The Innovator's Dilemma

@inproceedings{Christensen1997TheID,
  title={The Innovator's Dilemma},
  author={Clayton M. Christensen},
  year={1997}
}
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 new generations come along only every thirty years or so, it takes a long time to understand the cause and effect of any changes. Instead, they study fruit flies, because they are conceived, born, mature, and die all within a single day. If you want to understand why something happens in business, study the… Expand
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