Elaboration on the compare contrast paper due on Nov 13. 

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    Elaboration on the compare contrast paper due on Nov 13. 

    Compare and contrast the various models/ideas developed in this courseand how they relate to the issue of the impact of new technologies.

    (This paper is centered around the models discussed and presented in class and the readings.  The paper should focus on using the theoretical frames like Christensen and/or Hamel or Carr, etc.  To see how well they help to explain the rise/fall/current situation of a particular technology.  For example use both the Christensen and Hamel models to talk about Microsoft. Use ALL the readings used in this course so far to help frame your argument.  Do the models reasonably explain i.e. Microsoft’s rise to its current position?  Do the models help predict what is likely to happen to i.e. Microsoft?  Is one model better than the other?  Why?  You may or may not use an example to compare and contrast the theories.)

     

    ALL the required readings, and the YouTube videos as the basis of your discussion (6-7 pages double spaced).Due February 13.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Course Readings:

     

     

    1- John McPhee --The Control of Nature:  ATCHAFALAYA

     

    http://www.newyorker.com/archive/1987/02/23/1987_02_23_039_TNY_CARDS_000347146?printable=true¤tPage=all

     

     

    2- Clayton Christensen—Disruptive Technology

     

    http://www.uwf.edu/sahls/medicalinformatics/docfiles/Disruptive%20Technologies.pdf Christensen and Bower

     

    https://hbr.org/2000/03/meeting-the-challenge-of-disruptive-changeChristensen/Overdorf

     

    http://www.npcentral.net/resources/disruptiveinnovations.pdf    Christensen/Bohmer/Kenagy

     

    http://sprott.carleton.ca/~callahan/sub/4607/patterns.pdf  Callahan

     

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nJ7EG58J5eo

     

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AMCJhJE2CKU&feature=related

     

     

    3-Utterback – Dominant Designs

     

    http://www.garylilien.info/publications/93%20-%20Emergence%20of%20Dominant%20Designs.pdf                Srinivasan/Lilien/Rangswamy   

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    4- Hamel --Leading the Revolution – Technology and Strategy

     

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=btxJDA1PHSk      It organizations adapting

     

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Sq0-vtWHLM&feature=related   ****challenges

     

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BVMkkModUXM   social media

     

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVX8XhiR1UY  management must be reinvented

     

     

    1- Nicholas Carr (6/23/10) The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains:

     

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K9-Ec7z4fFw

     

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PF1JgIWbSlQ

     

    2- Why the Human Brain Can't Multitask:

     

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BpD3PxrgICU

     

    3- Marc Goodman: A vision of crimes in the future:

     

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-E97Kgi0sR4

     

    4- IBM Impact 2010: Day 3 - Ray Kurzweil (part 1 of 3):

     

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OLe_LZV9Uz0

     

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W6cXWL-hnm8

     

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GoON1G3dnjA

     

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