Innovators Dna

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is the Horace
Beesley Professor of Strategy at the Marriott School, Brigham
Young University. He is widely published in strategy and business journals and was the fourth most cited management scholar from
1996–2006.
is a professor of leadership at INSEAD. He consults to organizations around the world on innovation, globalization, and transformation and has published extensively in leading academic and business journals.

is the Robert and Jane
Cizik Professor of Business
Administration at Harvard
Business School and the architect of and the world’s foremost authority on disruptive innovation.

“Businesses worldwide have been guided and in uenced by e Innovator’s Dilemma and
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Christensen
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Dyer, Jeff.
The innovator’s DNA : mastering the five skills of disruptive innovators/
Jeff Dyer, Hal Gregersen, Clayton M. Christensen.
p. cm.
ISBN 978-1-4221-3481-8 (hardback)
1. Creative ability in business. 2. Technological innovations.
3. Entrepreneurship. I. Gregersen, Hal B., 1958– II. Christensen,
Clayton M. III. Title.
HD53.D94 2011
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Contents

Introduction

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Part One
Disruptive Innovation Starts with You

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The DNA of Disruptive Innovators

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2

Discovery Skill
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