We struggle to manage complexity every day. We follow intricate diets to lose weight, juggle multiple remotes to operate our home entertainment systems, face proliferating data at the office, and hack through thickets of regulation at tax time. But complexity isn't destiny. Sull and Eisenhardt argue there's a better way: by developing a few simple yet effective rules, you can tackle even the most complex problems.
"This got past my own simple rules. I won't re-read"
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Everywhere, in every industry, markets are merging, closing, shrinking, splitting, colliding and growing. The only constant in business is that everything is constantly changing. This talk by Kathleen Eisenhardt professor of strategy and organization at the Stanford School of Engineering focuses on how to manage these hotly competitive, high-velocity industries, how keep up with the pace of change, and how to get ahead of the game.