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The innovator's dilemma : when new technologies cause great firms to fail
Christensen, Clayton M., author.
Publication Information:
Boston, Massachusetts : Harvard Business Review Press, [2016]

Physical Description:
xxxi, 253 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
"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, "
PART ONE: WHY GREAT COMPANIES CAN FAIL -- 1 How Can Great Firms Fail? Insights from the Hard Disk Drive -- 2 Value Networks and the Impetus to Innovate -- 3 Disruptive Technological Change in the Mechanical Excavator Industry -- 4 What Goes Up, Can't Go Down -- PART TWO: MANAGING DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE -- 5 Give Responsibility for Disruptive Technologies to Organizations Whose Customers Need Them -- 6 Match the Size of the Organization to the Size of the Market -- 7 Discovering New and Emerging Markets -- 8 How to Appraise Your Organization's Capabilities and Disabilities -- 9 Performance Provided, Market Demand, and the Product Life Cycle -- 10 Managing Disruptive Technological Change: A Case Study -- 11 The Dilemmas of Innovation: A Summary.
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