Posts Tagged ‘best books on innovation’

Happy Labor Day: Ownership is Risk Taking

  Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. For some, Labor Day signifies the end to sunny summer days. For others, it constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength,…

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Net Results Plus Net Rewards, Equal Net Profits.

Net Result, Net Reward:  These two succinct yet powerful phrases define the last imperative of Robert’s Rules of Innovation.  The principle is essential; dynamic innovation will yield a profitable return on investment (ROI) measured as a favorable direct correlation of innovative ideas and net profits earned. In Robert’s Rules of Innovation, the core of “Net…

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Innovation: Starting with the Basics

Building a foundation for innovation starts with the basics. In Robert’s Rules of Innovation™ the imperatives to Create & Sustain “NEW” in Business, number one is Inspire and Initiate. Innovation and ideation are pointless without buy-in from top management, and the support of your team. Engage the senior leadership team, employees of organization, and key external…

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Sustainable Innovation Meets Disruptive Innovation

Why is success so hard to sustain? In order to succeed, everybody should be involved and engaged in innovation.  Innovation should be broad; from innovations in the product or offering, to innovations in the process, delivery, and/or finance. For many years, innovation was seen as the development of new products. However, creating new products is…

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The New Age of Innovation

Author: C.K. Prahalad Date Published: 4/08/2008 Price: $29.95 Random Page from the Book Editorial Review Consumer Review Summary Description: Prahalad and Krishnan show us how innovation will be driven by the seamless integration of strategy, business processes, technology, and people. While this may seem an insurmountable task, the authors delight the reader by creating an…

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Design Driven Innovation: Changing the Rules of Competition by Radically Innovating What Things Mean

Design Driven Innovation: Changing the Rules of Competition by Radically Innovating What Things Mean Author: Roberto Verganti Date Published: 8/03/2009 Price: $35.00 Random Page from the Book Editorial Review Consumer Review Summary     Description: Until now, the literature on innovation has focused either on radical innovation pushed by technology or incremental innovation pulled by…

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