A collection of Nokia mobile phones. The company sold its mobile handset business to Microsoft for €5.44 billion in 2013. Photo: Reuters A collection of Nokia mobile phones. The company sold its mobile handset business to Microsoft for €5.44 billion in 2013. Photo: Reuters
A collection of Nokia mobile phones. The company sold its mobile handset business to Microsoft for €5.44 billion in 2013. Photo: Reuters
Yves Doz
Opinion

Opinion

Yves Doz and Keeley Wilson

Why the mighty fail – lessons from Nokia

Nokia’s spectacular demise from being the world’s leading mobile phone maker started at the height of its success  

A collection of Nokia mobile phones. The company sold its mobile handset business to Microsoft for €5.44 billion in 2013. Photo: Reuters A collection of Nokia mobile phones. The company sold its mobile handset business to Microsoft for €5.44 billion in 2013. Photo: Reuters
A collection of Nokia mobile phones. The company sold its mobile handset business to Microsoft for €5.44 billion in 2013. Photo: Reuters
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Yves Doz

Yves Doz

Solvay Chaired Professor of Technological Innovation at INSEAD

Keeley Wilson

Keeley Wilson

Keeley Wilson is a Senior Researcher at INSEAD