Found 46 article(s) for author 'Michael Porter'

Why Competiition in the Politics Industry is Failing America

Why Competiition in the Politics Industry is Failing America. Michael Porter, September 2017, Book, “Many Americans are disgusted and concerned about the dysfunction and abysmal results from Washington, D.C., and so are we. However, this paper is not about adding to the depressing national dialog about politics, but about how to change the system by taking action that will work.Link

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Growth in India is meaningful and significant

Growth in India is meaningful and significant. Michael Porter, May 25, 2017, Video, “Stressing on the fact that competitiveness is important for sustained growth in India, Michael Porter of Harvard Business School said that growth in India is meaningful and significant. He also added that they do not enough data to assess job situation in India.Link

 

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Surveillance: Harvard’s Porter Says Economy Peaked 20 Years Ago

Surveillance: Harvard’s Porter Says Economy Peaked 20 Years Ago. Michael Porter, September 20, 2016, Audio, “Council of Foreign Relations’ Richard Haass says TPP passage is a no-brainer for an open economy. Harvard Business School’s Michael Porter says our political system is structured to divide us. CLSA’s Mike Mayo says the Wells Fargo scandal will blow over with some pain. Peterson Institute Senior Fellow David Stockton says Yellen is more in the “patient” camp than the “ready to go” camp.Link

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US competitiveness is at its worst in generations

US competitiveness is at its worst in generations. Michael Porter and Jan Rivkin, September 15, 2016, Video, “A worker assembles a box spring at the McRoskey Mattress facility in San Francisco. Harvard study show US losing competitive edge. The United States is falling short on a number of critical measures of competitiveness, with small businesses bearing the most pain due to the shortfalls, a new study by Harvard Business School finds. The end result is the country is failing to promote prosperity among all Americans, according to Harvard’s fifth-annual U.S. Competitiveness Project report.Link

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Problems Unsolved and a Nation Divided

Problems Unsolved and a Nation Divided.  Michael Porter, Jan Rivkin, and Mihir Desai, September 2016, Paper, “America retains and enjoys many strengths. However, various economic indicators show that the U.S. economy has failed to deliver strong growth and shared prosperity for nearly two decades. These structural issues pre-date the Great Recession and are compounded by political paralysis. This report calls for a national economic strategy for America and proposes federal policy priorities that can form the core of such a strategy. Further, the report highlights corporate and personal tax reform as a promising first step in the strategy. Finally, the report warns that it is impossible to solve the issues besetting the U.S. economy and bring prosperity to millions of Americans if the United States remains mired in crippling political gridlock and vicious rhetoric.Link

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Markets Systems: Michael Porter – Innovation and Competition

Markets Systems: Michael Porter – Innovation and Competition. Michael Porter, October 2, 2015, Video. “Master Class Series, MC10010, Speaker: Dr Michael Porter, Professor Harvard Business School and renowned scholar most cited today on topics of economics and business, discusses innovation and competitive challenges facing American today and offers the view that although America has many of the most highly valued core strengths needed for a successful economy including our level of innovation, Entrepreneurship and clusters, the issues of an eroding infrastructure, inadequate skill pool, and an educational system not progressing…Link

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The Challenge of Shared Prosperity

The Challenge of Shared Prosperity. Jan Rivkin, Karen Mills, Michael E. Porter, Michael I. Norton, Mitchell Weiss, September 2015, Paper. “In the 2015 survey on U.S. competitiveness, HBS alumni weigh in on the current state and future trajectory of U.S. competitiveness as well as the structural strengths and weaknesses of the U.S. business environment. In addition, alumni delve deeper into two aspects of competitiveness: the health of entrepreneurship in the U.S. and business leaders’ views on shared prosperity. Alumni are optimistic about the ability of U.S. firms to compete globally and they see entrepreneurship as more accessible today than it was a decade ago…Link

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How Companies Can Enrich Shareholders—and the Planet

How Companies Can Enrich Shareholders—and the Planet. Michael Porter, August 20, 2015, Opinion. “A quiet corporate revolution is underway: Companies are beginning to compete to change the world for the better. The drive for profit, often criticized for coming at society’s expense, is driving and enabling solutions to many of the world’s most challenging problems. For decades many companies ignored the social and environmental consequences of their activities. They saw their main responsibility as delivering returns to shareholders and viewed their obligations to society narrowly, as “giving back” through philanthropy…” Link

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America’s Unconventional Energy Opportunity

America’s Unconventional Energy Opportunity. Michael Porter, June 10, 2015, Paper. “Unconventional gas-and-oil resources are perhaps the single largest opportunity to improve the trajectory of the U.S. economy, at a time when the prospects for the average American are weaker than we have experienced in generations. America’s new energy abundance can not only help restore U.S. competitiveness but can also create geopolitical advantages for America. These benefits can be achieved while substantially mitigating local environmental impact and speeding up the transition to a cleaner-energy…Link

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