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author:
Abernathy, W.J. and Clark, K.B.
country:
United States
period:
1985
type:
model
role:
consultant, change agent, manager and programme & project manager
activity:
analyse, plan and reflect
topic:
innovation & risk and change management
abstr. level:
organisation
perspective:
learning
status:
under review
module:
innovation
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Technology and technology management received little systematic attention in the formulation and implementation of firm policies until the 1980s. In 1985, two Harvard University Professors, Abernathy & Clark, challenged Schumpeter’s 1942 “creative destruction” view of innovation and argued that although technological innovation imposes change, this change need not be disrupti...

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