The Innovation Zone: How Great Companies Re-Innovate for Amazing Success
The Innovation Zone demonstrates that most dynamic innovations are not a single stroke of brilliance and great, new products but are a disciplined, easily-learned business process that includes an organizational incubator that supports and sustains the practice of turning ideas into breakthrough innovations. Debunking nearly all other books' approach that innovation is jus...more
Hardcover, 201 pages
Published February 24th 2009 by Davies-Black Publishing
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Koulopoulos offers some valuable insights regarding innovation. The writing style is strongly knowledge-transfer oriented. Although there are numerous annecdotal references, I found the strict data transfer disengaging. Those that dig lists and norms should enjoy this read. Where I found enjoyment was reading between the lines. For instance, the section regarding the culture of innovation tapped the role of mentoring and training. Koulopoulos writes "A culture of innovation requires maintenance....more
Thomas Koulopoulos is the founder of the Delphi Group, which for 20 years has been providing thought leadership to global organizations on the intersection of business and technology. Named one of the industry’s most influential information management consultants by InformationWeek magazine, he is a recognized author on the subject, frequently appearing in national and international print and broa...moreMore about Tom M. Koulopoulos...