Christensen Featured in Interview about Marketing Theory

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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. It is in… Read More Christensen Featured in Interview about Marketing Theory. Karl's blog entries Alexandra Wolfe Amazon.com Clayton Christensen Competing Against Luck David S.

Rare Video: Clayton Christensen explains disruptive innovation

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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.

Clayton Christensen on “The Discipline of Managing Disruption”

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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. Here is a brief excerpt from an interview conducted by Art Kleiner for strategy+business magazine, published by Bain & Company. To read the complete interview, check out other resources, learn [.].

World Innovation Forum - Clay Christensen

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First speaker is one of my favorites - Clay Christensen. Today I am blogging live at World Innovation Forum (#WIF11). I have blogged before at this event. 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.

Pre-Suasion by Robert Cialdini; Competing Against Luck by Clayton Christensen – Coming for the November 4 First Friday Book Synopsis

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On Friday, I presented my synopsis of The Inevitable by Kevin Kelly, and my colleague presented his synopsis of CHAOS MONKEYS by… Read More Pre-Suasion by Robert Cialdini; Competing Against Luck by Clayton Christensen – Coming for the November 4 First Friday Book Synopsis. 12 times a year, 24 books a year, the First Friday Book Synopsis is the place to learn the key content of very good, always useful, business shaping (and life shaping) business books.

Myth of the History of SWOT – Learned, Christensen, Andrews and Guth – wrong?

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Myth of the History of SWOT – Learned, Christensen, Andrews and Guth – why do so many writers get it wrong? The post Myth of the History of SWOT – Learned, Christensen, Andrews and Guth – wrong? There are 100s of websites that claim to know the origins of the SWOT Analysis. But it seems that lazy writers copy from others without checking their facts! Myth of the History of SWOT […].

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What are you really competing against?

Lead on Purpose

As Peter Drucker famously said: “The customer rarely … Continue reading → Uncategorized Clayton Christensen Competing Against Luck competition disruption Innovation Jobs Theory Jobs To Be DoneIn our world of work and business, competition is a real thing. Too often, however, we miss the real competitor. We overlook the root of what our products are really competing against.

What are you really competing against?

Lead on Purpose

As Peter Drucker famously said: “The customer rarely … Continue reading → Uncategorized Clayton Christensen Competing Against Luck competition disruption Innovation Jobs Theory Jobs To Be DoneIn our world of work and business, competition is a real thing. Too often, however, we miss the real competitor. We overlook the root of what our products are really competing against.

Eight Guidelines For A Good Company Culture

Eric Jacobson

"The clearer your company culture, the less likely it will be hijacked by the weaker personalities in your team," explains Mary Christensen , author of the book, Be A Network Marketing Leader. "A Christensen's recommended eight guidelines are: We respect each other.

Eight Company Culture Guidelines

Eric Jacobson

"The clearer your company culture, the less likely it will be hijacked by the weaker personalities in your team," explains Mary Christensen , author of the book, Be A Network Marketing Leader. "A Christensen's recommended eight guidelines are: We respect each other.

Eight Good Company Culture Guidelines

Eric Jacobson

"The clearer your company culture, the less likely it will be hijacked by the weaker personalities in your team," explains Mary Christensen , author of the book, Be A Network Marketing Leader. "A Christensen's recommended eight guidelines are: We respect each other.

Two Simple Commitments that Radically Improve Life for Leaders

Leadership Freak

In an article titled, Clayton Christensen’s “How Will You Measure Your Life?, Christensen wrote, … life is just one unending stream… Continue reading → SuccessEverything becomes distraction and reaction when you lose control of you calendar.

How To Connect With Individual Team Members

Eric Jacobson

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How do leaders make lasting change?

Lead on Purpose

One of the great leaders and thinkers of our time is Clayton Christensen , ”a down-to-earth” alum of BYU, Oxford and Harvard. I found two recent articles about Clayton Christensen that have increased my understanding about leadership: The first is published in the BYU Magazine’s Spring 2013 edition. (As In this interview author Jeff Howe asks Christensen questions about his career and sheds thought-provoking light on how he became so important to the business world.

Clayton Christensen: What I’ll Miss About Andy Grove

Harvard Business Review

But this confidence served as a platform that allowed Andy to learn important things from every person — even Clayton Christensen. Federico Beccari. I am easily a foot taller than Andy Grove. But whenever I was with him, I felt that he was the giant.

100 Must Follow On Twitter 2014

Mills Scofield

Clay Christensen Culture Huffington Post Innovation John Hagel Leadership Networking Top 100 Twitter Vala Afshar I can''t believe I''m on the same list as John Hagel and so many other famous, wise people!!

Rotman on Design: A book review by Bob Morris

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Rotman on Design: The Best on Design Thinking from Rotman Magazine Roger Martin and Karen Christensen, Co-Editors University of Toronto Press (2013) The best on design thinking from Rotman Magazine: An abundance of valuable insights. Brilliantly co-edited by Roger Martin and Karen Christensen, the several dozen brief essays comprise the best single source for information, […].

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Michael E. Raynor and Mumtaz Ahmed: An interview by Bob Morris

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Christensen of The Innovator’s Solution, which was on The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times bestseller lists, and […]. Christensen Financial Times Michael E. Michael E. Raynor is a director at Deloitte Services LP. In his research and client work he explores corporate strategy, innovation, and growth across a wide variety of industries. Michael is co-author with Clayton M.

Life's Aha! Moments Encourage Introspection and a Search for Meaning

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Christensen: How do you keep high achievers from being disrupted in their own lives? While Christensen spoke at a 6:30 a.m. As his vocabulary improved, Christensen set to work in earnest on " How Will You Measure Your Life? Christensen: How Will You Measure Your Life?

The Innovator’s DNA: Mastering the Five Skills of Disruptive Innovators

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COMPLIMENTARY LIVE AUDIO WEBINAR Co-conductors: Clay Christensen and Hal Gregersen Renowned innovation expert and HBS Professor, Clay Christensen, and Hal Gregersen, INSEAD Senior Affiliate Professor, share secrets to cultivating [.]. You really should take advantage of this exceptional gift from Harvard Business Review and be sure to tell your friends about it. Here are the details.

The Secrets to Clay Christensen's Success

Harvard Business Review

This week marks the release of Clayton Christensen's highly-anticipated book, How Will You Measure Your Life (with co-authors James Allworth and Karen Dillon). The book expands on Christensen's McKinsey-award-winning HBR article , drawing life lessons from the models that form the basis of his business-oriented writing. At the time I was one of Christensen's students at HBS. Ahead of the book launch, I had a long discussion with a reporter about Christensen.

Karl Ronn: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

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Karl Ronn is the managing director of Innovation Portfolio Partners. Based in Palo Alto, he helps Fortune 500 companies create new businesses or helps entrepreneurs start category creating new companies. He is a co-founder of VC-backed Butterfly Health that sells Butterfly body liners nationally. He is also developing a software company building diagnostic competency for […].

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Solving Problems with Design Thinking: A book review by Bob Morris

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Solving Problems with Design Thinking: Ten Stories of What Works Jeanne Liedtka, Andrew King, and Kevin Bennett Columbia Business School Publishing (2013) Here’s a blueprint “for deploying design thinking across levels and functions in order to embed a more creative approach to problem solving as a strategic capability in Organizations” Here’s how Jeanne Liedtka, Andrew […].

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Solving Problems with Design Thinking: A review by Bob Morris

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Solving Problems with Design Thinking: Ten Stories of What Works Jeanne Liedtka, Andrew King, and Kevin Bennett Columbia Business School Publishing (2013) Here’s a blueprint “for deploying design thinking across levels and functions in order to embed a more creative approach to problem solving as a strategic capability in Organizations” Here’s how Jeanne Liedtka, Andrew […].

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Innovative Companies Demand Innovative Leaders

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Here is an excerpt from an article written by Jeff Dyer, Hal Gregersen, and Clayton Christensen for the Harvard Business Review blog. Lafley (Procter & Gamble) Clayton Christensen Forbes magazine Hal Gregersen Harvard Business Review blog HBR email alerts Innovative Companies Demand Innovative Leaders Innovator's DNA assessment Jeff Bezos (Amazon) Jeff Dyer Marc Benioff SalesForce.com the Innovator's DNA skills the world's most innovative companies Xerox PARC

Scott D. Anthony: An interview by Bob Morris

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Bob''s blog entries Albert Einstein Brilliant Mistakes Brooke Manville Building a Growth Factory Clayton Christensen David Duncan Harvard Business School Harvard Business School Press Howard Aiken Innosight Innosight Ventures Isaac Asimov James O''Toole Judgment Calls Lao-Tse Paul Schoemaker Peter Drucker Richard Dawkins Scott D. Scott D. Anthony is the managing partner of Innosight, a global strategic innovation consulting and investment firm.

Whitney L. Johnson: An interview by Bob Morris

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Whitney is the president and co-founder of Clayton Christensen’s investment firm, Rose Park Advisors, a regular contributor to Harvard Business Review and [.]. Bob's blog entries 12 People to Follow on Twitter in 2012 54 Smart Thinkers Everyone Should Follow on Twitter an Institutional Investor-ranked sell-side analyst Bibliomotion Business Insider Clayton Christensen Dare [comma] Dream [comma] Do: Remarkable Things Happen When You Dare to Dream Facebook Harvard Business Review blogs Inc.

Jeanne Liedtka on “Some Defining Characteristics of Design Thinking”

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In 1969, Nobel Laureate Herbert Simon noted: “Engineering, medicine, business, architecture, and painting are concerned not with the necessary but with the contingent — not with how things are, but with they might be — in short, with design. Every one designs to devises courses of action aimed at changing existing situations into preferred ones. […].

The 50 Most Influential Management Gurus

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Christensen is the Kim B. Christensen (#1) Disrupting Class (2008) Harvard Business Review Innosight Kim B. Every two years, the Thinkers50 publishes their definitive list of management thinkers. Below are the results for 2011. For classic HBR content from this year’s winners, please click here. Clayton M. Clark Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, and is widely regarded as one of the world’s foremost [.].

Why Preventing Disruption in 2017 Is Harder Than It Was When Christensen Coined the Term

Harvard Business Review

Disruption is a systemic problem: Clayton Christensen outlined in 1997 why it was so difficult for any individual business to defuse disruptive threats and embrace disruptive trends. They’ve read Christensen’s book The Innovator’s Dilemma. When Christensen conducted the research for The Innovator’s Dilemma , he looked at industries that were asset-heavy.

“Which business books should every executive keep near at hand?”

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Christensen Colin Price David Robertson Dean R. Soon most of us will be exchanging holiday gifts and perhaps you’ll be asked what you would like to receive. Why not suggest some business books? In my opinion, whether as a gift from someone else or one you give yourself, these ten are among the essentials, listed in title alpha order: Beyond Performance: How [.]. Bob's blog entries "Which business books should every executive keep near at hand?"

Sleeping with Your Smartphone: A book review by Bob Morris

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Bob's blog entries Charles Duhigg Christensen Harvard Business Review Press How and why to avoid or break free from a cycle that grows (unintentionally) vicious Jon Katzenberg Leslie A. Sleeping with Your Smartphone: How to Break the 24/7 Habit and Change the World Leslie A. Perlow Harvard Business Review Press (2012) How and why to avoid or break free from a cycle that grows (unintentionally) vicious Ignore the title of this book. It serves only the publisher’s marketing purposes.

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Colleges should stop imitating Harvard

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Here is an excerpt from a special article co-authored by Clayton Christensen and Henry Eyring featured by CNN online. To read the complete article and check out a wealth of other resources, please click here. * * * • CNN.com’s op-eds on college ranged from calling it a waste of time to high praise • [.].

HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Strategic Marketing

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Christensen Frederick F. HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Strategic Marketing HBR Editors and various contributors Harvard Busxiness Review Press (2013) How the right strategy can help create or increase demand for whatever is offered This is one in a series of volumes that anthologizes what the editors of the Harvard Business Review consider to be the “must reads” […]. Bob''s blog entries " "Marketing Myopia “Harvard Business Essentials” “Harvard Business Review on” Bob Markey Clayton M.

Ideal Company Culture Guidelines

Eric Jacobson

"The clearer your company culture, the less likely it will be hijacked by the weaker personalities in your team," explains Mary Christensen , author of the book, Be A Network Marketing Leader. "A Christensen's recommended eight guidelines are: We respect each other.

The Innovator’s Solution: A book review by Bob Morris

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Christensen and Michael E. In a previous work, The Innovator’s Dilemma, Christensen [.]. Christensen competent decisions of management that are critical to the success of their companies are also the reasons why they lose their positions of leadership creative destruction Harvard Business Press James O'Toole Joseph Schumpeter Michael E. The Innovator’s Solution: Creating and Sustaining Successful Growth Clayton M.

The Innovator’s Dilemma: A book review by Bob Morris

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Christensen HarperCollins (2003) A brilliant analysis of a multi-dimensional paradox Having just re-read this “business classic,&# I admire it even more now than I did when it was first published. In his Introduction, Christensen makes his objective crystal clear: “This book is [.]. The Innovator’s Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail Clayton M.

Why Management Ideas Matter

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Bob's blog entries Aristotle Business Strategy Review Charles Darwin Clayton Christensen Copernicus Dan Pink Des Dearlove Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us Einstein Galileo Howard Gardner’s Multiple Intelligence Theory IE Business School Newton Oxford University's Saïd Business School Socrates Stuart Crainer The Innovator's Dilemma Thinkers50 Who is the most influential living management thinker?

The Essence of a Great Presentation

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Christensen Communication Insight Center Harvard Business Review Institutional Investor Merrill Lynch Rose Park Advisors Sisyphus The Essence of a Great Presentation TwitterHere is an excerpt from an article written by Whitney Johnson for the Harvard Business Review blog.

A Disciplined Approach to Evaluating Ideas

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Bob's blog entries A Disciplined Approach to Evaluating Ideas Clayton Christensen Harvard Business Review blog HBR email alerts Innosight Pete Bonee Piyush Chaplot Scott Anthony The Little Black Book of Innovation TwitterHere is an excerpt from an article written by Scott Anthony for the Harvard Business Review blog.