Beyond Great: Nine Strategies for Thriving in an Era of Social Tension, Economic Nationalism, and Technological Revolution

Nikolaus Lang (Author) Jim Hemerling (Author)
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The nine core strategies that will help companies keep customers, attract quality talent, generate revenue, and improve the communities around them, all in the face of new disruptive forces.

Beyond Great will give readers everywhere the strategies they need to navigate a daunting new era of technological, economic, and social change. Supported by years of research and hands-on consulting practice, it will present a comprehensive framework for building a high performing, adaptive, and socially responsible global company.
The book begins by taking an incisive look at the disruptive forces transforming globalization, including economic nationalism; the boom in data flows and digital commerce; the rise of China; heightened public concerns about capitalism and the environment; and the emergence of borderless communities of digitally connected consumers. The authors then offer nine core strategies that will help businesses today address and exploit these forces.
Through compelling stories from real companies that have used these strategies to make change, Beyond Great argues that leaders today must evince a new kind of flexibility and light-footedness, constantly layering in new strategies and operational norms atop existing ones to allow for "always-on" transformation. Leaders must master a whole new set of rules about what it takes to be "global," becoming shapeshifters adept at handling contradiction, multiplicity, and nuance. This book will show them how.

Product Details

Price
$28.00  $25.76
Publisher
PublicAffairs
Publish Date
October 06, 2020
Pages
288
Dimensions
6.2 X 9.3 X 1.1 inches | 0.01 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781541757189
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About the Author

Dr. Arindam Bhattacharya is Senior Partner at Boston Consulting Group's New Delhi office. He has been the head of BCG India, is the co-founder and Fellow of Henderson Institute, BCG's thought leadership arm, and is a member of leadership team of Global Advantage practice. He has been researching, writing consulting on the subject of globalization and global business models, and has given a TED talk on the topic. He has co-authored the book Globality: Competing with Everyone from Everywhere for Everything, named by The Economist to its Best of the Year list.
Dr. Nikolaus Lang is Senior Partner at Boston Conulting Group's Munich office and Global Leader of BCG's Global Advantage practice, supporting clients on an array of globalization-related topics, ranging from geopolitics & trade to joint ventures & digital ecosystems. Dr. Lang is BCG's foremost expert on mobility, connectivity, and self-driving vehicles. For the past years, he has led BCG's collaboration with the World Economic Forum on the future of mobility, helping oversee the piloting and launch of autonomous vehicles in the City of Boston.
Jim Hemerling is Senior Partner at Boston Consulting Group's San Francisco office and a leader in the firm's People & Organization and Transformation Practices. He has been the leader of BCG Greater China and is a Fellow of BCG Henderson Institute. His work with clients and his research focuses on holistic human-centric approaches to organizational transformation. He speaks often on the topic, and has given a widely viewed TED talk entitled, "5 Ways to Lead in an Era of Constant Change."