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The Innovator's Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail | Study Guide

Clayton M. Christensen

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Overview

Author

Clayton M. Christensen

Year Published

1997

Type

Nonfiction

Genre

Economics, Nonfiction

At a Glance

In The Innovator's Dilemma, innovation expert Clayton M. Christensen asks how and why successful, well-run companies fail. Frequently, even leading organizations focus too much on the customer and ignore new technologies. Using market analysis and a framework for decision-making, Christensen offers a solution for how established companies can withstand the disruption of newer companies and can themselves become disruptive innovators.

About the Title

Companies face a difficult dilemma in overcoming the pitfalls of good management, which holds them hostage, keeping them from taking on new markets and technologies. The Innovator's Dilemma looks at this dilemma in relation to rapidly developing technologies.

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