New management thinking for the post-industrial transition

Investors: Profit from Disruption
Corporates: Accelerate the Transformation
Policymakers: Flourish from Innovation

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Post-Industrial Forum Online Event

Boards, Tech Disruption,
and the Pandemic

11 August, 2020
9am PDT / 12pm EDT / 5pm BST / 6pm CEST

Corporate boards are facing unprecedented difficulties. Before Covid-19, enterprises were already facing technology disruption. Many were undergoing a transformation. These efforts must now be accelerated, but organizations are under more stress and may have fewer resources. In this session we explore how boards can better meet this challenge.

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Post-Industrial Forum Online Event

The Path to Progress:
Building the Future Faster

28 July, 2020
9am PDT / 12pm EDT / 5pm BST / 6pm CEST

Ten thousand years ago, stone age humans invented agriculture. Today we enjoy instant planet-wide communication, modern medicine, and machine-made goods. We are launching spaceships and modifying our DNA. But progress is fragile.  Join Jason Crawford, author of The Roots of Progress, and learn how humanity can continue to flourish.

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White Paper

Digital Myopia and the Coming of Post-Industrial Civilization

February 25, 2019

Abstract

Exponential technologies are invalidating long-held assumptions about jobs, firms, industries, and whole economies. Agility alone will be insufficient for the flourishing for investors, companies, and nation states. Leaders need to better understand the profound nature of the changes that are occurring.

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Newsletter topics include:

  • Disruptive technologies 
  • Decentralization
  • Changing industry structures
  • Leading organizational transformation
  • The cultures of industry disruptors
  • Post-industrial strategy
  • Agile organizational structures
  • Attracting young innovators
  • How boards struggle with industry disruption
  • Policymaking and mindsets around the world
  • Autonomous micro-organizations
  • Innovation ecosystems
  • The future of cities
  • Extending human lifespans
  • AI and nanotech safety
How we help

Keynotes: 

Inspirational speeches at industry conferences and your internal events. Our keynotes can serve as a wake-up call for board or management action, or help rally managers to boldly pursue new opportunities. 

Education:

We provide workshops for investors, board directors, executive teams, and managers. Participants will gain deep insight into the the post-industrial transition and learn about powerful new management tools and strategies for causing and benefiting from industry disruption.  

Assessments: 

We help corporates and investors discover industry disruption threats and opportunities. Assessments look at relevant technologies, changing industry structures, industry position, and emerging competitors. They also evaluate innovation capability.

Transformation: 

We help corporates and PE firms develop a post-industrial vision and strategy, emphasizing rapid evolution, recruiting outside innovators, and building new high-growth ventures targeting industries vulnerable to disruption.

Monitoring:

We provide investors and corporates with ongoing support to navigate industry disruption threats and opportunities. This can include evaluation of exponential technologies, policy challenges, innovation system performance, and M&A due diligence.

Contact us

Post-Lean Institute
333 Ravenswood Avenue

Menlo Park, CA 94025
USA

+1-(650) 830-0430

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