The New Supercompetitors – 08/08/14
Article reports on research by Professors Thomas Hubbard, Paul Leinwand and Cesare Mainardi that found that supercompetitors are emerging today because companies with distinctive capabilities are both scalable and relevant, while other forms of competitive advantage, like sheer size, have decreased in importance.
WBEZ’s Tech Shift
Groupon and enterprise apps – 08/08/14
Interview with Professor Linda Darragh about Groupon’s disappointing second quarter earnings. Darragh said that Groupon is “probably looking deep as to what their core competency might be to see how they can reinvent themselves.”
Poets & Quants
The Most ‘Popular’ B-Schools Among MBAs – 08/07/14
Article reports on the alumni survey portion of the Financial Times' 2014 Global MBA Rankings. Kellogg was rated 6th by alumni, behind HBS, Stanford, Wharton, LBS and MIT. Kellogg placed 15th in the overall rankings.