Christensen’s HBR articles on innovation:
Threat of disruptive innovation: “Disruptive Technologies: Catching the Wave” outlines the big picture vision, unique perspectives, drivers to innovate.
Organisational structure: “Meeting the Challenge of Disruptive Change” describes how leaders can structure organisations to inspire exciting innovation.
Product innovation: “Marketing Malpractice: The Cause and the Cure” asks why good managers often struggle to innovate successfully?
Financial tools: Established financial incentives, investment models often make it unattractive for companies to innovate. “Innovation Killers: How Financial Tools Destroy Your Capacity to Do New Things.”
Business model innovation: “Reinventing Your Business Model.” Re-calibrate, re-align business strategy, people, processes, operations to support creative innovation.
Where future growth lies: If disruption is predictable, look at market as a whole to understand how it’ll inevitably transform an industry over time. “Skate to Where the Money Will Be.”
Extendable core: How do we know how big a particular threat to business actually is? “Surviving Disruption” helps calculate strengths of our potential disrupter business.
Disruptive innovation: “What is Disruptive Innovation?” re-analyses essential business concepts, strategies, execution frameworks.
To Christensen, the ultimate role of an innovative leader is to lay the successful foundation for future purpose, growth & value. Inspiring.