The Innovator's Dilemma: The Revolutionary Book that Will Change the Way You Do Business
In this revolutionary bestseller, Harvard professor Clayton M. Christensen says outstanding companies can do everything right and still lose their market leadership -- or worse, disappear completely. And he not only proves what he says, he tells others how to avoid a similar fate.
Focusing on "disruptive technology" -- the Honda Super Cub, Intel's 8088 processor, or the hydraulic excavator, for example -- Christensen shows why most companies miss "the next great wave." Whether in electronics or retailing, a successful company with established products will get pushed aside unless managers know when to abandon traditional business practices. Using the lessons of successes and failures from leading companies, The Innovator's Dilemma presents a set of rules for capitalizing on the phenomenon of disruptive innovation.
Sharp, cogent, and provocative, The Innovator's Dilemma is one of the most talked-about books of our time -- and one no savvy manager or entrepreneur should be without.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - brikis98 - LibraryThing
A pretty convincing argument for why large, established companies struggle to keep up with disruptive innovations. It turns out that the very things that make those companies dominant in an existing ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - stanso - LibraryThing
Great starter book on disruptive innovation. Gives you a solid view on innovation and why some great companies may fail and be disrupted. Classic. Read full review
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Clayton M. Christensen
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