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The Innovator's Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail
A Wall Street Journal and Businessweek bestseller. Named by Fast Company as one of the most influential leadership books in its Leadership Hall of Fame. An innovation classic. From Steve Jobs to JeffExpand
The Innovator's Dilemma
When I began my search for an answer to the puzzle of why the best firms can fail, a friend offered some sage advice. "Those who study genetics avoid studying humans," he noted. "Because newExpand
The Innovator's Solution: Creating and Sustaining Successful Growth
An innovation classic. From Steve Jobs to Jeff Bezos, Clay Christensen's work continues to underpin today's most innovative leaders and organizations. A seminal work on disruption--for everyoneExpand
Reinventing Your Business Model
When does an established company need a new business model to capture a game-changing opportunity? Only companies that understand how - and why - their current model works can answer that question.
CUSTOMER POWER, STRATEGIC INVESTMENT, AND THE FAILURE OF LEADING FIRMS
Why might firms be regarded as astutely managed at one point, yet subsequently lose their positions of industry leadership when faced with technological change? We present a model, grounded in aExpand
Disruptive Technologies: Catching the Wave
Joseph L. Bower and Clayton M. Christensen explain how Disruptive Technologies work and the repercussions they have on industry leaders. Disruptive Technologies are dangerous because initiallyExpand
The Ongoing Process of Building a Theory of Disruption
The easiest way to respond to the critiques and complements the other authors in this issue have written about the model of disruption would simply be to address them head on—to accept some as usefulExpand
Explaining the attacker's advantage: Technological paradigms, organizational dynamics, and the value network
Abstract Understanding when entrants might have an advantage over an industry's incumbent firms in developing and adopting new technologies is a question which several scholars have explained inExpand
The Rigid Disk Drive Industry: A History of Commercial and Technological Turbulence
In its early years, the disk drive industry was led by a group of large-scale, integrated firms of the sort that Alfred D. Chandler, Jr., observed in his studies of several of the world's largestExpand
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