Beyond Numbers of Doom: Effects of Film #Piracy, including Economic Benefits, Industry Re-structuring, and #Creativity?

Two fascinating pieces by @CarlBialik about efforts to better understand the effects of film piracy appeared in yesterday’s Wall Street Journal.   “Studios Struggle for Focus on Film Pirates’ Booty,” details how film studios, primarily through its industry association, the MPAA, is working to update the research basis of their insistent claims of the harmful… Continue reading

The Leader’s Guide to Building an Everyday Strategic Practice: Lafley and Martin’s ‘Playing to Win’

A.G. Lafley and Roger L. Martin, Playing to Win: How Strategy Really Works, Cambridge: Harvard Business Review Press, 2013. =============================================================== A.G. Lafley, CEO of Procter & Gamble from 2000-2009, is one of the most-respected and successful corporate leaders of the young twenty-first century.  Roger Martin, a long-time business consultant and currently Dean of the Rotman… Continue reading