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Responding To Disruptive Change with Julian Birkinshaw

Episode Summary

How should you as a business leader, respond to disruptive change in a decisive way? Today’s guest, Julian Birkinshaw, Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at London Business School, is an authority on the subject of change. Key takeaways: How big businesses handle disruption How to do face to face work remotely Why managers need to adapt The ABC method What makes a great coach His prefered models for entrepreneurship

Episode Notes

How should you as a business leader, respond to disruptive change in a decisive way? 

As the current global crisis gathers momentum, ensuring your organisation is able to respond to disruption is vital for survival. 

But it isn’t just coronavirus that is out to disrupt you, there are thousands of things that could potentially derail your business, not least the economy, access to talent, access to capital, access to markets to name but a few. 

Today’s guest is an authority on the subject of change, in fact, Julian Birkinshaw, Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at London Business School not only teaches it, but he’s authored several books on the topic too. 

So if you’re an entrepreneur wondering what frameworks your business should be putting in place to support growth and create a valuable business, or how to look at strategy and how to get your business fit for the future, then this is one conversation you don’t want to miss.

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