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Disruptive Technological Innovation/ Strategies & Concepts/ Zappos

Discussion 1 ________________________________________ Disruptive Technological Innovation How does an organization manage a disruptive technological innovation? How does it affect the organization as a whole, its employees, process, procedures, systems, culture, values, and future? Write a 300-word response to the question. Ensure you use proper grammar and APA formatting when using citations and references. Your response needs to include at least TWO academic resources to support your answer. The books count toward one of the two academic requirements. Discussion 2 ________________________________________ Strategies & Concepts What can an organization learn about its innovative capabilities when studying the product life cycle, the performance oversupply concept, and its own product, technology, and distribution strategies? Write a 300-word response to the question. Ensure you use proper grammar and APA formatting when using citations and references. Your response needs to include at least TWO academic resources to support your answer. The books count toward one of the two academic requirements. Discussion 3 ________________________________________ Zappos Watch the Harvard Business Interview, Why Zappos Pays New Employees to Quit-And You Should Too, [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQLTQAv5JQA&list=PLE4AB6BA5A1C3F358], then provide in the Case Study Discussion thread a 300-word review of your understanding of this case and how it aligns to the Course Learning Outcomes. *Clearly label part one two, and part three as they should be separate on a separate page each. Required Text Christensen, C. M. (2011). The innovator's dilemma: The revolutionary book that will change the way you do business. New York, NY: Harper Business. • Chapter 9: Performance provided, market demand, and the product life cycle (pp. 211-234) • Chapter 10: Managing disruptive technological change - A case study (pp. 235-256) Required References Thomke, S., & Reinertsen, D. (2013). Six myths of product development. In Harvard Business Review. HBR's 10 must reads on innovation. Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation. Read: Thomke, S., & Reinertsen, D. - Six Myths of Product Development Moss-Kanter, E. (2013). Innovation: The classic traps. In Harvard Business Review. HBR's 10 must reads on innovation. Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation. Read: Moss-Kanter, E. - Innovation: The Classic Traps Viaggi, D. (2013, May). Developing Improved Tools for the Economic Analysis of Innovations in the Bioeconomy: Towards a Life Cycle-Strengths-Weaknesses-Opportunities-Threats (LC-SWOT) Concept? Journal of Management and Strategy, 4(2), 17. Scholarly Artice: Viaggi, D. - Developing Improved Tools for the Economic Analysis of Innovations in the Bioeconomy: Towards a Life Cycle-Strengths-Weaknesses-Opportunities-Threats (LC-SWOT) Concept? Rice, M. P., & O'Conner G. C. (2013, March). New market creation for breakthrough innovations: Enabling and constraining mechanisms. Journal of Product Innovation Management, 30(2), 209-227. Scholarly Article: New Market Creation for Breakthrough Innovations: Enabling and Constraining Mechanisms Harvard Business. (2008, May 23). Why Zappos pays new employees to quit - and you should too [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQLTQAv5JQA&list=PLE4AB6BA5A1C3F358 Video: Harvard Business Interview: Why Zappos Pays New Employees to Quit-And You Should Too Recommended References Harvard Business. (2009, June 1). Innovating on a shoestring [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5SGnqHiclJg&list=PLE4AB6BA5A1C3F358 Video: Innovating on a shoestring Manyika, J., Chui, M., Bughin, J., Dobbs, R., Bisson, P., & Marrs, A. (2013, May). Disruptive technologies: Advances that will transform life, business, and the global economy. Retrieved from http://www.mckinsey.com/insights/business_technology/disruptive_technologies/ Article: Manyika, J., Chui, M., Bughin, J., Dobbs, R., Bisson, P., & Marrs, A. - Disruptive technologies: Advances that will transform life, business, and the global economy EmeraldInsight. (n.d.). Innovative management in the disruptive technology change situation [Image file]. Retrieved from http://www.emeraldinsight.com/content_images/fig/2200050101004.png Graphic: Innovative management in the disruptive technology change situation Trending toward disruption [Image file]. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://skitch-img.s3.amazonaws.com/20120206-mi91ikfar26abh2nai8pupht1j.jpg Graphic: Trending toward disruption ________________________________________ Self-Check Questions to think about as you are completing your readings: 1. How is the concept, performance oversupply, utilized by an organization for innovation? 2. Why is the use of the product life cycle important in an organization's innovation initiatives? 3. What different types of strategies exist for creating an organization of innovation? 4. How does an organization manage an innovation initiative?
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