Managing Innovation

Integrating Technological, Market and Organizational Change
Author: Joe Tidd,John Bessant
Publisher: Wiley Global Education
ISBN: 1119379407
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 608
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Managing Innovation is the bestselling text for graduate and undergraduate students and a classic in the field. Emphasizing practical, evidence based tools and resources, this title provides students with the knowledge base to successfully manage innovation, technology, and new product development. The holistic approach addresses the interplay between the markets, technology, and the organization, while relating the unique skill set required to manage innovation and innovation processes. The sixth edition of Managing Innovation continues to include the popular “Innovation in Action” sections in each chapter which are now newly titled Case Studies, and also features a number of new cases, updated and new research notes and references, and links to videos, audio interviews, activities, and case studies. The sixth edition also features new material on emerging innovation themes, including business model innovation, user innovation, crowd-sourcing, creativity, entrepreneurship, service innovation, public services, and more. The rapid pace of the field's evolution has brought an increase in multi-disciplinary approaches and skills, while expanding the available tool kit and pushing the boundaries of possibility forward. This text provides expert navigation through the abundance of new data, new methods, new concepts, and approaches — but it is designed to encourage and support tailored experimentation, not replace it. Equipped with a strong foundation and a productive innovation management mindset, today’s students will be equipped to bring about the era’s next great advances.

Managing Innovation

Integrating Technological, Market and Organizational Change
Author: Joe Tidd,John Bessant
Publisher: Wiley Global Education
ISBN: 1118538641
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 680
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Managing Innovation is an established, best-selling text for MBA, MSc and advanced undergraduate courses on innovation management, management of technology, new product development and entrepreneurship. It is also widely used by managers in both the service and manufacturing sectors. Now in its fifth edition, the text has been fully revised and is accompanied by the Innovation Portal at www.innovation-portal.info, which contains an extensive collection of additional digital resources for both lecturers and students. Features: The Research Notes and Views from the Front Line feature boxes strengthen the evidence-based and practical approach making this a must-read for anyone studying or working within innovation. The Innovation Portal at www.innovation-portal.info is an essential resource for both student and lecturer and includes the Innovation Toolkit – a fully searchable array of practical innovation tools along with a compendium of cases, activities, audio and video clips.

Managing Innovation

Integrating Technological, Market and Organizational Change
Author: Joe Tidd,John Bessant
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 9781118360637
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 680
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Managing Innovation is an established, bestselling text for MBA, MSc and advanced undergraduate courses on innovation management, management of technology, new product development and entrepreneurship. It is also widely used by managers in both the services and manufacturing sectors. Now in its fifth edition, Managing Innovation has been fully revised and now comes with a fully interactive e-book housing an impressive array of videos, cases, exercises and tools to bring innovation to life. The book is also accompanied by the Innovation Portal at www.innovation-portal.info, which contains an extensive collection of additional digital resources for both lecturers and students. Features: The Research Notes and Views from the Front Line feature boxes strengthen the evidence-based and practical approach making this a must read for anyone studying or working within innovation The Innovation Portal www.innovation-portal.info is an essential resource for both student and lecturer and includes the Innovation Toolkit – a fully searchable array of practical innovation tools along with a compendium of cases, exercises, tools and videos The interactive e-book that accompanies the text provides enriched content to deepen the readers understanding of innovation concepts

Managing Innovation, Design and Creativity


Author: Bettina von Stamm
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470510668
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 592
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Innovation is the major driving force in organisations today. With the rise of truly global markets and the intensifying competition for customers, employees and other critical resources, the ability to continuously develop successful innovative products, services, processes and strategies is essential. While creativity is the starting point for any kind of innovation, design is the process through which a creative idea or concept is translated into reality. Managing Innovation, Design and Creativity, 2nd Edition brings these three strands together in a discussion built around a collection of up-to-date case studies.

Managing Innovation, Integrating Technological, Market and Organizational Change


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Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 1490254714
Category: Education
Page: 43
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Managing Innovation, Integrating Technological, Market and Organizational Change. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Innovation and Entrepreneurship


Author: John Bessant,Joe Tidd
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470032693
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 462
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Developed for courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level "Innovation and Entrepreneurship" is an accessible introductory text written primarily for students of business and management studies. The book is also suitable for engineering students studying courses in business and management. Contemporary issues in both innovation and entrepreneurship are used to engage and excite students, and lead them to the relevant theory, models and lessons. The authors have created a new text which includes: Fully integrated contemporary themes in innovation, such as sustainability, social entrepreneurship and creating new ventures.A focus on the role of individual entrepreneurship and organizational innovation in private and public services.Contemporary cases from areas including new media, computer gaming, internet services, and public and social innovation cases. """Innovation and Entrepreneurshipis positioned well for the undergraduate level and also draws in new key areas such as innovation systems and socio-technical aspects of innovation. Students can be shown that innovation is not just about technology development. The provision of integrated modern examples for illustrative and case study use is also helpful." --Dr Paul Harborne, Senior Research Fellow, Cass Business School, UK "An excellent primer in entrepreneurial innovation. From principles to application, this book aggregates best practices for practical application; building a solid foundation from their own vast expertise, Bessant and Tidd educate the reader with action oriented, practical approaches to bringing innovation and entrepreneurship together in the real world." --Charlie Nagelschmidt, Associate Professor, Business & Graduate Faculty, Champlain College, USA "This book is very well balanced, with chapters on both manufacturing and service sectors. The chapters on sustainability and economic development are timely. Most books on innovation are excessively concerned with the 'how' of innovation. There is always a need to provoke thought on the 'why?' - what economic, social and environmental goals does innovation serve?" --Ken Green, Professor of Environmental Innovation Management, Manchester Business School, UK "The inclusion of chapters on entrepreneurship and individual innovation fills an important gap in the market for undergraduate textbooks that combine theories of innovation management. It also differentiates from other textbooks by adding contemporary issues on innovation as sustainability and a greater focus on service innovation." --Dr Dolores Anon Higon, Lecturer in Economics, Aston Business School UK www.wileyeurope.com/college/bessant Fully integrated with further resources that can be found on a companion website, Innovation and Entrepreneurship is also supported by a complete online course in WileyPLUS, which includes an enhanced electronic version of the text and numerous assignments and case studies with online marking and feedback.

Strategic Innovation Management


Author: Joe Tidd,John Bessant
Publisher: Wiley Global Education
ISBN: 1118863380
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 440
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This first edition of Strategic Innovation Management is an exciting new addition to the established bestselling texts Managing Innovation and Innovation and Entrepreneurship written by Joe Tidd and John Bessant. Aimed at students taking courses in business studies and management, as well as non-specialist courses in other disciplines, this book provides a practical and accessible evidence-based approach to managing innovation in a wide range of contexts, including: manufacturing, services, small to large organizations and the private, public and third sectors. The text has been designed to be fully integrated with the Innovation Portal at www.innovation-portal.info, which contains an extensive collection of additional resources for both lecturers and students including teaching resources, case studies, media clips, innovation tools, seminar and assessment activities and over 300 test-bank questions.

Think, Play, Do

Technology, Innovation, and Organization
Author: Mark Dodgson,David Gann,Ammon J. Salter
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0199268088
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 254
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"This book shows how the innovation process is changing profoundly, with significant implications for managers and public policy-makers."--Book jacket.

Technology Entrepreneurship

Bringing Innovation to the Marketplace
Author: Natasha Evers,James Cunningham,Thomas Hoholm
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1137020113
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 424
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Integrating theory and practice, this book provides students with the knowledge, skills and practical approaches needed to deal with the challenges involved in managing, commercialising and marketing technological innovation and new business development.

Entrepreneurial Marketing

An Effectual Approach
Author: Edwin J. Nijssen
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351777335
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 182
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How do you sell an innovative product to a market that does not yet exist? Entrepreneurial businesses often create products and services based on radically new technology that have the power to change the marketplace. Existing market research data will be largely irrelevant in these cases, making sales and marketing of innovative new products especially challenging to entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurial Marketing focuses on this challenge. Classic core marketing concepts, such as segmentation, positioning and the marketing mix undergo an ‘extreme makeover’ in the context of innovative products hitting the market. Edwin J. Nijssen stresses principles of affordable loss, experimentation and adjustment for emerging opportunities, as well as cooperation with first customers. Containing many marketing examples of successful and cutting edge innovations (including links to websites and videos on the Internet), useful lists of key issues and instructions on how to make a one-page marketing plan, Entrepreneurial Marketing: An Effectual Approach provides a vital guide to successfully developing customer demand and a market for innovative new products. This second edition has been thoroughly expanded with: a one-page marketing plan which now focuses on the three entrepreneurial challenges that can be easily adapted; coverage of the customer development process; and updated references and new examples. This book provides students and entrepreneurs with the fundamental tools to succeed in marketing.

Advances in Health Care Organization Theory


Author: Stephen S. Mick,Patrick D. Shay
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118862775
Category: Medical
Page: 400
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Explore the evolution of organization theory in the health care sector Advances in Health Care Organization Theory, 2nd Edition, introduces students in health administration to the fields of organization theory and organizational behavior and their application to the management of health care organizations. The book explores the major health care developments over the past decade and demonstrates the contribution of organization theory to a deeper understanding of the changes in the delivery system, including the historic passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010. Taking both a micro and macro view, editors Stephen S. Mick and Patrick D. Shay, collaborate with a roster of contributing experts to compile a comprehensive volume that covers the latest in organization theory. Topics include: Institutional and neo-institutional theory Patient-centered practices and organizational culture change Design and implementation of patient-centered care management teams Hospital-based clusters as new organizational structures Application of social network theory to health care

Managing Change, Creativity and Innovation


Author: Patrick Dawson,Constantine Andriopoulos
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1526412772
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 664
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A fresh approach to managing organizational change by looking at it as complex, dynamic and messy as opposed to a series of neat, linear stages and processes leading to success. Key to the approach is the idea that change, creativity and innovation all overlap and interconnect rather than being three separate areas of study and that managing the three together is central to organizations having the competitive edge in developing new technologies and techniques, products and services. The book continues to offer practical guidelines as well as a theoretical understanding of change, creativity and innovation. It delivers an equal balance of critical perspectives and sound ideas for organizational change and development and presents the idea that change can be proactive, driven by creativity and innovation. The new edition includes additional change management content including learning, personal change, managing the self, employability, developments in conventional Organizational Development and new emergent forms including appreciative inquiry. Along with a series of rich international case studies, including TNT Australia, Amazon, Leeds Rhinos, Jerusalem Paints, Alpha Pro Pump and KPMG. It is supported by a range of learning and revision aids including reflective exercises, review and discussion questions and hands-on research tasks. All of which help students to reflect on the material covered and provide a source for more open group discussion and debate. A companion website accompanies the book, with additional material including PowerPoint slides for lecturers and video links and access to SAGE journal articles for Students. Suitable for upper-level undergraduates and postgraduate students.

Innovation and Entrepreneurship


Author: Peter Drucker
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317601351
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 368
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How can management be developed to create the greatest wealth for society as a whole? This is the question Peter Drucker sets out to answer in Innovation and Entrepreneurship. A brilliant, mould-breaking attack on management orthodoxy it is one of Drucker’s most important books, offering an excellent overview of some of his main ideas. He argues that what defines an entrepreneur is their attitude to change: ‘the entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it and exploits it as an opportunity’. To exploit change, according to Drucker, is to innovate. Stressing the importance of low-tech entrepreneurship, the challenge of balancing technological possibilities with limited resources, and the organisation as a learning organism, he concludes with a vision of an entrepreneurial society where individuals increasingly take responsibility for their own learning and careers. With a new foreword by Joseph Maciariello

Strategic Management of Technological Innovation


Author: Melissa Schilling
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
ISBN: 1259737810
Category:
Page: 352
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A Guide to Open Innovation and Crowdsourcing

Advice from Leading Experts in the Field
Author: Paul Sloane
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 0749463147
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 240
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Open innovation and crowd sourcing are the hottest topics in strategy and management today. The concept of capturing ideas in a hub of collaboration, together with the outsourcing of tasks to a large group of people or community is a revolution that is rapidly changing our culture. A Guide to Open Innovation and Crowdsourcing explains how to use the power of the internet to build and innovate in order to introduce a consumer democracy that has never existed before. If a business fails to embrace it, it is at risk of being left behind. Written by an international team of eminent thinkers, writers and practitioners in the field, A Guide to Open Innovation and Crowdsourcing covers the definition of open innovation, how to manage virtual teams and co-create with customers, how to overcome legal and IP issues and common mistakes and pitfalls to avoid. With corporate case studies and best practice advice, A Guide to Open Innovation and Crowd Sourcing is a vital read for anyone who wants to find innovative products and services from outside their organizations, make them work and overcome the practical difficulties that lie in the way.

The Management of Technology and Innovation: A Strategic Approach


Author: Margaret A. White,Garry D. Bruton
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1133009379
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 416
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THE MANAGEMENT OF TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION: A STRATEGIC APPROACH explores the fundamental connections linking core business strategy, technology, and innovation. The text illustrates how these functions intertwine to play a central role in process layout, systems, structural design, and product development, as well as supporting an organization's overall success. An integrated approach and reader-friendly style make the material accessible for students of all backgrounds, and the text strikes an ideal balance between essential business theory and extensive practical insights and real-world applications. In addition, the Second Edition has been thoroughly updated to incorporate the latest trends and research, abundant current examples and cases, and a useful set of new tools students can use to support effective strategic decision-making. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Building the Agile Enterprise

With SOA, BPM and MBM
Author: Fred A. Cummins
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080560083
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 336
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In the last ten years IT has brought fundamental changes to the way the world works. Not only has it increased the speed of operations and communications, but it has also undermined basic assumptions of traditional business models and increased the number of variables. Today, the survival of major corporations is challenged by a world-wide marketplace, international operations, outsourcing, global communities, a changing workforce, security threats, business continuity, web visibility, and customer expectations. Enterprises must constantly adapt or they will be unable to compete. Fred Cummins, an EDS Fellow, presents IT as a key enabler of the agile enterprise. He demonstrates how the convergence of key technologies—including SOA, BPM and emerging enterprise and data models—can be harnessed to transform the enterprise. Cummins mines his 25 years experience to provide IT leaders, as well as enterprise architects and management consultants, with the critical information, skills, and insights they need to partner with management and redesign the enterprise for continuous change. No other book puts IT at the center of this transformation, nor integrates these technologies for this purpose. Shows how to integrate and deploy critical technologies to foster agility Details how to design an enterprise architecture that takes full advantage of SOA, BPM, business rules, enterprise information management, business models, and governance Outlines IT's critical mission in providing an integration infrastructure and key services, while optimizing technology adoption throughout the enterprise Illustrates concepts with examples and cases from large and small commercial enterprises Shows how to create systems that recognize and respond to the need for change Identifies the unique security issues that arise with SOA and shows how to deploy a framework of technologies and processes that address them

Meeting the Innovation Challenge

Leadership for Transformation and Growth
Author: Scott Isaksen,Joe Tidd
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 9780470014998
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 420
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Meeting the Innovation Challenge offers a new way to look at creative leadership that integrates both leadership and management. This book also provides the reader key insights into a new and more systematic way to manage transformation. As a result, the reader will be able to discover a full range of potential outcomes from their change efforts—from radical new to the world transformation to incremental improvements. Since people are at the heart of any transformation issue, Meeting the Innovation Challenge includes helpful information on the various roles required to initiate and sustain change efforts. Many change initiatives use teams, so specific tools are outlined to create and manage teamwork for transformation. Those who lead and manage organizations have too many change methods from which to choose. This book offers practical advice on how to select and manage a variety of change methods, as well as a helpful selected list of many of the methods available from which to choose. An example is drawn and explained from the area of new product or service development. An often-overlooked element of climate and context is also addressed. Successful innovation, change and transformation require an environment in which people are ready, willing and able to initiate and sustain change. Meeting the Innovation Challenge addresses this area by clarifying the differences between culture and climate, and then offering practical ways to understand and create the climate for transformation.

Mastering the Dynamics of Innovation


Author: James M. Utterback
Publisher: Harvard Business Press
ISBN: 9780875847405
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 253
View: 1996
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Presents a fresh look at how innovation transforms industries, raising the fortunes of some firms while destroying others. This book asserts that several organizations must consistently abandon past success and embrace innovation - even when it undermines their traditional strengths.

Technological, Managerial and Organizational Core Competencies: Dynamic Innovation and Sustainable Development

Dynamic Innovation and Sustainable Development
Author: Nobre, Farley Simon
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1613501668
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 732
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Innovation involves a set of processes which support the production and transformation of knowledge into new processes, technologies and products, goods and services, and provide an organization with particular strengths and value relative to other firms. In such a view, innovation is a key source of customer benefits and sustainable competitive advantage. Technological, Managerial and Organizational Core Competencies: Dynamic Innovation and Sustainable Development investigates the impact of knowledge management, information systems, finance, organizational networks, internationalization, strategic management, marketing, entrepreneurship, and sustainability on an organization that pursues dynamic innovation and sustainable advantage. This book provides research and practice for graduate and undergraduate programs, as well as business firms with different technological, managerial, and organizational perspectives. Further Description from the Editors: This book represents the culmination of an international project to compile inter-disciplinary research that most contributes to innovation. More specifically, this book is about innovation in firms, industries, nations and society. It speaks to professionals and researchers who want to improve their understanding of dynamic innovation and sustainable development. The Editors’ goal is to foster cross-pollination among researchers. To this aim, the Editors have selected and assembled 35 chapters that illustrate multidisciplinary theoretical perspectives and empiric results on innovation and the roles of Sustainability, Organizational Networks, Entrepreneurship, Knowledge Management, R&D&T (Research, Development and Technology) Management, Marketing, Finance, Internationalization, and Information Systems in the organization that pursues dynamic innovation and sustainable development. Innovation involves processes, organizational elements (or resources), and Organizational Abilities (OA) that support the production and transformation of knowledge into new knowledge, processes, structures, technologies and products, goods and services. At the firm and industry levels of analysis, innovation can provide organizations with strengths relative to other firms, clusters, and nations and it is a key source of customer benefits and sustainable development. At the collective and societal levels of analysis, innovation can provide humanity with economic, social and environmental wealth through sustainable development. The uniqueness of this book lies in the participants’ efforts to identify Organizations' Creative Areas (OCA) that can provide core competencies for the organization in pursuit of dynamic innovation and sustainable development. In this perspective, innovation is a dynamic system and it is contingent upon a set of core competencies that couple to each other. Therefore, changing of even one competence can affect the organization's ability to innovate. The book avoids the term competitive advantage and adopts a more fruitful perspective of sustainable development – “the process of achieving human development in an inclusive, connected, equitable, prudent, and secure manner”. An inclusive perspective sees traditional competitive advantage as occupying one extreme, whereas truly sustainable development occupies the opposite extreme. Sustainable development must benefit not only the organization and its customers, but also the whole society and the future of humanity through sustainability. Most chapters of this book fall between these extremes.