Monthly Archives: June 2014

Jill Lepore: What the Gospel of Innovation Gets Wrong

I’ve waxed poetic about my love affair with The New Yorker before, and this week’s issue is another one with several riveting long form pieces that I can’t wait to dig into. Jill Lepore offers a scathing critique of Clayton Christensen’s disruptive innovation theory. I have to confess that I haven’t actually read The Innovator’s Dilemma (which seems sacriligious given the nature of my work). I’m not sure if this article will encourage me to read the original text or not, but if is offering a lot of food for thought.

Jill Lepore: The Disruption Machine