Clay Christensen – A Great Academic and a Good Guy
NC State SCRC
JANUARY 25, 2020
This week we lost a great operations management scholar, Clay Christensen , who passed away in a battle with leukemia. Christensen was a respected scholar at the Harvard Business School, and was well known for his work “The Innovator’s Dilemna” Christensen noted that there were three types of innovation: Disruptive , which transform complicated, expensive products into affordable, accessible ones. Disruptive innovations create jobs, but tie up capital.