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Is Disruptive Innovation Radical?
Rick Mueller, Professor, United States, SIG Leader
Disruptive Innovation is often incorrectly described as a radical rather than incremental change in technology. In fact, one of the fundamental elements of Christensen’s work was to illustrate that market incumbents rather than entrants are mainly responsible for radical improvements in product performance via the integration of expensive and complex technology. To understand more effectively, I’d like to suggest thinking of it more as radical potential for growth (vs. incremental potential for growth). To view it another way, sustaining (non-disruptive) innovation is always grounded in and thus constrained by an existing paradigm - whereas disruptive innovation is not. And all other things being equal, the potential for growth of an unconstrained concept will always exceed that of one which is constrained. The point here is that RADICAL VERSUS INCREMENTAL is a valid construct to use in describing disruptive innovation, but more so in the sense of OPPORTUNITY FOR GROWTH than (...) Read more? Sign up for free

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Disruptive Innovation
Summary
Forum
How to Develop Disruptive Innovation Skills?
🔥Innovation Ideas in Economic Slowdowns
Breakthrough versus Disruptive Innovation
Best Practices
🥇Innovation Strategy: The Three Horizons of Growth (McKinsey)
🥈Disruptive versus Incremental Innovation
🥉Disruptive Innovation: Product versus Platform
Strategic Options for Old-Technology Firms
The Jobs to be Done Approach (JTBD) and Disruptive Innovation
Impact of the New Technology
Tips for Innovation Strategy
Typical Disruptive Technologies
Disruptive Change and HR
Diversity of Perspective is Key to Disruptive Innovation
How to Find Innovative Ideas? From Analogous Markets...
How to Sustain Disruptive Innovation?
WHAT is Being Innovated? The 4 Ps of Innovation
Leadership and Taking Action
Timing is Important to Make an Innovative Idea Disruptive
Asymmetric Innovation
Is Cirque du Soleil the iPhone or the Seiko of Circus?
Ways to Incorporate Disruptive Innovation as Part of the Management Agenda
Business Model Innovation
Disruptive Innovation or Improved Technology?
Slow Innovation: PROs, CONs and Tips
The Hybrid Innovation Approach to Manage Technological Disruptions
A Disruptive Innovation Questions what we Don't Know
Blue/Innovate and Red/Disrupt
Comparison Disruptive Innovation versus Blue Ocean Strategy
Disruptive Innovation and Public Sector Organisations
Disruptive Innovation: What Causes the Creative Leap?
Is Value Innovation Disruptive Innovation?
Leadership Skills / Approaches for Successful Innovation
Paradigmatic Changes Require Re-orientation of Ones World Views
The Resources-Processes-Values (RPV) Framework
Are Clayton Christensen’s Disruptive Innovation Characteristics Useful in Practice?
Better Input from Consumers Needed for Disruptive Innovation
Leapfrogging Technologies by Developing Countries
The Word 'Disruptive' in Disruptive Innovation
What is Disruptive Innovation Exactly? Definition
Distinguishing Three Types of Innovation
Is Disruptive Innovation Radical?


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