The Politics Industry: How Political Innovation Can Break Partisan Gridlock

Utilizing a business analysis lens and Michael Porter’s Five Forces Framework, the authors examine our current political system and attempt to answer the following questions: Why is the United States innovative in so many areas, but not in politics? Why is it normal to have limited — and often disappointing — choices at the ballot box? What outcomes should we expect from an optimally functioning political system? And, most importantly, what can we do to start achieving those great outcomes?