Managing Innovation / Edition 1

Managing Innovation / Edition 1

by Jane Henry, David Walker
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803985061

ISBN-13: 9780803985063

Pub. Date: 01/28/1991

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This exciting volume focuses on the processes of innovation in organizations and how these can best be encouraged and managed. Unlike the mechanistic determinism and quasi-scientific managerial thinking of the past, the contributors to Managing Innovation believe that management must promote innovation at the individual, corporate, and strategic levels. These top

Overview

This exciting volume focuses on the processes of innovation in organizations and how these can best be encouraged and managed. Unlike the mechanistic determinism and quasi-scientific managerial thinking of the past, the contributors to Managing Innovation believe that management must promote innovation at the individual, corporate, and strategic levels. These top contributors examine such issues as: the process of innovation in organizations; the nature of strategic innovation and visionary leadership; and, how organizational environments are created in which innovation can flourish. In addition, they offer numerous case studies and examples of innovation in action--in companies of all sizes and types; consider the implications for innovation processes of different organizational levels, stages, and culture; and, review the critical success factors for meeting the continual challenge to innovate and change.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803985063
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/28/1991
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.77(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction - David Walker and Jane Henry
PART ONE: FRAMEWORK - ISSUES IN THE MANAGEMENT OF INNOVATION
SECTION ONE
STRATEGIC INNOVATION
The Discipline of Innovation - Peter F Drucker
Managing Innovation - Alan W Pearson
An Uncertainty Reduction Process
Facilitating Innovation in Large Organizations - Robert Rosenfeld and Jenny C Servo
SECTION TWO
PERSONAL QUALITIES
Visionary Leadership and Strategic Management - Frances Westley and Henry Mintzberg
Change-master Skills - Rosabeth Moss Kanter
What It Takes to be Creative
Entrepreneurship Reconsidered - Robert B Reich
The Team as Hero
SECTION THREE
ORGANIZATIONAL ENVIRONMENT
The Organizational Culture of Idea Management - Goran Ekvall
A Creative Climate for the Management of Ideas
Strong Culture and Its Consequences - Mariann Jelinek and Claudia Bird Schoonhoven
What is the Best Way of Organizing Projects? - Knut Holt
SECTION FOUR
IMPLEMENTATION
Innovation by Design - Colin Clipson
Reducing the Time to Market - Kim Clark and Takahiro Fujimoto
The Case of the World Auto Industry
Quality Circles - Gregory P Shea
The Danger of Bottled Change
New Products - Robert G Cooper and Elko J Kleinschmidt
What Separates Winners from Losers?
PART TWO: SHORT EXEMPLARS
SECTION FIVE
IDEAS INTO INNOVATION
The Innovators - William Davis
Soichiro Honda - William Davis
'Supply Creates its own Demand'
Steven Jobs - William Davis
Genius in a Garage
Edwin Land - William Davis
Inventor of the Instant Camera
Alastair Pilkington - William Davis
Inventor of FloatGlass
Clive Sinclair - William Davis
The Inventor who Lacked Business Flair
Anita Roddick - Ronnie Lessem interviews:
Adventurer
SECTION SIX
PROCESSES INTO PRODUCTS
Masters of Innovation - Russell Mitchell
How 3M Keeps Its New Products Coming
Baker Perkins - Christopher Lorenz
Oddball Convert
Selling to the World - Akio Morita
The Sony Walkman Story
PART THREE: THEMES - CASE STUDIES
SECTION SEVEN
DIRECTION FINDING
Visioning - Robert M Burnside
Building Pictures of the Future
Scenarios - Pierre Wack
Uncharted Waters Ahead
Corporate Strategy and Entrepreneurial Vision - Steve Shirley
SECTION EIGHT
REACHING THE MARKET PLACE
3M's Little Yellow Note Pads - P Ranganath Nayak and John M Ketteringham
'Never Mind. I'll Do It Myself'
G T Culpitt and Son Limited - R Charles Parker
From Idea to Implementation - Walter K Schwartz
Pitfalls along the Stony Road between Idea Creation and the Market Place
SECTION NINE
ORGANIZATIONAL RENEWAL
Using the Creative Process to Resolve a Strategic Conflict over Environmental Issues at Berol - Roger Evans and Peter Russell
Xerox Charts a New Strategic Direction - Carol Kennedy
'If We Can Do It, - Peter Reid
Any
Company Can!'
Creative Empowerment at Rover - David Walker
PART FOUR: CONTEXTS - LESSONS FROM THE WIDER PICTURE
SECTION TEN
INNOVATION AND ITS IMPACT
Toward a New Industrial America - Suzanne Berger, Michael L Dertouzos, Richard K Lester, Robert M Solow and Lester C Thurow
Thriving on Chaos - Tom Peters
Facing Up to the Need for Revolution
What Makes a Winning Company? - James Pilditch

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