Introduction

How should leaders be preparing to face new types of competition? This collection of articles from MIT Sloan Management Review examines the theory of disruptive innovation and the variety of responses that leaders can take both proactively and reactively to protect their businesses.

From “The Best Response to Digital Disruption”:

  • Surprisingly little empirical evidence has captured either the magnitude of digital disruption or how incumbents are reacting on a broad scale.
  • A global survey of C-suite executives by McKinsey & Co. looked at how digitization is unfolding across industries and how incumbents are responding. With some notable and important exceptions, the answer is: “Not well.”
  • The survey found that digitization has a ...

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