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Innovation Tournaments: Creating and Selecting Exceptional Opportunities

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Managers, entrepreneurs, and venture capitalists all seek to maximize the financial returns from innovation, and profits are driven largely by the quality of the opportunities they pursue. Based on a structured and process-driven approach this book demonstrates how to systematically identify exceptional opportunities for innovation.

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Hardcover, 256 pages
Published June 7th 2009 by Harvard Business Review Press (first published May 12th 2009)
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Delving into innovation techniques

This is one of the better recent books on innovation, although it has a slightly misleading title. Yes, authors Christian Terwiesch and Karl T. Ulrich define and discuss innovation tournaments and their possible role in making organizations more successful at innovating. But the title is too limiting; innovation tournaments are really only a portion of what it offers. In addition to being written in an easy, familiar style and being full of examples and illustra
Fred Rose
This book is just ok. It's definitely written from a large company standpoint and would be useful for people in strategic and technical management positions. Overall I think most companies will have a pretty specific type of innovation they want to encourage and will have their own filtering techniques. This book is worth a skim to maybe pick up a few ideas.
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