36 minutes | Oct 14, 2021

31: Winning the Right Game, with Ron Adner, Professor of Business Administration; Strategy and Entrepreneurship, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College

Meet Ron Adner: Ron Adner, Ph.D. is a Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. He is also the Founder and CEO of Strategy Insight Group, which helps clients understand business ecosystems. Dr. Adner has won multiple awards for his research on business strategy and published two books on the subject. His first book, “The Wide Lens,” analyzes successful innovators. He recently published a second book on business disruption: “Winning the Right Game: How to Disrupt, Defend, and Deliver in a Changing World.” Key Insights: Ron Adner, Ph.D. analyzes business strategy from an ecosystem perspective. Businesses need to consider not just what they deliver to consumers, but also structures of interdependence built into the business world. Ecosystem Thinking. Dr. Adner presents a new way of examining business, through a lens of interdependence. (6:17) Achieving Alignment. Healthcare providers are unaware of the power they have to shape ecosystem alignment, and create better systems of health. (25:54) Different Leadership. Different ecosystem settings can require vastly different leadership styles. (29:01)Advice for New Leaders. Healthcare is drowning in new ideas; the catch is determining which ideas are scalable. (31:29)
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