Innovation: The Attacker's Advantage
Takes an aggressive approach giving managers at all levels the competitive edge they need for business survival and market dominance, including advice on predicting the market, offensive and defensive market strategies, investing, and increasing program effectiveness
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At the same time, the possibility of new approaches often emerges — new
possibilities that frequently depend on skills not well developed in leader
companies. As these attacks are launched, they are often unnoticed by the leader
, hidden ...
The leaders in the current technology rarely survive to become the leaders in the
new technology. Their losses can vary from gentle to total, from embarrassment
to humiliation. A discontinuity can result in the leader's retaining its number-one ...
The net result: a shift in leadership in the sugar market from Gulf & Western, the
leader in the sucrose business, to A. E. Staley, the leading producer of HFCS. So
technology change can unseat leaders even in supposedly "low- tech" industries.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - carterchristian1 - LibraryThing
Whenever President Obama speaks on the US path to recovery he speaks of innovation. He states repeatedly that innovation is a singular American trait. In this contest this book, old as it is is an important contribution to the road ahead. Read full review
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This was one of the first business books I read and remains one of the best. Foster's thesis is that innovation is a necessity for companies to survive and prosper in an every changing world, but that ... Read full review
One Why Leaders become Losers
Two The Age of Discontinuity
Three Lessons from the Limitists
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