When the New Yorker this week published Harvard historian Jill Lepore’s sharply written dismissal of “disruptive innovation,” it was an attack on one of the most widely cited and celebrated ideas in modern business. Christensen hasn’t responded in writing to the essay, but when I reached him by phone on Thursday afternoon, it was clear he’d been thinking about it. Consistently described by those who … [ Read more ]
Content: Article | Authors: Clayton M. Christensen, Drake Bennett | Source: BusinessWeek | Subject: Innovation
Evolutionary psychologist Robin Dunbar, working with the anthropologist Russell Hill, pieced together the average English household’s Christmas card network. The researchers were able to report, for example, that about a quarter of cards went to relatives, nearly two-thirds to friends, and 8 percent to colleagues. The primary finding of the study, however, was a single number: the total population of the households each set of … [ Read more ]
Content: Article | Author: Drake Bennett | Source: BusinessWeek | Subject: Organizational Behavior
The 7 secrets of really, really lucky companies.
Content: Article | Author: Drake Bennett | Source: The Boston Globe | Subjects: Best Practices, Management