Integrative thinking is a form of reasoning which allows you to constructively face the tensions of opposing models. Instead of choosing one at the expense of the other, you generate a creative solution. Your solution contains elements of the individual models, but is superior to each.

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Creating Great Choices

Organizations need to incorporate the best of design thinking into their ways of working to unleash innovation and creativity. An organization will be able to counter-balance analytical thinking with intuitive thinking – to enable it to both exploit existing knowledge and create new knowledge. 

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The Design Of Business

Critical to the success of every organization, strategy is not a long planning exercise or document. Strategy can be simple, fun and effective and is founded on a set of five interrelated and powerful choices that positions an organization to win.

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Playing To win

While prevailing theory holds that stock-based compensation perfectly aligns corporate executives’ incentives with those of shareholders, it does the opposite. As a consequence, executives have done brilliantly while shareholders have become increasingly frustrated. Incentives and governance practice needs to be transformed to enable corporations to prosper in a way that better serves society.

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Fixing the Game

The combination of the stagnation of medium incomes and the rapid rise of high incomes is threatening the future of democratic capitalism. Its predictive future requires building a more robust knowledge, transactional and physical infrastructure for broadly shared prosperity.

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The Rise (and Likely Fall) of the Talent Economy

For both social entrepreneurs and corporations, the key tenet of social innovation is finding ways to make the world a better place. My work focuses on building tools for social entrepreneurs to create more powerful models for creating value for society and developing models to guide corporations on a path of productive corporate citizenship.

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Getting Beyond Better

News & Events

News & Events

Fixing the Game in the News

Dec 03, 2011
<p>On Sunday, December 4th, I&rsquo;ll be appearing on Fox &amp; Friends on Fox News Channel to talk about <em>Fixing the Game</em>. I&rsquo;ll be on at 7:45, so tune in early!</p> <p>In other news, I&rsquo;m delighted to share that <em>Fixing the Game</em> has already made two year-end best book lists. It was featured on <a href="http://m.strategy-business.com/article/11405c?gko=5649f" onclick="javascript:_gaq.push(['_trackEvent','outbound-article','http://m.strategy-business.com']);">Strategy + Business magazine&rsquo;s Best Business Books of 2011 list</a>, and <a href="http://afr.com/" onclick="javascript:_gaq.push(['_trackEvent','outbound-article','http://afr.com']);">Australia Financial Review</a> included it in their list of Best Brainfood of 2011.</p> <p>And last but not least, I wanted to point out <a href="http://www.forbes.com/sites/stevedenning/2011/11/28/maximizing-shareholder-value-the-dumbest-idea-in-the-world/" onclick="javascript:_gaq.push(['_trackEvent','outbound-article','http://www.forbes.com']);">this</a> review of<em> Fixing</em>by Steve Denning at Forbes.com. Steve does an oustanding job of articulating the main themes of the book and offers his own thoughtful perspective. It&rsquo;s a great read.</p>
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