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2013-11-15 23:01:46

Thinkers50 Also Names Innosight Fellows Rita Gunther McGrath and Vijay Govindarajan to Top List of Business Thinkers Boston, MA (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 Clayton Christensen, cofounder of the strategy and innovation consulting firm Innosight, professor at Harvard Business School, and originator of the theory of disruptive innovation, was named the top management thinker in the world for the second consecutive time at a ceremony in London earlier this week. Two Innosight Fellows,...

2013-10-16 12:28:11

Innovator's Accelerator®, developed by Apollo Group in conjunction with elite academic and technology partners, addresses innovation gap in business today SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Apollo Group, Inc. today announced that more than a dozen companies, including Cisco Systems, Inc. and Kimberly-Clark have signed on to accelerate innovation within their organizations with its Innovator's Accelerator® leadership development experience. Innovation is...

2013-04-17 12:29:39

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- HotChalk, a leader in online education, today announced the release of the HotChalk Education Index report. The HotChalk Education Index is based on the company's analysis of more than 30 billion data points and 25,000 surveys collected during a 90 day window; representing teachers, parents, students, administrators and tutors from every wired country on the planet. The company will publish insights from the HotChalk Education Index...

2012-07-12 02:23:23

SALT LAKE CITY, July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Whitney Johnson began her Wall Street career as a secretary, eventually rising to become an Institutional Investor-ranked sell-side equity analyst. Johnson will tell her story and discuss innovative tips for leaders at the Women Tech Awards on Sept. 20, 2012 at 11:30 a.m. at The Grand America Hotel. Disruptive innovation, a term coined by Clayton Christensen, describes a process by which a product or service takes root initially in simple...

2011-10-19 16:15:00

CLEVELAND, Oct. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), a premier global provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, recently hosted Dr. Clayton Christensen - Harvard Business School professor, author, and architect of disruptive innovation - during the Company's first Innovation Week event, held October 10-13, 2011. Dr. Christensen addressed members of PolyOne's leadership team with insights from several of his books, including The...

2011-08-09 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- We've come to accept that innovation is a game of luck with no way to predict success. In his third book, The Innovator's Manifesto: Deliberate Disruption for Transformational Growth (Crown Business), Dr. Michael E. Raynor, director, Deloitte Consulting LLP, argues innovation can be much more predictable than most people think, and careful, straightforward application of Disruption Theory can deliver dramatic improvements in the survival rates of...

2011-08-03 00:00:30

Boutique Management Consultancy Redesigns Website to Better Serve Entrepreneurs, VCs, Early Stage Investors and Companies Facing Disruption Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 02, 2011 Innovative Disruption, a boutique consultancy providing services for disruptive innovators, investors, and companies facing disruption, announced today the launch of its redesigned website (http://www.innovativedisruption.com) to better meet the growing interest in disruptive innovation among its target markets....

2011-05-11 12:26:00

SALT LAKE CITY and BOSTON, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Forum on Personalized Health Care today announced the official launch of The Roadmap for Personalized Health Care, an actionable primary roadmap for the development of precision, personalized health care. Led by Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen, creator of the theory of disruptive innovation, and Forum executive director Kimball Thomson, the Roadmap will draw from and build upon Christensen's analysis of...

2011-02-19 00:00:41

"The New M&A Playbook," coauthored by Harvard Business School Professor Clayton Christensen, and Andrew Waldeck, who is a partner at Innosight, the consulting firm founded by Christensen, appears in the new March issue of Harvard Business Review. Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 18, 2011 Even with mergers and acquisitions volume at $338 billion so far this year "“ a rate 25 percent higher than in the same period last year "“ companies are just as prone than ever to make...

2010-05-06 11:08:00

PHILADELPHIA, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 11, in conjunction with its Spring edition launch, the Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal will bring educational innovators from the Greater Philadelphia area to discuss quality education within our region. The goals of the forum, entitled "Disrupting Class: What Our Education System Will Look Like When Transformation is Complete," are to discuss disruptive innovation and to create a common vision among private and public stakeholders in...