Quantcast

Disruptive

Sony, a Success Story Based on Disruptive Innovation #2
February 7, 2013

Sony, a Success Story Based on Disruptive Innovation #2

The Sony case, most succinctly presented by Christensen, is a complex case that should be analyzed in more detail. The Innovation of Transistor Based Radio Receptors First Entrants First of all we should point out that Sony was not the first manufacturer of transistor based radio receptors. It was in fact Texas Instruments that, in - Read More -

Sony, a Success Story Based on Disruptive Innovation
February 1, 2013

Sony, a Success Story Based on Disruptive Innovation

I have been asked to give a specific example of disruptive innovation. In this post I will summarize, through verbatim quotations, the hypothetical sequence of events followed by Sony, as described by Professor Christensen. In theory, this sequence of events would explain how the small workshop that was Sony at its very beginning became the - Read More -

The Failed Theory of Disruptive Innovation
January 23, 2013

The Failed Theory of
Disruptive Innovation #2

In our previous post we referred to the innovators’ dilemma expressing it through the following question: How is it possible that quite often small companies −new market entrants− displace the established leaders in a given industry? “Why do some companies fail, even when they are well managed?” Professor Clayton Christensen “concludes that they often fail - Read More -

The Failed Theory of Disruptive Innovation
January 14, 2013

The Failed Theory of
Disruptive Innovation

The “Disruptive Innovation Theory” is the name given to the theoretical framework proposed by Professor Clayton M. Christensen from Harvard University to study business innovation and identify successes and failures in search of formulas for success The Disruptive Innovation theory is presented as a response to a question −dilemma−repeatedly posed by various authors, from Schumpeter - Read More -