Chapter Notes and Sources


For a comprehensive bibliography of Porter’s work, including presentations and interviews, see the Web site of the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness, To help readers pursue particular topics of interest, I have referenced a number of Porter’s published works in the glossary.


Porter described the intellectual divide he faced in the 1970s in a private conversation with me in the fall of 2010. His reflections on the origins of his frameworks appear in M. E. Porter, N. Argyres, and A. M. McGahan, “An Interview with Michael Porter,” Academy of Management Executive 16, no. 2 (2002): ...

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