Steve Jobs Solved the Innovators Dilemma

This is the first post in a series called “Dentworthy” where we share posts, articles, and tidbits from the web that shed light on how to Dent the Universe.

In the lead up to today’s release of the Steve Jobs biography, there’s been an increasing stream of news surrounding its subject. As a business researcher, I was particularly interested in this recent article that referenced from his biography a list of Jobs’s favorite books. There’s one business book on this list, and it “deeply influenced” Jobs. That book is The Innovator’s Dilemma by HBS Professor Clay Christensen.

But what’s most interesting to me isn’t that The Innovator’s Dilemma was on that list. It’s that Jobs solved the conundrum.

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From: Harvard Business Review
By: James Allworth