Douglas Reid

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

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 462,685 - 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

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