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Useful Doesnt Always Mean Used

Date Added: December 16, 2013 11:39 AM

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This is the recording of the webinar, Useful Doesnt Always Mean Used, presented by MIT Sloan Executive Education faculty member Nelson Repenning. The event was recorded on December 12, 2013.

Managers are faced with an increasing array of tools, technologies, and processesfrom lean production methods to virtual communication systemsall with documented benefits. Companies often invest significant time, money, and efforts to incorporate these innovations in their day-to-day operations. Nonetheless, such efforts often fail to produce significant improvements in performance. Why?

Professor Repenning shares examples of how organizations can increase adoption of these tools, along with the risks of failing to do so. Repenning also shares the capability trap and its impact on organizations.

Nelson Repenning teaches in our related courses, Implementing Improvement Strategies: Practical Tools and Methods and Business Dynamics: MIT's Approach to Diagnosing and Solving Complex Business Problems. Learn more: and

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