Douglas Reid

"Strategy professor"
(REAL NAME)
 
Helpful votes received on reviews: 67% (2 of 3)
Location: Kingston, Canada
Birthday: Oct. 30
 

Reviews

Top Reviewer Ranking: 482,611 - Total Helpful Votes: 2 of 3
The Strategy Paradox: Why committing to success le&hellip by Michael E. Raynor
2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
I was skeptical at first whether this new book would add much to what the author already set forth in his first book, The Innovator's Solution, which he co-authored with Clay Christensen. But I was wrong - this is a valuable, insightful, and genuinely provocative book that is worth reading if you have a serious interest in the subject of strategy.

Many strategy books suffer from a surfeit of glibness and an appalling tendency to infantilize a serious and complex topic by reducing "solutions" to 10-point checklists or templates. Raynor's book avoids these potholes by starting with a rigorous appraisal of a thorny paradox - the need for commitment in an environment where the… Read more

Wish List

Truth as One and Many by Michael P. Lynch
Truth as One and Many by Michael P. Lynch