Innovation Excellence | Clayton Christensen – Two Surprising Reasons Good Companies Fail
This is not the explanation one would expect from a Harvard Business School professor. He went on to say that if you’re doing everything by the book, then you are doomed. His point was that disruptive innovation often comes from unexpected places – the tiny competitor, the startup company in the garage, the rebel manager. To some extent, necessity fuels innovation. It’s cozy at the top, and coziness is not a hotbed for disruption. Christensen also warned that with China and India coming on strong, the U.S. needs to continue to innovate or the country is in danger of getting “stuck at the top” the way Japan’s economy did. It is important to push for innovation in both good times and bad. What differentiates an innovative company is passion. Read more in Innovation Excellence | Clayton Christensen – Two Surprising Reasons Good Companies Fail.
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