Monthly Archives: June 2009

Stop Chasing Disruptive Innovation

Clayton Christensen’s excellent book, The Innovators Dilemma has become one of the most important books about innovation in the past decade.  This book introduced executives, entrepreneurs, managers and others to the notions of two types of innovation — sustaining and … Continue reading

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Don't Isolate the Innovators

A common innovation “best practice” is to identify innovators within an organization and somehow move them out of the mainstream organization to a protected business unit.  Proponents of this practice argue that innovators are a rare breed of individual and … Continue reading

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