John Cockrell

207 days ago

Great critique on the limits of disruption theory, and additional context behind Christensen’s case studies.

What the gospel of innovation gets wrong.

In the last years of the nineteen-eighties, I worked not at startups but at what might be called finish-downs. Tech companies that were dying would hire temps—college students and new graduates—to do what little was left of the work of the employees they’d laid off.