What happens when successful companies in emerging markets make the leap into more developed ones?
“Our careers provide the most very tangible, immediate achievement,” says the Harvard Business School professor. But they’re only a piece of the life puzzle.
The death of Digital Equipment Corp. cofounder (and MIT alumnus) Ken Olsen has prompted much conversation about him and the DEC.
When two business models, and two business units, make sense.
Constantinos C. Markides and Daniel Oyon
Disruptive strategic innovations are not necessarily superior to the traditional ways of competing, nor are they always destined to conquer the market. Rushing to embrace them can be detrimental for established companies when other responses, including ignoring the innovation, make more sense.