Book by JohnSeelyBrown and JohnHegal :
- How to read it : http://www.johnseelybrown.com/readingTOSE.pdf
If, as we believe, strategic advantage increasingly comes from accelerating capability building, you can be much more effective at this if you are first focused on truly distinctive capabilities. We have been through one wave of specializationthe movement away from conglomerates to focused businesses. We are already in the midst of another wave of specializationunbundling three very different business types that currently reside in most companies: customer relationship businesses, product innovation and commercialization businesses, and infrastructure management businesses.