Digital disruptive innovation

Tidd, Joe (2019) Digital disruptive innovation. Series on Technology Management . World Scientific. ISBN 9781786347596 (Accepted)

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Abstract

There is no doubt that digital technologies have the potential for disruptive innovation in a wide range of sectors, both in manufacturing and services, and the commercial and social domains. However, popular commentaries on the potential of digital innovation to disrupt have suffered from two extreme positions: either, simplistic technological determinism, often promoted by technology vendors, claiming that the impending widespread automation of products and services will provide step-changes in productivity and new products and services; or alternatively, very high-level broad discussions of business model innovation in traditional sectors, private and public. However, the impacts will not be universal, and the outcomes will be highly-differentiated. More fundamentally, neither a narrow technological perspective or broad business view adequately captures the appropriate level of granularity necessary to understand the potential and challenges presented by digital innovation. In this book, Digital Disruptive Innovation, we apply innovation concepts, models and research to provide greater insights into strategies for, and management of, digital innovation.

Item Type: Edited Book
Keywords: Innovation, Digital, Disruption
Schools and Departments: School of Business, Management and Economics > SPRU - Science Policy Research Unit
Research Centres and Groups: Intrapreneurship Hub
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General) > T0173.2 Technological change
T Technology > T Technology (General) > T0175 Industrial research. Research and development
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Depositing User: Joseph Tidd
Date Deposited: 13 May 2019 09:06
Last Modified: 12 Aug 2019 09:52
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/83667

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