Mark Cuban: "This helped me make sense of why things worked and didn't work in the technology industry."
Jeff Bezos: "An enormously influential business book whose principles Amazon acted on and that facilitated the creation of the Kindle and AWS."
Bill Gurley: "A book that all entrepreneurs should read"
Ben Horowitz: "A great book on strategy"
Steve Jobs: "It’s imporant that we make this transformation, because of what Clayton Christensen calls “the innovator’s dilemma,” where people who invent something are usually the last ones to see past it, and we certainly don’t want to be left behind."
Blake Scholl: "Everyone talks about it, I wonder how many people actually read it. You should actually read it.
You should know what disruptive innovation actually means."
One of Max Levchin's answers to 'What's your favourite business book you'd advise to young entrepreneurs?'
One of Aaron Levie's favorite business books.
One of five business books Chris Dixon recommended on Twitter.
The bestselling classic on disruptive innovation, by renowned author Clayton M. Christensen.
His work is cited by the world’s best-known thought leaders, from Steve Jobs to Malcolm Gladwell. In this classic bestseller—one of the most influential business books of all time—innovation expert Clayton Christensen shows how even the most outstanding companies can do everything right—yet still lose market leadership.
Christensen explains why most companies miss out on new waves of innovation. No matter the industry, he says, a successful company with established products will get pushed aside unless managers know how and when to abandon traditional business practices.
Offering both successes and failures from leading companies as a guide, The Innovator’s Dilemma gives you a set of rules for capitalizing on the phenomenon of disruptive innovation.
Sharp, cogent, and provocative—and consistently noted as one of the most valuable business ideas of all time—The Innovator’s Dilemma is the book no manager, leader, or entrepreneur should be without.