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Leadership and Management Book Talk #7: Talking About Clayton Christensen

Art Petty

I'm referencing Harvard's Clayton Christensen, perhaps best known for his thinking and books focused on The Innovator's Dilemma. Wally Bock and I connected on the latest episode of our podcast to talk about Christensen and his books. The world of business lost a giant thinker recently, who by all accounts was a fabulous person.

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Christensen Featured in Interview about Marketing Theory

First Friday Book Synopsis

At the November First Friday Book Synopsis, Randy Mayeux will present Competing Against Luck: The Story of Innovation and Customer Choice, (New York: Harper, 2016)written by Clayton Christensen as the lead author, along with three others (Taddy Hall, Karen Dillon, and David S. The book focuses on marketing and consumer behavior.

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Christensen on How to Measure Your Life

LDRLB

With that I picked up Clayton Christensen’s How Will You Measure Your Lif e. Christensen is one of the giant minds behind strategy and innovation. For each chapter, Christensen begins with an explanation of a theory and outlines it’s application to the business world. David Burkus is the editor of LDRLB.

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World Innovation Forum - Clay Christensen

CEO Blog

First speaker is one of my favorites - Clay Christensen. I love the stimulation I get from going to seminars like this. Attending and listening to speakers helps plant the seeds of innovation in my mind. Of course he spoke about disruptive innovation. He is a young guy but recently suffered from a stroke. Seems to be recovering well though.

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Clayton Christensen on “The Discipline of Managing Disruption”

First Friday Book Synopsis

To Harvard professor Clayton Christensen, coauthor of How Will You Measure Your Life?, Bain & Company Ceramics Process Systems Corporation Clayton Christensen CPS Technologies Corporation Curtis W. a primary task of leadership is asking questions that anticipate great challenges. Bob''s blog entries “How Will You Measure Your Life?"

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Rare Video: Clayton Christensen explains disruptive innovation

First Friday Book Synopsis

Clayton Christensen, Harvard Business School professor and the world’s most influential management guru according to the Thinkers50, lays out his landmark theory about disruptive innovation. Christensen is the Robert and Jane Cizik Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School. To view it, please click here.

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Just to whet your appetite… book selections for upcoming months – (Clayton Christensen; Robert Cialdini; Tim Ferris; and other authors)

First Friday Book Synopsis

Subtitled The Twelve Technological Forces That Will Shape our Future, Mr. Kelly, one of the founders of Wired Magazine, knows what he is talking… Read More Just to whet your appetite… book selections for upcoming months – (Clayton Christensen; Robert Cialdini; Tim Ferris; and other authors).