A novel mix of key attributes distinctive from those of established technologies or business models, disruptive innovations are typically inferior, yet affordable and qgood-enoughq products or services, which originate in lower-end market segments, but later move up to compete with those provided by incumbent firms. This book sheds new light on disruptive innovations both from and for the bottom of the pyramid in China and India, from the point of view of local entrepreneurs and international firms seeking to operate their businesses there. It covers both the theoretical and practical implications of disruptive innovation using conceptual frameworks alongside detailed case studies, whilst also providing a comparison of conditions and strategic options in India and China.However, the explorations during this period laid a solid foundation for the future development of the E-bike industry in ... the first E-bike came off the assembly line in 1997: What we did at that time was using the basic structure of manual bikes, ... battery at the back seat, and, last but not least, mounted the bicycle handle with a simple electronic controller. ... Its affordability, effectiveness, and ease of use attracted great attention from consumers and stimulated great market demand.
|Title||:||Disruptive Innovation in Chinese and Indian Businesses|
|Author||:||Peter Ping Li|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2013|