No Ordinary Disruption
- The Four Global Forces Breaking All the Trends
- Narrated by: Grover Gardner
- Length: 8 hrs and 18 mins
- Unabridged Audiobook
- Release date: 18-05-15
- Language: English
- Publisher: Gildan Media, LLC
Yes. Ours is an era of near constant discontinuity. Today and even more so in the years ahead, speed, surprise, and sudden shifts in direction in huge global markets will routinely shape the destinies of established companies and provide opportunities for new entrants. Business models can be up-ended in months. Competitors can rise in almost complete stealth and burst upon the scene. Businesses that were protected by large and deep moats now find their defenses are easily breached. New markets are conjured seemingly from nothing. Technology and globalization have put the natural forces of market competition on steroids.
This isn't just how the world now feels; it's also what the data tell us. Chart the plot points on most long-term trends and they no longer look like smooth upward slopes; they look like sawtooth mountain ridges, or like hockey sticks, breaking up sharply and to the right, or like the silhouette of Mt. Fuji, rising steadily only to start falling off. We live, increasingly, in an age of trend breaks.
In No Ordinary Disruption, the directors of the McKinsey Global Institute, the flagship think tank of the world's leading consulting firm, McKinsey & Company, dive deeply behind current headlines to analyze the key forces transforming the global economy over the next two decades - and most importantly, to explain what business and government leaders need to do to reset their intuitions and take advantage of the disruptions ahead.
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By Ed on 18-02-17
Did not live up to hype of title
Is there anything you would change about this book?
Not very focused, rambling. I got nothing out this book.
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Wish that I had returned for a refund.
By Ricardo on 21-11-16
Great insight among a long narration
This book does have some great nuggets of insight by you to listen through it all to pick them up. A good summary would be a nice addition.