Why Preventing Disruption in 2017 Is Harder Than It Was When Christensen Coined the Term
Harvard Business Review
SEPTEMBER 4, 2017
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. Asset-light businesses are not financed with debt.