Clayton M. Christensen

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    One key lesson I learned from this course is that companies focusing on both sustaining and disruptive innovations can become successful industry leaders. In Chapter 7 of The Innovator 's Dilemma, Harvard professor Clayton Christensen expounds upon the power of disruptive innovation, which arises in what industry incumbents have overlooked as “unattractive or inconsequential markets” (Christensen). These types of innovations can, over time, expand and capture more market share, displacing titans of the industry and/or creating new markets. Sustaining innovations, contrarily, do not affect current industry configurations, but instead focus on “listening to the needs of customers in the existing markets, and creating products that satisfy their…

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    Whitney Museum? Was the first thought in my head when I first heard about the extra credit opportunity announced in class. When I was a child, I thought it was a Museum pertaining to Whitney Houston, but that was not the case. I heard people talk about it, but I could never pinpoint where it was. It was not until last week that I would have the opportunity to enter the Museum for $1. Going to the Whitney Museum last week, has sparked an interest in going to Museums and I am glad that I went.…

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    The Populist Movement

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    During the time after the Reconstruction era, an era that mended the country from the destructive Civil War, large corporations, wealthy business tycoons and even the federal government took advantage of the weak economy to establish a strong and secure basis in the rejoined nation. While new inventions and innovations aided the creation of new businesses in a variety of fields, including manufactured ice for long distance food transportation, large corporations began to stabilize monopolies on…

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    specifically because of the illegal actions of Standard Oil. The United States government realized that they needed to regulate what Standard was doing. The ability of Congress to regulate interstate commerce was what the Sherman Antitrust Act was founded on (“The Sherman Antitrust Act”). Many other pieces of legislation were created after the Sherman Act to further strengthen trust busting. The Clayton Antitrust Act was created to strengthen the Sherman Antitrust Act because the Sherman Act was…

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    Desk Management Case Study

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    HELP DESK MANAGEMENT 1. For Internal use- outline the ways of dealing with the problem as a Helpdesk Manager/ service Centre Manager:- There are continuous calls and they are usually very simple. There are clients who does not know where is the information in user manual There are clients who forgot their password There are clients who operates night shift and they need to have access at night Number of incoming calls are 150-180 per day among 6 x account managers Number of outgoing calls…

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    When it comes to Sports Law there are several issues at all levels of competition; College, Professional, and even International sports have begun to see an influx of legal issues as the popularity of sports continues to grow. Issues like player health and safety, player labor and union issues, and gambling limitations in sport are generating a lot of conversation. However, the fight between college athletes and the National Collegiate Athletic Association over developing free market and unions…

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    to corporate running only affected so-called “bad” trusts, but did not completely outlaw monopolies. Furthermore, these changes only became inflicted upon certain sectors of business, namely railroads and prominent big business. Additionally, vague language, unsympathetic courts, and the control of business in legislation rendered many of these “reforms” ineffective as they would never go through (especially the Sherman Antitrust Act). Furthermore, once Woodrow Wilson entered office, he had to…

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    Essay On 1970's

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    Do you ever think about how different our lives would be if technology was never invented? At age 31, Bill Gates became the youngest billionaire ever at the time, having a networth of $12.9 billion. The 1970’s was a very popular time for new upcomings and new technologies. Bill Gates starting Microsoft, the beginning of VCR’s, Tom Persky inventing the floppy disk, and the pocket calculator was just the beginning of the new technologies to come. Technology in the 1970’s was just the beginning to…

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    Paid surrogate motherhood has become a subject undergoing intense research and scrutiny in recent years because of multiple cases, including baby M and many others. It raises a moral question: is this practice equivalent to selling babies? The answer is unclear and the arguments made for it often lead to a “slippery slope.” In attempting to answer this question I will argue that paid surrogacy should be legal in certain circumstances and under regulation. To start I will defend paid surrogacy,…

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    What is the major issue with collegiate sports? Most Americans would condemn college athletes for the negative connotations that people associate with college sports. However, the real issue is the NCAA circumventing any charges for the illegal trusts they have developed. The NCAA’s no-pay rule creates both an unlawful form of wage fixing and a felonious group boycott and therefore should be revoked. College athletes bring billions of dollars to the NCAA each year, making the NCAA one of the…

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