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Martin, Roger L.

Works: 56 works in 186 publications in 7 languages and 6,875 library holdings
Genres: Interviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: HD57.7, 658.4092
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Publications about Roger L Martin
Publications by Roger L Martin
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Playing to win : how strategy really works by A. G Lafley( Book )
9 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 979 libraries worldwide
The only strategy book you'll ever need If strategy is about creating a competitive advantage that allows a firm to win, then pinpointing your strategy to a few critically important choices will dramatically increase your chances of success. This is especially true in the volatile and complex environment that has become the norm for all of us. Yet the authors of Playing to Win, A.G. Lafley, the former CEO of Procter & Gamble and one of the most successful business leaders of the last century, and Roger Martin, Dean of the Rotman School of Management, say most firms shy away from these difficult strategic choices, settling instead for false approaches that can lead to irreversible blunders. Among the most common: * Mistaking tactics for strategy * Using "the world is changing" excuse to make it up as you go * Tweaking outdated plans to minimize disruption * Leaning on strategy consultants to make the tough choices Don't be most firms. Drawn on their years of experience working together and separately at P & G and the Rotman School of Management, Lafley and Martin present a deceptively simple set of exercises and questions that can guide the decisions of anyone in an organization. The book helps you and those who work with you to figure out the relationship of the day-to-day work to larger strategic goals--something woefully lacking from many strategy books but also from the real world. There are plenty of books written by CEOs that champion the work that, truthfully, only they could do, in their unique circumstances with their considerable resources. Playing to Win is different. It's a strategy book for everyone, that works everywhere. Once you open it you'll see why it's the only strategy book you'll ever need
The design of business : why design thinking is the next competitive advantage by Roger L Martin( Book )
11 editions published in 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 862 libraries worldwide
Most companies today have innovation envy. They yearn to come up with a game-changing innovation like Apple's iPod, or create an entirely new category like Facebook. Many make genuine efforts to be innovative - they spend on R & D, bring in creative designers, hire innovation consultants. But they get disappointing results. Why? In "The Design of Business", Roger Martin offers a compelling and provocative answer: we rely far too exclusively on analytical thinking, which merely refines current knowledge, producing small improvements to the status quo. To innovate and win, companies need design thinking. This form of thinking is rooted in how knowledge advances from one stage to another-from mystery (something we can't explain) to heuristic (a rule of thumb that guides us toward solution) to algorithm (a predictable formula for producing an answer) to code (when the formula becomes so predictable it can be fully automated). As knowledge advances across the stages, productivity grows and costs drop - creating massive value for companies. Martin shows how leading companies such as Procter & Gamble, Cirque du Soleil, RIM, and others use design thinking to push knowledge through the stages in ways that produce breakthrough innovations and competitive advantage. Filled with deep insights and fresh perspectives, "The Design of Business" reveals the true foundation of successful, profitable innovation
The opposable mind : how successful leaders win through integrative thinking by Roger L Martin( Book )
25 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 825 libraries worldwide
'The Opposable Mind' promotes the idea that everyone can benefit from integrative thinking, which can be taught. The book reflects many actionable ideas, written in a tone that makes change seem easy
The responsibility virus : how control freaks, shrinking violets-and the rest of us-can harness the power of true partnership by Roger L Martin( Book )
20 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 575 libraries worldwide
A Triumph. Few management books have ever brought such psychological insight to the question of why good people often struggle in positions of leadership."--Malcolm Gladwell, author of The Tipping Point
Fixing the game : bubbles, crashes, and what capitalism can learn from the NFL by Roger L Martin( Book )
17 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 407 libraries worldwide
Martin (management, U. of Toronto, Canada) uses the National Football League as his most prominent example to show that it is possible to end the destructive pattern of increasing volatility, dropping investor returns, and generally bad behavior among executives that is crippling American capitalism. Some of his concepts include realigning executive compensation with real-world markets and not expectations, rethinking board governance and the parts board members play, and whittling down power of hedge funds and monopoly pension funds
The future of the MBA : designing the thinker of the future by Mihnea C Moldoveanu( Book )
15 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 339 libraries worldwide
"The Future of the MBA provides a sorely needed detailed and systematic review of the major contemporary debates on management education. At the same time, it makes a striking new proposal that will certainly have an impact in business schools: that managers need to develop a series of qualitative tacit skills which could be appropriately developed by integrative curricula brought from different disciplines, including sociology, philosophy, and other social sciences. Moldoveanu and Martin, both involved in the greatly respected integrative business education program at the Rotheman School of Management, provide a guide on how to design a reliable integrated program for management students. One of the main assets of the book is that it relies not just on speculative thinking, but on real life experience, and that it also includes case studies that will appeal to practicing managers. As an authoritative reference on MBA education, it will appeal to faculty and staff of business schools, as well as students in related fields like education and public policy."--Jacket
Getting beyond better : how social entrepreneurship works by Roger L Martin( Book )
6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 255 libraries worldwide
"Who really moves things forward in our society and how do they do it? How have they always done it? Strategy guru Roger Martin and Skoll Foundation CEO Sally Osberg make a compelling argument that social entrepreneurs are agents of change who recognize, in our current reality, various kinds of "equilibria"-systems in need of change-and then advance social progress by transforming these systems, ultimately replacing what exists with a new equilibrium. Seen in this light, social entrepreneurship is not a marginal activity, but one that unleashes new value for society by releasing untapped human ambition. The book begins with a probing and useful theory of social entrepreneurship, moving through history to illuminate what it is, how it works, and the nature of its role in modern society. The authors then set out a framework for understanding how successful social entrepreneurs actually go about producing transformative change. There are four key stages: understanding the world; envisioning a better future; building a model for change; and scaling the solution. With both depth and nuance, Martin and Osberg offer rich examples and stories, and share lessons and tools applicable to everyone who aspires to drive positive change, whatever the context. Getting Beyond Better offers a bold new framework demonstrating how and why meaningful change actually happens in the world, and offering concrete lessons and a practical model for businesses, policy-makers, and civil society organizations to generate new value, again and again. "--
Canada : what it is, what it can be by Roger L Martin( Book )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
Written in an accessible style that helps general readers understand complex economic concepts, Canada: What It Is, What It Can Be exposes the myths currently guiding our public policy, and provides ground-breaking new approaches for realizing our full prosperity potential."--Pub. desc
Diaminds : decoding the mental habits of successful thinkers by Mihnea C Moldoveanu( Book )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
"What constitutes successful thinking in business? What are the techniques used by some of the top minds in the business world to solve problems and create value? In Diaminds, Mihnea Moldoveanu and Roger Martin, creators of the Integrative Thinking curriculum at the Rotman School of Management, draw upon numerous case studies and interviews - as well as theories and models from cognitive psychology, epistemology, analytic philosophy, and semiotics - to present a new conception of successful intelligence that is immediately applicable to business situations." "The 'diamind' (or dialogical mind) is characterized by a number of qualities: the ability to simultaneously hold opposing plans, models, and courses of action in mind while retaining the ability to act (bi-stability), logical depth and informational breadth in one's thinking processes (meliorism), the ability to choose among various representations of the world, the self, and others (choicefulness), and the capacity to think about how to analyse and solve a problem while at the same time thinking about the problem itself (polyphony). The authors discuss these concepts in detail, and provide examples and exercises throughout to encourage readers to examine and re-engineer their own thought patterns to develop these qualities and cultivate their own 'diaminds'."--Jacket
Rotman on design : the best on design thinking from Rotman magazine by Roger L Martin( Book )
9 editions published in 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 66 libraries worldwide
This collection features Rotman magazine's best articles on design thinking and business design. Insights are drawn from the people on the frontlines of bringing design into modern organizations, as well as from the leading academics who are teaching design thinking to a new generation of global leaders
Jurisdictional advantage by Maryann P Feldman( Book )
10 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Our objective in this paper is to define jurisdictional advantage, the recognition that location is critical to firms' innovative success and that every location has unique assets that are not easily replicated. The purpose is to be normative and policy oriented. Drawing from the well-developed literature on corporate strategy, we consider analogies to cities in their search for competitive advantage. In contrast to the more passive term locational advantage, our use of the term jurisdiction denotes geographically-defined legal and political decision-making authority and coordination. Thus, jurisdictions may be constructed and managed to promote a coherent activity set. We review recent advances in our understanding of patterns of urban specialization and the composition of activities within cities, which suggest strategies that may generate economic growth as well as those strategies to avoid. This paper then considers the role of firms and their responsibility to jurisdictions in light of the net benefits received from place-specific externalities, and concludes by considering the challenges to implementing jurisdictional advantage
Playing to win : how strategy really works by A. G Lafley( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Strategy is not complex. But it is hard. It's hard because it forces people and organizations to make specific choices about their future -- something that doesn't happen in most companies. Now two of today's best-known business thinkers get to the heart of strategy--explaining what it's for, how to think about it, why you need it, and how to get it done. And they use one of the most successful corporate turnarounds of the past century, which they achieved together, to prove their point. A.G. Lafley, former CEO of Procter & Gamble, in close partnership with strategic adviser Roger Martin, doubled P & G's sales, quadrupled its profits, and increased its market value by more than $100 billion in just ten years. Now, drawn from their years of experience at P & G and the Rotman School of Management, where Martin is dean, this book shows how leaders in organizations of all sizes can guide everyday actions with larger strategic goals built around the clear, essential elements that determine business success--where to play and how to win
She ji si kao jiu shi zhe me hui shi! by Qicheng Ma( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in Chinese and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Die Kunst, miteinander zu arbeiten : vom richtigen Gebrauch der Verantwortung by Roger L Martin( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in German and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Ontario in the creative age by Roger L Martin( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
L'Ontario à l'ère de la créativité by Roger L Martin( file )
1 edition published in 2009 in French and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Enhancing the productivity of small and medium enterprises through greater adoption of information and communication technology by Roger L Martin( file )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Strengthening management for prosperity by Roger L Martin( file )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
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Martin, Roger.
Martin, Roger L.
Martin, Roger (Roger L.)
Roger Martin Canadian businessman
Роджер Мартин
マーティン, ロジャー
マーティン, ロジャー・L.
English (121)
Chinese (8)
Spanish (4)
French (3)
Japanese (2)
German (1)
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