The Innovator’s Dilemma
His work is cited by the world’s best known thought leaders, from Steve Jobs to Malcolm Gladwell. In his bestselling book, The Innovator’s Dilemma, innovation expert Clayton M. Christensen introduced the world to the revolutionary principles of disruptive innovation--new rules for doing business in a rapidly changing environment. This business classic shows how even the most outstanding companies can do everything rightyet still lose market leadership. Every thoughtful business person--no matter your level or industryshould read this book to avoid a similar fate.
Offering both the successes and failures of leading companies as a guide, The Innovator’s Dilemma reveals how you can simultaneously do what’s right for the near-term health of your established business, while focusing enough resources on the disruptive technologies that ultimately could lead to its downfall. Ignore the innovator’s dilemma at your peril.
How Will You Measure Your Life?” (BONUS HBR article)
At Harvard Business School, Clayton Christensen teaches aspiring MBAs how to apply management and innovation theories to build stronger companies. But he also believes that these models can help people lead better lives. In the award-winning Harvard Business Review article, How Will You Measure Your Life?,” he explains how, exploring questions everyone needs to ask: How can I be happy in my career? How can I be sure that my relationship with my family is an enduring source of happiness? And how can I live my life with integrity?
For the first time, get this article together with the bestselling book that established Clayton Christensen as one of the world’s most influential management thinkers.
Table of contents
- How Will You Measure Your Life?
The Innovator's Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail
- In Gratitude
- Part One
- CHAPTER ONE How Can Great Firms Fail? Insights from the Hard Disk Drive Industry
- CHAPTER TWO Value Networks and the Impetus to Innovate
- CHAPTER THREE Disruptive Technological Change in the Mechanical Excavator Industry
- CHAPTER FOUR What Goes Up, Can’t Go Down
- Part Two
- CHAPTER FIVE Give Responsibility for Disruptive Technologies to Organizations Whose Customers Need Them
- CHAPTER SIX Match the Size of the Organization to the Size of the Market
- CHAPTER SEVEN Discovering New and Emerging Markets
- CHAPTER EIGHT How to Appraise Your Organization’s Capabilities and Disabilities
- CHAPTER NINE Performance Provided, Market Demand, and the Product Life Cycle
- CHAPTER TEN Managing Disruptive Technological Change: A Case Study
- CHAPTER ELEVEN The Dilemmas of Innovation: A Summary
- The Innovator’s Dilemma Book Group Guide
- About the Author
- Title: The Innovator's Dilemma with Award-Winning Harvard Business Review Article ?How Will You Measure Your Life?? (2 Items)
- Release date: May 2012
- Publisher(s): Harvard Business Review Press
- ISBN: 9781422189979
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