Managing Innovation and Change

Overview

Praise for the First Edition:

'an excellent range of subjects... this book challenges us to face ourselves and our own addictive patterns and to question how we may be colluding with the addictions of our client organisations.' - Management Education and Development

Following on from its highly successful predecessor, Jane Henry brings together a distinguished group of international contributors who collectively represent a new approach to management. This work introduces the ...

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Overview

Praise for the First Edition:

'an excellent range of subjects... this book challenges us to face ourselves and our own addictive patterns and to question how we may be colluding with the addictions of our client organisations.' - Management Education and Development

Following on from its highly successful predecessor, Jane Henry brings together a distinguished group of international contributors who collectively represent a new approach to management. This work introduces the reader to key works on creativity, innovation and change, style, new approaches to learning, development and sustainability, enabling students and lecturers to obtain an overview of the area of managing innovation and change.

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Twenty-three papers by economists, business executives, scholars, and consultants illustrate current strategies for managing innovation and change. Policy aspects, partnerships, networks, organizational restructuring, and the impact of technology are emphasized. Specific chapters discuss organizational lessons to be drawn from design, "lean" models, the example of 3M, alliances, and Japanese approaches. Consideration is given to problems relating to intellect, creativity, competition, empowerment, and re-engineering. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

Meet the Author

Jane Henry is a senior lecturer and applied psychologist at the Open University. She is the editor of the Creative Management and Managing Innovation and Change Readers, also published by SAGE and now in their second edition.

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Table of Contents

The authors
Acknowledgements
Preface
Pt. 1 Management 1
1 Intellect, innovation, and growth 5
2 Competing for the future 23
3 Interpretive management: What general managers can learn from design 32
4 Business, the environment and local government 45
5 Competitive advantage through people 61
6 Building a visionary company 74
7 Managing professional intellect: Making the most of the best 86
8 Organizational conditions and levels of creativity 99
Pt. 2 Innovation 111
9 Towards the fifth-generation innovation process 115
10 Why the last shall be first and the first shall fade away 136
11 From lean production to lean enterprise 138
12 A new philosophy of business 145
13 Strategic stories: How 3M is rewriting business planning 155
14 Learning through alliances 167
15 Paradox in project-based enterprise: The case of film making 189
16 Japanese-style partnerships: Giving companies a competitive edge 203
17 The way forward: Partnership sourcing 214
Pt. 3 Change 227
18 America's most successful export to Japan: Continuous improvement programmes 230
19 The empowerment of service workers: What, why, how, and when 243
20 Reengineering: Don't automate, obliterate 258
21 The alternative workplace: Changing where and how people work 266
22 The society of networks 276
23 The 'click here' economy 281
Index 282
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