Monday, September 29, 2008

Innovation Vs. Poverty

That's the title of a short article in Forbes by Clayton Christensen. Unfortunately it is not yet online, but here is a link with a bit of info about the piece. Here's a snippet anyway:
Entrepreneurship is part of daily life in emerging economies, because often there is little other option. The poor understand that commerce - selling homemade crafts or running a small shop - is the way to improve income levels.
The article then discusses some of the problems with creating disruptive growth companies in emerging markets and how to tackle those problems. Too bad the article is not online since it was interesting.

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