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The Innovator's Path: How Individuals, Teams, and Organizations Can Make Innovation Business-as-Usual

The Innovator's Path: How Individuals, Teams, and Organizations Can Make Innovation Business-as-Usual

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 10-SEP-2013

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A guide to creating and sustaining a culture of innovation focused on business value The Innovator's Path introduces business readers to thought leader Madge M. Meyer's unique, cross-cultural perspective on corporate innovation. The book presents eight essential disciplines (Listen, Lead, Position, Promote, Connect, Commit, Execute, and Evolve) that pave the way for individuals, teams, and organizations to continually innovate in ways that create new business value. The author overturns existing assumptions about inspiring and managing innovation, while offering new insights and...

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Innovation

Innovation

By: Kim Chandler McDonald

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-OCT-2013

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Any organisation looking to succeed in the global digital economy of today - and tomorrow - must innovate. !nnovation introduces the global pioneers whose ideas and products have driven the changes that have revolutionised our world in every field. It showcases the pioneers who have broken the mould and led the pack in every field from business and technology to food, fashion, culture and healthcare. Drawing on exclusive interviews with more than 100 leading innovators from around the world, !nnovation highlights the common denominators linking these highly creative people. It presents the...

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Disrupt Together: How Teams Consistently Innovate

Disrupt Together: How Teams Consistently Innovate

By: Stephen Spinelli Jr.; Heather McGowan

Publisher: Pearson

Publication Date: 12-DEC-2013

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Spinelli and McGowan integrate a broad network of international leaders on innovation to demonstrate the tight linkages between innovation and opportunity recognition. Building on the award winning Philadelphia University curriculum redesign that is reshaping how innovation is taught worldwide, these experts highlight how to identify relevant opportunities more effectively than ever before. The team covers every facet of innovation, including design processes, team development, ethnography, audits and charrettes, opportunity shaping and assessment, business models, value delivery,...

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The Year Without Pants: WordPress.com and the Future of Work

The Year Without Pants: WordPress.com and the Future of Work

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Publisher: Jossey-Bass

Publication Date: 10-SEP-2013

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A behind-the-scenes look at the firm behind WordPress.com and the unique work culture that contributes to its phenomenal success 50 million websites, or twenty percent of the entire web, use WordPress software. The force behind WordPress.com is a convention-defying company called Automattic, Inc., whose 120 employees work from anywhere in the world they wish, barely use email, and launch improvements to their products dozens of times a day. With a fraction of the resources of Google, Amazon, or Facebook, they have a similar impact on the future of the Internet. How is this possible?...

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Sustainable Innovation

Sustainable Innovation

By: Lisbeth Borbye

Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers

Publication Date: 07-JUL-2011

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Many of us wish we could design inventions and make decisions that were optimal and sustainable, but we do not know how to begin the approach. This book offers a guide to dramatically improve the quality of innovation and solution-making through the respectful use of existing and abundant, but often-ignored, resources. Sustainable innovation is about creative combination of ideas, materials, methods, and people, courage to derive value from opposition and diversity, integrative intelligence, virtuous planning, minimal consumption of resources, and definition of alternative plans. Using...

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The Innovation Handbook, 3rd Edition

The Innovation Handbook, 3rd Edition

By: Adam Jolly

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-JUN-2013

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In fast-moving markets, no organization can expect to identify and keep the best ideas by working in isolation; innovation is now running on an open model, with input from a variety of disciplines and sources, including specialists, employees, suppliers and, in particular, customers and clients. But how can you stimulate new innovation? And how can you protect your best ideas once they are in a competitive and aggressive marketplace? The Innovation Handbook offers advice and commentary from leading players in the technology, branding, design, intellectual property and innovation fields - and...

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Ten Types of Innovation: The Discipline of Building Breakthroughs

Ten Types of Innovation: The Discipline of Building Breakthroughs

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 15-APR-2013

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Innovation principles to bring about meaningful and sustainable growth in your organization Using a list of more than 2,000 successful innovations, including Cirque du Soleil, early IBM mainframes, the Ford Model-T, and many more, the authors applied a proprietary algorithm and determined ten meaningful groupings—the Ten Types of Innovation—that provided insight into innovation. The Ten Types of Innovation explores these insights to diagnose patterns of innovation within industries, to identify innovation opportunities, and to evaluate how firms are performing against competitors. The...

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How To Become Innovative (Collection)

How To Become Innovative (Collection)

By: Tony Davila; Marc Epstein; Robert Shelton; Jonathan Cagan; Craig M. Vogel

Publisher: FT Press

Publication Date: 09-AUG-2013

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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 from innovation investments. Learn how to define the right strategy for effective innovation, how to structure an organization to innovate best, how to...

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Leading the Epic Revolution: How CIOs Drive Innovation and Create Value Across the Enterprise

Leading the Epic Revolution: How CIOs Drive Innovation and Create Value Across the Enterprise

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 04-JUN-2013

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A must-read leadership guide for CIOs and executives whose careers depend on creating value and growth through continuous innovation Innovation is the hot topic. Everyone's talking about it, but there seems to be a lot of misperceptions about getting it done. Innovating for Growth and Value is aimed at CIOs and other technology leaders in the modern enterprise. This insider's guide to innovation presents repeatable processes, detailed methodologies, and robust frameworks for innovation and continuous transformation in today's fast-paced business environments. It provides actionable...

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Innovation Engine: Driving Execution for Breakthrough Results

Innovation Engine: Driving Execution for Breakthrough Results

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 13-MAY-2013

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How to implement an innovation engine in any organization Innovation is often sought and is in high demand today. At the same time it is often misunderstood and lacks committed sponsorship. Today, most teams at the top need an innovation capability in a manner that works in tandem with their performance/operations management. Packed with actionable ideas, references, links, and resources, Innovation Engine meets that need. Reveals how to develop strategy, road maps, and processes for innovation execution Provides high level implementation guidance on executing innovation,...

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THE RIGHT PHRASE FOR EVERY SITUATION . . . EVERY TIMEIn today’s fast-moving economy and competitive climate, developing a creative, innovative workforce is absolutely essential for success. ...

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Brand New's revolutionary innovation process is a proven road map you can put to work immediately to create successful new products, services, and business models. Written by leading innovation practitioners, and the coauthor of the bestseller Customers for Life, the authors of this tightly focused, highly entertaining book have nailed the issue perfectly when it comes to successfully introducing anything new. Research shows people like new products and services. Indeed they go out of their way to try to find them. Yet companies are truly terrible at providing new products and services...

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Innovation Prowess: Leadership Strategies for Accelerating Growth

Innovation Prowess: Leadership Strategies for Accelerating Growth

By: George Day

Publisher: Wharton Digital Press

Publication Date: 16-APR-2013

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A framework for achieving superior rates of organic growth Achieving superior growth through innovation is a top strategic priority for all companies. Yet most management teams struggle to reach their firm's ambitious growth targets and suffer slow growth. What distinguishes these growth laggards from growth leaders like IBM, Nike, LEGO, American Express, Amazon, and Samsung that realize their full potential for growth? Wharton professor George S. Day shows that growth leaders use their innovation prowess to accelerate their growth at a faster rate. In this essential guide, Day...

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Innovation Leaders: How Senior Executives Stimulate, Steer and Sustain Innovation

Innovation Leaders: How Senior Executives Stimulate, Steer and Sustain Innovation

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Publisher: Jossey-Bass

Publication Date: 03-JUN-2008

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Innovation leaders promote and address the innovation agenda in their company. Through personal conviction or competitive necessity they are obsessed with providing superior value to customers through innovation. They know how to mobilize their staff behind concrete innovation initiatives and do not hesitate to personally coach innovation teams. For innovation to occur leadership has to be collective. To create a momentum for innovation in their company, leaders from different functions need to team up, to build innovation networks. Innovation leadership is not just an innate talent that...

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A Fine Line: How Design Strategies Are Shaping the Future of Business

A Fine Line: How Design Strategies Are Shaping the Future of Business

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Publisher: Jossey-Bass

Publication Date: 29-JUN-2009

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praise for a fine line "A breath of turbo-charged fresh air that doesn't regurgitate the ego-maniac CEO's selective memory or an outside expert's misinterpretations. Hartmut explains innovation through the lens of design, and it's about time we gained his valuable perspective." —Guy Kawasaki, former chief evangelist, Apple and co-founder of Alltop.com "At Flextronics, we fell in love with Hartmut and frog, and their passion for bringing crazy great designs and design processes into the forefront of great product companies. We used their expertise to help our customers, many of the...

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More Great Ideas a Day

More Great Ideas a Day

By: Jim Blythe; Andy Maslen; Howard Wright; Sarah McCartney; Patrick Forsyth; Jonathan Gifford; Anne Hawkins; Jeremy Kourdi

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International (Asia)

Publication Date: 05-JUN-2013

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Are you looking for a great idea or some inspiration to make your business more effective and cutting edge? Do you need to motivate and inspire your employees, shareholders or customers? Do you need to turbocharge your career? Do you want to do things differently? By starting each day with a new idea, you can meet the challenges of modern-day business and work with energy and creativity. This bumper book contains 365 more great business ideas, one for each day of the year, extracted from the world’s best companies and managers. From marketing to PR, presentations to time management,...

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Out Think: How Innovative Leaders Drive Exceptional Outcomes

Out Think: How Innovative Leaders Drive Exceptional Outcomes

By: G. Shawn Hunter; Tim Sanders

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 05-AUG-2013

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Drive change in your organization for a competitive advantage From CEOs to marketing departments, company leaders are searching for ways to leap-frog their businesses to the leading edge, imprint their brand on the public consciousness, and become more relevant to the ever-changing global marketplace—to transform their businesses into 21st-century competitive game-changers. Out Think explains how to stand out, to express creativity, and lead companies into the creative age. To lead and contribute tangible services, products, and social value, companies need to build new capabilities, new...

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Innovation: Essentials from Leader to Leader

Innovation: Essentials from Leader to Leader

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Publisher: Jossey-Bass

Publication Date: 03-APR-2013

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Innovation is necessary for creating a bright, competitive future. In this collection, you'll find important insights on innovation drawn from the pages of the award-winning publication Leader to Leader. Written by some of the country's top thought leaders, including Clayton M. Christensen, Margaret J. Wheatley, and Gary Hamel, this collection makes innovation come alive in new and surprising ways. Focusing on different aspects and approaches of innovation, it delivers practical knowledge and advice that can mean the difference in your innovation efforts. Each article is packed with...

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Running Lean

Running Lean

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Publisher: O'Reilly Verlag

Publication Date: 01-JUL-2013

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Suchen Sie eine praxisnahe Methode, um mit Ihrer Innovation erfolgreich zu sein? Dann ist Running Lean genau das Richtige für Sie. Ash Maurya knüpft mit seiner Methode an den vielbeachtete „Lean Startup“-Ansatz von Eric Ries an, wobei Running Lean erheblich praktischer und unmittelbar anwendbar ist....

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Social Machines: How to Develop Connected Products That Change Customers' Lives

Social Machines: How to Develop Connected Products That Change Customers' Lives

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 01-APR-2013

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Companies like Facebook and Twitter have redefined social interaction. But what if "machines" like automobiles, bicycles, health monitors, appliances, instruments, and anything else you can connect to the Internet, could all become members of your social network, collect data you care about, and feed it back to you at just the right time? Nike+ is already doing this for your body, but every major industry, from healthcare to cars to home construction, is now building sensors and digital connectivity into their next generation of products. Companies like Ford, Pepsi, Verizon, and Procter...