The Innovator's Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail
An innovation classic. From Steve Jobs to Jeff Bezos, Clay Christensen’s work continues to underpin today’s most innovative leaders and organizations.
The bestselling classic on disruptive innovation, by renowned author Clayton M. Christensen.
His work is cited by the world’s best-known thought leaders, from Steve Jobs to Malcolm Gladwell. In this classic bestseller—one of the most influential business books of all time—innovation expert Clayton Christensen shows how even the most outstanding companies can do everything right—yet still lose market leadership.
Christensen explains why most companies miss out on new waves of innovation. No matter the industry, he says, a successful company with established products will get pushed aside unless managers know how and when to abandon traditional business practices.
Offering both successes and failures from leading companies as a guide, The Innovator’s Dilemma gives you a set of rules for capitalizing on the phenomenon of disruptive innovation.
Sharp, cogent, and provocative—and consistently noted as one of the most valuable business ideas of all time—The Innovator’s Dilemma is the book no manager, leader, or entrepreneur should be without.
How Can Great Firms Fail? Insights from the Hard Disk Drive Industry
Value Networks and the Impetus to Innovate
Disruptive Technological Change in the Mechanical Excavator Industry
What Goes Up Cant Go Down
Managing Disruptive Technological Change
Give Responsibility for Disruptive Technologies to Organizations Whose Customers Need Them
Match the Size of the Organization to the Size of the Market
Discovering New and Emerging Markets
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