Why it hurts to listen to Clayton
Leading Disruptive Innovation
A short while ago, Harvard Professor Clayton M. Christensen from Harvard Business School visited Denmark and Norway to speak on the subject he is most passionate about; disruptive innovation. To Norwegian listeners, it was a painful speech. It hurts to hear his views; because they are alarmingly relevant.
How Norway disrupted sushi
The entry of Norwegian salmon onto the global sushi plate can be described as a disruption. It opened up a new market for Norwegian salmon, in which margins were substantially higher and volume eventually exploded during the rise of the global sushi trend.
Business Model Innovation in practice
Short term competitive advantage is created by exploiting existing business models. But in the long term all markets mature, competition intensifies and turbulence increases. Consequently, new sources of growth must be explored and fresh answers to enduring success must be found.
Business model innovation as a response to increased competition
Because of the growing wish among Danish organisations to do business in a more sustainable way, DONG Energy decided that one of the means to differentiate in the market would be through what would be known as the Climate Partnership concept.
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