Innovation

Innovation

 
Leapfrogging Kaplan, Soren Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. , 2012 Innovation

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...

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The Art of the Start Kawasaki, Guy Portfolio , 2005 Entrepreneurship, Innovation

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...

 
 
Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire Kelley, Braden John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2010 Innovation

Without realizing it, companies may be hindering their own progress by erecting barriers to what initially made them successful: innovation. Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire by Braden Kelley is based on...

 
 
The Ten Faces of Innovation Kelley, Thomas | Littman, Jonathan Currency Doubleday , 2005 Human Resources, Innovation, Personal Growth

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...

 
 
The Art of Innovation Kelley, Tom | Littman, Jonathan Currency Doubleday , 2001 Innovation

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...

 
 
Putting Our DIFFERENCES to WORK Kennedy, Debbe Berrett-Koehler Publishers , 2008 Business Strategy, Diversity, Innovation, Teams

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...

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Speed Lead Kevan Hall Nicholas Brealey Publishing , 2007 Innovation, Management

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...

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Blue Ocean Strategy Kim, W. Chan | Mauborgne, Renée Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2005 Business Strategy, Innovation, Major Works

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...

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The Science of Serendipity Kingdon, Matt John Wiley & Sons Ltd. , 2012 Innovation

The Science of Serendipity 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...

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The Innovation Zone Koulopoulos, Thomas M. Davies-Black Publishing , 2009 Innovation, Management

Successful companies have built innovation into their corporate cultures, looking beyond their research and development departments for innovative ideas. In The Innovation Zone, author and management...

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