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Leadership in Action: Leading Change: Adapting and Innovating in an Uncertain World

Leadership in Action: Leading Change: Adapting and Innovating in an Uncertain World

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Publisher: Center for Creative Leadership

Publication Date: 01-JUN-2006

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In today's turbulent business environment, being able to respond in a timely way to emerging threats and opportunities is crucial to an organization's survival and prosperity. An organization's effectiveness can be improved by leader decisions that facilitate innovation and adaptation ...

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Leadership in Action: Face to Face—New and Improved—A Conversation with Peter Engstrom

Leadership in Action: Face to Face—New and Improved—A Conversation with Peter Engstrom

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Publisher: Center for Creative Leadership

Publication Date: 01-JUN-2007

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Engstrom recently spoke with Sarah Glover, a research analyst at CCL, about issues related to innovation. ...

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Brainstorming and Beyond

Brainstorming and Beyond

By: Chauncey Wilson

Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann

Publication Date: 22-JAN-2013

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Brainstorming and Beyond describes the techniques for generating ideas verbally, in writing, or through sketches. The first chapter focuses on brainstorming, the foundation method for ideation, which is a complex social process building off of social psychology principles, motivational constructs, and corporate culture. Brainstorming is commonly portrayed as an easy way to generate ideas, but in reality, it is a complex social process that is often flawed in ways that are not self-evident. Chapter 2 discusses Brainwriting, which is a variation on brainstorming in which each person...

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Le gène de l'innovateur: Cinq compétences qui font la différence

Le gène de l'innovateur: Cinq compétences qui font la différence

By: Clayton Christensen; Jeffrey Dyer; Hal Gregersen

Publisher: Pearson France

Publication Date: 19-APR-2013

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Comment devenir un innovateur efficace ? Quels sont les attributs uniques à l'innovateur et comment les cultiver pour soi et dans son organisation ? Les auteurs mettent ici en évidence les caractéristiques principales des grands innovateurs et expliquent comment les acquérir. Puis, ils expliquent comment, à partir de ces compétences, générer des idées, collaborer au sein des entreprises et développer l’innovation au sein des organisations afin d’être le plus compétitif possible. Ce livre pratique et provocant, basé sur une centaine d’entretiens avec les plus grands innovateurs,...

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Business Beyond the Box: Applying Your Mind for Breakthrough Results

Business Beyond the Box: Applying Your Mind for Breakthrough Results

By: John O'keeffe

Publisher: Nicholas Brealey Publishing

Publication Date: 25-JUN-1999

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What can I do now to achieve breakthrough results in my business area?’ Faster rates of change in the business world and in the world around us mean that we need to get ‘out of our boxes’ just to adapt productively to the changes taking place, let alone to develop a competitive edge for the future. Business Beyond the Box is about developing the ability to create a flow of ideas that will bring about a step-change in actual results. Your mind is a brilliant personal cranial computer which most of us don’t know how to operate. The only thinking strategy most of us know is logical analysis;...

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Innovation Zone, The: How Great Companies Re-Innovate for Amazing Success

Innovation Zone, The: How Great Companies Re-Innovate for Amazing Success

By: Thomas M Koulopoulos

Publisher: Nicholas Brealey Publishing

Publication Date: 25-MAR-2009

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For Steve Jobs and Bill Ford, Microsoft and 3M, a new business model of innovation has become the driving force behind their success. With strong leadership and a disciplined process, today’s leaders are creating more than great products they are taking the role of innovation beyond R&D, placing it squarely at the center of the organization’s core competencies and changing the very nature of the customer experience. Packed with examples and stories about the way innovation takes place inside dozens of next-generation global organizations, The Innovation Zone takes a first-hand look behind...

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Créer de la valeur à moindre coût: Toolkit de l'innovateur

Créer de la valeur à moindre coût: Toolkit de l'innovateur

By: Paul Millier

Publisher: Pearson France

Publication Date: 22-MAR-2013

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Comment dégager de la valeur par l'innovation intrapreneuriale ? En entreprise, le management de l'innovation reste encore peu clair et souvent confiné au seul département R&D, et appliqué aux enjeux technologiques. Or la majorité des entreprises non industrielles ne disposent pas de centres de R&D. Et pourtant nombreux sont les domaines dans lesquels l’innovation est possible, qu’il s’agisse des processus, des services ou encore de la relation client. En générant un flux régulier d’innovation intrapreneuriale, grâce à la mise en œuvre d’une méthode dédiée, les entreprises peuvent...

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Strategic Adoption of Technological Innovations

Strategic Adoption of Technological Innovations

By: Caroline Howard

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-JAN-2013

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Strategic Adoption of Technological Innovations brings together research from practitioners on the development, use, and importance of information technology in order to achieve organizational performance. This comprehensive collection is useful for academicians, scholars, researchers and other industry professionals to provide an understanding of strategy and use of information systems in organizations and entities....

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Midnight Lunch: The 4 Phases of Team Collaboration Success from Thomas Edison's Lab

Midnight Lunch: The 4 Phases of Team Collaboration Success from Thomas Edison's Lab

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 10-DEC-2012

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How Thomas Edison's system for collaboration can benefit any team Thomas Edison created multi-billion dollar industries that still exist today. What many people don't realize is that his innovations were generated through focused approaches to teamwork and collaboration. Authored by the great grandniece of Thomas Edison, Midnight Lunch provides an intriguing look at how to use Edison's collaboration methods to strengthen live and virtual teams today. Edison's four phases of collaboration success offer a simple yet powerful way to see how different combinations of live and digital...

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Unrelenting Innovation: How to Build a Culture for Market Dominance

Unrelenting Innovation: How to Build a Culture for Market Dominance

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Publisher: Jossey-Bass

Publication Date: 14-JAN-2013

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The hands-on guide for fostering relentless innovation within your company Gerard Tellis, a noted expert on innovation, advertising, and global markets, makes the compelling case that the culture of a firm is the crucial driver of an organization's innovativeness. In this groundbreaking book he describes the three traits and three practices necessary to create a culture of relentless innovation. Organizations must be willing to cannibalize successful products, embrace risk, and focus on the future. Organizations build these traits by providing incentives for enterprise, empowering...

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Jugaad Innovation: Think Frugal, Be Flexible, Generate Breakthrough Growth

Jugaad Innovation: Think Frugal, Be Flexible, Generate Breakthrough Growth

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Publisher: Jossey-Bass

Publication Date: 01-APR-2012

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"Jugaad Innovation is the most comprehensive book yet to appear on the subject [of frugal innovation]." —The Economist A frugal and flexible approach to innovation for the 21st century Innovation is a key directive at companies worldwide. But in these tough times, we can't rely on the old formula that has sustained innovation efforts for decades—expensive R&D projects and highly-structured innovation processes. Jugaad Innovation argues the West must look to places like India, Brazil, and China for a new approach to frugal and flexible innovation. The authors show how in these...

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Managing Dynamic Technology-Oriented Businesses

Managing Dynamic Technology-Oriented Businesses

By: Dariusz Jemielniak; Abigail Marks

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 30-JUN-2012

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Modern workplaces are far more technology-driven than the organizations of a few decades ago, leading to a different set of challenges for employers to keep their employees working efficiently, and for employees to balance their work and home lives.Managing Dynamic Technology-Oriented Businesses: High-Tech Organizations and Workplaces explores the culture of modern high-tech workplaces and the different challenges and opportunities that new technologies present for modern workers and employers. This pivotal reference will delve deep into management practices throughout the world, including...

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Doing Capitalism in the Innovation Economy

Doing Capitalism in the Innovation Economy

By: William H. Janeway

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 10-AUG-2012

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The innovation economy begins with discovery and culminates in speculation. Over some 250 years, economic growth has been driven by successive processes of trial and error: upstream exercises in research and invention and downstream experiments in exploiting the new economic space opened by innovation. Drawing on his professional experiences, William H. Janeway provides an accessible pathway for readers to appreciate the dynamics of the innovation economy. He combines personal reflections from a career spanning forty years in venture capital, with the development of an original theory of...

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Mastering Web 2.0

Mastering Web 2.0

By: Susan Rice Susan Rice Lincoln

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-JUN-2009

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Google. Amazon. Facebook. There are plenty of webtastic success stories out there, but there are also millions of companies, web sites and internet experiments floundering in cyberspace. Why should some race to glory whilst others fail to finish? Mastering Web 2.0 will help anyone, from the individual entrepreneur to organizations of any size, make sense of the confusing array of marketing options the internet has to offer. The Web is a very fragmented place, but Susan Rice Lincoln, an online branding and communications expert, pulls all the strands together to help you to make informed...

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Making Innovation Work: How to Manage It, Measure It, and Profit from It, Updated Edition

Making Innovation Work: How to Manage It, Measure It, and Profit from It, Updated Edition

By: Tony Davila

Publisher: FT Press

Publication Date: 09-NOV-2012

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Profitable innovation doesn’t just happen. It must be managed, measured, and properly executed, and few companies know how to accomplish this effectively. Making Innovation Work presents a formal innovation process proven to work at HP, Microsoft and Toyota, to help ordinary managers drive top and bottom line growth from innovation. The authors have drawn on their unsurpassed innovation consulting experience -- as well as the most thorough review of innovation research ever performed. They'll show what works, what doesn't, and how to use management tools to dramatically increase the payoff...

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Leading Innovation

Leading Innovation

By: Brian McDermott; Gerry Sexton

Publisher: Nova Vista Publishing

Publication Date: 21-SEP-2012

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Learn how to create a culture of perpetual innovation and ensure sustainable excellence. For leaders and managers who believe people are their organization’s most important asset....

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Pioneers of Digital

Pioneers of Digital

By: Mel Carson; Paul Springer

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-OCT-2012

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Pioneers of Digital is about those individuals who have truly altered the way advertising, marketing and other communications industries operate. It features twenty inspirational interviews with those who have defined digital formats and campaigns, revealing the stories behind the groundbreaking ideas and creative ingenuity that have shaped the digital world. The pioneers profiled in the book come from the seemingly unrelated fields of design, gaming, music, journalism, branding, search and social networking but they were the first to realize the potential of the...

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IT-basiertes Innovationsmanagement

IT-basiertes Innovationsmanagement

By: Josephine Hofmann

Publisher: dpunkt

Publication Date: 15-JUN-2010

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Innovationen sind der Treibstoff für die Wettbewerbsfähigkeit und damit die Zukunft unserer hoch entwickelten Wissensgesellschaft. Lässt sich der – mehr oder weniger geordnete – Prozess der Innovationsentwicklung in all seinen Phasen, vom Trendscouting, der Ideenbewertung bis hin zur Marktreife neuer Produkte und Dienstleistungen, mit IT unterstützen, systematisieren, wirtschaftlicher gestalten? Bietet auch hier das Internet mit seiner Fähigkeit zur Mobilisierung seiner vielen Nutzer, dem Angebot von vielfältigen Kommunikations- und Ratingmöglichkeiten, dem Zugriff auf das weltweite...

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Lean Startup: Adoptez l'innovation continue

Lean Startup: Adoptez l'innovation continue

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Publisher: Pearson France

Publication Date: 01-MAR-2012

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Un livre déjà culte dans le monde des entrepreneurs ! En appliquant les grands principes du lean management au développement de nouveaux produits, Eric Ries a mis au point une méthode qui change radicalement la donne pour tous ceux qui souhaitent créer une entreprise ou développer un nouveau projet : le Lean Startup. Cette approche révolutionnaire permet en effet d'adapter constamment son offre mais aussi son entreprise aux évolutions du marché, en suivant le principe de l'innovation continue. Dans cet ouvrage, Eric Ries expose sa méthodologie et l'illustre de nombreux exemples...

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Innovation at Work

Innovation at Work

By: RICHARD BRYNTESON

Publisher: AMACOM

Publication Date: 04-SEP-2012

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More and more organizations are realizing that the only hope for survival in an ultracompetitive landscape is through innovation: developing new and better products and services—and creating efficient processes for delivering them. Designed for managers, team leaders, and trainers looking to promote innovation at work, the book is packed with 55 activities to help participants: • Employ “visioning” and “brainwriting” processes to achieve breakthroughs • Cultivate a sense of curiosity and inquisitiveness • Utilize methods of deep observation • Build networks for open source innovation and...