Why do so many great companies fail? Professor Clay Christensen of the Harvard Business School argued they fail because of something called The Innovator’s Dilemma – a term he popularized to describe the way in which smart companies become prisoners of their own innovation.
Is it possible to escape the innovator’s dilemma?
In this interview with TechCrunch, Christensen talks about how Google might escape the innovator’s dilemma, why he worries about Apple’s future, how to effectively innovate in education and healthcare, and why most business school professors get the economy so wrong.
Still Curious? I've posted on Christensen before, check out Disruptive Innovation and How Will You Measure Your Life?. He also wrote the only business book to influence Steve Jobs: The Innovator's Dilemma.