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Making Innovation Work: How to Manage It, Measure It, and Profit from It

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Making Innovation Work presents a formal innovation process proven to work at HP, Microsoft and Toyota, to help ordinary managers drive top and bottom line growth from innovation. The authors have drawn on their unsurpassed innovation consulting experience as well as the most thorough review of innovation research ever performed. They'll show what works, what doesn't, and

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Published January 28th 2006 by Wharton Publishing (first published July 1st 2005)
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Taylor Ellwood
This book explores innovation and how it can be implemented into business as well as what factors to consider when implementing innovation. The authors do a good job of defining the different types of innovation as well as why innovation is important. They provide some good case studies and practices that any business can use to implement innovation, and also demonstrate what happens when innovation is taken too far or not embraced by a company culture. The only complaint that I have is that the ...more
Sue
Jun 25, 2012 Sue rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: business owners
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This was a book I needed for a PhD class. I was actually amazed when I started reading as there were a few times I kept going past the needed chapters for the week because of how detailed the book was written. Of course it provides details from beginning to end on organization and leadership but what I really liked about it was the fact of how it discussed things using case situations and gave examples every step along the way.

I would strongly recommend this study aide to anyone that wants to s
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Rick

Profitable innovation doesn’t just happen. It must be managed, measured, and properly executed, and few companies know how to accomplish this effectively. Making Innovation Work presents a formal innovation process proven to work at HP, Microsoft and Toyota, to help ordinary managers drive top and bottom line growth from innovation. The authors have drawn on their unsurpassed innovation consulting experience -- as well as the most thorough review of innovation research ever performed. They'll s

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Gede Budi Suprayoga
The main conclusion of this book is that every organisation has to define its own business model and technology innovation that the organisation wants to achieve. Therefore, they can formulate right strategies, nurture best ideas, execute productively, monitor and evaluate precisely to deliver values to customers. This idea is developed through an innovation matrix that depicts 4 type of innovation.

The book also gives an attention to various aspects of culture in organisations that influence pro
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Michael Weaver
clearly shows models to map the different types of innovation and the problems involved to manage it.
Ryan
Great book for managing innovation in the enterprise.
Kristian
Boring book, never got to finish this thing.
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