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Blogs

  • Additive Manufacturing

    With 3-D printing now moving into mass production, we’re entering an era of business transformation, the biggest leap in manufacturing innovation since the assembly line. 3-D printing will restructure industry and give rise to a new kind of giant company, the Pan-industrial—a highly diversified firm that achieves operational synergies

  • In Praise Of Additives
    In the late 1980s, Motorola faced a major threat to its fast-growing cell phone business. Rivals were developing digital technology […]
  • In Conversation: Richard D'Aveni
    Face-to-face, Richard D’Aveni is a big man, with incisively large opinions; keen to tackle the big ideas. We asked him […]
  • A Better Way for Trump to Respond on China
    As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump denounced China for weakening its currency to steal business and jobs from Americans – […]
  • Ford Motor and Choosing to Lose
    It was big news on Monday that Ford replaced its CEO with the head of its new mobility division. The company’s chairman, […]
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Richard D’Aveni is The Bakala Professor of Strategy at the Tuck Business School at Dartmouth College. He is the author of a number of influential books and articles, and his work is credited with creating new tools, frameworks, and maps that help companies and governments define their playing fields and determine their positioning. His books include Hypercompetition (Free Press, 1994), which coined the phrase and became a global bestseller; Beating the Commodity Trap (HBR Press, 2009); and Strategic Capitalism (McGraw-Hill, 2012). His Harvard Business Review column, “3-D Printing Will Change the World,” is among the most popular columns ever published in the history of the magazine.

D’Aveni’s latest book, The Pan-Industrial Revolution: How New Manufacturing Titans Will Transform the World, (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018) looks at what will happen to global industry as 3-D printing quickly becomes a worldwide phenomenon–and how this will influence our economic and geopolitical landscape.

According to Tom Peters, bestselling author of In Search of Excellence and member, Thinkers50 Hall of Fame:

“Richard D’Aveni’s The Pan-Industrial Revolution is much more than a ‘must read.’ It is a ‘page turner,’ a ‘thriller.’ Herein is a compelling saga of a spanking new industrial revolution barreling toward us at lightning speed. Even if D’Aveni is only half right, the impact will be staggering.”


Blogs

  • Additive Manufacturing

    With 3-D printing now moving into mass production, we’re entering an era of business transformation, the biggest leap in manufacturing innovation since the assembly line. 3-D printing will restructure industry and give rise to a new kind of giant company, the Pan-industrial—a highly diversified firm that achieves operational synergies

  • In Praise Of Additives
    In the late 1980s, Motorola faced a major threat to its fast-growing cell phone business. Rivals were developing digital technology […]
  • In Conversation: Richard D'Aveni
    Face-to-face, Richard D’Aveni is a big man, with incisively large opinions; keen to tackle the big ideas. We asked him […]
  • A Better Way for Trump to Respond on China
    As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump denounced China for weakening its currency to steal business and jobs from Americans – […]
  • Ford Motor and Choosing to Lose
    It was big news on Monday that Ford replaced its CEO with the head of its new mobility division. The company’s chairman, […]

Richard’s Books on Amazon

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