Explaining Organic Growth Performance: Why Dynamic Capabilities Need Strategy Guidance

Published Research

Why are some firms consistently able to grow faster than their rivals in the same industry? We employ dynamic capabilities theory to show that organic growth leaders excel because they have innovation prowess. Read More

Five Lessons for Building Innovation Prowess

George Day

According to George Day, top businesses have a lot in common with top athletes. His research examines the qualities that separate “growth leaders” from “growth laggards” — in other words, the qualities that separate average or failing companies from those that achieve Olympic-level success.Read More

Video: George Day Interview About “Innovation Prowess: Leadership Strategies for Accelerating Growth”

David Heckman, practice leader, senior management at the Wharton School’s Aresty Institute of Executive Education, recently spoke with Mack Institute Co-director George Day about why innovation prowess is the key to growth leadership. The interview addresses the questions that Professor Day explores in his latest book Innovation Prowess: Leadership StrategiesRead More

George Day Featured in the European Business Review

Innovation Prowess featured in European Business Review

George Day is featured in the May/June edition of The European Business Review in an article titled “The 3 C’s of Growth Leadership: Culture, Capabilities, and Configuration.” Professor Day’s article provides insight on how companies can increase their potential for innovation by attending to the three C’s: culture, capabilities, and configuration. ReadRead More