Weak Signals: Anticipating an Inflection Point Before It’s Too Late

Despite their best intentions, executives in incumbent firms are often caught by surprise by an unexpected shift in their environment. In this webinar, Rita McGrath, a globally recognized expert on strategy, innovation, and growth and a long-time faculty member of Columbia Business School Executive Education, will discuss insights from her forthcoming book, Seeing Around Corners: How to Spot Inflection Points in Business Before they Happen. She will review a framework for creating an early warnings system that can be immediately put into place.

During this 30-minute webinar, you will learn:

• Why thinking in terms of your industry can be a trap and how to think in terms of arenas instead
• The difference between lagging, current, and leading indicators
• How to run an early warnings workshop with your team

Rita McGrath teaches in the Leading Strategic Growth and Change and Women in Leadership programs. To learn more, visit: https://www8.gsb.columbia.edu/execed/program-pages/details/42/LSGC?sourc...