This is an excellent read. Brian Lucey believes Irish universities should cautiously move into a new space caused by disruptive innovation only when it is clear that the disruption is permanent. This means abandoning the first mover advantage. Is this wise? Read it, and decide for yourself.
History and business are rarely taught or even studied together. That’s a pity. Economic history, as subject, has disappeared down the memory hole. What is more worrying perhaps is that the methods of historical analysis, careful source text reinterpretations, critical data analysis and a cool analysis, are not often applied to business. Enter Jill Lepore, a Harvard historian, to remind us why this ahistorical business analysis is a weak approach
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