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    • How Will You Measure Your Life?

    • By: Clayton M. Christensen, James Allworth
    • Narrated by: Jeff Woodman
    • Length: 5 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,225
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,887
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,877

    In 2010 world-renowned innovation expert Clayton M. Christensen gave a powerful speech to the Harvard Business School's graduating class. Drawing upon his business research, he offered a series of guidelines for finding meaning and happiness in life. He used examples from his own experiences to explain how high achievers can all too often fall into traps that lead to unhappiness. 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

    • 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
      4.5 out of 5 stars 439
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 386
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      4 out of 5 stars 383

    His work is cited by the world's best-known thought leaders, from Steve Jobs to Malcolm Gladwell. In this classic best seller - one of the most influential business books of all time - innovation expert Clayton Christensen shows how even the most outstanding companies can do everything right - yet still lose market leadership. Christensen explains why most companies miss out on new waves of innovation.

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

    • By Andrea Rudert on 09-09-17

    Regular price: $20.99

    • 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 871
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      4 out of 5 stars 736
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      4 out of 5 stars 719

    The path to your professional success starts with a critical look in the mirror. If you listen to nothing else on managing yourself, you should at least hear these 10 articles (plus the bonus article "How Will You Measure Your Life?" by Clayton M. Christensen). We've combed through hundreds of Harvard Business Review articles to select the most important ones to help you maximize yourself.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Oldies But Goodies

    • By PC on 02-25-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • 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 914
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 786
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 780

    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 and services customers not only want to buy but are willing to pay premium prices for. How do companies know how to grow? How can they create products that they are sure customers want to buy? Can innovation be more than a game of hit and miss? Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen has the answer.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Clear presentation of a clearly useful theory

    • By Williamb on 03-05-17

    Regular price: $23.95

    • 554: The 'Jobs to be Done' Theory of Innovation

    • By: Sarah Green Carmichael, Clayton Christensen
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Original Recording
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    Clayton Christensen, professor at Harvard Business School, builds upon the theory of disruptive innovation for which he is well-known. He speaks about his new book examining how successful companies know how to grow.

    Regular price: $0.00

    • 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 712
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      4 out of 5 stars 487
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 486

    Clayton M. Christensen is a professor of business administration at Harvard Business School. Michael E. Raynor is a director at Deloitte Research. Together, they outline an innovative plan that urges businesses to create disruption rather than fleeing from it. Named one of 2003's Best Business Books by Business Week, this book is a Wall Street Journal and New York Times best seller.

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

    • By Pat Cheung on 06-11-13

    Regular price: $27.97

    • What is Disruptive Innovation?

    • By: Clayton M. Christensen, Michael Raynor, Rory McDonald
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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    A look at the tenets of disruption theory, its usefulness and limitations, and its evolution over the past 20 years, by the leading experts on the subject.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • HBR's 10 Must Reads: The Essentials

    • By: Peter Ferdinand Drucker, Clayton M. Christensen, Daniel Goleman, and others
    • Narrated by: Brad Sanders, Susan Larkin
    • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 98
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      4 out of 5 stars 78
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 79

    Change is the one constant in business, and we must adapt or face obsolescence. Yet certain challenges never go away. That's what makes this book "must hear." These are the 10 seminal articles by management's most influential experts, on topics of perennial concern to ambitious managers and leaders hungry for inspiration - and ready to run with big ideas to accelerate their own and their companies' success.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • essential, but...

    • By Toco on 12-02-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • HBR's 10 Must Reads on Strategic Marketing

    • By: Harvard Business Review, Clayton M. Christensen, Theordore Levitt, and others
    • Narrated by: Susan Larkin, Bernard Setaro Clark
    • Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 185
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      4 out of 5 stars 157
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 156

    New from the best-selling HBR's 10 Must Reads series. Stop pushing products - and start cultivating relationships with the right customers. If you listen to nothing else on marketing that delivers competitive advantage, hear these 10 articles. We've combed through hundreds of articles in the Harvard Business Review archive and selected the most important ones to help you reinvent your marketing by putting it - and your customers - at the center of your business.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Obsolete

    • By Amazon Customer on 03-07-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • HBR's 10 Must Reads on Innovation

    • By: Harvard Business Review, Peter Ferdinand Drucker, Clayton M. Christensen, and others
    • Narrated by: Susan Larkin, Bryan Brendle
    • Length: 6 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 84
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      4 out of 5 stars 69
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      4 out of 5 stars 68

    If you listen to nothing else on inspiring and executing innovation, listen to these 10 articles. We've combed through hundreds of articles in the Harvard Business Review archive and selected the most important ones to help you innovate effectively.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent for corporate America, ok for startups

    • By Shannon K. Holt on 03-07-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Innovator's Dilemma

    • Meeting the Challenge of Disruptive Change
    • By: Clayton Christensen
    • Narrated by: Deaver Brown
    • Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 249
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 212
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      3 out of 5 stars 203

    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.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • poor quality summary only

    • By A. C on 11-25-12

    Regular price: $2.79

    • 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 47
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 38

    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, the industry needs a shot in the arm. It needs The Innovator's Prescription, the now-classic approach to efficient, affordable health care.

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

    • By Anonymous User on 04-01-18

    Regular price: $19.60

    • The Clayton M. Christensen Reader

    • By: Clayton M. Christensen, Harvard Business Review
    • Narrated by: James Conlan
    • Length: 7 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 27
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
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    No business can afford to ignore the theory of disruptive innovation. But the nuances of Clayton Christensen's foundational thinking on the subject are often forgotten or misinterpreted. To achieve continuing growth in your business while defending against upstarts, you need to understand clearly what disruption is and how it works and how it applies to your industry and your company.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of the best books ever!!

    • By Manit on 07-26-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Innovator's Dilemma

    • When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail
    • By: Clayton M. Christensen
    • Narrated by: Don Leslie
    • Length: 2 hrs and 21 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 957
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      4 out of 5 stars 728
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      4 out of 5 stars 724

    Great companies can fail: not because they do anything wrong, but because they do everything right. Meeting customers' current needs leads firms to reject breakthrough innovations, "disruptive technologies", that create the products and opportunities of the future.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • See "The Innovator's Solution" Instead

    • By 3.14 on 09-10-10

    Regular price: $17.47

    • HBR's 10 Must Reads 2017

    • The Definitive Management Ideas of the Year from Harvard Business Review
    • By: Harvard Business Review, Clayton M. Christensen, Adam Grant, and others
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Yen
    • Length: 5 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 54
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      4 out of 5 stars 48
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      4 out of 5 stars 48

    A year's worth of management wisdom, all in one place. We've reviewed the ideas, insights, and best practices from the past year of Harvard Business Review to keep you up to date on the most cutting-edge, influential thinking driving business today.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A cornucopia of current and relevant ideas...

    • By MMH Toronto on 06-29-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Innovators DNA (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: Jeffrey H. Dyer, Hal B. Gregerson, Clayton M. Christensen
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
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      5 out of 5 stars 14

    The five "discovery skills" that separate true innovators from the rest of us.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Disrupting Class, Expanded Edition

    • How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns
    • By: Clayton M. Christensen, Michael B. Horn
    • Narrated by: Scott Pollak
    • Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
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    Studies in neuroscience reveal that the way we learn doesn't always match up with the way we are taught. To stay competitive - academically, economically, and technologically - we need to apply the proven principles of disruptive innovation to our educational system. Disrupting Class will show you how.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent! A breath of hope

    • By Fabio on 01-15-18

    Regular price: $19.60

    • Clayton Christensen on Disruptive Innovation

    • By: Clayton Christensen
    • Narrated by: Dave Summers
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4 out of 5 stars 8
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    While most companies focus on Sustaining Innovation (making existing products better), really successful companies branch into Disruptive Innovation and create new products or make existing products available to those who don't have access to them. It seems like a win-win situation since the only competition to disruptive innovation is non-consumption.

    Regular price: $0.99

    • Africa's New Generation of Innovators

    • By: Clayton M. Christensen, Efosa Ojomo, Derek van Bever
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Entrepreneurs are prospering where global giants failed.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • 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 164
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 100
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      4 out of 5 stars 99

    Seeing What's Next is a framework for predicting industry winners and losers. 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 can lead to costly errors in judgment. Internationally renowned innovation expert Clayton M. Christensen and his research partners, Scott D. Anthony and Erik A. Roth, present this guide for predicting outcomes in the evolution of any industry.

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

    • By G on 05-12-10

    Regular price: $34.97

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