Strategic Innovation

Author: Nancy Tennant Snyder
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780787971946
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Strategic Innovation offers a flexible, customizabletemplate that managers, executives, and business leaders can use tointroduce an effective innovation strategy throughout theirorganization. The authors, Nancy Tennant Snyder and Deborah L.Duarte, provide the tools needed to craft a workable strategy forembedding innovation as a core competency across an enterprise.Instead of innovation for innovation's sake, the authors offer aproven business-focused way to change a culture from point-in-timeinnovations from a few to a continuous pipeline of innovations fromeverywhere and everyone. Based on the real-life example of Whirlpool a solid company witha significant track record and global reach—StrategicInnovation shows how the world's largest appliance company putinnovation in place as a core competency. During this process,Whirlpool transformed itself from a quality producer of appliancesto a customer-focused company that strategically embeds innovationthroughout the organization. Filled with challenges and struggles,and ultimately successful results, the Whirlpool story can help anyorganization develop a successful innovation strategy. Written as apractical guide, the book contains in each chapter a variety ofhands-on resources including checklists and worksheets. StrategicInnovation offers the tools, ideas, and approaches needed fortransforming an organization to a company where anyone and everyonecan contribute to the organization's prosperity—throughinnovation.

Strategic Innovation

Author: Allan Afuah
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135840504
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In today’s fast-changing business environment, those firms that want to remain competitive must also be innovative. Innovation is not simply about developing new technologies into new products or services, but in many cases, finding new models for doing business in the face of change. It often entails changing the rules of the game. Strategic Innovation demonstrates to students how to create and appropriate value using new game strategies to gain competitive advantage. The book begins with a summary of the major strategic frameworks and showing the origins of strategic innovation. Next, Afuah gives a thorough examination of contemporary strategy from an innovation standpoint, including: how to develop strategy in the face of change a detailed framework for assessing the profitability potential of a strategy or product consideration of how both for-profit and non-profit organizations can benefit from new game strategies. With a wealth of quantitative examples of successful strategies, as well as descriptive cases, Strategic Innovation will complement courses in strategy, and technology and innovation.

Design Thinking for Strategic Innovation

Author: Idris Mootee
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118748689
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A comprehensive playbook for applied design thinking inbusiness and management, complete with concepts andtoolkits As many companies have lost confidence in the traditional waysof running a business, design thinking has entered the mix.Design Thinking for Strategic Innovation presents aframework for design thinking that is relevant to businessmanagement, marketing, and design strategies and also provides atoolkit to apply concepts for immediate use in everyday work. Itexplains how design thinking can bring about creative solutions tosolve complex business problems. Organized into five sections, thisbook provides an introduction to the values and applications ofdesign thinking, explains design thinking approaches for eight keychallenges that most businesses face, and offers an applicationframework for these business challenges through exercises,activities, and resources. An essential guide for any business seeking to use designthinking as a problem-solving tool as well as a business method totransform companies and cultures The framework is based on work developed by the author for anexecutive program in Design Thinking taught in Harvard GraduateSchool of Design Author Idris Mootee is a management guru and a leading experton applied design thinking Revolutionize your approach to solving your business's greatestchallenges through the power of Design Thinking for StrategicInnovation.

Serendipitous and Strategic Innovation

Author: Shantha Liyanage
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781567204872
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Innovation is a time-consuming process that involves invention as a beginning and a marketable service or product as an end. This work examines the technology innovation process, and displays its critical links with organizational functions.

Managing the Strategic Innovation Process

Author: Carmine Garzia
Publisher: EGEA spa
ISBN: 8823812143
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Strategic innovation is the development of new forms of positioning that enable firms to redefine the way to do business, offering greater non-monetary value to customers and a higher level of cost effectiveness. Strategic innovators deliver their superior value proposition by developing new markets and leveraging on innovative forms of distribution and communication. Strategic innovators can remain competitive and achieve profitable growth within competitive environments that are characterised by discontinuity, instability and uncertainty. The book investigates strategic innovation through a process model, built on a multiple case study analysis of innovative firms, that explains the dynamics of innovative strategy generation and implementation.

Strategic Innovation

Author: Len Kaplan
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 0557045444
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Are you wrong or right implementing a counterintuitive solution? Will your business prosper or fail with this breakthrough opportunity? The answer depends on whether or not you can properly identify and address the unsolvable business problems. This "art of science" is not in MBA curriculums. The second volume of OutCompete Innovative Series fills this gap in business education. Read, learn, use - and OutCompete!

Business Models for Strategic Innovation

Author: S.M. Riad Shams
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351257900
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This book extends our understanding of how different cross- functional business and management disciplines, such as innovation and entrepreneurship, strategic management, marketing and HRM, individually and collectively underpin innovation in business management. Business Models for Strategic Innovation develops insights from cross-disciplinary business knowledge streams and their cutting edge discipline-specific practical implications to create a cross- functional business innovation management model. Novel cross- disciplinary knowledge plays an imperative role in business innovation and we know that innovative management processes have significant implications for effective cross- functional management. In this context, each chapter of the book presents fresh insights on diverse business knowledge- streams as well as their applied implications on cross- functional business innovation management. Finally, centred on these cross- disciplinary business theories and their cutting edge implications, the last chapter of this book proposes a model of strategic cross- functional business innovation management process. This academically rigorous work uses innovative theoretical propositions and state- of- the- art empirical analysis in order to enable cross- functional management teams to support organisation- wide business innovation processes.

Strategic Innovation For Micro Mechatronics Nachiket Prakashan

Author: Dr. Bharatbhushan Joshi
Publisher: Nachiket Prakashan
ISBN: 9386183994
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Micro-Electro-Mechanical System technology is invading in all the applications such as automobile, medical, consumer products and weapon systems. Design of a sensor based on MEMS technology involves complex large number of steps and many variables. This book gives insight on predictive design technique for sensor design.The book also discusses two innovative techniques for optimizing performance of micro-acceleration sensor. This book will be useful to learners of course on MEMS.

IT MANAGEMENT FOR STRATEGIC INNOVATION

Author: TOMOHISA FUJII
Publisher: TOM PUBLISHING
ISBN:
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< Contents > 1. The outside and the internal environment and the skill to surround IT human resources・・・8 It clarifies the road map and IT skill of IT engineer. The analysis of BSC, SWOT of the needs and IT engineer of the company 1.1 The analysis of BSC, SWOT of the needs and IT engineer of the company・・・9 ■Let’s analyze business management ability by the balance scorecard.・・・9 ■The basics of the SWOT analysis for IT engineer・・・14 1.2 The self-innovation for IT engineer・・・17 ■The self-innovation model who jumps to IT engineer・・・17 ■< Case study > Making the road map of the self・・・21 1.3 The global standard of the becoming information-oriented・・・22 ■ JNX of the e-commerce in the automotive industry・・・22 ■PMBOK・・・25 ■Rosetta Net・・・26 ■XML・・・28 ■CMM .・・・31 ■Seven emerald model・・・36 2. Let’s explore core competence in the becoming information-oriented process - it understands the basics of the becoming information-oriented process.・・・52 2.1 The project management ability・・・53 ■The ideal way of the skill management about the project・・・53 ■< Case study > The ideal way of the skill management about the project・・・53 ■To improve the productivity of the project・・・55 ■The mismatch of the project by thoroughgoing of the skill management.・・・58 ■Setting the evaluation axis of the project・・・63 ■The external environment and the evaluation by the viewpoint of the internal environment・・・65 2.2 The corresponding competence of the management strategy planning and promotion process・・・68 ■The building of a management strategy and a business model・・・68 ■The basic knowledge for the management strategy working-out・・・84 ■< Case study > The business model which aimed for the whole to be best by the design-data utilization・・・88 ■< Case study > The out-sourcing strategy which aimed to reform physical distribution・・・91 2.3 The corresponding competence of the becoming information-oriented strategy planning and promotion process・・・93 ■The IT solution strategy・・・93 ■IT solution and the managing viewpoint・・・95 ■The reviewing of IT investment by the net-present-value law・・・98 ■< Case study > The point of the Web system in the e-commerce・・・99 ■< Case study > The attention point in SFA introduction・・・103 ■< Case study > The attention point in CTI system introduction which cooperates with SFA・・・105 ■ < Case study > The point of the data warehouse introduction・・・108 2.4 The corresponding competence of the systematization promotion process・・・110 ■ < The case study > The practice of the management requirement by the groupware・・・113 ■Let’s understand the technique of the system development.・・・115 ■The test about the all kind approach system development process of the systematization・・・120 ■The basic point of the system switchgear・・・124 ■< Case study > The point of the cooperation of the ERP software package among the systems・・・128 2.5 The corresponding competence of the operations management process・・・130 ■The operations management process and the corresponding competence of the system・・・130 ■The performance and the failure management is the pivot of the operations management.・・・134 ■The mechanism of the soft back-up to have supported a system failure・・・137 ■< Case study > The way of thinking of the operations management in ASP・・・138 3. Let’s explores core competence with the ability axis.・・・139 It clears up the novel IT engineer ability to lead a system to the success. 3.1 The ability axis and the empowerment of IT engineer・・・140 ■Making an ability axis clear and empowerment's approaching・・・140 3.2 The seven diamond rule of the system-thinking・・・144 ■The structure and the approach of the system-thinking・・・144 ■Let’s think of the phenomenon by structure of the investing, the output ( Rule 1 ).・・・145 ■Let’s dig up the factor which relates to the phenomenon and making a grouping, the abstraction, its making a number a type ( Rule 2 )・・・149 ■Let’s see a phenomenon in the front and back of the negative aspect, the plus side ( Rule 3 ).・・・151 ■Let’s change and it simulates a parameter about the phenomenon ( Rule 4 )・・・.153 ■Let’s create an image by the illustration and it clarifies a shackle during the phenomenon, the relation of the cooperation ( Rule 5 ).・・・155 ■Let’s set a basic axis and a type and the simplification, the modeling, its making a phenomenon a deoxyribonucleic acid ( Rule 6 )・・・156 ■Let’s try the systematizing of the phenomenon, framework building by it ( Rule 7 ).・・・168 3.3 The information control power and the communication・・・160 ■The point of the communication ability・・・160 ■The knowledge management・・・163 3.4 The team working and the leadership・・・165 ■The forming of a communication and the show of the ability for the member to have・・・165 ■The accumulation body and the team working of the knowledge・・・167 3.5 The embodiment of the bargaining ability and the client needs・・・170 ■The basic point of the bargaining ability・・・170 ■When discipline bargaining ability・・・173 4. The practice of the core competence・・・175 The master of the operation management and the becoming information-oriented practice power of each field 4.1 BASIC design of the becoming information-oriented and the operation management・・・176 ■BASIC design of the operation management・・・176 ■The operation management and the organization・・・178 4.2 Let’s design the operation management of the manufacture management field.・・・183 ■Let’s master the basics of the production management system・・・185 4.3 To design the operation management of the distribution management field ・・・ 187 ■The basic pattern and the POS system of the e-marketplace・・・187 4.4 To design the operation management of the marketing management field .・・・189 ■The operation management of the marketing management system・・・189 4.5 Let’s design the operation management of the physical distribution management field .・・・193 ■3PL(Third Party Logistics) which shows power in the physical distribution field・・・193 5. The mission・・・197 Let’s understand the mission of IT engineer. 5.1 The macro and the micro viewpoint・・・198 ■The macro about the business process and the micro viewpoint・・・198 ■The cash flow management and the becoming information-oriented・・・202 ■The macro about the project management and the micro viewpoint・・・206 5.2 The power of the digital organization and the intangible assets・・・208 ■The digital organization out of the in-house・・・208 ■The knowledge management and the intangible assets・・・211 ■The representative supply chain management of the digital organization (SCM)・・・213 ■The digital organization and the internal control・・・215 ■< Case study > The security securing in case of the Internet procurement?・・・217 5.3 Becoming information-oriented innovating of business management・・・219 ■Business management innovating approach・・・219 ■The show factor and the Web system of the business competitiveness・・・222 ■< Case study > The mechanism of the utilization of the information on the customer buying behaviour・・・224 5.4 The corporate culture and the conflict of the becoming information-oriented・・・226 ■The corporate culture becomes the brake of the becoming information-oriented, too.・・・226 5.5 The risk management and the becoming information-oriented・・・229 ■The approach by the attack of the patent ・・・229 ■The point of security compatible・・・233 ■The basics of the encryption technology・・・237 < Coffee break >: ■The ancient Greece philosophy and IT By this book you can understand the IT skill for IT system engineer and IT system developer, IT project manager. The IT skill is the one which becomes the core competence and the advantage and the competitiveness of IT human resources and this book provides the skill and the knowledge of the empowerment which is indispensable to leap. It adopts the composition which aimed at this manual's arranging the case study of the appropriate theme everywhere to polish the skill of the practicing empowerment and attempting to strengthen the system-thinking power to think of personally in the approach. Moreover, it organizes an indispensable knowledge corner, and it takes up and it is introducing the basic knowledge which is indispensable for the reader who aims to grow as IT human resources in the communication ability and the basics of the bargaining ability, too. Here, let's introduce contents in each chapter. " Chapter 1 the outside and the internal environment and the skill to surround IT human resources " :you can clarify the road map and the skill of IT engineer. It explores about the needs of the company and BSC of IT engineer and the SWOT analysis, the excellence career path and IT skill, the self-innovation of IT engineer, the global standard of the becoming information-oriented. " Chapter 2 exploring core competence in the becoming information-oriented process " :you can understand the basics of the becoming information-oriented process. Almost, it clarifies project management ability. It sees in detail about the corresponding competence of the becoming information-oriented which consists of the management strategy planning and promotion process, the becoming information-oriented strategy planning and promotion process, systematization promotion process, operations management process. " Chapter 3 exploring core competence with the ability axis " :you can clear up the IT engineer ability to lead a system to the success. It introduces the seven diamond rule of the system-thinking at the ability axis of IT engineer and you can understand the illustration expressive power which is indispensable for IT engineer. Moreover, it explores about the embodiment of the information control power and the communication, the team working and the leadership, the bargaining ability and the client needs. " Chapter 4 the practice of the core competence ":you can practice the IT system design. Almost, it introduces the point of the operation management of the manufacture, the circulation, the sale and each administration genre which consists of physical distribution which designs after understanding the basic design of the IT system and the operation management including the systematic approach. " Chapter 5 the mission ":you can understand the mission of IT engineer.” It considers about the macro and the micro viewpoint, the power of the digital organization and the intangible assets, becoming information-oriented innovating of business management, the corporate culture and the conflict of the becoming information-oriented, the risk management and the becoming information-oriented. It expects that above composition can utilize as the initiation book of the empowerment in IT human resources. Author:Tomohisa Fujii