Dr. Vijay Govindarajan

World’s leading experts on strategy and innovation. VG, a New York Times and Wall Street Journal Best Selling Author, is Coxe Distinguished Professor at Dartmouth College's Tuck School of Business and Marvin Bower Fellow at Harvard Business School. The Coxe Distinguished Professorship is a new Dartmouth-wide faculty chair. He was the first Professor in Residence and Chief Innovation Consultant at General Electric. He worked with GE’s CEO Jeff Immelt to write “How GE is Disrupting Itself”, the Harvard Business Review (HBR) article that pioneered the concept of reverse innovation - any innovation that is adopted first in the developing world. HBR picked reverse innovation as one of the Great Moments in Management in the Last Century. In the latest Thinkers 50 Rankings, Govindarajan is rated the #1 Indian Management Thinker.

VG writes about innovation and execution on several platforms including Harvard Business Review and Bloomberg BusinessWeek. He is a co-leader of a global initiative to design a $300 House.

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Session Outline

In a nutshell, the Three-Box Solution describes the framework for managing a business’s responsibility to take action in three time horizons at once:

  • Executing the present core business at peak efficiency.
  • Taking steps to avoid the inhibiting traps of past success.
  • Inventing a future built on nonlinear ideas.

The Workshop shows the distinctive skills each box requires, how the boxes interrelate, and what it takes to balance them new technologies continue to emerge at an ever-more rapid pace. Second...

Why do companies need to continuously innovate strategically?
How can firms identify market discontinuities that shape the future evolution of the industry?
How can firms exploit accelerating global opportunities, as a result of the discontinuous shifts in the marketplace?
How can firms build the requisite organizational DNA to create the future while managing the present?
How do you execute breakthrough strategies?

Who Should Attend?

Top and senior mangement from different functions of an organization.

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