Innovation

Are Our Accounting Systems Innovation Inhibitors?

Do Current Accounting Systems Inhibit Innovation? Innovation thought leaders and industry experts emphatically harp that if you want to stay afloat (and ultimately thrive) in today’s hyper-competitive business environment, innovation is not optional—it’s absolutely imperative for survival and success. Your customers demand it; and if you can’t innovate, your competitors will consistently outflank and outperform…

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Innovation: It’s Not a Resolution. It’s a Resolute!

In 2016 and beyond, business leaders must permanently implement a culture of innovation. The Times Square Ball dropped. Ryan Seacrest earned a cool $1 million for hosting one night of television. And there was all the predictable raucous cheering and party horn blowing, kissing, and butchering of the “Auld Lang Syne” lyrics. Now, we’re just…

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Innovation and The Art of Implementation (Part 3)

If you want to survive in today’s supersonic-fast business world, innovation is no longer optional, it’s imperative. Underscoring this same sentiment and urgency for business growth via innovation, Robert’s Rules of Innovation: A 10-Step Program for Corporate Survival provides the straightforward warning: “Innovate or die.” This corporate survival guide presents the best practices for today’s “innovate…

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Innovation and The Art of Implementation (Part 1)

 “A good idea is about ten percent. Implementation, hard work, and luck is 90 percent.” — Guy Kawasaki The very purpose of innovation is to change things up, move processes forward, and disrupt the status quo. “Innovation for the sake of innovation” is a misuse of a very powerful and beneficial tool. Innovating in a…

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Making Innovation Work : How to Manage It, Measure It, and Profit from It

Author: Jim Collins Date Published: 8/01/2005 Price: $23.09 Random Page from the Book Editorial Review Consumer Review Summary Description: Making Innovation Work presents a formal innovation process proven to work at HP, Microsoft and Toyota, to help ordinary managers drive top and bottom line growth from innovation. The authors have drawn on their unsurpassed innovation…

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The Silver Lining: An Innovation Playbook for Uncertain Times

Author: Scott D. Anthony Price: $16.50 Random Page from the Book Editorial Review Consumer Review Summary Description: In today’s brutal economic climate, executives must pare costs to the bone while planting and nurturing seeds for tomorrow’s growth. The Silver Lining explains how to master this seemingly impossible challenge. (Amazon)

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Innovation To The Core

Innovation to the Core: A Blueprint for Transforming the Way Your Company Innovates Author: Skarsynski and Gibson Price: $23.10 Random Page from the Book Editorial Review Consumer Review Summary Description: If you’re like most business leaders, innovation now tops your corporate agenda. But despite all the talk and excitement about the importance of innovation, managers…

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