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Response to: “Daniel Kahneman: Beware The ‘Inside View’” in McKinsey Quarterly

Published on November 2, 2011 By Steven Weiss

McKinsey Quarterly accepted the following Steven Weiss comment to this article: http://www.mckinseyquarterly.com/Daniel_Kahneman_Beware_the_inside_view_2876#LettersToTheEditors The extrapolation of the past is not a predictor of the future, and the rules of doing business have changed so radically that entirely new ways of thinking and forecasting are needed to survive in today’s environment. At this time, an outside-in perspective [...]

Response to: “Global Forces: An Introduction” in McKinsey Quarterly

Published on August 16, 2010 By Steven Weiss

McKinsey Quarterly accepted the following Steven Weiss comment to this article: http://www.mckinseyquarterly.com/Global_forces_An_introduction_2625#LettersToTheEditors There will be political divides on most of these key trends as each one has a political component. In some cases the political divide will be greater then the economic divide. The business implications will be unexpected—so will the political component.

Response to: “Clouds, big data, and smart assets: Ten tech-enabled business trends to watch” in McKinsey Quarterly

Published on August 12, 2010 By Steven Weiss

McKinsey Quarterly accepted the following Steven Weiss comment to this article: https://www.mckinseyquarterly.com/Clouds_big_data_and_smart_assets_Ten_tech-enabled_business_trends_to_watch_2647 An enterprise’s future success will require improvisation, spontaneity, flexibility, collaboration, and obsessive experimentation. The technological trends that you cite will be the enablers in some cases. Improvisational business models will be transformative. Improvisors will use technology, collaboration, networking, data collection, and smart grids [...]

Response to: “Applying Global Trends: A Look At China’s Auto Industry” in McKinsey Quarterly

Published on July 27, 2010 By Steven Weiss

McKinsey Quarterly accepted the following Steven Weiss comment to this article: https://www.mckinseyquarterly.com/Applying_global_trends_A_look_at_Chinas_auto_industry_2643 Assumption-based planning would also be an important tool in monitoring the progress of each scenario. It would provide an additional discipline to think through the problem and the remedies. Furthermore, what Mr. Weiss couldn’t include in the comment are the following observations: By [...]