Leap: How to Thrive in a World Where Everything Can Be Copied

Leap: How to Thrive in a World Where Everything Can Be Copied

by Howard Yu


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781610398817
Publisher: PublicAffairs
Publication date: 06/12/2018
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 460,679
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Howard Yu is the LEGO professor of management and innovation at IMD business school in Switzerland, and director of the Advanced Management Program (AMP), a three-week executive course. Yu was selected by Poets&Quants in 2015 as one of "The World's Top 40 Business Professors Under 40," and in 2018, he appeared on the Thinkers50 Radar list of thirty management thinkers "most likely to shape the future of how organizations are managed and led." Yu received his doctoral degree from Harvard Business School.

Table of Contents

Introduction: How Competition Works 1

Part I What Happened

1 The Piano War: When Strength Becomes a Weakness 17

2 The First Advantage of a Pioneer: When Competition Works Like a Mudslide 41

3 The Second Advantage of a Pioneer: How Knowledge Is Harnessed 65

Part II What Will Happen

4 Leveraging Ubiquitous Connectivity: From Lone Genius to the Wisdom of the Crowd 93

5 Leveraging Machine Intelligence: From Intuition to Algorithm 123

6 Leveraging Managerial Creativity: From Big Data to Human Interest 151

Part III What Needs to Happen Next

7 From Insights to Organized Actions 185

Epilogue 207

Acknowledgments 219

Notes 221

Index 255

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