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Crowdsourcing For Dummies

Crowdsourcing For Dummies

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Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 28-MAY-2013

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Give your business the edge with crowd-power! Crowdsourcing is an innovative way of outsourcing tasks, problems or requests to a group or community online. There are lots of ways business can use crowdsourcing to their advantage: be it crowdsourcing product ideas and development, design tasks, market research, testing, capturing or analyzing data, and even raising funds. It offers access to a wide pool of talent and ideas, and is an exciting way to engage the public with your business. Crowdsourcing For Dummies is your plain-English guide to making crowdsourcing, crowdfunding and open...

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Business Innovation Insights (Collection), 2/e

Business Innovation Insights (Collection), 2/e

By: Luke M. Williams; Deepa Prahalad; Robert Brunner; Ravi Sawhney; Johnathan Cagan; Craig M. Vogel

Publisher: FT Press

Publication Date: 29-APR-2013

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An up-to-the-minute collection of techniques for jumpstarting innovation in any market, product, service, or process Hot new ideas for supercharging business innovation in any market, right now: 4 extraordinary books from world-renowned pioneers in all facets of innovation! This 4-book package brings together today’s fastest, most powerful, most realistic solutions for jumpstarting innovation -- whatever you sell, whatever industry you’re in! You’ll discover how to change the playing field, leverage your customers’ insights and expertise, uncover huge unmet needs, craft great customer...

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Israël Valley: Le bouclier technologique de l'innovation

Israël Valley: Le bouclier technologique de l'innovation

By: Edouard Cukierman; Daniel Rouach

Publisher: Pearson France

Publication Date: 19-JUL-2013

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Israël est un vrai pôle d'innovation, notamment en termes de high-tech, et l'on parle désormais d’ « Israël Valley » en référence à la Silicon Valley. Pourquoi ? Comment ? Quelles leçons en tirer ? Rédigé par deux grands experts du développement stratégique israélien, ce livre pose 3 questions clés : Pourquoi et comment Israël a créé et maintenu une avancée technologique dans un contexte difficile ? En quoi la culture israélienne a-t-elle favorisé l’éclosion d’une économie du high-tech florissante ? Quels enseignements utiles les autres pays/clusters peuvent-ils tirer de...

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Zennovation: An East-West Approach to Business Success

Zennovation: An East-West Approach to Business Success

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 01-MAY-2012

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Combining the principles of Eastern and Western business practices for powerful success As an entrepreneur, manager, and problem-solver, Tomio Taki has shared advice with businesspeople ranging from managers of mom-and-pops to high-powered executives from across the globe. The Innovation Instinct showcases the author's breadth of life experience and illustrates how the principles of Eastern and Western business practices can be meshed together as a powerful source for success. Lessons range from the benefits of asking the simple questions to the importance of establishing oneself and...

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Hybrid Cloud For Dummies

Hybrid Cloud For Dummies

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Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 05-JUN-2012

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Choose the right combination of public, private, and data center resources to empower your business Hybrid clouds are transforming the way that organizations do business. This handy guide helps you find out what this new cloud deployment model is all about. You'll get down- to-earth information about cloud technology, questions to consider, and how to plan and deliver your move to a hybrid environment. Constructing the cloud — learn the basic concepts of the hybrid cloud from both a technical and business perspective Delivering cloud services — dive deeper into the actual...

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Leadership in Action: Back to the Future: Putting Innovation Efforts on Solid Ground

Leadership in Action: Back to the Future: Putting Innovation Efforts on Solid Ground

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Publisher: Center for Creative Leadership

Publication Date: 01-APR-2002

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The experiences of some former innovation champions contain lessons that can be used to plan and execute innovation efforts better the next time around. ...

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100 Great Innovation Ideas

100 Great Innovation Ideas

By: Howard Wright

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International (Asia)

Publication Date: 01-FEB-2012

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Companies that fail to innovate will, like prehistoric dinosaurs, eventually disapper from the face of the earth. This book contains 100 great innovation ideas, extracted from the world's best companies.Ideas provide the fuel for individuals and companies to create value and success. Indeed the power of ideas can even exceed the power of money. One simple idea can be the catalyst to move markets, inspire colleagues and employees, and capture the hearts and imaginations of customers. This book can be that very catalyst. Each innovation idea is succinctly described and is followed by advice...

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Les clés de l'autonomie

Les clés de l'autonomie

By: Stéphanie Desfontaines; Stéphane Montier

Publisher: Eyrolles

Publication Date: 15-MAY-2012

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PrésentationEn période d'incertitude et de complexité l'autonomie apporte aux individus et aux organisations des réponses adéquates : elle génère une forte capacité à collaborer et innover, fait émerger de nouveaux talents et permet de fonder un nouveau management réconciliant performance et bien-être.Forts de dix années de pratique en organisation, les auteurs mettent en lumière les mécanismes de l'autonomie et proposent un modèle pour sortir de la dépendance, devenir soi-même autonome et accompagner concrètement l'autonomie au quotidien, tant au niveau individuel que collectif.Ce nouvel...

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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

Insert Date: 27-FEB-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...