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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They had all made the leap from germanium into silicon, from transistors into
integrated circuitry, from analog into digital, from integrated circuits into
microprocessors. Why? What accounts for these differences? The reasons are
both economic ...
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.
In the early days of the transistor, a great deal of capital was required for each
dollar spent on R&D because all the process equipment had to be designed, built
, tested and debugged before it worked well. Vacuum tube equipment on the
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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
Five How Leaders Become Losers
Seven The Attackers Advantage
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