Among the Disrupted

“What does the understanding of media contribute to the understanding of life? Journalistic institutions slowly transform themselves into silent sweatshops in which words cannot wait for thoughts, and first responses are promoted into best responses, and patience is a professional liability. As the frequency of expression grows, the force of expression diminishes: Digital expectations of… Continue reading Among the Disrupted

Christensen’s Disruptive Innovation after the Lepore Critique ~ Remaking the University

“In other words, sustainable innovation works as well as or better than disruption, but the U.S., thanks to figures like Prof. Christensen, wasn’t allowed to have it. Americans could have developed advanced skills for advanced manufacturing and services as did Germany, Japan, China, Sweden, et al, but nooo—economists and business theorists taught that it was… Continue reading Christensen’s Disruptive Innovation after the Lepore Critique ~ Remaking the University

The New Yorker: Battle Of The Strategy Titans

“Thus disruption is a symptom, not the underlying disease. This is why the theory of disruption by itself offers no cure. To get to a cure, we have to follow Roger Martin’s thinking to get to the root cause of the problem: discarding the goal of shareholder primacy and replacing it with the goal of… Continue reading The New Yorker: Battle Of The Strategy Titans

The New Yorker: Battle Of The Strategy Titans

“As Roger Martin says, the theory of disruption has helpfully created an awareness about a phenomenon that deserves attention: there is a tendency for incumbents to keep on exploiting a technology that works for their economic structure, but no longer for customers. But the theory sheds insufficient light on the question of how do you… Continue reading The New Yorker: Battle Of The Strategy Titans