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Critical Praise

" I cannot recommend this book strongly enough .. ignore it at your peril. "

Martin Fakley, Information Access

" [A] masterpiece...The most profound and useful business book ever written about innovation. "

George Gilder, Gilder Technology Report

" Absolutely brilliant. Clayton Christensen provides an insightful analysis of changing technology and its importance to a company's future success. "

Michael R. Bloomberg, CEO & Founder, Bloomberg Financial Markets

" This book addresses a tough problem that most successful companies will face eventually. It's lucid, analytical, and scary. "

Dr. Andrew S. Grove, chairman & CEO, Intel Corporation

" Clayton Christensen's groundbreaking book...brings fresh insight and understanding to the complex and critically important relationships between technological change and business success...His conclusions provide food for thought for the top management of every company. "

Richard N. Foster, Director, McKinsey & Company

" The Best Business Book of 1997. "

The Financial Times/Booz Allen & Hamilton Global Business Book Awards

" This is a compelling argument, thoroughly researched and superbly written, which challenges conventional theory. "

Jon Hughes, Supply Management

" Succinct and clearly written, The Innovator's Dilemma is an important book that belongs on every manager's bookshelf. Highly recommended. "

Harry C. Edwards,

" This book ought to chill any executive who feels bulletproof ... and inspire entrepreneurs aiming their guns. "


"The Innovator's Dilemma is becoming a handbook for CEOs remaking their businesses for the Net. "


" In a sea of mostly worthless business books, his is an upside surprise... sharply written and rigorous enough to be predictive...The Innovator's Dilemma could be the wake-up call you need. "

Rich Karlgaard, Forbes

" The Innovator's Dilemma captures the critical role of leadership in creating markets. "

John Seely Brown, chief scientist, Xerox Corp., and director, Xerox Parc