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 e
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National Video, Rawland, Eimac and Lansdale Tube are examples. The second
variant is deciding to invest but picking the wrong technology. Hughes, Transitron
and Clevite all chose to get into solid-state electronics with germanium and lost.
Consider the case of Transitron, a once hot Massachusetts maker of transistors.
Most people thought Transitron, an early entrant into the transistor business, was
an attacker. Instead, Transitron was a defender about to be caught in a transition.
from a high of $9 million in 1960 to an $18 million loss in 1969. At its peak
Transitron's stock had sold at 56 times its reported earnings. But the Wall Street
high-flyer soon fell from grace, crashing from 60 to 4 in barely two years. For
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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
A New Forecasting Tool
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