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Grabbing lightning building a capability for breakthrough innovation

O'Connor, Gina Colarelli.

San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass c2008

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  • Title:
    Grabbing lightning building a capability for breakthrough innovation
  • Author: O'Connor, Gina Colarelli.
  • Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass
  • Creation Date: c2008
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (364 p.).
  • Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 305-314) and index.
  • Subjects: Technological innovations -- Management; New products
  • Description: Established companies are clamoring for breakthrough innovation, but are often hamstrung by the highly reliable, repeatable processes of their management systems. Based on years of research, Grabbing Lightning shows how twelve companies have tried to develop a capability for sustainable breakthrough innovation and outlines best practices for your organization. The authors show how the management system for innovation is different from the traditional one in that it allows?and even encourages?mistakes and failures in order to promote learning. Grabbing Lightning outlines the
  • Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 305-314) and index.
  • Contents: Management systems for innovation
    Assessing your organization's capacity for breakthrough innovation
    The discovery competency
    Incubation: the long and winding road
    Acceleration: gathering steam and building critical mass
    The DNA innovation system
    Incorporating the DNA: the role of the orchestrator
    Getting started: initiating and maturing an innovation management system
    The innovation function.
  • OCLC Number: 437200240
    608622314
  • Identifier: ISBN1-281-20410-2;ISBN9786611204105;ISBN0-470-23316-8