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Paul M. Vaaler

Paul M. Vaaler is Associate Professor in the Department of Strategic Management & Organization, University of Minnesota.

Titles by This Editor

Business Survival Strategies in the Global Internet Economy

More than fifty years ago, Joseph Schumpeter stated that processes intrinsic to a capitalist society produce a "creative destruction," whereby innovations destroy obsolete technologies, only to be assaulted in turn by newer and more efficient rivals. This book asks whether the current chaotic state of the telecommunications and related Internet industries is evidence of creative destruction, or simply a result of firms, governments, and others wasting valuable resources with limited benefits to society as a whole.