In this illuminating lecture delivered at Google in 2016, Clayton M. Christensen – author of the seminal The Innovator’s Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail – explains why business leaders must change the way they measure success, or risk almost inevitable failure. Christensen delves into the drivers of growth and offers a plausible theory to account for recent economic woes in the United States, Europe and Japan. Christensen, who wrote 10 best-selling books and taught at the Harvard Business School until his death in 2020, is widely considered one of the most influential business thinkers of the last 50 years.
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The late Clayton M. Christensen, an American scholar, educator and business consultant, was the author of The Innovator’s Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail among other titles.
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Innovation, disruption and growth: What we know about them today, we learned from him. Clayton M. Christensen (1952–2020) was a US economist, author and management consultant. Christensen can be described without exaggeration as a superstar among the economists of his time. His fundamental works on the topics of management and innovation – including the well-known […]