Background Note | HBS Case Collection | June 2001 (Revised February 2005)

Creative Destruction of Industrial Age Management Principles and Creative Construction of Information Age Management Principles

by Richard L. Nolan

Abstract

Traces the creative destruction of industrial age management principles and creative construction of new management principles more appropriate for the information age. Includes self-administered questionnaire to permit managers to assess the status of the transformation of management principles in their companies. Teaching Objective: To analyze current management principles.

Keywords: Transformation; Disruptive Innovation; Goals and Objectives; Management Analysis, Tools, and Techniques; Personal Development and Career; System; Information Technology;

Citation:

Nolan, Richard L. "Creative Destruction of Industrial Age Management Principles and Creative Construction of Information Age Management Principles." Harvard Business School Background Note 301-153, June 2001. (Revised February 2005.)