Roger L. Martin



Roger Martin is the Institute Director of the Martin Prosperity Institute and the Michael Lee-Chin Family Institute for Corporate Citizenship at the Rotman School of Management and the Premier’s Chair in Productivity & Competitiveness. From 1998 to 2013, he served as Dean. Previously, he spent 13 years as a Director of Monitor Company, a global strategy consulting firm based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he served as co-head of the firm for two years.

His research work is in Integrative Thinking, Business Design, Strategy, Corporate Social Responsibility and Country Competitiveness. He writes extensively and is a regular contributor to: Harvard Business Review’s The Conversation blog, the Financial Times’ Judgment Call column, and t
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“simplification, 80–20 style, leads to more business as usual.”
Roger L. Martin, Opposable Mind: Winning Through Integrative Thinking

“You can’t make a renaissance person anymore, because the range of what you would need to do is just impossible. But you could actually assemble a renaissance team.”7 The integrative thinkers rely on their “renaissance teams” to broaden salience, maintain sophisticated causality, and create a holistic architecture in their drive for creative resolution.”
Roger L. Martin, Opposable Mind: Winning Through Integrative Thinking

“If you can define the problem differently than everybody else in the industry, you can generate alternatives that others aren’t thinking about.”
Roger L. Martin, Opposable Mind: Winning Through Integrative Thinking



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