Big Bang Disruption

Business Survival in the Age of Constant Innovation

by Larry Downes, Paul Nunes

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'A stimulating read...carefully researched and accessibly written...the case studies on disruption alone are worth the cover price' -Financial Times

'Everything you need from business school in one very direct book' -Dick Costolo, CEO, Twitter

It used to take years for new products and services to dethrone industry leaders. Now any busi­ness can be instantly devastated by something better and cheaper. How can you protect yourself, and harness the power of Big Bang Disruption?

No matter what your industry, start-ups can change the market before you even begin to grasp what's happening. The good news is that any business can mas­ter the strategy of the start-ups.

In Big Bang Disruption, Larry Downes and Paul Nunes show you how to spot the next big thing - before the next start-up does. Based on extensive research by the Accenture Institute for High Performance and interviews from over 30 industries, this essential bookwill give you with the tools to take control of your future.

  • Penguin Books Ltd; January 2014
  • ISBN: 9780241968284
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  • Title: Big Bang Disruption
  • Author: Larry Downes; Paul Nunes
  • Imprint: Penguin
Subject categories
  • 9780241003534
  • 9780241968284

In The Press

Reading this book is the best action you can take to fend off a Big Bang

About The Author

Larry Downes is a consultant and author of Unleashing the Killer App. He is a columnist for both Forbesand CNET, and writes regularly for other publications including Slate, the Wall Street Journal, The Harvard Business Review and USA Today, among others.

Paul Nunes is the Global Managing Director of Research at the Accenture Institute for High Performance. His research findings have been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal,USA Today,,, Los Angeles Times, andChicago Tribune among other publications and media, and he is the Senior Contributing Editor at Outlook, Accenture's journal of thought leadership.