Clayton M. Christensen

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Clayton Magleby Christensen (born April 6, 1952) is an American academic, business consultant, and religious leader who currently serves as the Kim B. Clark Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School of Harvard University.wikipedia
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Harvard Business School

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Clayton Magleby Christensen (born April 6, 1952) is an American academic, business consultant, and religious leader who currently serves as the Kim B. Clark Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School of Harvard University.
Initial programs are the Credential of Readiness (CORe) and Disruptive Strategy with Clayton Christensen.

Disruptive innovation

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He is best known for his theory of "disruptive innovation"—first introduced in his first book, The Innovator's Dilemma—which has been called the most influential business idea of the early 21st century.
The term was defined and first analyzed by the American scholar Clayton M. Christensen and his collaborators beginning in 1995, and has been called the most influential business idea of the early 21st century.

The Innovator's Dilemma

He is best known for his theory of "disruptive innovation"—first introduced in his first book, The Innovator's Dilemma—which has been called the most influential business idea of the early 21st century.
The Innovator's Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail, generally referred to as The Innovator's Dilemma, first published in 1997, is the most well-known work of the Harvard professor and businessman Clayton Christensen.

West High School (Utah)

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He grew up in the Rose Park neighborhood of Salt Lake City and attended the nearby West High School, where he was student body president.
Clayton Christensen, Harvard Business School professor and bestselling author

Innosight

Christensen is also a co-founder of Rose Park Advisors, a venture capital firm, and Innosight, a management consulting and investment firm specializing in innovation.
Innosight was founded in 2000 by Harvard Business School professor Clayton M. Christensen and senior partner Mark W. Johnson.

Brigham Young University

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After graduating from high school in 1970, Christensen matriculated at Brigham Young University (BYU). After completing his missionary service, Christensen returned to BYU, graduating in 1975 with an Honors B.A. summa cum laude in economics.
BYU alumni in academia include former Dean of the Harvard Business School Kim B. Clark, two time world's most influential business thinker Clayton M. Christensen, Michael K. Young ('73), former president of the University of Washington, Matthew S. Holland, former president of Utah Valley University, Stan L. Albrecht, former president of Utah State University, Teppo Felin, Professor at the University of Oxford, and Stephen D. Nadauld, previous president of Dixie State University.

Doctor of Business Administration

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He returned to Harvard for doctoral study in business, receiving a Doctor of Business Administration degree in 1992.
Clayton M. Christensen – Robert and Jane Cizik Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School

Edison Awards

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2015 Edison Achievement Award
2015 – Clayton M. Christensen – Harvard Business School

Seventy (LDS Church)

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He served as an area seventy from 2002 to 2009.

Belmont, Massachusetts

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Christensen lives in Belmont, Massachusetts with his wife, Christine.
Harvard Business School professor and author Clayton M. Christensen.

Kim B. Clark

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Clayton Magleby Christensen (born April 6, 1952) is an American academic, business consultant, and religious leader who currently serves as the Kim B. Clark Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School of Harvard University.

Business administration

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Clayton Magleby Christensen (born April 6, 1952) is an American academic, business consultant, and religious leader who currently serves as the Kim B. Clark Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School of Harvard University.

Harvard University

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Clayton Magleby Christensen (born April 6, 1952) is an American academic, business consultant, and religious leader who currently serves as the Kim B. Clark Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School of Harvard University.

Salt Lake City

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Clayton M. Christensen was born on April 6, 1952, in Salt Lake City, Utah, the second of eight children born to Robert M. Christensen (1926–1976) and his wife Verda Mae Christensen (née Fuller; 1922–2004).

Utah

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Clayton M. Christensen was born on April 6, 1952, in Salt Lake City, Utah, the second of eight children born to Robert M. Christensen (1926–1976) and his wife Verda Mae Christensen (née Fuller; 1922–2004).

Rose Park, Salt Lake City

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He grew up in the Rose Park neighborhood of Salt Lake City and attended the nearby West High School, where he was student body president.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

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Christensen and his siblings were raised as members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

Missionary (LDS Church)

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While at BYU, he took a two-year leave of absence from 1971 to 1973 to serve as a volunteer full-time missionary for the LDS Church.

South Korea

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He was assigned to serve in South Korea and became a fluent speaker of Korean.

Korean language

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He was assigned to serve in South Korea and became a fluent speaker of Korean.

Latin honors

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After completing his missionary service, Christensen returned to BYU, graduating in 1975 with an Honors B.A. summa cum laude in economics.

Economics

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After completing his missionary service, Christensen returned to BYU, graduating in 1975 with an Honors B.A. summa cum laude in economics.

Rhodes Scholarship

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Upon graduating, he received a Rhodes Scholarship and spent two years studying applied econometrics at Oxford University, receiving an M.Phil. in 1977.

Econometrics

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Upon graduating, he received a Rhodes Scholarship and spent two years studying applied econometrics at Oxford University, receiving an M.Phil. in 1977.