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Clayton Christensen Demolishes Jill Lepore’s Critique of Disruptive Innovation

Last week, the New Yorker published Harvard historian Jill Lepore’s sharply worded critique of both Clayton Christensen and his theory of disruptive innovation.  Some journalists piled on, further deriding “disruption zealots” and their leader, while others jumped to Christensen’s defense.  Meanwhile, Drake Bennet at Business Week … Continue reading

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Disruptive Innovation – Products, Technologies, and People, too.

“Disruptive Innovation”, is a term popularized by Clayton Christensen in his classic book, “The Innovator’s Dilemma.”  The book describes his research into how product development and market competition mature and eventually create products that have been incrementally improved (through “sustaining” … Continue reading

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