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The Innovator's Dilemma: Meeting the Challenge of Disruptive Change | [Clayton Christensen]

The Innovator's Dilemma: Meeting the Challenge of Disruptive Change

This audiobook was created based on Clayton Christensen's landmark book The Innovator's Dilemma. This was Mr. Christensen's synopsis of his book for the Harvard Business Review. The audio tracks listed here cover the key elements of Mr. Christensen's book. This audiobook emphasizes the Idea in Brief "Does my organization have the right resources, processes, values, and team to innovate?" Then it covers the right structure for your specific type of innovation.
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This audiobook was created based on Clayton Christensen's landmark book The Innovator's Dilemma. This was Mr. Christensen's synopsis of his book for the Harvard Business Review. The audio tracks listed here cover the key elements of Mr. Christensen's book. This audiobook emphasizes the Idea in Brief "Does my organization have the right resources, processes, values, and team to innovate?" Then it covers the right structure for your specific type of innovation. He identifies where capabilities reside, in resources, processes, and values. He then addresses the migration of capabilities, illustrates it with the example of Digital Equipment (DEC), defines sustaining versus disruptive innovation, how to create capabilities to cope with change - internally, in a spinout, or an acquisition - and how to fit the tool to the task.

©2010 Clayton Christensen (P)2010 Christina Brown

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    A. Cywinski UK 11-25-12
    A. Cywinski UK 11-25-12 Member Since 2012

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    "poor quality summary only"
    Would you try another book from Clayton Christensen and/or Deaver Brown?

    This is incredibly poor quality recording and a summary only of a great book.
    Sounds like recorded in a bathroom, when you can hear computer's fan and the narrator clicking a mouse, some weird background noise. The narrator seems to read it without much understanding and preparation. Avoid!


    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Juan Malvern, Australia 01-06-14
    Juan Malvern, Australia 01-06-14
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    "HORRIBLE PERFORMANCE... JUST COULDN'T LISTEN TO IT"
    What disappointed you about The Innovator's Dilemma?

    I could not handle listening to this thing for more than two minutes... the quality is terrible.

    It was recorded in a noisy environment with no technical resources nor knowledge at all!!


    How could the performance have been better?

    Someone recorded this at home with the worst microphone ever and lots of background noise!!


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    John Budd Lake, New Jersey, United States 08-15-13
    John Budd Lake, New Jersey, United States 08-15-13 Member Since 2011
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    "Terrible Quality"
    This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

    I guess its a good summary of the full book, but the audio quality and narration are terrible. It reminds of me of a podcast, yet even those have better quality. I know this was a cheap download, but I was a little surprised to Audible let this one through. Maybe if you need a refresher on The Innovators Dilemma listen to this, but otherwise stay away.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Saleem LAWRENCEVILLE, GA, United States 04-16-12
    Saleem LAWRENCEVILLE, GA, United States 04-16-12 Member Since 2011
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    "Great Summary"

    Very insightful and useful for hands on managers. I wish I had thought about these sources of innovation myself years ago.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    syed badar 04-21-14
    syed badar 04-21-14
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    "don't buy! audio quality is horrible"
    What didn’t you like about Deaver Brown’s performance?

    The audio quality of the recording was really poor. Also, the reader's tone was quite uninteresting. I won't buy audiobook read by this guy again.


    Any additional comments?

    Please re-record this audiobook!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Lorian Yucaipa, CA, United States 12-15-13
    Lorian Yucaipa, CA, United States 12-15-13 Member Since 2009
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    "This is a summary, not the whole book"
    Any additional comments?

    This is a summary, not the whole book. I feel like the term unabridged is misleading. It is dull in presentation and the information only applies to large businesses already in operation. Not my cup of tea. However, if you manage a large business and are interested in innovation from that perspective, the information might be helpful, I wouldn't know.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Richard RICHARDSON, TX, United States 06-06-13
    Richard RICHARDSON, TX, United States 06-06-13
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    "ABRIDGED !!!!"
    What would have made The Innovator's Dilemma better?

    This is ABRIDGED!!! The recording is only 58 minutes long.


    What was most disappointing about Clayton Christensen’s story?


    Did Deaver Brown do a good job differentiating all the characters? How?


    What character would you cut from The Innovator's Dilemma?


    Any additional comments?

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  • Peter
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    6/24/12
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    "Poor"

    This is a very poor recording (possibly in a bathroom given the amount of echo) of a SUMMARY of this book.

    I would NOT recommend it.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Jake
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    "Terrible quality audio and confusing commentary"

    This is the worst quality audio recording I've ever heard on a professional audiobook. It sounds like it was done with a built in PC mic. I am not even sure how much of the original Clayton Chrisiansen text I heard, since the narrator interjects his own annoying commentary all the way through. Very disappointing.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • BlackApple
    Windsor, United Kingdom
    12/23/12
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    "Bad recording and (perhaps) not BY Christensen"

    Wish I'd read the previous reviewers comments before I bought. I think there are some interesting points from the book here (and the product is quite cheap) but it really does sound like it was recorded in a bathroom! Is this in any way actually BY Clayton Christensen? It appears someone is summarising Christensen's book making this in fact a piece by DEAVER BROWN ....with all due respect I'm fairly sure I wouldn't have bought a book by Mr Brown.



    Feel free to purchase as long as you understand this a recording ABOUT a book - I should have checked more closely...

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