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Outlook: Dealing With Disruption

Posted 4/1/2014

Every business manager faces a host of daunting challenges. Serving existing  customers, generating new business, recruiting talent, raising capital, developing new products and services - all are critical to companies that want  to remain competitive for the long term.

But even getting all those things right might not be enough. An increasingly common threat in business is so-called “disruptive innovation” - new technologies or ways of doing business that come out of nowhere, quickly become pervasive and often prove crippling for incumbent companies.

Best-selling business author Larry Downes has just published a new book on this phenomenon, entitled “Big Bank Disruption: Strategy In The Age of Devastating Innovation.” Downes spoke with OUTLOOK about the book and the lessons it holds for corporate leaders.

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