KIRBY J., Clay Christensen on Peter Drucker. Harvard Business Review, November 2014


Since first articulating his revelatory insight into how incumbent firms fall prey to disruption, Clay Christensen of the Harvard Business School has continued to work at the ambitious task of “theory building.” The realm he is trying to create models to explain – the effective management of innovation – could not be more central to business success. Managers today know that their enterprises depend on frequent, important innovation, but they lack good frameworks and tools to act on that recognition. Management science as it is taught today and embedded in firms’ structures and processes still assumes that the introduction of a new offering – let alone a new business model – is the exceptional event and not the norm. Leggi l’articolo completo