Innovation-Imperative of Innovation

July 28, 2009

Innovation-Innovation Management Imperatives of Innovation So much as been written and published about Innovation, the importance, the processes etc. Many books have been written about key elements in particularly best practices like culture creating, product development process, ideation. However, to create and sustain innovation it requires a complex combination and continued support of imperatives that need to be introduced, supported and continued to succeed. Aside from the obvious start from the top and... Read more »

Innovation – Innovation Management – Innovation Strategies

July 27, 2009

Do you know what  innovation is and why it is important? Innovation is the process by which from an idea, invention or recognition of a need is developing a product, services or techniques to be useful and commercially accepted. According to this concept, innovation is simply the process of developing something new or is not known as a methodical study of the need, whether personal, group or organization, to achieve an economic growth goals. This means that innovation generates ideas that can be sold... Read more »

Innovation Management-www.innovationcoach.com

July 23, 2009

Is there a valid answer about what innovation management is and how it operates? Is there a particular concept that can be applied to any organization, any kind of process and or perhaps to any family of products? My question today is what are you thinking about what idea or associate when you hear the word “innovation management“? In general, we understand that innovation is the improvement of a process. But it is not clear, for most people who drive business, where innovation is something different... Read more »

Creating Competitive Advantage: Give Customers a Reason to Choose You Over Your Competitors

July 23, 2009

Author: Jaynie L. Smith Date Published: 4/25/2006 Price: $19.95 Editorial Review Consumer Review Summary       Description: Why should I do business with you… and not your competitor? Whether you are a retailer, manufacturer, distributor, or service provider – if you cannot answer this question, you are surely losing customers, clients and market share. This eye-opening book reveals how identifying your competitive advantages (and trumpeting them to the marketplace) is the most surefire way to close... Read more »

Improving your Business Skills- Coaching Business Skills

July 21, 2009

Business Coach Training Business coaching seminars are very beneficial, not only inform you of new ways of doing business, seminars about coaching also revive your enthusiasm for your chosen work environment. Different types of business innovation coaching seminars and workshop can boost your value to your business clients and at the same time increase your effectiveness as a businessperson. Coach training skills that makes you a specialist in your field. (In some cases having this type of specialist status... Read more »

The Innovation Zone: How Great Companies Re-Innovate for Amazing Success

July 21, 2009

Author: Thomas M. Koulopoulos Date Published: 3/25/2009 Price: $27.95 Random Page from the Book Editorial Review Consumer Review Summary     Description: The Innovation Zone demonstrates that most dynamic innovations are not a single stroke of brilliance and great, new products but are a disciplined, easily-learned business process that includes an organizational incubator that supports and sustains the practice of turning ideas into breakthrough innovations. Debunking nearly all other books’ approach... Read more »

Bricklin on Technology

July 21, 2009

Author: Dan Bricklin Date Published: 5/04/2009 Price: $29.99 Random Page from the Book Editorial Review Consumer Review Summary     Description: In a world that divides us, technology creates connection. Cell phones, e-mail, digital cameras, personal Web sites—they all join us, however tenuously, to what we value. Is connectivity what we’re willing to pay for? Should technology be our servant or a tool that helps us do other things? What can we really learn from Napster? What would intelligent standards... Read more »

The Blue Sweater: Bridging the Gap Between Rich and Poor in an Interconnected World

July 21, 2009

Author: Jacqueline Novogratz Date Published: 3/03/2009 Price: $24.95 Random Page from the Book Editorial Review Consumer Review Summary     Description: From Publishers Weekly Novogratz combined her twin passions for banking and philanthropy after she left a lucrative corporate banking position to work with women’s groups in microfinance, the pioneering banking strategy that won Muhammad Yunus a Nobel Peace Prize in 2006. Her work merging market systems with development and social empowerment led... Read more »

How The Mighty Fall: And Why Some Companies Never Give In

July 21, 2009

Author: Jim Collins Date Published: 5/19/2009 Price: $23.99 Editorial Review Consumer Review Summary       Description: Decline can be avoided. Decline can be detected. Decline can be reversed. Amidst the desolate landscape of fallen great companies, Jim Collins began to wonder: How do the mighty fall? Can decline be detected early and avoided? How far can a company fall before the path toward doom becomes inevitable and unshakable? How can companies reverse course? In How the Mighty Fall, Collins confronts... Read more »

What Would Google Do?

July 21, 2009

Author: Jeff Jarvis Date Published: 1/27/2009 Price: $26.99 Random Page from the Book Editorial Review Consumer Review Summary     Description: From Publishers Weekly This scattered collection of rambling rants lauding Google’s abilities to harness the power of the Internet Age generally misses the mark. Blog impresario Jarvis uses the company’s success to trace aspects of the new customer-driven, user-generated, niche-market-oriented, customized and collaborative world. While his insights are... Read more »

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