Innovation

Innovation

 
The First Mile Anthony, Scott D. Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2014 Innovation

The first mile of innovation -- where an innovation moves from an idea on paper to the market -- is often plagued by failure. In fact, less than one percent of ideas launched by big companies end...

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The Innovator’s Dilemma Christensen, Clayton M. Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2000 Innovation

Even the best companies can fail, and the same practices that make companies succeed can also lead to their failure. In The Innovator’s Dilemma, Clayton M. Christensen explores this paradox and what...

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Agile Innovation Morris, Langdon | Ma, Moses | Chi Wu, Po John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2014 Innovation

What customers want and expect from companies is changing rapidly, and businesses need to keep up. Product and service development has traditionally rested on the development of business cases, a...

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Fail Better Sastry, Anjali | Penn, Kara Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2014 Innovation, Management

It has become a truism in business today that failure is inevitable—and that effective leaders learn from the experience of failing. But without a roadmap, turning mistakes into positive, goal-driven insights and...

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Hidden in Plain Sight Chipchase, Jan | Steinhardt, Simon HarperCollins Publishers , 2013 Innovation

In Hidden in Plain Sight, global innovation expert Jan Chipchase reveals how consumers around the world make purchasing decisions. By providing a framework of human behavior and techniques to gain...

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Kill the Company Bodell, Lisa Bibliomotion, Inc. , 2012 Innovation, Productivity

In Kill the Company, Lisa Bodell argues that the risk-adverse, “zombie” cultures of most companies are incompatible with the innovation they wish to achieve. In order to achieve their companies’ long-...

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Collective Genius Hill, Linda A. | Brandeau, Greg | Truelove, Emily | Lineback, Kent Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2014 Innovation

Many people study leadership, and many books have been written about innovation, but few scholars or books explore the connection between the two. Collective Genius by Linda A. Hill, Greg Brandeau,...

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Creativity & Problem Solving Tracy, Brian AMACOM , 2015 Innovation

Creative thinking goes hand-in-hand with problem solving. Those who are able to apply creative thinking skills to solving problems are those who will be most successful. Luckily, the ability to think creatively is a...

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Creativity at Work Taylor, Ros Kogan Page Limited , 2013 Innovation

In Creativity at Work, Ros Taylor shares the results of 100 interviews and a formal poll of 1,000 working people in the UK. Taylor sought to discover what happens every day as customers and markets...

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The Idea Hunter Boynton, Andy | Fischer, Bill | Bole, William Jossey-Bass , 2014 Innovation

The Idea Hunter, by Andy Boynton, Bill Fischer, and William Bole, argues that most new ideas are not entirely original, and that a person does not need to be a genius to be an innovator. In fact, the...

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