New Research Exposes Why Competition in U.S. Politics Industry is Failing America

At a time of high dissatisfaction and distrust with the U.S. political system, Katherine M. Gehl and Michael E. Porter today released new research that illuminates the root causes of why competition in politics is failing to serve the public interest. It is delivering gridlock and partisan divisions, not solutions to the nation’s problems. The authors bring a new analytical lens to understand the performance of our political system–the lens of industry competition, which has been used for decades to understand competition and performance in other industries. CONT.

Harvard Business School