Disruption

The Disruption Readiness Test

The Disruption Readiness Test
Authors: ,
Series: Disruption, Book 1
Genre: Business
Tag: Recommended Books
Publication Year: 2016
Length: 170 pages
ASIN: B01LFX1YW8
ISBN: 0994376936
In their book "Disrupted: Strategy for Exponential Change", Larry Quick and David Platt presented the challenge of disruption and outlined a strategic framework – Strategy in Action - that allows organizations to develop and deploy strategy focused on leveraging disruption. Here, in "The Disruption Readiness Test" (DRT), they challenge leaders to test their organization’s disruption readiness and identify the actions required to effectively leverage disruption. The DRT gets readers quickly up to speed with disruption, and what it means to strategically and actively leverage disruption. It also lays out the key insights and research that led to the development of the DRT. And, critically, it outlines the preparations that readers need to take to benefit from—rather than be blind-sided by—the disruptors that will transform their organization, industry, and sector.
About the Book

“No industry or sector will be untouched by disruption. In fact, all operating and business models are already under attack, and too few organizations are robustly prepared to respond to, let alone leverage, disruption.

If you don't agree…then you're not asking the right questions.”  -Larry Quick, Author, Disrupted: Strategy for Exponential Change

Preparing for and leveraging disruption–the technological and non-technological elements driving unprecedented, rapid change in all industries and sectors–is the test of our times.

Energy, finance, retail, automotive, media, transport, education, health, politics, government, construction, legal, telecommunications, space travel, recruiting, manufacturing, food…the list of industries already experiencing the exponential impacts of disruption goes on. Who among them will survive to deliver value to future generations?

With The Disruption Readiness Test, Larry Quick and David Platt provide a companion piece to Disruption: Strategy for Exponential Change. In Disrupted, they outlined a framework for agile strategizing. In The Disruption Readiness Test, they challenge leaders to test their organization's readiness to meet with, and leverage, disruption.

The Disruption Readiness Test gets readers quickly up to speed with disruption, and what it means to actively leverage it. It lays out the insights and research that led to the development of the Disruption Readiness Test, an online tool for self-assessing an organization's preparedness to leverage disruption. And, critically, it outlines the preparation that readers need to make to benefit from–rather than be blind-sided by–the disruptors that will inevitably transform their organization, industry, and sector.

Will your organization pass the test of its times? Take it and find out.

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