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At the turn of the 21st century, The Stanley Works (Stanley) appeared to be in excellent position. Founded in the mid-19th century as a small family business, the firm—which specialized in hand tools for the construction industry—had blossomed into a multi-national company with approximately $2.7...

In 2005, the National Cash Register Corporation (NCR) stood at a crossroads. Founded in the late nineteenth century and famous for having invented...

In late 2013, Accenture was at an inflection point. Throughout most of its history, the firm had functioned as a consultancy. By then, however, it...

In September 2011, when Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe became the Commissioner of London’s Metropolitan Police Service (MET), he faced significant challenges...

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Research & Frameworks

LNW’s applied research and programs focus on the challenges and opportunities posed by social, economic, and technological change, and the organizational innovation and transformation required to create sustainable public and private value.


About the Executive Director

Dr. Antonio M. Oftelie is Executive Director of LNW and the Public Sector Innovation Fellow at the Technology and Entrepreneurship Center at Harvard within the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.


The Thought Leadership Team

Leadership for a Networked World brings together academics and researchers, cross-sector executives, and subject matter experts to ideate and activate thought leadership.

Public Sector Innovation Award

To help spur innovation in government, LNW, Accenture, and the Technology and Entrepreneurship Center at Harvard have launched the Public Sector Innovation Award – an annual competition for Harvard University students to design the future of government.

The 2016 Public Sector Innovation Award Winner - ALEX

Leadership for a Networked World’s applied research, student innovation challenge, and on-campus summit programs are an initiative of Dr. Antonio M. Oftelie, Innovation Fellow at the Technology and Entrepreneurship Center at Harvard (TECH), part of the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. TECH is a hub for students, faculty, alumni, and government and industry leaders to learn together, collaborate, and innovate. LNW accelerates these efforts by connecting leaders across sectors and developing cutting-edge thought leadership on innovation and organizational transformation.

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