Management Tools: Cycling through the concepts

Rita McGrath
5 min readJul 19, 2023

Everybody wants to be the author of a popular management tool. But at the end of the day, it’s useful to realize that many have a lot in common — what makes the difference, as with any tool — is the skill of the person using it and the consistency with which you stick with it.

For some time now, I’ve enjoyed regular conversations and spirited exchanges between a group…

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Rita McGrath

Columbia Business School Professor. Thinkers50 top 10 & #1 in strategy. Bestselling author of The End of Competitive Advantage & Seeing Around Corners.