INNOVATION IN ACTION
The Innovation Book is your roadmap to creating powerful innovations that deliver success in a competitive world.
It answers the following questions:
· How do you become a more innovative thinker?
· How do you lead and manage creative people?
· How can you use innovation tools to get the best results?
· How can you engage people with innovation?
· How do you avoid pitfalls, problems and screw-ups?
With a practical bite-size format, The Innovation Book will help you tackle the really important challenges and seize the most valuable opportunities.
"Inspired, ambitious and complete – a must-read for anyone interested in innovation, creativity and invention."
Tom McMail, Ex-Microsoft Strategic Collaborations Director & Academic Innovations Manager
“Strips big ideas down to their essence, making the complicated understandable and turning the theoretical into real-world practical. Recommended.”
Broc Edwards, SVP, Director of Learning & Leadership
Table of Contents
About the author
Creating (smarter) new ideas
Altshuller’s innovation pyramid
Altshuller’s theory of inventive problem-solving (TRIZ)
Osterwalder’s business model canvas
Amabile’s internal and external motivation
Ries’ build-measure-learn wheel
Shaping better futures
Christensen’s disruptive innovation
Schroeder’s innovation journey
Usher’s path of cumulative synthesis
Van de Ven’s leadership rhythms
Friend’s three types of uncertainty
Teece’s win, lose, follow, innovate grid
d.school’s design thinking modes
Sharing beautiful ideas
Henderson and Clark’s four types of innovation
Abernathy and Utterback’s three phases of innovation
Chesbrough’s open innovation
March’s exploration vs. exploitation
Johnson and Johnson’s constructive controversy cycle
Powell and Grodal’s networks for innovation
Boyd’s OODA loop