The Management Science Behind Our Benchmarking Programs

Reasons for Joining an Industry Peer Network
The Characteristics of Industry Peer Networks
How IPNs Help Companies Address Their Limitations
Combating Myopic Tendencies

This document contains a description of and paraphrases and direct quotes from "Improving Capabilities Through Industry Peer Networks," a paper published in MIT Sloan Management Review, Winter 2006 edition. So that this can be easily scanned by readers with limited time, we have highlighted the most apt points - the big reasons why we think firms should join our groups, which are, in essence, Industry Peer Networks.

The following is provided by permission of the authors, Stoyan V. Sgourev, Postdoctoral Fellow at the MIT Sloan School of Management, and Ezra W. Zuckerman, Associate Professor of Strategy and International Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

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