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Author Thomond, Pete ♦ Lettice, Fiona
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Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Abstract The research problem is to understand the integrated factors contributing to “Disruptive Innovation”. The aim is to provide enterprises with clarity on the term’s meaning, impact and implications, in an attempt to develop tools that will help managers to enable disruptive innovation to happen within their enterprises’. The research is contributing to a European Commission co-sponsored project. Innovations can be thought of as falling onto a continuum from evolutionary to revolutionary (Christensen, 1997; Hill and Jones 1998; Tidd et al, 1997; Trott, 1998; Veryzer, 1998). While evolutionary innovation is critical to sustaining and enhancing shares of mainstream markets (Baden-Fuller and Pitt, 1996; Hill and Jones 1998; Johnson and Scholes, 1997), revolutio nary breakthroughs lie at the core of wealth creation (Schumpeter 1975). In fact, by definition, revolutio nary innovations serve as the basis of future technologies, products, services and industries (Christensen, 1997; Christensen and Rosenbloom, 1995; Hamel, 2000; Tushman and Anderson, 1986). The term ‘disruptive innovation ’ has been used to describe innovation that is of highly revolutionary or discontinuous nature, in which customers and consumers embrace
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Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study