Midwest Dispatches presents a firsthand view of the evolution of the Midwest economy, and of the disruption impacting the region’s established companies and the growing startup environment alike.
In this series, author Karl Alleman, US Managing Partner, discusses the leadership and talent strategies required for Midwest companies to thrive within the ongoing volatility and seize opportunities for truly innovative thinking that can transform the organization.
Amoco, Anheuser-Busch, Chrysler, Motorola, Wrigley. Great Midwestern companies that failed to adapt to global competition and ended up being acquired. Many others have suffered the same fate or declared bankruptcy, and now the ongoing disruption from globalization and technological change is putting our legacy companies under further pressure.