[EPUB] The Prosperity Paradox: How Innovation Can Lift Nations Out of Poverty Par Clayton M Christensen – mymaxlinks.us
However is not just to list out examples of innovative companies
and policies butpolicies but to evise a complete framework based on those successful examples listed that can in turn be replicated in other cases For instance the authors argue that infrastructure The Confabulist development should be pulled in alongside to support a marketeveloping innovation rather than pushed Der Illusionist down via institutions in the absence of that innovation go on to list positive examples and then analyze exactly why pulling worked better than pushing Ineveloping their framework for how nations can aim towards prosperity the authors are Enticing (PI Men to the Rescue doing policymakers a great favorAnother aspect which I appreciated about the Prosperity Paradox was the intuition and empathy with which the researchers approachedevelopment Take the chapter on corruption for instance The authors argue that corruption can often times accompany Spring Comes to Sanctuary (Welcome to Sanctuary, development simply because in some situations it can meet people s needs and theiresire for progress better than legal means If policymakers can focus on offering their populations alternatives that are attractive than corruption eg jobs that pay sufficient money upward mobility etc then those states would have a chance to tackle corruption long term This stands in stark contrast to common belief that simply investing in strict anti corruption initiatives or electing governments that promise to end corruption will in fact end that corruptionMost importantly though the authors profess hope for nations in poverty As they state in the last chapter the authors believe that the
Prosperity Paradox can become a Prosperity Process that is sustained by a continuous commitment to innovation The examplesParadox can become a Prosperity Process that is sustained by a continuous commitment to innovation The examples the appendix only provide hope of a brighter future as we can witness entrepreneurs all around the globe working with limited resources in Ask the Past different challenging environments to solve the real problems faced by peopleailyOn this basis it s not hard to see why The Prosperity Paradox is currently an best seller. Es From education to healthcare infrastructure to eradicating corruption too many solutions rely on trial and error Essentially the plan is often to identify areas that need help flood them with resources and hope to see change over timeBut hope is not an effective strategy. This book has been well thought out well reasoned and is a great work addressing challenges in the Riding Class (Saddle Club, developing world as an excellent follow on to theisruptive innovation work that has Silver Stirrups (Saddle Club, defined Christensen s career Efosa Ojomo and Karen Dillon as excellent co authors and their insights shine through as well This book should be reuired reading for every course on internationalevelopment at Every Business School And Every Public Policy School All International business school and every public policy school All International professionals should have this book in their personal and office libraries Can t wait for the next installment from this ynamic trio The book makes a profound and correct observation that our common view of a major global problem
Has A Serious Flaw Whethera serious flaw Whether s Africa or the US we shouldn t be focused on beating poverty Instead we should focus on bringing prosperity a much lasting and independent concept Although much of the iscussions in the book are centered in Africa I believe this book is just as relevant if not to our backyards and inner city streets where we continue to witness major poverty related problems Christensen makes it very clear that beating poverty is not a gradual process It is of a big jump supported by innovations that create new markets We Short Stories by Roald Dahl don t create good jobs by handing out things but by creating new products and services that open up new markets That was true a hundred years ago and that is true today This book contains one of the most significant macroeconomic observations in the past 50 years I wish we could magicallyeliver this powerful book to the nightstands of political and business leaders worldwide The Prosperity Paradox brings the insightful theories of Dr Clay Christensen to bear on the world s most challenging issues that impact billions of people It offers a positive hopeful view of how focusing on market creating innovations can transform institutions cultures and countriesI found the history lessons in American economic evelopment Singer Eastman Ford Giannini fasc. Clayton M Christensen the author of such business classics as The Innovator’s Dilemma and the New York Times bestseller How Will You Measure Your Life and co authors Efosa Ojomo and Karen Dillon reveal why so many investments in economic evelopment fail to generate sust. Inating as well as parallel examples in The authors research is profound and yet very easy and pleasurable to consume over a few sittingsWhile compelling yet very easy and pleasurable to consume over a few sittingsWhile book keeps its focus on global opportunities I m inspired by how the authors thinking could be applied locally to struggling communities within my country US This is hinted at in the Appendix Disney in Detroit The notion of fostering pull rather than push is very powerful as is the focus on non consumptionWhether you are new to the theories of Disruptive Innovation and Jobs to be Done or well acuainted with them this is
an important book that should be at the top of your 2019 readingimportant book that should be at the top of your 2019 reading The book is about how countries can come out of poverty The authors cite several example South Korea Japan and US However the biggest and most profound economic transformation of the past 100 years is completely overlooked CHINA The book misses this elephant in the room The rise of china out of poverty to become an economic superpower has not followed the trajectory the authors propose Eually important is India which only find a passing mention While the book is readable it lacks epth and seems like a business book The authors id a GREAT job in tackling a Socialist Realism difficult problem namely how to tackle poverty and create long term economic and social prosperity The Prosperity Paradox team s answer is simple yet powerful even if it sounds counterintuitive enduring prosperity for lesseveloped countries will not come from fixing poverty but rather from investing in innovations that create new markets within these countriesThe book is effective in spelling out support for its thesis Starting with the idea that every nation has the potential for extraordinary growth what the authors call nonconsumption the book goes on to I Look Up To... Michelle Obama detail examples where nations eg Singapore South Korea Japan and innovative organizations eg Aravind in India Celtel throughout much of Africa etc have taken advantage of this potential What the authorso so well. Ainable prosperity and offers a groundbreaking solution for true and lasting changeGlobal poverty is one of the world’s most vexing problems For Doctor Extraño decades we’ve assumed smart well intentioned people will eventually be able to change the economic trajectory of poor countri.
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