The Relic Masterís powers are weakening and he and his apprentice Raffi set off to meet the Makers in the City of the Crows and discover why.
Staff Favorite of 2003
With its unique combination of practical advice and counterintuitive insight, this landmark book, sure to become a classic in the field of corporate strategy, demonstrates that today's companies must nurture and harness the power of disruptive innovation if they wish to achieve sustainable, long-term growth. Richly deserving of reading and rereading, this is simply and indisputably a great book.
Every day, individuals take action based on how they believe innovation will change industries. Yet these beliefs are largely based on guesswork and incomplete data, and lead to costly errors in judgment.
Now, internationally renowned innovation expert Clayton M. Christensen and his research partners Scott D. Anthony and Erik A. Roth present a groundbreaking framework for predicting outcomes in the evolution of any industry. Based on proven theories outlined in Christensen's landmark books The Innovator's Dilemma and The Innovator's Solution, Seeing What's Next offers a practical, three-part model that helps decision-makers spot the signals of industry change, determine the outcome of competitive battles, and assess whether a firm's actions will ensure or threaten future success. Through in-depth case studies of industries from aviation to health care, the authors illustrate the predictive power of innovation theory in action.
A unique, "outside-in" perspective on industry change, Seeing What's Next will help executives, analysts, and investors develop invaluable intuition into the future that matters to them.
You've Read The Headlines: industry after industry battered by globalization, deregulation, and commoditization. The Darwinian struggle of business keeps getting more brutal as competitive advantage gaps get narrower and narrower. Anything you invent today will soon be copied by someone else-probably better or cheaper.
Dealing with Darwin is a guide to leading your company's evolution and creating competitive advantage in an increasingly tough climate. Drawing on hundreds of examples, including an extensive Cisco case study, bestselling author Geoffrey Moore illuminates how established companies can prevent their own extinction-not by throwing resources wildly at every potential innovation, but by moving forward with precision, courage, and smart timing.
Why are some people and organizations more innovative, more influential, and more profitable than others? Why do some command greater loyalty?
In studying the leaders who've had the greatest influence in the world, Simon Sinek discovered that they all think, act, and communicate in the exact same way-and it's the complete opposite of what everyone else does. People like Martin Luther King Jr., Steve Jobs, and the Wright Brothers might have little in common, but they all started with why.
Drawing on a wide range of real-life stories, Sinek weaves together a clear vision of what it truly takes to lead and inspire.