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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In the mid- 1950s, which marked the commercial start of the modern electronics
era, vacuum tubes were about a $700 million market. The transistor market at
about $7 million was tiny by comparison. As Exhibit 17 shows, during the quarter
Four of the original ten vacuum tube leaders — National Video, Rawland, Eimac
and Lansdale Tube — were makers of receiving tubes such as TV or radio tubes.
They chose not to enter the solid-state business, perhaps feeling they could not ...
Vacuum tube equipment on the other hand had been undergoing steady
improvement for a long time. Less capital was required per R&D dollar spent.
Thus, in the early days of the transistor its R&D multiplier was probably far worse
than it ...
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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
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