Serial Innovators: Firms That Change the World

The average life expectancy at birth of a firm is roughly 15 years, and only one out of twenty lives longer than fifty years Firms are born, they grow, then they struggle to keep up with changing markets Slow adapters often become big losers, fall by the wayside, and die Serial Innovators studies the factors affecting the aging of firms, particularly those that slow The average life expectancy at birth of a firm is roughly 15 years, and only one out of twenty lives longer than fifty years Firms are born, they grow, then they struggle to keep up with changing markets Slow adapters often become big losers, fall by the wayside, and die Serial Innovators studies the factors affecting the aging of firms, particularly those that slow down their ability to adapt to changes in the marketplace The book reviews recent findings in relevant academic fields behavioral economics, psychology, neuroscience, organizational science, network theory, anthropology, sociology, and strategy to understand how firms, as they grow, develop rigidities that prevent change.It develops a model of organization that is adaptive, innovative, and can create significant value for its stakeholders for long periods of time.
Serial Innovators Firms That Change the World The average life expectancy at birth of a firm is roughly years and only one out of twenty lives longer than fifty years Firms are born they grow then they struggle to keep up with changing mark

  • Title: Serial Innovators: Firms That Change the World
  • Author: Claudio Feser Daniel Vasella
  • ISBN: 9781118149928
  • Page: 296
  • Format: Hardcover
  • 1 thought on “Serial Innovators: Firms That Change the World”

    1. Written in a great format - this book contains some amazing pearls and key knowledge points that I will definitely refer back to during my career.

    2. There's nothing in this book that hasn't been said before. All I liked about this book was how it moved from one chapter to another and each chapter is a business case study of its own.

    3. Serial Innovators: Firms that Change the World by Claudio Feser was chosen by Soundview Executive Book Summaries as one of the Top 30 Business Books of 2012E SOUNDVIEW REVIEW:The statistics can be a bit daunting for entrepreneurs or executives who are experiencing a degree of success. According to Claudio Feser in his book Serial Innovators: Firms That Change the World, the average life expectancy of a company is 15 years. Of course, a large number of organizations barely survive for one-third o [...]

    4. I read this one as a recommendation from a colleague. Some of it was interesting, some of it was rather obvious, I would have preferred a little more depth on the people as well as the innovation processes - but that might just be my bent for autobiographies coming through!

    5. A lovely book with an innovative format--fictional narrative and well-researched ideas. Inspirational ending.

    6. Brilliant combination of fictional narrative (a single case through the book) interspersed with interesting references to academic research.

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