No-Nonsense Innovation: Practical Strategies for Success

Overview

Bill Lowe, the Father of the IBM PC, and Cary Sherburne, a well-known author, consultant, and journalist, bring more than 70 years of combined experience in the high tech industry to bear in the creation of No-Nonsense Innovation, a blend of insight, practical advice, and the no-nonsense philosophy of Pragmatic Innovation. For Lowe, the opportunity to develop the IBM PC gave birth to a no-nonsense process for infusing innovation into the culture of an organization, which he calls Pragmatic Innovation. Lowe ...

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Overview

Bill Lowe, the Father of the IBM PC, and Cary Sherburne, a well-known author, consultant, and journalist, bring more than 70 years of combined experience in the high tech industry to bear in the creation of No-Nonsense Innovation, a blend of insight, practical advice, and the no-nonsense philosophy of Pragmatic Innovation. For Lowe, the opportunity to develop the IBM PC gave birth to a no-nonsense process for infusing innovation into the culture of an organization, which he calls Pragmatic Innovation. Lowe explains how Pragmatic Innovation can boost the bottom line and the innovation footprint of organizations of any size, industry, and discipline, with never-before-told inside stories linked to both success and failure in innovation. This no-nonsense approach to innovation provides business owners and managers with a step-by-step process that makes it easier than ever before to leverage innovative practices for business success. This is one business book you will not want to miss!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781600374890
  • Publisher: Morgan James Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/1/2009
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Bill Lowe has held leadership positions in large and small companies. He led the team that developed IBM's personal computer, and as Vice-President and President of the Entry Systems Division at IBM, was responsible for a $12 billion business and 15,000 employees. At Xerox Corporation as the Executive Vice President of Worldwide Development and Manufacturing, he directed a $1 billion development budget and 26,000 employees and laid the foundation for the company's current success. As CEO and Chairman of Gulfstream Aerospace, he brought the Gulfstream V to market, resulting in a very successful public offering.

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