Why do major innovations seem to come almost exclusively from startups, not established companies? Davila and Epstein suggest that the very processes and structures leading to established companies’ enduring success prevent them from developing breakthroughs. This is the innovation paradox. In this riveting book, Davila and Epstein explain how corporate culture, leadership style, strategy, incentives, and management systems can be structured to encourage breakthroughs and overcome this paradox.
What Juergen Fitschen says
Convincingly describes how incremental innovation can coexist with breakthrough thinking, and how the benefits of pursuing operational excellence do not turn into liabilities for breakthrough innovation.