Kill the Company: End the Status Quo, Start an Innovation Revolution [NOOK Book]

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In the ever-­changing world of business, we’ve arrived at a point where process has trumped culture, where the race toward efficiency has left us unable to reach our potential. Stuck in the land of status quo, we’ve forgotten how to think. The very structures put in place to help businesses grow are now holding us back;; it’s time to Kill the Company. This book is a call to arms: to start a revolution in how we think and work. But instead of more one-­size-­fits-­all change initiatives forced upon employees, we ...
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Kill the Company: End the Status Quo, Start an Innovation Revolution

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Overview


In the ever-­changing world of business, we’ve arrived at a point where process has trumped culture, where the race toward efficiency has left us unable to reach our potential. Stuck in the land of status quo, we’ve forgotten how to think. The very structures put in place to help businesses grow are now holding us back;; it’s time to Kill the Company. This book is a call to arms: to start a revolution in how we think and work. But instead of more one-­size-­fits-­all change initiatives forced upon employees, we need to embrace small changes that create ripple effects throughout the organization. Lisa Bodell urges companies to move from “Zombies, Inc.” to “Think, Inc.” Thinking can no longer be exclusive to the creative team or lead strategists. A culture of curiosity must be fostered among the ranks to shake up our standard practices, from unproductive meetings to go-­nowhere strategic planning. This revolution can and will awaken our ability to think, and ultimately, to innovate and grow.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781937134075
  • Publisher: Bibliomotion, Inc.
  • Publication date: 5/15/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 341,471
  • File size: 21 MB
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Meet the Author


Lisa Bodell is the founder and CEO of futurethink, an internationally recognized innovation research and training firm. Lisa founded her company on the principle that with the right knowledge and tools, everyone has the power to innovate. As a leading innovator and cognitive learning expert, she has devised training programs for hundreds of innovators at leading companies such as 3M, GE, and Johnson & Johnson. A respected thought leader on innovation topics, Bodell has appeared on FOX News, and in publications such as Crain’s, Business Week, The New York Times, WIRED, Investor’s Business Daily, Successful Meetings, Harvard Business Review, and The Futurist. She serves as an advisor on the boards of the Institute of Direct Marketing in London, The Women’s Congress, the Association of Professional Futurists, and the prestigious Institute of Triple Helix Innovation think tank. She has also taught at American University, Fordham University, and the American Management Association.

Carlos Dominguez is a Senior Vice President of Office of the Chairman of the Board and CEO.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 4, 2012

    Great rea Gre Quick management vacar Tii Quickvacation managment read

    Interesting book on the culture change movement happening within the corporate enterprise right now. Quick tips on how to improve my employees daily innovation. Looking forward to trying a few tips soon.

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