Rita Gunther McGrath
Rita Gunther McGrath has been recognized as one of the Top 10 Most Influential Business Thinkers by Thinkers50 in 2015 and 2013. Thinkers50 presented Rita with the Distinguished Achievement Award for Strategy in 2013.
Rita was voted HR Magazine’s Most Influential International Thinker, writes regularly for Fortune magazine’s online edition, authors a regular column, “The Entrepreneurial Strategist” for Inc. magazine and blogs regularly at HBR.org. Rita is also one of the Wall Street Journal’s Experts. She is one of the most widely published authors in the Harvard Business Review, including the best-selling “Discovery Driven Planning” (1995), which was recognized as an early articulation of today’s “lean” startup philosophy and has been praised by Clayton Christensen as one of the most important ideas in management – ever. She is a highly respected academic researcher whose work has won awards from the most prestigious management journals.