In this revolutionary bestseller, innovation expert Clayton M. Christensen says outstanding companies can do everything right and still lose their market leadership—or worse, disappear altogether. And not only does he prove what he says, but he tells others how to avoid a similar fate.
Focusing on “disruptive technology,” Christensen shows why most companies miss out on new waves of innovation. 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.
CLAYTON M. CHRISTENSEN is the Kim B. Clark Professor at Harvard Business School, the author of seven books, a five-time recipient of the McKinsey Award for Harvard Business Review's best article, and the cofounder of four companies, including the innovation consulting firm Innosight. In 2011 he was named the world's most influential business thinker in a biennial ranking conducted by Thinkers50.
I've read some reviews criticizing this book as being too simple. Useful ideas do not have to be complex to be powerful. Read morePublished 3 days ago by Roberto F. Jacobus
It disrupts my convention mindset or traditional MBA training. This's a must read book for every manager in any industry who want to survive in this tech driven economy.Published 1 month ago by andrew
If this book was trimmed to 40-60 pages it'd be perfect. There are summary sections. I'd recommend reading those. Read morePublished 1 month ago by J. McIntyre