decisions and seize opportunities in an increasingly complex, fast-moving and uncertain market. They provide readers with new theories to help them embrace innovation by working smarter – not harder.
About the Authors
Christopher B. Bingham is a professor and chair of strategy and entrepreneurship at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Kenan-Flagler Business School. Rory M. McDonald is a Harvard Business School associate professor of business administration.
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