What Is Strategy?
Two of the first articles I remember reading in my MBA strategy class (and I think the same two read by most MBA students today…) were “Five Forces” and “What is Strategy?” by Harvard Business School professor Michael Porter. Today, Porter is still talking about business strategy, but through a different lens. Porter is now focusing on how businesses can...
Creating and Measuring Shared Value: What’s so different about it?
At the annual Net Impact Conference held recently, we had the opportunity to participate in a shared value panel discussion centered on understanding how companies are deploying the concept of shared value, including new methodology on measuring shared value, developed by Harvard Business School professor Michael Porter and FSG. A room filled with inspiring MBA students, eager to take on...