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Martin, Roger L.

Works: 77 works in 245 publications in 4 languages and 8,573 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Educational films  Filmed lectures  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction
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Publications about Roger L Martin
Publications by Roger L Martin
Most widely held works by Roger L Martin
Playing to win : how strategy really works by A. G Lafley( Book )
10 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,047 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most common: * Mistaking tactics for strategy * Using "the world is changing" excuse to make it up as you go * Tweaking outdated plans to minimize disruption * Leaning on strategy consultants to make the tough choices Don't be most firms.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 )
20 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 915 libraries worldwide
Most companies today have innovation envy. Many make genuine efforts to be innovative: they spend on R & D, bring in creative designers, hire innovation consultants; but they still get disappointing results. Roger Martin argues that to innovate and win, companies need 'design thinking'
The opposable mind : how successful leaders win through integrative thinking by Roger L Martin( Book )
24 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 853 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 )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 475 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
Getting beyond better : how social entrepreneurship works by Roger L Martin( Book )
9 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 409 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."
Fixing the game : bubbles, crashes, and what capitalism can learn from the NFL by Roger L Martin( Book )
10 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 374 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 )
16 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 341 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
Flux : what marketing managers need to navigate the new environment by Dilip Soman( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 320 libraries worldwide
"The past decade has seen a number of developments that threaten the very fabric of how marketing activities have traditionally been conducted. On one hand, consumers are increasingly socially networked and value-conscious, with heightened expectations of how companies will react to their demands. Along with the challenges, however, come new opportunities: the growth of behavioural economics and the emergence of new data collection techniques, for instance, give marketers unprecedented access to previously hidden aspects of consumer behavior. Clearly, 'business as usual' is not an option for marketing managers who want their firms to stay in the game
Creating great choices : a leader's guide to integrative thinking by Jennifer Riel( Book )
5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 305 libraries worldwide
"Conventional wisdom--and business school curricula--teaches us that making trade-offs is inevitable when it comes to hard choices. But sometimes, accepting the obvious trade-off just isn't good enough: the choices in front of us don't get us what we need. In those cases, rather than choosing the least worst option, we can use the models in front of us to create a new and better answer. This is integrative thinking. First introduced by Roger Martin in The Opposable Mind, integrative thinking is an approach to problem solving that uses opposing ideas as the basis for innovation. Now, in Creating Great Choices, Martin and fellow Rotman expert Jennifer Riel vividly show how they have refined and enhanced the understanding and practice of integrative thinking through their work teaching the concept and its principles to business and nonprofit executives, MBA students, even kids. Integrative thinking has been embraced by organizations such as Procter & Gamble, Deloitte, Verizon, and the Toronto District School Board--all seeking a replicable, thoughtful approach to creating a "third and better way" to make important choices in the face of unacceptable trade-offs. The book includes new stories of successful integrative thinkers that will demystify the process of creative problem solving. It lays out the authors' practical four-step methodology, which can be applied in virtually any context: Articulating opposing models Examining the models Generating possibilities Assessing prototypes Stimulating and practical, Creating Great Choices blends storytelling, theory, and hands-on advice to help any leader or manager facing a tough choice"
Playing to Win: How Strategy Really Works by A.G. Lafley & Roger L. Martin by A. G Lafley( visu )
4 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 138 libraries worldwide
First, one has to define what your winning aspiration is, then, determine where you'll play. When you know this, you can ascertain how to be distinctive and win. Develop or tap the capabilities to deliver what your competitors cannot. Finally, identify the management system you'll need to maintain your winning position. Uses the concept of what 5 choices an organization has to make to develop their strategy. These are: What is your winning aspiration? ; Where will we play? ; How will we win? ; What capabilities must we have? ; What management systems are required?
Diaminds : decoding the mental habits of successful thinkers by Mihnea C Moldoveanu( Book )
12 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 125 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 )
14 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
"Over the past decade, the Rotman School of Management and its award-winning publication, Rotman magazine, have proved to be leaders in the emerging field of design thinking. Employing methods and strategies from the design world to approach business challenges, design thinking can be embraced at every level of an organization to help build innovative products and systems, and to enhance customer experiences. 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." --Publisher's description
Fixing the game : how runaway expectations broke the economy, and how to get back to reality by Roger L Martin( Book )
11 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Using the National Football League as his primary example, Martin illustrates that it is possible to take a much more thoughtful and effective approach than we now do to the intersection of the real and the expectations markets and to governance in general in the capital markets. Martin shows how we can act to end the destructive cycle of increasing volatility, decreasing investor returns, and ongoing bad behavior by executives
Jurisdictional advantage by Maryann P Feldman( Book )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 37 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"--National Bureau of Economic Research web site
Ontario in the creative age by Roger L Martin( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Special issue : design and business, artistry for the strategist, a design toolkit for strategy, possibility thinking, achieving customer-centered design, design education for business ( file )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
We are passionate believers in the potential that design thinking holds for business and tired of the "iPOD as icon" phenomenon that equates design exclusively with high-end new products. Despite seemingly endless exhortations about the value of design in business, the conversations never seem to recognize that design holds out any promise greater than the creation of sleek, high-end products. But design offers business so much more. To illustrate this, we need to swim upstream from the act of designing to the thinking behind design in order to show how design thinking can help businesses deve
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
Strengthening management for prosperity by Roger L Martin( file )
1 edition published in 2007 in English 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
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Alternative Names
Martin, Roger.
Martin, Roger 1956-
Martin, Roger L.
Martin, Roger (Roger L.)
Roger Martin Canadian businessman
Роджер Мартин
마틴, 로저 1956-
마틴, 로저 L. 1956-
マ-ティン, ロジャ- 1956-
マーティン, ロジャー
マーティン, ロジャー・L.
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