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University of Oxford Alumni Newsletter Article

Published on July 10, 2010 By admin

Invited by Oxford University’s Said Business School to pen an article for its “Beyond Oxford And You” August newsletter, Steven Weiss wrote the following: For decades, established business labored under the assumption that the financial system was rock solid, that disruptions would be few and far between, that if and when they occurred, we could [...]

Two That Get It. One That Doesn’t.

Published on June 25, 2010 By Steven Weiss

Two Organizations That Have Disregarded Previous Instructions Third tier brands do best when they take risks.  Infiniti has redesigned the M37 and M55 models. They have made vehicles that are surprising and different.  They reshuffled the deck. The Financial Times ran an article [June 21, 2010] about Dean Lynn who took over the Berkeley Business School. [...]

Companies That Want To Disregard Previous Instructions Must Do The Following:

Published on May 24, 2010 By Steven Weiss

look for dramatic growth and are not content with incremental growth… create chaos in their industries and benefit from their ability to manage chaos… create a series of overlapping competitive advantages, disruptive moves and ruthlessly trash the known… improvise to manage uncertainty, unpredictability and the staggering speed of the marketplace… perpetually develop asset innovations and [...]