New management thinking for the post-industrial transition

Investors: Accelerate fund value creation by exploiting industry disruption
Corporates: Accelerate corporate renewal by creating new, disruptive ventures
Policymakers: Understand how technology is changing society, locally and globally

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Accelerating corporate renewal
amid industry disruption

 

4:30pm-7:30pm, January 15, 2020

SRI International
Menlo Park, California

Post-Industrial Forum

Silicon Valley launch

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White paper

Private Equity in the Post-Industrial Transition

July 30, 2019

Abstract

In the face of relentless technology disruption, private equity firms must urgently update their approach to value creation. We discuss how GPs can better navigate the rapid changes taking place. This paper should also be of interest to LPs, who will need to become more vigilant in their evaluation of GPs.

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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
68 Willow Road

Menlo Park, CA 94025
USA
Main: +1-(650) 830-0430