The Search for Survival: Lessons from Disruptive Technologies

The Search for Survival: Lessons from Disruptive Technologies

by Henry C. Lucas
     
 

Ideal for business students, business managers, and corporate senior executives, this book distills the lessons learned from the disasters that have befallen companies that were unable to cope with disruptive technologies.

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Overview

Ideal for business students, business managers, and corporate senior executives, this book distills the lessons learned from the disasters that have befallen companies that were unable to cope with disruptive technologies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440802775
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/30/2012
Pages:
258
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Acknowledgments xi

1 On the Nature of Survival 1

2 Kodak Misses Its Moment 15

3 The New York Stock Exchange: Protecting a Way of Life 31

4 Blockbuster vs. Netflix: Digital Trumps Physical 45

5 Video Content: Who Creates It, Who Owns It, and Who Distributes It? 61

6 Newspapers: All the News That's Fit to Browse 75

7 Books: Hardcover, Paperback, or No-Cover? 89

8 The Recorded Music Industry Fights the Future 105

9 Education, the Industry 119

10 Temptation: Technology Facilitates Risky Business 137

11 The Dictator Business: The Threat from Social Networks 151

12 Moving Things: Winners and Losers 165

13 Survivor Tales 177

14 Danger Ahead 195

15 Strategies for Survival 213

Appendix 225

Index 233

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