Clayton M. Christensen
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Clayton M. Christensen

Clayton M. Christensen is the Kim B. Clark Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School. In addition to his most recent book, Competing Against Luck, he is the author of nine books, including several New York Times bestsellers -- The Innovator's Dilemma, The Innovator's Solution, Disrupting Class, and and most recently How Will You Measure Your Life?. Christensen is the co-founder of Innosight, a growth-strategy consultancy; Rose Park Advisors, an investment firm; and the Christensen Institute, a non-profit think tank. In 2011 and 2013, he was named the world's most influential business thinker by Thinkers50.

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    • The Innovator's Dilemma

    • When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail
    • By: Clayton M. Christensen
    • Narrated by: L.J. Ganser
    • Length: 8 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Innovation expert Clayton Christensen shows how even the most outstanding companies can do everything right - yet still lose market leadership....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • This book is best read, not heard

    • By Andrea Rudert on 09-09-17

    Regular price: $20.99

    • How Will You Measure Your Life?

    • By: Clayton M. Christensen, James Allworth
    • Narrated by: Jeff Woodman
    • Length: 5 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,835
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,412
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,396

    Full of inspiration and wisdom, this book will help students, midcareer professionals, and parents alike forge their own paths to fulfillment....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Common Sense, yet inspiring and eye-opening

    • By Benjamin W. on 01-27-14

    Regular price: $23.95

    • Competing Against Luck

    • The Story of Innovation and Customer Choice
    • By: Clayton M. Christensen, Taddy Hall
    • Narrated by: John Pruden
    • Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,133
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 973
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 965

    The foremost authority on innovation and growth presents a path-breaking book every company needs to transform innovation from a game of chance to one in which they develop products....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • great innovation filter

    • By Jeffrey A. Curran on 12-29-16

    Regular price: $23.95

    • HBR's 10 Must Reads on Managing Yourself

    • By: Harvard Business Review, Peter Ferdinand Drucker, Clayton M. Christensen, and others
    • Narrated by: Chris Kayser
    • Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 969
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    The path to your professional success starts with a critical look in the mirror....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Annoying Reading Structure

    • By Jorge Fioranelli on 07-05-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Prosperity Paradox

    • How Innovation Can Lift Nations out of Poverty
    • By: Clayton M. Christensen, Efosa Ojomo, Karen Dillon
    • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
    • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 121
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 110
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 108

    Clayton M. Christensen and coauthors Efosa Ojomo and Karen Dillon reveal why so many investments in economic development fail to generate sustainable prosperity and offers a groundbreaking solution for true and lasting change....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Renewed Hope

    • By Yetunde on 01-29-19

    Regular price: $30.79

    • The Innovator's Prescription

    • A Disruptive Solution for Health Care
    • By: Clayton Christensen, Jerome H. Grossman MD, Jason Hwang
    • Narrated by: Scott R. Pollak
    • Length: 13 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
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    Our health care system is in critical condition. The Affordable Care Act has insured more Americans than ever, yet deductibles keep rising and costs continue to climb. Now more than ever....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Every health system people should read!

    • By Anonymous User on 04-01-18

    Regular price: $19.60

    • The Innovator's Solution

    • Creating and Sustaining Successful Growth
    • By: Clayton M. Christensen, Michael E. Raynor
    • Narrated by: Joel Leffert
    • Length: 9 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 769
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      4 out of 5 stars 538
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    Clayton M. Christensen is a professor at Harvard Business School. Michael E. Raynor is a director at Deloitte Research. Together, they outline a plan that urges businesses to create disruption....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Book...Drone Narration

    • By Pat on 06-11-13

    Regular price: $27.97

    • The Innovator's DNA

    • Mastering the Five Skills of Disruptive Innovators
    • By: Jeff Dyer, Hal Gregersen, Clay Christensen
    • Narrated by: Mel Foster
    • Length: 7 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 379
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 330
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    Are you the next Steve Jobs? You can be as innovative and impactful - if you can change your behaviors to improve your creative impact....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Starts slowly and then... it pops!

    • By BRIAN on 06-11-12

    Regular price: $19.99

    • Seeing What's Next

    • Using the Theories of Innovation to Predict Industry Change
    • By: Clayton M. Christensen, Scott D. Anthony, Erik A. Roth
    • Narrated by: Joel Leffert
    • Length: 11 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 176
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 111
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      4 out of 5 stars 110

    Seeing What's Next is a framework for predicting industry winners and losers....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Informative, but a bit dry.

    • By G on 05-12-10

    Regular price: $34.97

    • The Innovator's Method

    • Bringing the Lean Start-up into Your Organization
    • By: Nathan Furr, Jeff Dyer
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Yen
    • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
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      5 out of 5 stars 28
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    This book focuses on the "how" - how to test, how to validate, and how to commercialize ideas with the lean, design, and agile techniques successful start-ups use....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Every entrepreneurial or executive should read

    • By Bromy on 10-05-18

    Regular price: $24.49

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