Professional Presentation/Self-Promotion

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Professional Presentation/Self-Promotion My presentation was on turning a property into an Airbnb to make it an income property. This was based on my experience of recently buying a home with the hopes of turning the downstairs basement into an Airbnb. I pulled my inspiration of decorating ideas from Pinterest and houzz.com to come up with […]

ENT 640: Article – Women in the Golf Industry

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Women in the Golf Industry These days less and less people are making the effort to play golf. This trend is causing golf courses across the nation to either shut down and turn into fields or sell out to developers to build apartment complexes or housing communities with the land. I ask myself, what is […]

Week 8 Book Reflection: The Innovator’s Dilemma “Performance Provided, Market Demand, and the Product Life Cycle”

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“Historically, when this performance oversupply occurs, it creates an opportunity for a disruptive technology to emerge and subsequently to invade established markets from below.” Fundamental change is created by performance oversupply, the order will change in which customers choose one product over another which will trigger the transition to the next phase in the product […]

Week 7 Book Reflection: Ch. 7 “Discovering New and Emerging Markets”

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Instead of managers creating strategic plans for going up against disruptive technological change, they should plan for ways to learn and explore from the disruptive change. With disruptive technology being the new entrance to a business, this will result in how they invest by recognizing the uncertainties of a developing market. Most managers learn about […]

Week 6 Book Reflection: The Innovator’s Dilemma “Match the Size of the Organization to the Size of the Market”

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“Leadership is more crucial in coping with disruptive technologies than with sustaining ones, and that small emerging markets cannot solve the near-term growth and profit requirements of large companies.” This suggests that entering established markets and going up against the competition is more risky with lower chance of success than in creating a new market. […]

Week 5 Reflection: The Innovator’s Dilemma Ch.5 Give Responsibility for Disruptive Technologies to Organizations Whose Customers Need Them

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Who controls the company, the manager or the customer? Successful companies know that the customers control everything, what the company can and can’t do. This is known as resource dependence, which the company is limited to the resources it is given by customers and investors in order to survive. Companies that do not provide what […]

ENT 601 Week 2 Book Reflection: The Innovator’s Dilemma Ch.1 How Can Great Firms Fail? Insights from the Hard Disk Drive Industry

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I am reading a book called, The Innovator’s Dilemma. This is a reflection on my readings. In the first chapter called “How Can Great Firms Fail? Insights from the Hard Disk Drive Industry,” I find it interesting how Christensen talks about “keeping close to your customers.” He is trying to illustrate the enormous risk companies inherit when they […]

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