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The Innovator S Solution

Author : Clayton M. Christensen
ISBN : 9781578518524
Genre : Business & Economics
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Argues that innovation within a business can be a controlled disruption, addressing a number of issues ranging from customer products and services to the roles of competitors and executives.
Category: Business & Economics

The Innovator S Solution

Author : Clayton Christensen
ISBN : 9781422196571
Genre : Business & Economics
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An innovation classic. From Steve Jobs to Jeff Bezos, Clay Christensen’s work continues to underpin today’s most innovative leaders and organizations. A seminal work on disruption—for everyone confronting the growth paradox. For readers of the bestselling The Innovator’s Dilemma—and beyond—this definitive work will help anyone trying to transform their business right now. In The Innovator’s Solution, Clayton Christensen and Michael Raynor expand on the idea of disruption, explaining how companies can and should become disruptors themselves. This classic work shows just how timely and relevant these ideas continue to be in today’s hyper-accelerated business environment. Christensen and Raynor give advice on the business decisions crucial to achieving truly disruptive growth and propose guidelines for developing your own disruptive growth engine. The authors identify the forces that cause managers to make bad decisions as they package and shape new ideas—and offer new frameworks to help create the right conditions, at the right time, for a disruption to succeed. This is a must-read for all senior managers and business leaders responsible for innovation and growth, as well as members of their teams. Based on in-depth research and theories tested in hundreds of companies across many industries, The Innovator’s Solution is a necessary addition to any innovation library—and an essential read for entrepreneurs and business builders worldwide.
Category: Business & Economics

Disruptive Innovation The Christensen Collection The Innovator S Dilemma The Innovator S Solution The Innovator S Dna And Harvard Business Review Article How Will You Measure Your Life 4 Items

Author : Clayton M. Christensen
ISBN : 9781422189986
Genre : Business & Economics
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Clayton Christensen’s definitive works on innovation—offered together for the first time Will you fall victim to disruptive innovation—or become a disruptor yourself? Tip the odds in your favor with the bestselling books that have made Christensen one of the world’s foremost authorities on innovation. You’ll also get his award-winning HBR article, full of inspiration for finding meaning and happiness in your life using the principles of business. The 4-volume collection includes: The Innovator’s Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail In one of the most influential business books of our time, Christensen introduced the world to the concept of disruptive innovation, showing how even the most outstanding companies can do everything right—yet still lose market leadership. Don’t repeat their mistakes. The Innovator’s Solution: Creating and Sustaining Successful Growth Citing in-depth research and theories tested in hundreds of companies across many industries, Christensen and co-author Michael Raynor provide the tools organizations need to become disruptors themselves. The Innovator's DNA: Mastering the Five Skills of Disruptive Innovators Christensen and coauthors Jeffrey Dyer and Hal Gregersen identify behaviors of the world’s best innovators—from leaders at Amazon and Apple to those at Google, Skype, and the Virgin Group—to show how you and your team can unlock the code to generating and executing more innovative ideas. “How Will You Measure Your Life?” (HBR article) At Harvard Business School, Clayton Christensen teaches aspiring MBAs how to apply management and innovation theories to build stronger companies. But he also believes that these models can help people lead better lives. In this award-winning Harvard Business Review article, he explains how, exploring questions everyone needs to ask: How can I be happy in my career? How can I be sure that my relationship with my family is an enduring source of happiness? And how can I live my life with integrity?
Category: Business & Economics

The Elegant Solution

Author : Matthew May
ISBN : 9781847375131
Genre : Business & Economics
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One million. That's how many new ideas the Toyota organization receives from its employees every year. These ideas come from every level of the organization - from the factory floors to the corporate suites. And organizations all over the world want to learn how they do it. Now Matthew May, Senior Advisor to the University of Toyota, reveals how any company can create an environment of every day innovation and achieve the elegant solutions found only on the far side of complexity. A tactical guide for team-based innovation, THE ELEGANT SOLUTION delivers the formula to the three principles and ten practices that drive business creativity. Innovation isn't just about technology - it's about value, opportunity and impact. When a company embeds a real discipline around the pursuit of perfection, the sky is the limit. Dozens of case studies (from Toyota and other companies) illustrate the power and universality of these concepts; a unique 'clamshell strategy' prepares managers to ensure organizational success. At once a thought-shaper, a playmaker, and a taskmaster, THE ELEGANT SOLUTION is a practical field manual for everyone in corporate life.
Category: Business & Economics

The Innovator S Prescription A Disruptive Solution For Health Care

Author : Clayton Christensen
ISBN : 0071592091
Genre : Business & Economics
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A groundbreaking prescription for health care reform--from a legendary leader in innovation . . . Our health care system is in critical condition. Each year, fewer Americans can afford it, fewer businesses can provide it, and fewer government programs can promise it for future generations. We need a cure, and we need it now. Harvard Business School’s Clayton M. Christensen—whose bestselling The Innovator’s Dilemma revolutionized the business world—presents The Innovator’s Prescription, a comprehensive analysis of the strategies that will improve health care and make it affordable. Christensen applies the principles of disruptive innovation to the broken health care system with two pioneers in the field—Dr. Jerome Grossman and Dr. Jason Hwang. Together, they examine a range of symptoms and offer proven solutions. YOU’LL DISCOVER HOW “Precision medicine” reduces costs and makes good on the promise of personalized care Disruptive business models improve quality, accessibility, and affordability by changing the way hospitals and doctors work Patient networks enable better treatment of chronic diseases Employers can change the roles they play in health care to compete effectively in the era of globalization Insurance and regulatory reforms stimulate disruption in health care
Category: Business & Economics

Creating Economic Space For Social Innovation

Author : Alex Nicholls
ISBN : 9780198830511
Genre : Marginality, Social
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This book draws upon economic and sociological theory to provide a comprehensive discussion of economic space for social innovation, addressing especially marginalized groups and the long-term projects, programmes, and policies that have emerged and evolved within and across European states.It approaches the explanatory and normative questions raised by this topic via a novel approach: the Extended Social Grid Model (ESGM). Taking inspiration from the fields of economic sociology and ethics, this model shows that social innovation processes must be structural, and require change inpower relations, if marginalization is to be effectively dealt with via social innovation.Part I of the book sets out the ESGM, including an exposition on the model along with background chapters on innovation, power and marginalization, ethics and social innovation, and empirical methods. Part II explores the model with a focus on social innovation trajectories of social housing,drinking water provision, employment, education, and food provision. It also explores the operationalization of the model with a view to agency and empowerment, as well as social innovation policy in Europe and the use of social impact bonds as a tool for financing social innovation. Part IIIrevisits the ESGM and considers the explanatory adequacy and fruitfulness of the model for innovation research and for theorizing social innovation, addressing questions on the role and limitations of participation in social innovation for the marginalized, the role of capital for creating economicspace for capabilities, and how we can approach the social impact of social innovation.This collection of essays presents a diverse range of perspectives on understanding and addressing the key issue of marginalization, and offers key recommendations for policy makers engaging with social innovation across the European Union and beyond.
Category: Marginality, Social

The Innovator S Dilemma

Author : Christensen
ISBN : 9781422154632
Genre : Business & Economics
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The bestselling classic on disruptive innovation, renowned author Clayton M. Christensen. His work is cited by the world’s best-known thought leaders, from Steve Jobs to Malcolm Gladwell. In this classic bestseller, innovation expert Clayton Christensen shows how even the most outstanding companies can do everything right—yet still lose market leadership. Read this international bestseller to avoid a similar fate. Clay Christensen—who authored the award-winning Harvard Business Review article “How Will You Measure Your Life?”—explains why most companies miss out on new waves of innovation. No matter the industry, he says a successful company with established products WILL get pushed aside unless managers know how and when to abandon traditional business practices. Offering both successes and failures from leading companies as a guide, The Innovator’s Dilemma gives you a set of rules for capitalizing on the phenomenon of disruptive innovation. Sharp, cogent, provocative, and one of the most influential business books of all time—The Innovator’s Dilemma is the book no manager or entrepreneur should be without. Published by Harvard Business Review Press.
Category: Business & Economics

Transdisciplinary Engineering Methods For Social Innovation Of Industry 4 0

Author : M. Peruzzini
ISBN : 9781614998983
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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The concept of concurrent engineering (CE) was first developed in the 1980s. Now often referred to as transdiciplinary engineering, it is based on the idea that different phases of a product life cycle should be conducted concurrently and initiated as early as possible within the Product Creation Process (PCP). The main goal of CE is to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the PCP and reduce errors in later phases, as well as incorporating considerations – including environmental implications – for the full lifecycle of the product. It has become a substantive methodology in many industries, and has also been adopted in the development of new services and service support. This book presents the proceedings of the 25th ISPE Inc. International Conference on Transdisciplinary Engineering, held in Modena, Italy, in July 2018. This international conference attracts researchers, industry experts, students, and government representatives interested in recent transdisciplinary engineering research, advancements and applications. The book contains 120 peer-reviewed papers, selected from 259 submissions from all continents of the world, ranging from the theoretical and conceptual to papers addressing industrial best practice, and is divided into 11 sections reflecting the themes addressed in the conference program and addressing topics as diverse as industry 4.0 and smart manufacturing; human-centered design; modeling, simulation and virtual design; and knowledge and data management among others. With an overview of the latest research results, product creation processes and related methodologies, this book will be of interest to researchers, design practitioners and educators alike.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Modelling The Innovation

Author : M. Carnevale
ISBN : UCAL:B4590199
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Modelling the Innovation is an interdisciplinary book concerned with updated modelling techniques in the following areas: system architectures, new telecom services, FMS/robotics systems, natural language and qualitative modelling. The book should appeal to researchers and professionals in various manufacturing industries, as well as academics involved with electronic engineering and computer science.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Pacesetters In Innovation

Author : United States. Office of Education
ISBN : MINN:319510008649764
Genre : Education
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Information on Projects to Advance Creativity in Education in the form of a compilation of planning and operational grants.
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Innovating

Author : Luis Perez-Breva
ISBN : 9780262536127
Genre : Creative ability in business
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Innovating is for doers: you don't need to wait for an earth-shattering idea, but can build one with a hunch and scale it up to impact. Innovation is the subject of countless books and courses, but there's very little out there about how you actually innovate. Innovation and entrepreneurship are not one and the same, although aspiring innovators often think of them that way. They are told to get an idea and a team and to build a show-and-tell for potential investors. In Innovating, Luis Perez-Breva describes another approach--a doer's approach developed over a decade at MIT and internationally in workshops, classes, and companies. He shows that to start innovating it doesn't require an earth-shattering idea; all it takes is a hunch. Anyone can do it. By prototyping a problem and learning by being wrong, innovating can be scaled up to make an impact. As Perez-Breva demonstrates, "no thing is new" at the outset of what we only later celebrate as innovation. In Innovating, the process--illustrated by unique and dynamic artwork--is shown to be empirical, experimental, nonlinear, and incremental. You give your hunch the structure of a problem. Anything can be a part. Your innovating accrues other people's knowledge and skills. Perez-Breva describes how to create a kit for innovating, and outlines questions that will help you think in new ways. Finally, he shows how to systematize what you've learned: to advocate, communicate, scale up, manage innovating continuously, and document--"you need a notebook to converse with yourself," he advises. Everyone interested in innovating also needs to read this book.
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Innovations Organizations

Author : Gerald Zaltman
ISBN : UOM:39015004493600
Genre : Diffusion of innovations
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The Three Box Solution

Author : Vijay Govindarajan
ISBN : 9781633690158
Genre : Business & Economics
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How to Innovate and Execute Leaders already know that innovation calls for a different set of activities, skills, methods, metrics, mind-sets, and leadership approaches. And it is well understood that creating a new business and optimizing an already existing one are two fundamentally different management challenges. The real problem for leaders is doing both, simultaneously. How do you meet the performance requirements of the existing business—one that is still thriving—while dramatically reinventing it? How do you envision a change in your current business model before a crisis forces you to abandon it? Innovation guru Vijay Govindarajan expands the leader’s innovation tool kit with a simple and proven method for allocating the organization’s energy, time, and resources—in balanced measure—across what he calls “the three boxes”: • Box 1: The present—Manage the core business at peak profitability • Box 2: The past—Abandon ideas, practices, and attitudes that could inhibit innovation • Box 3: The future—Convert breakthrough ideas into new products and businesses The three-box framework makes leading innovation easier because it gives leaders a simple vocabulary and set of tools for managing and measuring these different sets of behaviors and activities across all levels of the organization. Supported with rich company examples—GE, Mahindra & Mahindra, Hasbro, IBM, United Rentals, and Tata Consultancy Services—and testimonies of leaders who have successfully used this framework, this book solves once and for all the practical dilemma of how to align an organization on the critical but competing demands of innovation.
Category: Business & Economics

Clients Driving Innovation

Author : Peter S. Brandon
ISBN : 9781444301359
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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In recent years the construction industry has been criticised forlack of successful innovation compared to other major industries.The question of why the industry has not been seen to be innovativehas created concern among many involved with construction andproperty. The driving concern is where the motivation for thisinnovation should come from. Although construction clients havemade an impact in this area, the industry itself seems divided asto whether, when and where clients should drive the innovationprocess. Clients Driving Innovation brings together an international groupof researchers and practitioners to investigate the role of clientsin construction innovation. Written in three parts, it covers thecontext for innovation driven by clients, the client impact on theinnovation process and how new ideas can be pushed through intopractice. Numerous case studies illustrate the role clients canplay and the key issues that need to be addressed. With increasing interest in the contribution clients can make toconstruction innovation, Clients Driving Innovation will beessential reading for construction management researchers, majorconstruction contractors and clients and government policy makers.
Category: Technology & Engineering

The Innovation Navigator

Author : Tucker J. Marion
ISBN : 9781487501112
Genre : Business & Economics
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Dynamics in digital technology and human culture have rapidly changed the manner in which companies innovate. The Innovation Navigator presents strategies for exploring and exploiting these new modes of innovation through the lenses of process, people, and knowledge.
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Managing Product Innovation

Author : Carrol Bolen
ISBN : UOM:39015026882129
Genre : Industrial management
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This document presents papers on innovation within Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.; the importance and problems of innovation; the demands of innovation in Northern Telecom; cultivating innovation within the corporate environment; and innovation of the Weir group. It lists members of the British- North American Committee, sponsoring organisations, and publications of the British-North American Committee.
Category: Industrial management

Innovation In Education

Author : George Bishop
ISBN : UOM:39015014143278
Genre : Education
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California Management Review

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ISBN : MINN:31951P01174315D
Genre : Industrial management
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Category: Industrial management