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Peter Drucker said: "If the 20th century was one of social
transformations, the 21st century needs to be one of social and
political innovations." Leading and managing such innovations in
the 21st century require deep understanding of the constantly
changing technologies that accompany, enable, or drive the
innovations. Innovators and entrepreneurs need useful models of
technological change to manage through periods of upheaval and
Are there predictable patterns of innovation that recur time
and time again in industry after industry? Which technological
breakthroughs are competence-enhancing (i.e., building on
existing knowhow)? Which ones are competence-destroying (i.e.,
obsolescing existing knowhow)? Whose design becomes dominant?
When do leaders become losers?
If these questions interest
you, please join us on Monday, February 23, 2-3 pm, in
, at the 5th meeting of the iSchool Innovation
& Entrepreneurship Reading Group. Light, healthy refreshments
will be provided.
On February 23, we will discuss the following article (attached
for your personal use):
Anderson, P. and Tushman, M. L. "Managing Through Cycles of
Technological Change," Research Technology Management (34:3),
1991, pp. 26-31.
Alisa Griffin from the Catholic University of America will lead
The iSchool Innovation & Entrepreneurship Reading Group
(ischool.umd.edu/innovation) aims to disseminate and advance
knowledge of innovation and entrepreneurship. In Spring 2015, we
meet on Mondays, 2-3 pm to discuss classic and new articles on key
issues in innovation and entrepreneurship, in conjunction with
INST 621: Managing Digital Innovations in Organizations. All
members (students, staff, and faculty) of the UMD community are
welcome to attend any session. This group is sponsored by the
Center for the Advanced Study of Communities and Information
(CASCI) and hosted by Dr. Ping Wang ([log in to unmask]
See our full schedule at http://ischool.umd.edu/innovation
Ping Wang, Ph.D.
University of Maryland, College Park