Executive Development Programs Enter the Digital Vortex: I. Disrupting the Demand Landscape
by Mihnea Moldoveanu and Das Narayandas
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY — The informational and computational “tectonic shifts” of the past decade—enabling sharing, transacting, collaborating, and learning online—have created new challenges for executive development programs, in part by making visible to both buyers and sellers the specific objectives of participants and their organizations. Drawing on interviews with sponsoring organizations and participants in executive education at Harvard Business School, this study examines what learners and organizations want from executive development and maps the sources of value and drivers of demand for executive development. ... "