Business Book Summaries: Innovation http://www.bizsum.com/ Thu, 23 Aug 2018 08:00:19 -0400 Thu, 30 Aug 2018 10:20:45 -0400 The Geography of Genius http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/geography-genius <div>Author: Weiner, Eric</div> <div>Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2016</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The Geography of Genius</strong>, Eric Weiner travels the world to investigate why certain cities at different points in time became global capitals of creativity and innovation. From ancient Athens to...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Mapping Innovation http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/mapping-innovation <div>Author: Satell, Greg</div> <div>Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education</div> <div>Published Date: 2017</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Contrary to the popular notion that innovation is simply a matter of having a good, new idea and making it a reality, innovation is actually quite complex and requires effective strategic planning. In <strong>Mapping...</strong></p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Power of Little Ideas http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/power-little-ideas <div>Author: Robertson, David | Lineback, Kent</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2017</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Companies often see two paths to innovation: incrementally improving existing products or services or disrupting their markets with completely new offerings. While both of these approaches can be effective, a third...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation A Guide to Open Innovation and Crowdsourcing http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/guide-open-innovation-and-crowdsourcing <div>Author: Sloane, Paul</div> <div>Publisher: Kogan Page Limited</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>The most innovative companies today are those that regularly collaborate with external partners. To successfully work with others outside of your company, you must embrace the practices of open innovation and...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Maker Revolution http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/maker-revolution <div>Author: Hatch, Mark R.</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2018</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The Maker Revolution</strong>, Mark R. Hatch argues that society is accelerating forward faster than ever because of an explosion of innovation and creativity. You can join the artisans, crafters, inventors...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Innovation by Design http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/innovation-design <div>Author: Lockwood, Thomas | Papke, Edgar</div> <div>Publisher: The Career Press, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2018</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Innovation by Design</strong>, Thomas Lockwood and Edgar Papke explore how to apply design thinking to improve an organization’s economic, social, and environmental value. Organizations that embrace design...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Open Services Innovation http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/open-services-innovation <div>Author: Chesbrough, Henry</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass, a Wiley Imprint</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>The Great Recession that began in 2008 shifted wealth creation from advanced to emerging economies. The shift distributed manufacturing and business process knowledge, moved manufacturing operations to lower-cost...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Competing Against Luck http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/competing-against-luck <div>Author: Christensen, Clayton M. | Hall, Taddy | Dillon, Karen | Duncan, David S.</div> <div>Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers</div> <div>Published Date: 2016</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Competing Against Luck</strong>, Clayton M. Christensen, Taddy Hall, Karen Dillon, and David S. Duncan explain how the Theory of Jobs to Be Done can lead a company to successful innovation and growth. By...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Power of Why http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/power-why <div>Author: Lang, Amanda</div> <div>Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The Power of Why</strong>, Amanda Lang demonstrates a clear, quantifiable link between curiosity and success in the world of business. She recounts the stories of innovative people and organizations to show...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Outsmart Your Instincts http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/outsmart-your-instincts <div>Author: Hansen, Adam | Harrington, Edward | Storz, Beth</div> <div>Publisher: Greenleaf Book Group Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2017</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>We all have cognitive biases, or unconscious ways of thinking about the world and other people that impact our decisions. The roots of many of these biases lay in human instincts that may not even hold true in today’s...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation 20 Minute Manager: Innovative Teams http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/20-minute-manager-innovative-teams <div>Author: Harvard Business Review Press</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>When organizations harness their teams’ creativity, they can develop innovative solutions for even their toughest challenges. In the Harvard Business Review Press title <strong>20 Minute Manager: Innovative Teams...</strong></p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation HBR’s 10 Must Reads On Innovation http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/hbr%E2%80%99s-10-must-reads-innovation <div>Author: Review Press, Harvard Business</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Companies do not need a Steve Jobs-style innovation guru or a team of innovation specialists to drive inventive, customer-pleasing solutions. Anyone can innovate by applying thoughtful, customer-focused best practices...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Simply Brilliant http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/simply-brilliant <div>Author: Schroeder, Bernhard</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2017</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Too many business professionals labor under the misconception that creativity and innovation are special skills that only “artistic types” possess. In <strong>Simply Brilliant</strong>, Bernhard Schroeder argues that...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Plus Change http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/plus-change <div>Author: Glenner, Moe</div> <div>Publisher: LID Publishing</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Plus Change</strong>, Moe Glenner presents an approach for individuals and organizations to create successful, sustainable innovation. Glenner focuses first on ideas—the environments most conducive to...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Jobs to Be Done http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/jobs-be-done <div>Author: Wunker, Stephen | Wattman, Jessica | Farber, David</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2017</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Nimble competitors dominate today’s economy, and companies cannot afford to stagnate. However, only one percent of products are successful enough to pay back development costs, and even fewer make a noticeable impact...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Building a Culture of Innovation http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/building-culture-innovation <div>Author: Beswick, Cris | Bishop, Derek | Geraghty, Jo</div> <div>Publisher: Kogan Page Limited</div> <div>Published Date: 2016</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Innovation has shifted from a niche advantage to a strategic necessity for every organization in today’s business environment. Generation Z consumers, shifting regulatory attitudes, and the increased pace of...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Big Bang Disruption http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/big-bang-disruption <div>Author: Downes, Larry | Nunes, Paul</div> <div>Publisher: Penguin Group</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Disruptive innovation is not new, but it is taking on a new form. In an environment of continual disruptive technology fueled by the proliferation of the Internet, ubiquitous computing, and mobile devices,<strong> Big...</strong></p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Innovation Prowess http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/innovation-prowess <div>Author: Day, George S.</div> <div>Publisher: Wharton Digital Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Among the many strategic priorities of senior management teams, achieving organic growth is one of the most pressing and challenging. The right mix of strategies to boost profits and revenues will vary from one company...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Three-Box Solution http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/three-box-solution <div>Author: Govindarajan, Vijay</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2016</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Companies face an inherent tension in balancing both running a business and innovating to ensure that the organization has new ideas to fuel future profitability. After conducting 35 years of research into corporations...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Creative Society http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/creative-society <div>Author: Tvede, Lars</div> <div>Publisher: LID Publishing Ltd</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Most would agree that creativity and innovation are hallmarks of a healthy economy and society. However, what conditions make some areas highly productive, while others seem to lag behind? In <strong>The Creative...</strong></p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Insanely Simple http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/insanely-simple <div>Author: Segall, Ken</div> <div>Publisher: Penguin Group</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>When asked to name a highly innovative company, many people say Apple. One of the unique forces that drives Apple’s innovation is the organization’s dedication to Simplicity. Its passion for Simplicity generates high...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Wenn Sie wirklich die Welt verändern möchten http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/wenn-sie-wirklich-die-welt-verandern-mochten <div>Author: Kressel, Henry | Winarsky, Norman</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2016</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Das enorme Wachstum und die Weiterentwicklung der Technik sind die Voraussetzungen für zahlreiche neue Unternehmensgründungen mit dem Vorsatz, besondere und innovative Produkte zu schaffen, die große Bedürfnisse am...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Si desea cambiar el mundo de verdad http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/si-desea-cambiar-el-mundo-de-verdad <div>Author: Kressel, Henry | Winarsky, Norman</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2016</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>El rápido crecimiento y progreso de la tecnología ha dado lugar a una proliferación de iniciativas empresariales, todas las cuales desean crear productos innovadores y únicos que respondan a las demandas de un mercado...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The 4 Lenses of Innovation http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/4-lenses-innovation <div>Author: Gibson, Rowan</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p class="body-paragraph">In&nbsp;<strong>The Four Lenses of Innovation</strong>, Rowan Gibson demonstrates that, contrary to popular belief, "big ideas" can be produced systemically. By examining the creative processes...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Innovation the Cleveland Clinic Way http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/innovation-cleveland-clinic-way <div>Author: Graham,MD, Thomas J.</div> <div>Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education</div> <div>Published Date: 2016</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p class="body-paragraph"><strong>Innovation the Cleveland Clinic Way&nbsp;</strong>by Thomas J. Graham offers practical knowledge on how to support innovation within healthcare institutions. Since 1921, the Cleveland...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Masters of Innovation http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/masters-innovation <div>Author: Engel, Kai | Dirlea, Violetka | Dyer, Stephen | Graff, Jochen</div> <div>Publisher: LID Publishing</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>At the heart of every innovative company is the ability of leaders to communicate a vision, create an environment where creativity can flourish, and implement innovative processes that can be repeated again and again....</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Creative Strategy Generation http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/creative-strategy-generation <div>Author: Caporale, Bob</div> <div>Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-strategy">Business Strategy</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p class="body-paragraph">Building a strategy for a product or service can be a creative process that allows an organization to innovate and move forward without imitating past strategies. In&nbsp;<strong>Creative...</strong></p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Innovator’s Hypothesis http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/innovator%E2%80%99s-hypothesis <div>Author: Schrage, Michael</div> <div>Publisher: MIT Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p class="body-paragraph">In&nbsp;<strong>The Innovator's Hypothesis</strong>, Michael Schrage presents a new approach to business innovation. Rather than put good ideas directly into practice, he recommends that...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Red Team http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/red-team <div>Author: Zenko, Micah</div> <div>Publisher: Basic Books</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-strategy">Business Strategy</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p class="body-paragraph">In&nbsp;<strong>Red Team</strong>, Micah Zenko examines the concept of&nbsp;<em>red teams</em>, groups of creative thinkers who challenge the established beliefs and practices of organizations in...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Evolution of Everything http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/evolution-everything <div>Author: Ridley, Matt</div> <div>Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p class="body-paragraph">Evolution is a concept that is associated most commonly with the natural world. However, in&nbsp;<strong>The Evolution of Everything</strong>, Matt Ridley argues that evolution happens in every...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Smaller Faster Lighter Denser Cheaper http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/smaller-faster-lighter-denser-cheaper <div>Author: Bryce, Robert</div> <div>Publisher: PublicAffairs</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p class="body-paragraph">Individuals today are besieged by bad news, leading many to believe that the Western lifestyle may be on the brink of collapse. However, this pessimistic world view of scarcity and shortage...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Funny Business http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/funny-business <div>Author: Byrne, Christopher</div> <div>Publisher: The Career Press, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p class="body-paragraph">According to Christopher Byrne in&nbsp;<strong>Funny Business</strong>, successfully incorporating the underlying principles of play into corporate life can lead to increased innovation,...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Not Knowing http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/not-knowing <div>Author: D'Souza, Steven | Renner, Diana</div> <div>Publisher: LID Publishing Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Life is full of uncertainty, which makes people anxious. To alleviate their anxiety, people look to experts who may not know the answers, try to manage circumstances over which they have no control, and search for...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Yes, And http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/yes-and <div>Author: Leonard, Kelly | Yorton, Tom</div> <div>Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Yes, And</strong>, The Second City executives Kelly Leonard and Tom Yorton describe how the fundamentals of great improvisational comedy and can be applied to business. Tapping into their years of experience...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation InsightOut http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/insightout <div>Author: Seelig, Tina</div> <div>Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In<strong> InsightOut</strong>, creativity expert Tina Seelig describes a new framework—the <em>Invention Cycle</em>—for bringing ideas to fruition. The Invention Cycle enables entrepreneurs to harness their...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Think Big, Start Small, Move Fast http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/think-big <div>Author: LaRusso, Nicholas | Spurrier, Barbara | Farrugia, Gianrico</div> <div>Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/health-care">Health Care</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p class="body-paragraph">The United States has the most expensive health care system in the world, yet it currently ranks 37th in performance worldwide. Mayo Clinic not only wants to rectify this specific problem, but it...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The First Mile http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/first-mile <div>Author: Anthony, Scott D.</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p class="body-paragraph">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...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Innovator’s Dilemma http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/innovators-dilemma <div>Author: Christensen, Clayton M.</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2000</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Even the best companies can fail, and the same practices that make companies succeed can also lead to their failure. In <strong>The Innovator’s Dilemma</strong>, Clayton M. Christensen explores this paradox and what...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Agile Innovation http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/agile-innovation <div>Author: Morris, Langdon | Ma, Moses | Chi Wu, Po</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p class="body-paragraph">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...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Fail Better http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/fail-better <div>Author: Sastry, Anjali | Penn, Kara</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>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...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Hidden in Plain Sight http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/hidden-plain-sight <div>Author: Chipchase, Jan | Steinhardt, Simon</div> <div>Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Hidden in Plain Sight</strong>, 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...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Kill the Company http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/kill-company <div>Author: Bodell, Lisa</div> <div>Publisher: Bibliomotion, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/productivity">Productivity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Kill the Company</strong>, 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-...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Collective Genius http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/collective-genius <div>Author: Hill, Linda A. | Brandeau, Greg | Truelove, Emily | Lineback, Kent</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Many people study leadership, and many books have been written about innovation, but few scholars or books explore the connection between the two. <strong>Collective Genius</strong> by Linda A. Hill, Greg Brandeau,...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Creativity & Problem Solving http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/creativity-problem-solving <div>Author: Tracy, Brian</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>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...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Creativity at Work http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/creativity-work <div>Author: Taylor, Ros</div> <div>Publisher: Kogan Page Limited</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Creativity at Work</strong>, 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...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Idea Hunter http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/idea-hunter <div>Author: Boynton, Andy | Fischer, Bill | Bole, William</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>The <strong>Idea Hunter</strong>, 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...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Freaks Shall Inherit the Earth http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/freaks-shall-inherit-earth <div>Author: Brogan, Chris</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>According to author, consultant, and entrepreneur Chris Brogan, there has never been such a promising time for “freaks” to succeed in business. These innovative, independent thinkers are perfectly positioned to take...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Digital Innovation Playbook http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/digital-innovation-playbook <div>Author: Webb, Nicholas</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/technology">Technology</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Despite the digital landscape of today, very few companies are able to successfully use social and digital media. In <strong>The Digital Innovation Playbook</strong>, seasoned innovator Nicholas J. Webb describes how...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Spark http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/spark-0 <div>Author: Winsor, John</div> <div>Publisher: B2 Books</div> <div>Published Date: 2006</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/teams">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Everyone has the innate ability to be innovative, but this ability is sometimes slowly stripped away and replaced by the mechanics of the modern work environment and the need to get things done in a timely and...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Teaming to Innovate http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/teaming-innovate <div>Author: Edmondson, Amy C.</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/teams">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Teaming to Innovate</strong>, leadership expert Amy C. Edmondson reveals that the ability to innovate effectively and profitably requires exceptional teamwork. By her definition, exceptional teamwork...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Innovation and Entrepreneurship http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/innovation-and-entrepreneurship <div>Author: Drucker, Peter F.</div> <div>Publisher: </div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/entrepreneurship">Entrepreneurship</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Innovation and Entrepreneurship</strong>, Peter F. Drucker introduces the foundations of the entrepreneurial economy. Contrary to popular belief, most of the world’s most successful innovations did not come...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Innovation Paradox http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/innovation-paradox <div>Author: Davila, Tony | Epstein, Marc J.</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>As Tony Davila and Marc J. Epstein explain in <strong>The Innovation Paradox</strong>, the complexity of today’s business world and society at large means that innovative solutions are increasingly complex. The...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Innovating Analytics http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/innovating-analytics <div>Author: Freed, Larry</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/customer-focus">Customer Focus</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Analytics are a powerful business tool that many companies have relied on from their humble beginnings to help with growth determination. They can also be used to forecast a company’s future growth, which strongly...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Beyond the Idea http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/beyond-idea <div>Author: Govindarajan, Vijay | Trimble, Chris</div> <div>Publisher: St. Martin's Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Too many companies devote most of their time to inspiration instead of the “other side” of innovation—execution. <strong>Beyond the Idea</strong> by Vijay Govindarajan and Chris Trimble helps companies get past the...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Innovation the NASA Way http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/innovation-nasa-way <div>Author: Pyle, Rod</div> <div>Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>NASA has built its reputation as one of the most groundbreaking organizations in the world by continuously delivering innovation for more than 50 years. In <strong>Innovation the NASA Way</strong>, author and NASA...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Challenge the Ordinary http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/challenge-ordinary <div>Author: Henman, Linda D.</div> <div>Publisher: The Career Press, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Today’s global economic and competitive landscape demands that leaders manage complexity, instability, and change as never before. Past performances and traditional best practices can no longer be relied on to...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Innovation Nation http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/innovation-nation-0 <div>Author: Kao, John</div> <div>Publisher: Free Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2007</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>The United States has historically been home to innovative thinkers and organizations. However, many government and industry leaders today have a limited understanding of innovation. To continue a legacy of innovation...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Road to Reinvention http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/road-reinvention <div>Author: Linkner, Josh</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-strategy">Business Strategy</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Competition in business today is intense. The speeds at which the world and technology are changing and advancing add to the challenge. The only way to stay relevant and compete is constant reinvention. In <strong>The...</strong></p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Mavericks at Work http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/mavericks-work <div>Author: Taylor, William C. | LaBarre, Polly</div> <div>Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers</div> <div>Published Date: 2006</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-strategy">Business Strategy</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>William C. Taylor and Polly LaBarre, as editors for Fast Company, have explored hundreds of companies. In <strong>Mavericks at Work</strong> they report on the unconventional organizations they have encountered in a...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Creative Intelligence http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/creative-intelligence <div>Author: Nussbaum, Bruce</div> <div>Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Creative Intelligence</strong>, Bruce Nussbaum details a strategic plan for accessing and using creativity for business innovation. The book belies the myth that only a chosen few have the ability to be...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Idea-Driven Organization http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/idea-driven-organization <div>Author: Robinson, Alan G. | Schroeder, Dean M.</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Employees who make products, provide services, and work with customers have the best knowledge of how to improve their organizations. They have ideas that will make or save money, increase efficiency, lessen the...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Power of Paradox http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/power-paradox <div>Author: Schroeder-Saulnier, Deborah</div> <div>Publisher: The Career Press, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/change-management">Change Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The Power of Paradox</strong>, Deborah Schroeder-Saulnier presents a compelling argument in favor of paradox thinking. She argues that finding balance between paradoxical points of view can provide an...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Idea to Invention http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/idea-invention <div>Author: Nolan-Brown, Patricia</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Idea to Invention</strong>, inventor, author, and motivational speaker Patricia Nolan-Brown reveals the steps needed to turn a concept into a profitable product. The ideas that evolve into useful, sought-...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Ninja Innovation http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/ninja-innovation <div>Author: Shapiro, Gary</div> <div>Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Ninja Innovation</strong>, Gary Shapiro draws on his 30 years of experience in the consumer electronics industry, as well as a background in martial arts, to examine the parallels between the approach of...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Innovator’s DNA http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/innovator%E2%80%99s-dna <div>Author: Dyer, Jeff | Gregersen, Hal | Christensen, Clayton M.</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The Innovator’s DNA</strong>, Jeff Dyer, Hal Gregersen, and Clayton M. Christensen provide a blueprint for generating the types of ideas that can transform a company and keep it on the cutting edge. The...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Unleashing Creativity and Innovation http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/unleashing-creativity-and-innovation <div>Author: Birla, Madan</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Despite the fact that creativity and innovation are essential to both career advancement and organizational success, few professionals understand how to unleash their natural creative potential. In <strong>Unleashing...</strong></p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Innovator’s Solution http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/innovator%E2%80%99s-solution <div>Author: Christensen, Clayton M. | Raynor, Michael E.</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2003</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Executives do not typically view theories as tools for success because they do not associate theories with practical applications. In <strong>The Innovator’s Solution</strong>, Clayton M. Christensen and Michael E....</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Reverse Innovation http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/reverse-innovation <div>Author: Govindarajan, Vijay | Trimble, Chris</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>The most successful companies create products that meet mass consumption through creative innovation then export them globally. It would be a big business boon if global commerce were that simple. What is highly valued...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Little Black Book of Innovation http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/little-black-book-innovation <div>Author: Anthony, Scott D.</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p><strong>The Little Black Book of Innovation</strong> is a how-to book for prospective innovators. Scott Anthony defines true innovation and the types of innovation, explains the history of modern thinking about...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The New Corporate Facts of Life http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/new-corporate-facts-life <div>Author: Rivenburgh, Diana</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-strategy">Business Strategy</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Though many people think the government holds the ultimate responsibility for solving society’s problems, in today’s rapidly changing world it is businesses that will harness the forces of change to create a better,...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Wiki Management http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/wiki-management <div>Author: Collins, Rod</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Many organizations continue to use the top-down hierarchical management model developed in the 19th century. As a result, they are unable to handle the speed and increasing complexity of the 21st century business world...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Converge http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/converge <div>Author: Lord, Bob | Velez, Ray</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/marketing">Marketing</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/technology">Technology</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Marketing and technology can no longer be viewed as two separate functions in an organization. In this rapidly changing world, technology is a big part of everyone’s worlds regardless of their roles. It is necessary to...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Other Side of Innovation http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/other-side-innovation <div>Author: Govindarajan, Vijay | Trimble, Chris</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Companies fail to innovate when they put more energy and resources into generating “big ideas” than they do implementing them. In &nbsp;<strong>The Other Side of Innovation</strong>, Vijay Govindarajan and Chris...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Innovative Intelligence http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/innovative-intelligence <div>Author: Weiss, David S. | Legrand, Claude P.</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Canada, Ltd.</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In today’s knowledge economy, organizations must rely on innovation as a source of competitive advantage. Unfortunately, many companies have not learned how to innovate in a systematic manner. In <strong>Innovative...</strong></p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Out Think http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/out-think <div>Author: Hunter, G. Shawn</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Canada, Ltd.</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Out Think</strong>, G. Shawn Hunter presents a guide for leaders who want to bring their organizations into the future. It provides a fresh take on ways to remain creative and innovative in leadership...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Inside the Box http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/inside-box <div>Author: Boyd, Drew | Goldenberg, Jacob</div> <div>Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>It is a common conception that for creativity to thrive, people must think outside-the-box. In <strong>Inside the Box</strong>, Drew Boyd and Jacob Goldenberg claim just the opposite—that more, better, and quicker...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Innovator’s Path http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/innovator%E2%80%99s-path <div>Author: Meyer, Madge M.</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley and Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In today’s complex, global business landscape, continuous innovation is the key to establishing and maintaining competitive advantage. But it takes more than good ideas to create and win support for meaningful, ongoing...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Architecture of Innovation http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/architecture-innovation <div>Author: Lerner, Josh</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The Architecture of Innovation</strong>, Josh Lerner uses case studies and economic research to support a hybrid model for funding research. He proposes a model that taps into the best of corporate and...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Blue Ocean Strategy http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/blue-ocean-strategy <div>Author: Kim, W. Chan | Mauborgne, Renée</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2005</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-strategy">Business Strategy</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/major-works">Major Works</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In the continual quest for sustainable growth, companies have traditionally focused on the competition. They have fought over the same customers, tried to improve on the same benefits, and hoped to wring profits from a...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Creative Conspiracy http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/creative-conspiracy <div>Author: Thompson, Leigh</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p><strong>Creative Conspiracy</strong> by Leigh Thompson debunks typical myths regarding creativity, and offers practical advice for breaking down the barriers to creative collaboration. Thompson also shows leaders how...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Culturematic http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/culturematic <div>Author: McCracken, Grant</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Change happens at a faster pace with each decade, making it increasingly more difficult to predict what the future holds. The old models and methods no longer work. What works are Culturematics—oddities and unexpected...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Innovation as Usual http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/innovation-usual <div>Author: Miller, Paddy | Wedell-Wedellsborg, Thomas</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Business as usual is not working. The companies that thrive in today’s business climate have learned the exceptional practice of innovation; unfortunately, the majority of leaders have no idea how to instigate and...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Managing Global Innovation http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/managing-global-innovation <div>Author: Doz, Yves L. | Wilson, Keeley</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/global-business">Global Business</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In recent years, innovation has undergone a radical and systemic change. The forces of globalization, new consumer markets, and advancing technologies have swept the knowledge critical to new product innovation far...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Medici Effect http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/medici-effect <div>Author: Johansson, Frans</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2006</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/major-works">Major Works</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>The Medicis were members of a fifteenth-century banking family credited with shaping the great Italian Renaissance by breaking down barriers between art, science, and culture. In <strong>The Medici Effect</strong>,...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Breakthrough! http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/breakthrough-0 <div>Author: Kurnit, Paul | Lance, Steve</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Breakthrough!</strong>, authors Paul Kurnit and Steve Lance suggest that many companies are in a rut simply because they continue to do what they have always done. The authors warn that without continual...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Innovation Engine http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/innovation-engine <div>Author: Desai, Jatin</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In today’s constantly evolving world, companies need a strong sense of innovation in order to be most successful. In <strong>Innovation Engine</strong>, Jatin Desai takes the idea of innovation to C-suite executives...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Getting Innovation Right http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/getting-innovation-right <div>Author: Kahan, Seth</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Getting Innovation Right</strong>, executive strategy consultant Seth Kahan refutes the conventional perception of innovation as a hit-or-miss, freewheeling endeavor. From his years of experience working...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The 20% Doctrine http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/20-doctrine <div>Author: Tate, Ryan</div> <div>Publisher: HarperCollins</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/productivity">Productivity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Goofing off at work is usually frowned upon; however, according to Ryan Tate in <strong>The 20% Doctrine</strong>, organizations should allow employees to follow their passions in order to drive innovation. Tate bases...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Unrelenting Innovation http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/unrelenting-innovation <div>Author: Tellis, Gerard J.</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>To understand how some companies succeed through innovation, it is important to first understand why so many companies fail to innovate. Firms that dominate their markets often do so with an aura of invulnerability,...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Disciplined Dreaming http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/disciplined-dreaming <div>Author: Linkner, Josh</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Disciplined Dreaming</strong>, Josh Linkner shares a process and structure for driving creativity, which he believes is at the heart of innovation and business growth. Through numerous examples and exercises...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation SuperBusiness http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/superbusiness <div>Author: Doherty, Fraser</div> <div>Publisher: Capstone Publishing, Ltd.</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-biographies">Business Biographies</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-strategy">Business Strategy</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/customer-focus">Customer Focus</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/entrepreneurship">Entrepreneurship</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/marketing">Marketing</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/social-responsibility">Social Responsibility</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Young entrepreneurs are often viewed as overnight sensations or flukes in the business world. In<strong> SuperBusiness</strong>, Fraser Doherty shows that youth does not always equate with inexperience. He recounts how...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Winning at Innovation http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/winning-innovation <div>Author: Trías de Bes, Fernando | Kotler, Philip</div> <div>Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p><strong>Winning at Innovation</strong> is a comprehensive blueprint for beginning an innovation process. Fernando Trías de Bes and Philip Kotler developed their A-to-F Model based on specific roles for people who...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Science of Serendipity http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/science-serendipity <div>Author: Kingdon, Matt</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd.</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p><strong>The Science of Serendipity</strong> by Matt Kingdon shows large, complex organizations how to open the door to the kind of creative thinking that leads to commercial success. With a focus on the twin concepts...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Crowdstorm http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/crowdstorm <div>Author: Abrahamson, Shaun | Ryder, Peter | Unterberg, Bastian</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/productivity">Productivity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/technology">Technology</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>The advent of social media has broken down many barriers to collaboration. Social media and communications technologies allow individuals and organizations to reach far beyond their own resources to solicit, discover,...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Business Model Innovation Factory http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/business-model-innovation-factory <div>Author: Kaplan, Saul</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-strategy">Business Strategy</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The Business Model Innovation Factory</strong>, Saul Kaplan introduces the concept of business model innovation factories, the 15 principles associated with that concept, and how these factories can benefit...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/stoking-your-innovation-bonfire <div>Author: Kelley, Braden</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Without realizing it, companies may be hindering their own progress by erecting barriers to what initially made them successful: innovation. <strong>Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire</strong> by Braden Kelley is based on...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Beyond the Obvious http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/beyond-obvious <div>Author: McKinney, Phil</div> <div>Publisher: Hyperion Books</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Beyond the Obvious</strong>, Phil McKinney premises that ideas are the most valuable currency in today’s business world, and that success depends on the ability to generate new ideas that lead to innovations...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Inside Apple http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/inside-apple <div>Author: Lashinsky, Adam</div> <div>Publisher: Grand Central Publishing</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-biographies">Business Biographies</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p><strong>Inside Apple</strong> by Adam Lashinsky explores the inner workings of Apple and how its founder, the late Steve Jobs, returned from exile to transform a floundering computer company into an unrivaled producer...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Creating Innovators http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/creating-innovators <div>Author: Wagner, Tony | Compton, Robert A.</div> <div>Publisher: Scribner</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>One of the few things today’s economists agree on is the importance of innovation in bringing about a full-scale, long-term economic recovery. Unfortunately, the United States’ national ranking among innovators is...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Idea Agent http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/idea-agent <div>Author: Echeverria, Lina M.</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Idea Agent</strong>, innovation leadership consultant Lina M. Echeverría explores the best ways to direct creative employees in a competitive business environment in order to deliver breakthrough innovation...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Who Killed Creativity? … And How Can We Get It Back? http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/who-killed-creativity-%E2%80%A6-and-how-can-we-get-it-back <div>Author: Grant, Andrew | Grant, Gaia | Gallate, Dr. Jason</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p></p><P>In these changing times, organizations must innovate or die. In <STRONG>Who Killed Creativity … And How Can We Get It Back?</strong>, best-selling authors Andrew Grant and Gaia Grant explain how to become more...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Leapfrogging http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/leapfrogging <div>Author: Kaplan, Soren</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Business breakthroughs are the key to long-term profitability, but innovation consultant Soren Kaplan argues that they do not arise from conventional marketing plans. In fact, managerial mindsets actually get in the...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Idea Stormers http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/idea-stormers <div>Author: Mattimore, Bryan W.</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p></p><P>In <STRONG>Idea Stormers</strong>, Bryan W. Mattimore provides techniques to channel the creative thinking of groups to find solutions to business challenges. Mattimore, an innovation consultant, has decades of...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Harvesting Intangible Assets http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/harvesting-intangible-assets <div>Author: Sherman, Andrew J.</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In a sense, all people are farmers; marking their turf, planting seeds, nurturing them, and preparing for the harvest. People follow a deeply rooted agricultural-like process in their daily lives, hoping that the...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Infinite Possibility http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/infinite-possibility <div>Author: Pine II, B. Joseph | Korn, Kim C.</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/economics-finance">Economics & Finance</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>As B. Joseph Pine II and Kim C. Korn explain in <strong>Infinite Possibility</strong>, the predominant offering in today’s economy is experience. Society has progressed from agrarianism, industrialization, and the...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Good Idea. Now What? http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/good-idea-now-what <div>Author: Lee, Charles T.</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Good Idea. Now What?</strong>, Charles T. Lee insightfully deconstructs the biology of ideas, from conception to fruition. He uses a kaleidoscope of perspectives to examine the life cycle of an idea,...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Wild Idea Club http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/wild-idea-club <div>Author: Silber,, Lee | Chapman,, Andrew | Krall, Linda</div> <div>Publisher: Career Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Cultivating innovation from within employee ranks not only ensures a steady flow of new ideas, but also improves employee morale and reduces turnover. That is the thinking behind <strong>The Wild Idea Club</strong> by...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Econovation http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/econovation <div>Author: Faktor, Steve</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/economics-finance">Economics & Finance</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>America finds itself in a stagnant economy while the economies of China, India, Brazil, Germany, and other nations are growing. According to former American Express executive Steve Faktor, the reason for this...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Relentless Innovation http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/relentless-innovation <div>Author: Phillips, Jeffrey</div> <div>Publisher: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Relentless Innovation</strong>, management consultant Jeffrey Phillips offers advice on how companies can become relentless innovators—that is, have a program of sustained innovation wherein the urge to...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Edison in the Boardroom Revisited http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/edison-boardroom-revisited <div>Author: Harrison, Suzanne S. | Sullivan, Patrick H.</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley, & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-strategy">Business Strategy</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Intellectual property is valuable, yet too many companies fail to maximize its worth. Corporations that extract the most value from their IP meet to discuss best practices of IP management at the ICM Gathering. The...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Sidestep & Twist http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/sidestep-twist <div>Author: Gardner, James</div> <div>Publisher: Marshall Cavendish Business</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-strategy">Business Strategy</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Sidestep & Twist</strong>, James Gardner dispels the notion that companies that throw money into innovation will automatically have successful products and services. Instead, in many cases, companies...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Creative People Must Be Stopped http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/creative-people-must-be-stopped <div>Author: Owens, David A.</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Creative People Must Be Stopped</strong>, business professor and consultant David A. Owens discusses the challenges of innovation within organizations. While creative new ideas are increasingly important to...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Little Bets http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/little-bets <div>Author: Sims, Peter</div> <div>Publisher: Free Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Experimental innovators use trial and error based approaches to reach breakthroughs in iterative ways. Peter Sims, a former venture capital investor, believes that most successful entrepreneurs work in this nonlinear...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Innovation is Everybody's Business http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/innovation-everybodys-business <div>Author: Tucker, Robert B.</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p><strong>Innovation is Everybody’s Business </strong>by Robert B. Tucker discusses how employees at any level, in any organization or industry can make themselves invaluable by championing innovation. With routine tasks...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Innovator's Way http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/innovators-way <div>Author: Denning, Peter J. | Dunham, Robert</div> <div>Publisher: The MIT Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Innovation is critical for personal, business, and economic success. Although thousands of books have been printed on meeting the challenges of innovation, the August 2005 issue of Businessweek reports an innovation...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Look at More http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/look-more <div>Author: Stefanovich, Andy</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Even though innovation is considered one of the most effective ways for companies to achieve high levels of growth, many organizations struggle to be innovative. In many cases, companies have tried too hard to promote...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Innovator's Prescription http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/innovators-prescription-0 <div>Author: Christensen, Clayton M. | Grossman, Jerome H. | Hwang, Jason</div> <div>Publisher: McGraw-Hill</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/health-care">Health Care</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>It will not come as news to most Americans that the United States health care system is in critical condition. Each year, fewer people can afford to pay for medical care and fewer businesses can afford to provide...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Innovation Zone http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/innovation-zone <div>Author: Koulopoulos, Thomas M.</div> <div>Publisher: Davies-Black Publishing</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Successful companies have built innovation into their corporate cultures, looking beyond their research and development departments for innovative ideas. In <strong>The Innovation Zone</strong>, author and management...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Service Innovation http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/service-innovation <div>Author: Bettencourt, Lance A.</div> <div>Publisher: McGraw-Hill</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Service Innovation</strong>, innovation strategist Lance A. Bettencourt shows marketers what they need to do to ensure that customers’ service needs are met. Based on the author’s nearly 20 years of...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Make or Break http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/make-or-break <div>Author: Grichnik, Kaj | Winkler, Conrad | Rothfeder, Jeffrey</div> <div>Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies</div> <div>Published Date: 2008</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/productivity">Productivity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Manufacturing has been the backbone of corporate America for many years, but some quintessential companies have let their manufacturing prowess lapse. With emerging markets, changing work forces, and accelerating...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Innovation Secrets of Steve Jobs http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/innovation-secrets-steve-jobs <div>Author: Gallo, Carmine</div> <div>Publisher: McGraw-Hill</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The Innovation Secrets of Steve Jobs</strong>, business journalist Carmine Gallo describes the seven principles that form the philosophical core of master innovator, Steve Jobs. Although there is only one...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Built to Love http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/built-love <div>Author: Boatwright, Peter | Kagan, Jonathan</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/marketing">Marketing</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Built to Love </strong>by Peter Boatwright and Jonathan Kagan, product emotions are defined as personal feelings invoked by a specific brand, service, or product. For the most part, individuals purchase...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Innovate the Pixar Way http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/innovate-pixar-way <div>Author: Capodagli, Bill | Jackson, Lynn</div> <div>Publisher: McGraw-Hill</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Today, many American companies are highly risk averse and are taking a short-term view of business. Greater focus on innovation is needed to make companies more competitive. In <strong>Innovate the Pixar Way</strong>,...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Innovation X http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/innovation-x <div>Author: Richardson, Adam</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p><strong>Innovation X </strong>by Adam Richardson offers a new way to view innovation. He believes that the problems that today’s businesses must innovatively solve have grown in scope and complexity. Richardson labels...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Grabbing Lightning http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/grabbing-lightning <div>Author: O'Connor, Gina C.</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2008</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-strategy">Business Strategy</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Innovation—pioneering new ways of thinking and developing improved processes and products—is critical to business success. What is particularly needed is “breakthrough,” or radical, innovation—that which offers wholly...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Driving Change http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/driving-change-0 <div>Author: Brewster, Mike | Dalzell, Frederick</div> <div>Publisher: Hyperion Books</div> <div>Published Date: 2007</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/change-management">Change Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>The presence of UPS--both domestically and internationally--is unmistakable. After all, the package delivery and logistics corporation tracks over fifteen million packages daily. But UPS has not always been the...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Science and Corporate Strategy http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/science-and-corporate-strategy <div>Author: Hounshell, David A. | Smith Jr., John Kenly</div> <div>Publisher: Cambridge University Press</div> <div>Published Date: 1989</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-biographies">Business Biographies</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>At the beginning of this century, Du Pont opened two very different research laboratories. The highly structured, applied research conducted at Du Pont's Eastern Laboratory paid handsome dividends, though the results...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Ultimate Entrepreneur http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/ultimate-entrepreneur <div>Author: Rifkin, Glenn | Harrar, George</div> <div>Publisher: Contemporary Books</div> <div>Published Date: 1988</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-biographies">Business Biographies</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>The authors describe in detail why and how Ken Olsen and Harlan Anderson gave up engineering positions at MIT in order to start Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) in August of 1957. They focus on how Olsen and...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Networking With the Affluent and Their Advisors http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/networking-affluent-and-their-advisors <div>Author: Stanley, Thomas J.</div> <div>Publisher: Business One Irwin</div> <div>Published Date: 1993</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/customer-focus">Customer Focus</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/marketing">Marketing</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/productivity">Productivity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>A method for reaching the affluent through their affinity groups. Endorsements are gained for reasons that go beyond the basic product or service the networker offers. High performance networkers do extraordinary...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Sources of Innovation http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/sources-innovation <div>Author: Von Hippel, Eric</div> <div>Publisher: Oxford University Press</div> <div>Published Date: 1988</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>The old assumption that manufacturers always develop innovations with their ears tuned to customer needs is often wrong. Innovation comes from various places and usually depends on the field in question. It may come...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Barons of the Sky http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/barons-sky <div>Author: Biddle, Wayne</div> <div>Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 1991</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-biographies">Business Biographies</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Barons of the Sky</strong>, Biddle describes the birth and evolution of an important American industry-the Aerospace Industry. Biddle addresses the questions of how and why a liberal democracy has allowed...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Clockspeed. http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/clockspeed <div>Author: Fine, Charles H.</div> <div>Publisher: Perseus Books</div> <div>Published Date: 1998</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/productivity">Productivity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Clockspeed grew out of Charles Fine’s study of the strategic impact of supply-chain strategy on competitive advantage. Fine decided that instead of monitoring the supply chains of slowly evolving businesses, he would...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Lure the Tiger Out of the Mountains http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/lure-tiger-out-mountains <div>Author: Gao Yuan</div> <div>Publisher: Simon & Schuster</div> <div>Published Date: 1991</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/global-business">Global Business</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Lure the Tiger Out of the Mountains</strong>, Yuan weaves history, inspirational experiences, and how-to guidelines into a concise, articulate package. Chinese traditions and philosophies found in this work...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Bringing New Products to Market http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/bringing-new-products-market <div>Author: Hall, John A.</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 1991</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/marketing">Marketing</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Bringing New Products to Market details the differences in product planning in various sizes and types of companies. This work provides clear, long-lasting insights into the whole new-product marketing process: how to...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Innovation http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/innovation <div>Author: Kuczmarski, Thomas D.</div> <div>Publisher: NTC Business Books</div> <div>Published Date: 1996</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Quizzes, checklists, techniques, tools, ideas, and positive perspectives help stimulate the understanding that innovation is not a set of activities or action steps, but a mindset and a way of life. It is a commonsense...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Light Touch http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/light-touch <div>Author: Kushner, Malcolm</div> <div>Publisher: Simon & Schuster</div> <div>Published Date: 1990</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The Light Touch</strong>, Kushner successfully fills a gap in management practice by showing managers how to harness the power of the valuable humor resource in a range of day-to-day activities. However, his...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Critical SHIFT http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/critical-shift <div>Author: Silverman, Lori L. | Propst, Annabeth L.</div> <div>Publisher: ASQ Quality Press</div> <div>Published Date: 1999</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/productivity">Productivity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>According to Lori L. Silverman and Annabeth L. Propst, the concept of quality, as used within the context of "total quality management," has fallen out of favor. However, it is not "dead" but is being replaced by...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Profits of Science http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/profits-science <div>Author: Teitelman, Robert</div> <div>Publisher: BasicBooks</div> <div>Published Date: 1994</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/technology">Technology</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Profits of Science</strong>, Teitelman journeys through the past 40 years with the story of how science, technology, and the financial markets have impacted the country. The author sketches out a broad...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Father, Son & Co. http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/father-son-co <div>Author: Watson Jr., Thomas J. | Petre, Peter</div> <div>Publisher: Bantam Books</div> <div>Published Date: 1991</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-biographies">Business Biographies</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p><strong>Father, Son & Co </strong>avoids the pitfalls of which many chronologies fall prey: excessive use of disruptive flashbacks and flash-forwards, an overabundance of characters who add nothing but unnecessary...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Paradox Process http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/paradox-process <div>Author: Barrett, Derm</div> <div>Publisher: Amacom</div> <div>Published Date: 1997</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>On the surface, a paradox can appear to contradict common sense and logic. But in reality, it is inherently valid and sensible and has been used by innovators throughout history to uncover wellsprings of creativity and...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Innovation Explosion http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/innovation-explosion <div>Author: Quinn, James Brian | Baruch, Jordan J. | Zien, Karen Anne</div> <div>Publisher: The Free Press</div> <div>Published Date: 1997</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/global-business">Global Business</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>If nations and enterprises hope to be successful in future world competition, they must understand, integrate, and manage their intellectual, technological, and innovation resources in a dramatically different way....</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Managing Imitation Strategies http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/managing-imitation-strategies <div>Author: Schnaars, Steven P.</div> <div>Publisher: The Free Press</div> <div>Published Date: 1995</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/marketing">Marketing</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p><strong>Managing Imitation Strategies </strong>expounds the different types of product imitations - their successes and failures. Although the evidence in favor of imitation is nearly endless, illustrating that...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Renaissance of American Steel http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/renaissance-american-steel <div>Author: Ahlbrandt, Roger S. | Fruehan, Richard J.</div> <div>Publisher: Oxford University Press</div> <div>Published Date: 1996</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-biographies">Business Biographies</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/major-works">Major Works</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Just a few years ago, the American steel industry was used as the archetypal example of failure in the face of foreign competition. In fact, the collapse of the industry was so dramatic that it was seen as symptomatic...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Flight of the Buffalo http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/flight-buffalo <div>Author: Belasco, James A. | Stayer, Ralph C.</div> <div>Publisher: Warner Books</div> <div>Published Date: 1993</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>A provocative leadership model to help organizations stop operating like buffalo and start "flying" like responsible, interdependent geese. The process, called Leading the Journey, is based on the leadership principles...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation It Ain't as Easy as It Looks http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/it-aint-easy-it-looks <div>Author: Bibb, Porter</div> <div>Publisher: Crown Publishing</div> <div>Published Date: 1993</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-biographies">Business Biographies</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>An unauthorized, but informed biography of Ted Turner -billionaire, womanizer, sports impresario, and communications visionary. This unvarnished, definitive portrait analyzes the man, his empire, and his impact on mass...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Microsoft Secrets http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/microsoft-secrets <div>Author: Cusumano, Michael A. | Selby, Richard W.</div> <div>Publisher: The Free Press</div> <div>Published Date: 1996</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-biographies">Business Biographies</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/marketing">Marketing</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Drawing on almost two years of on-site observation, 40 in-depth interviews, and unprecedented access to confidential documents and project data, the authors focus specifically on Microsoft’s unique "synch-and-stabilize...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The CEO Paradox http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/ceo-paradox <div>Author: Horton, Thomas R.</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 1992</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Horton quotes from leading CEOs to offer a clear picture of corporate life at the top, discussing such things as decision-making, time management, handling pressure, advance planning, executive fashion, the dangers of...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Tom Peters Seminar http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/tom-peters-seminar <div>Author: Peters, Tom</div> <div>Publisher: Vintage Books</div> <div>Published Date: 1994</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p><strong>The Tom Peters Seminar</strong> is a radical new view of how business can work if organizations are willing to make imagination the source of value. Peters totally abandons the conventions that have brought the...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Overnight Success http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/overnight-success <div>Author: Trimble, Vance</div> <div>Publisher: Crown Publishing</div> <div>Published Date: 1993</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-biographies">Business Biographies</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p><strong>Overnight Success </strong>is a biography of Fred Smith and the trials he endured to gain the achievements and triumphs of Federal Express. The path Smith took to this point began with great difficulty-he...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Idea Power http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/idea-power <div>Author: VanGundy, Arthur B.</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 1992</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>To become more competitive, many companies now focus on creativity in solving business problems. Arthur VanGundy shatters the notion that creativity belongs to those "creative types" who exist apart from the real world...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Lightning Strategies for Innovation http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/lightning-strategies-innovation <div>Author: Zangwill, Willard I.</div> <div>Publisher: Lexington Books</div> <div>Published Date: 1992</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/marketing">Marketing</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Willard Zangwill’s most valuable contribution to the study of innovation is that he demonstrates clearly that innovation is not something that just happens but is a conscious process governed by planning. He does an...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Imagination First http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/imagination-first <div>Author: Liu, Eric | Noppe-Brandon, Scott</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Imagination is an immensely powerful tool; when tapped, both individuals and companies have almost limitless access to creativity, innovation, and competitive advantages. The future of society relies heavily on...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Rethink http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/rethink <div>Author: Merrifield, Ric</div> <div>Publisher: FT Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/change-management">Change Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/productivity">Productivity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>When it becomes necessary to search for cost efficiencies and business improvement ideas, company leaders tend to focus on fine-tuning processes (the hows) rather than focusing on what companies actually do and why...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Unleashing Innovation http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/unleashing-innovation <div>Author: Snyder, Nancy Tennant | Duarte, Deborah L.</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass</div> <div>Published Date: 2008</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-biographies">Business Biographies</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Every company wants to be an innovation leader. After all, companies that innovate are ultimately those that thrive. Unfortunately, most companies that institute innovation programs do it in a manner that thwarts the...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation CATS http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/cats <div>Author: Lundin, Stephen C.</div> <div>Publisher: McGraw-Hill</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>The old idea that innovation begins at the top of an organization is not conducive to managing a productive and successful company. Instead, leaders should be encouraging innovation in all layers of their organizations...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Create Marketplace Disruption http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/create-marketplace-disruption <div>Author: Hartung, Adam</div> <div>Publisher: FT Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2008</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-strategy">Business Strategy</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Far too often, companies lock-in to processes, products, or technologies that have worked in the past. By clinging to their history - and failing to consider alternative options that are more appropriate in response...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Once You're Lucky, Twice You're Good http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/once-youre-lucky-twice-youre-good <div>Author: Lacy, Sarah</div> <div>Publisher: Gotham Books</div> <div>Published Date: 2008</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-biographies">Business Biographies</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/technology">Technology</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>The economic scale of the 1990s Internet bubble, as well as the sweeping cultural changes it brought, was unprecedented. The fact that many companies and people in the United States were caught up in this “tech craze”...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The New Age of Innovation http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/new-age-innovation <div>Author: Prahalad, C. K. | Krishnan, M. S.</div> <div>Publisher: McGraw-Hill</div> <div>Published Date: 2008</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-strategy">Business Strategy</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/customer-focus">Customer Focus</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Traditionally, it was assumed that companies created value and offered it to customers. This firm- and product-centric view is being replaced, however, by customers’ personalized experience with products and services,...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Putting Our DIFFERENCES to WORK http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/putting-our-differences-work <div>Author: Kennedy, Debbe</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers</div> <div>Published Date: 2008</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-strategy">Business Strategy</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/teams">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Putting differences to work – creating an environment where diverse individuals can work more effectively to drive innovation and performance – has unlimited potential benefits. Unfortunately, however, organizations...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Momentum Effect http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/momentum-effect <div>Author: Larreche, J. C.</div> <div>Publisher: Wharton School Publishing</div> <div>Published Date: 2008</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-strategy">Business Strategy</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>One of the greatest challenges leaders and their companies face today is maintaining profitable growth. Some companies struggle to accomplish this, others achieve it and then lose it, but only a select few consistently...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Making Innovation Work http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/making-innovation-work <div>Author: Davila, Tony | Epstein, Marc J. | Shelton, Robert</div> <div>Publisher: Wharton School Publishing</div> <div>Published Date: 2007</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-strategy">Business Strategy</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Although many myths surround innovation, making it appear more complex than it is, the authors believe that the execution of innovation is not any more difficult than the implementation of other management activities....</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Outsmart! http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/outsmart <div>Author: Champy, Jim</div> <div>Publisher: FT Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2008</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-strategy">Business Strategy</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/entrepreneurship">Entrepreneurship</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Companies that can outsmart the competition know who they are, where they want to be, and how to get there. They are constantly seeking new ways to be distinctive and competitive, are inclined to action, and are...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Made to Stick http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/made-stick <div>Author: Flynn, Simone Isadora</div> <div>Publisher: Random Hous</div> <div>Published Date: 2007</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/customer-focus">Customer Focus</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/marketing">Marketing</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Some ideas are “stick-worthy” while others are not and the traditional advice to make ideas stick, such as knowing your audience, making eye contact, practice, and repetition, tends to have limited effectiveness....</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Speed Lead http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/speed-lead <div>Author: Kevan Hall</div> <div>Publisher: Nicholas Brealey Publishing</div> <div>Published Date: 2007</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Companies are growing at an ever-faster rate in today’s era of information technology and globalization. As a result, these organizations are becoming complex, and therefore slower and more expensive to run. People are...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Myths of Innovation http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/myths-innovation <div>Author: Berkun, Scott</div> <div>Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2007</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/technology">Technology</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><dl id="citationFields" class="citation-fields"> <p><span>In this book, author Scott Berkun takes a close look at innovation history, including the software and Internet ages, to reveal how ideas truly become successful...</span></p></dl></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Hot Spots http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/hot-spots <div>Author: Gratton, Lynda</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers</div> <div>Published Date: 2007</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/productivity">Productivity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/teams">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>According to Gratton, Hot Spots are places and times—workplaces, teams, departments, companies, factories, cities, industries, coffee shops, hallways, and/or conferences—where people work in exceptionally creative and...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Elegant Solution http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/elegant-solution <div>Author: May, Matthew E.1</div> <div>Publisher: Simon & Schuster</div> <div>Published Date: 2007</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Toyota is one of the world’s ten most profitable companies; what is the secret to Toyota’s remarkable success? It is the company’s quest for the “elegant solution”—a singular and deceptively simple idea that can change...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Innovation Killer http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/innovation-killer <div>Author: Barton Rabe, Cynthia</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2006</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Forget conventional wisdom. Forget the thought that the more you know, the better off you’ll be. Forget the idea that knowledge and expertise are the only true routes to success and innovation in business. Education...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Built To Change. http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/built-change <div>Author: Lawler III, Edward E. | Worley, Christopher G.</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass</div> <div>Published Date: 2006</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/change-management">Change Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In Built to Change, Edward Lawler III and Christopher Worley address an important and ever-prevalent element of modern business that challenges organizations big and small, old and new. That immense issue is change,...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Ten Faces of Innovation http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/ten-faces-innovation <div>Author: Kelley, Thomas | Littman, Jonathan</div> <div>Publisher: Currency Doubleday</div> <div>Published Date: 2005</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>According to Tom Kelley (The Art of Innovation), individuals, who assume the role of Devil’s Advocate, can be some of the most potent destroyers of innovation in a corporation. These ubiquitous idea wreckers cloak...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Tectonic Shift http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/tectonic-shift <div>Author: Sheth, Jagdish N. | Sisodia, Rajendra S.</div> <div>Publisher: Sage Publications</div> <div>Published Date: 2006</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/global-business">Global Business</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The Commanding Heights </strong>(1998), Yergin and Stanislaw describe the historic forces that have prompted societies, worldwide, to reject government control of the dominant businesses and industries of...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Hershey http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/hershey <div>Author: D'Antonio, Michael</div> <div>Publisher: Simon & Schuster</div> <div>Published Date: 2006</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-biographies">Business Biographies</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/entrepreneurship">Entrepreneurship</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Not only does the name Hershey mean chocolate to America and the world, it also signifies an inspiring and uniquely successful experiment in humanistic capitalism—one that has produced a business empire devoted to a...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Art of the Start http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/art-start <div>Author: Kawasaki, Guy</div> <div>Publisher: Portfolio</div> <div>Published Date: 2005</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/entrepreneurship">Entrepreneurship</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>For entrepreneurs, or anyone inspired to start something -- be it a new business, new product, new service, or a new organizational division – it’s easy to get bogged down in theory and unnecessary details which hinder...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation FutureThink http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/futurethink <div>Author: Weiner, Edie | Brown, Arnold</div> <div>Publisher: Pearson Education, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2006</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/change-management">Change Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>The future is about change but, according to Weiner and Brown, the future can only be grasped when objective information about change is combined with clear views. Unfortunately, the prevalence of “knee-jerk clichés...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Bigger Isn't Always Better http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/bigger-isnt-always-better <div>Author: Tomasko, Robert M.</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2005</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/productivity">Productivity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>A big business is a successful business, or so goes contemporary thinking. In Bigger Isn't Always Better, Robert M. Tomasko, discusses his belief that growth does not necessarily mean getting bigger. He believes that...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Search http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/search <div>Author: Battelle, John</div> <div>Publisher: Portfolio</div> <div>Published Date: 2005</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-biographies">Business Biographies</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/marketing">Marketing</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/technology">Technology</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>As Battelle observes, it seems as though the words “Google” and “search” are now nearly synonymous, for Google is currently the culture’s most prominent declaration of the power of search. Despite its having entered...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Management Malpractice http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/management-malpractice <div>Author: Hickman, Craig</div> <div>Publisher: Platinum Press Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2005</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>The great management principles developed by America’s leading companies have now been adopted around the world. When these principles are used to unify people and build morale, they create strong corporate values and...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The World Is Flat http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/world-flat <div>Author: Friedman, Thomas L.</div> <div>Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux</div> <div>Published Date: 2005</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/global-business">Global Business</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/major-works">Major Works</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/productivity">Productivity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Although outsourcing is the current hot topic, Friedman reports that outsourcing is just one dimension of a much more fundamental phenomenon unfolding today – the flattening of the world. Massive technological...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation BRAND Sense http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/brand-sense <div>Author: Lindstrom, Martin</div> <div>Publisher: The Free Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2005</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/customer-focus">Customer Focus</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/marketing">Marketing</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Having an instantly recognizable logo and a jingle that people hum unconsciously is a good start to having a successful brand, but it is not good enough to ensure success. In this interactive world, people want and...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Wisdom of Crowds http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/wisdom-crowds <div>Author: Surowiecki, James</div> <div>Publisher: Doubleday</div> <div>Published Date: 2004</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/major-works">Major Works</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>The idea that large groups of people are smarter than an elite few may be a surprise to many involved in decision making and problem solving, and can be a concept that is difficult to accept. The theory that groups are...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Creativity in Virtual Teams http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/creativity-virtual-teams <div>Author: Nemiro, Jill E.</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2004</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/productivity">Productivity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/teams">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Written by Jill Nemiro—an expert in organizational and team creativity—Creativity in Virtual Teams offers readers a model for achieving high levels of creativity in a virtual environment. As a result of global...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Toyota Way http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/toyota-way <div>Author: Liker, Jeffrey K.</div> <div>Publisher: McGraw-Hill</div> <div>Published Date: 2004</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-biographies">Business Biographies</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/major-works">Major Works</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/productivity">Productivity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Everyone in the auto industry is so familiar with Toyota’s dramatic business success and world-renowned quality that, as Liker points out, many consider the company to be “boring,” with its steadily growing sales,...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Reinventing Strategy http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/reinventing-strategy <div>Author: Pietersen, Willie</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2002</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>According to Pietersen, today’s new leadership challenge is a journey of discovery in which management, particularly in large, established firms, must learn to “think out of the box” and “move out of their comfort...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Breakthrough http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/breakthrough <div>Author: Davidson, Bill</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2004</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Success is, unfortunately, not self-perpetuating. Once a company reaches the level of industry incumbent, and must not only defend its market share among established players in the industry, but also operate in a...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Lean Thinking http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/lean-thinking <div>Author: Womack, James P. | Jones, Daniel T.</div> <div>Publisher: The Free Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2003</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/productivity">Productivity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In 1990, Womack and Jones published <strong>The Machine That Changed the World</strong>, with the objective of sending a wake-up call to organizations still struggling in the antiquated world of mass production. Thus,...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Innovative Reward Systems for the Changing Workplace http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/innovative-reward-systems-changing-workplace <div>Author: Wilson, Thomas B.</div> <div>Publisher: McGraw-Hill</div> <div>Published Date: 2002</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>According to Rosabeth Moss Kanter, in her foreword to the first edition of <strong>Innovative Reward Systems for the Changing Workplace</strong>, organizations must be more focused, faster, more flexible, and...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Tipping Point http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/tipping-point <div>Author: Gladwell, Malcolm</div> <div>Publisher: Little, Brown & Company</div> <div>Published Date: 2003</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/major-works">Major Works</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>How is it that Paul Revere’s ride is heralded to this day, while the endeavors of William Dawes, who also rode at the very same time to warn of the British, barely rate a footnote in history? How is it that Hush...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Driving Growth Through Innovation http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/driving-growth-through-innovation <div>Author: Tucker, Robert B.</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers</div> <div>Published Date: 2002</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>According to Tucker, "in most cases today, the practice of innovation can be likened to the mating of pandas: infrequent, clumsy, and often ineffective." His research found that though many executives view innovation...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Seeds of Innovation http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/seeds-innovation <div>Author: Dundon, Elaine</div> <div>Publisher: Amacom</div> <div>Published Date: 2002</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Dundon notes that this age of economic uncertainty, strained resources, and increased global competition not only calls for innovation, but also for Innovation Management as a source of new inspiration and uniquely...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Managing Innovation and Change http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/managing-innovation-and-change <div>Author: Henry, Jane | Mayle, David</div> <div>Publisher: Sage Publications</div> <div>Published Date: 2002</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>As organizations struggle to keep pace with the globalization of the economy, the explosive growth of the Internet, deregulation, the drive to increase the bottom line, faster product development times, rampant...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Communicating for Managerial Effectiveness http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/communicating-managerial-effectiveness <div>Author: Clampitt, Phillip G.</div> <div>Publisher: Sage Publications</div> <div>Published Date: 2001</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/major-works">Major Works</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>It is Clampitt's premise that because communication is at the core of managerial effectiveness, managers must have a clear view of their abilities to communicate and the challenges involved in the process, however,...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Leading with Knowledge http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/leading-knowledge <div>Author: Huseman, Richard C. | Goodman, Jon P.</div> <div>Publisher: Sage Publications</div> <div>Published Date: 1999</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Today’s business environment is marked by global and small-business competition and also, by the unprecedented, continuous transformations wrought by information technology. Given this new reality, the classic...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation A New Brand World http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/new-brand-world <div>Author: Bedbury, Scott | Fenichell, Stephen</div> <div>Publisher: Viking Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2002</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/marketing">Marketing</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Today's business world is an intense world, characterized by unrelenting competition, unrelenting technological change, unrelentingly unknowledgeable consumers, and markets that are unrelentingly sensitive to the...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Business of Innovation http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/business-innovation <div>Author: Bean, Roger | Radford, Russell</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2001</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Companies that want to survive and prosper in today’s hypercompetitive environment, must constantly innovate-not just with new products/services but also with breakthrough process, managerial, and organizational...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Other 90 Percent http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/other-90-percent <div>Author: Cooper, Robert K.</div> <div>Publisher: Crown Publishing</div> <div>Published Date: 2001</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Although a host of recent scientific discoveries have found that human capacity is limitless, most people, because of an innate biological predisposition, use only a tiny fraction of the immense power of their...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Agenda http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/agenda <div>Author: Hammer, Michael</div> <div>Publisher: Crown Business</div> <div>Published Date: 2001</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Hammer's 1993 <strong>Reengineering the Corporation </strong>was a "big idea" business book whose one central theme was that dramatic improvements in performance were possible through reengineering business operations...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Breakthrough Creativity http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/breakthrough-creativity <div>Author: Levesque, Lynne C.</div> <div>Publisher: Davies-Black Publishing</div> <div>Published Date: 2001</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>According to Levesque, many people fail to believe they are creative because their skills are not those that they often associate with creativity-musical/artistic ability or scientific genius, for example. In reality,...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Art of Innovation http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/art-innovation <div>Author: Kelley, Tom | Littman, Jonathan</div> <div>Publisher: Currency Doubleday</div> <div>Published Date: 2001</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In recent years, innovation has been the requisite core competence for companies of every size and in every business and industry. However, no one seems to do it better than IDEO, the award-winning design and...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Love the Work You're With http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/love-work-youre <div>Author: Whiteley, Richard C.</div> <div>Publisher: Henry Holt and Company, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2001</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/productivity">Productivity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Everyone is inspired by highly successful people who enjoy their work and do their jobs with verve and enthusiasm. However, the fear and uncertainty that can be created by ever-changing circumstances in the business...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation How to Think like Leonardo da Vinci http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/how-think-leonardo-da-vinci <div>Author: Gelb, Michael</div> <div>Publisher: Dell Publishing</div> <div>Published Date: 2000</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Leonardo da Vinci is recognized as one of the greatest geniuses of all time. He excelled in many areas such as the creation of the Mona Lisa, The Last Supper and other classic works. Besides art, Leonardo was an...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Second Curve http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/second-curve <div>Author: Morrison, Ian</div> <div>Publisher: Ballantine Books</div> <div>Published Date: 1996</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/global-business">Global Business</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>A company has done everything right - searched for and found excellence, focused on what works, reengineered business processes, and developed the discipline of a market leader. But even with all that, if the...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Tomorrow's Competition http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/tomorrows-competition <div>Author: Hanan, Mack</div> <div>Publisher: Amacom</div> <div>Published Date: 1991</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/customer-focus">Customer Focus</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>A thought-provoking vision of tomorrow’s competitive environment that calls for the abandonment of yesterday’s conventional wisdom. Hanan contends that in order to compete in this new environment, enterprises must...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Breakthrough Illusion http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/breakthrough-illusion <div>Author: Florida, Richard | Kenney, Martin</div> <div>Publisher: BasicBooks</div> <div>Published Date: 1990</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/technology">Technology</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>The authors document the emergence of America ’s high-tech innovation and development-the breakthrough economy-and explain how it has failed to effectively generate new products, wealth, and economic growth. Also,...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Powershift http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/powershift <div>Author: Toffler, Alvin</div> <div>Publisher: Bantam Books</div> <div>Published Date: 1990</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/economics-finance">Economics & Finance</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/global-business">Global Business</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Toffler gives a new name (Powershift) to the rapidly unfolding events of the last decades and paints a captivating picture of the future. <strong>Powershift </strong>completes a monumental trilogy on change in our...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation Pioneering New Products http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/pioneering-new-products <div>Author: Bobrow, Edwin E. | Shafer, Dennis W.</div> <div>Publisher: Dow Jones-Irwin</div> <div>Published Date: 1987</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/marketing">Marketing</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>All businesses, institutions, governments, and cultures either grow through innovation and change or die without them. Businesses must be flexible in the face of change and able to develop products quickly and...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation The Pursuit of Innovation http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/pursuit-innovation <div>Author: Freedman, George</div> <div>Publisher: Amacom</div> <div>Published Date: 1988</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Successful innovation involves establishing goals and the actual implementation of ideas. The goals, which cover either improving existing product lines or establishing new lines or businesses, help shape growth based...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Innovation