31 Hewlett-Packard: The Flight of the Kittyhawk [9-697-060] Bower, J., Christensen, C. 1995. Disruptive technologies: Catching the wave. Harvard…

31 Hewlett-Packard: The Flight of the Kittyhawk [9-697-060] Bower, J. L., & Christensen, C. M. 1995. Disruptive technologies: Catching the wave. Harvard Business Review, Jan. Feb. [95103] (1) Why has HP been successful for so long? (2) What would you rate as the strengths and weaknesses of the way that HP structured and supported the Kittyhawk team? (3) What do you think are the root causes of the failure of the Kittyhawk program? How could HP have avoided that failure?