The Real Secret Behind Apple's Success

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The guest on this week's nationally syndicated Motley Fool Money radio show is Ron Adner, an award-winning professor and author of the new book The Wide Lens: A New Strategy for Innovation. How is Apple able to succeed in the mobile space while companies such as Nokia, Research In Motion, and others have struggled? In this audio segment Adner discusses the importance of Apple's ecosystem and the role it plays in the company's success.

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