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  • The Innovator's Hypothesis: How Cheap Experiments Are Worth More Than Good Ideas

    What is the best way for a company to innovate? That’s exactly the wrong question. The better question: How can organizations get the maximum possible value from their innovation investments? Advice recommending “innovation vacations” and the luxury of failure may be wonderful for organizations with time to spend and money to waste. But this book ad-dresses the innovation priorities of companies that live in the real world of limits. They want fast, frugal, and high impact innovations. They don’t just seek superior innovation, they want superior innovators.

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  • The Disruption Dilemma

    Gans describes the full range of actions business leaders can take to deal with each type of disruption, from “self-disrupting” independent internal units to tightly integrated product development. But therein lies the disruption dilemma: A firm cannot practice both independence and integration at once. Gans shows business leaders how to choose their strategy so their firms can deal with disruption while continuing to innovate.

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  • Turning Strategy Into Results

    Businesses develop strategies to address complex, multi-layered business environments and challenges — but to execute a strategy in a meaningful way, it must produce a set of specific actions focused on achieving clear goals. Rather than trying to boil the strategy down to a pithy statement, executives will get better results if they develop a small set of actions that everyone gets behind.

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  • Winning with Open Process Innovation

    Managers in manufacturing companies often keep process innovation activities tightly under wraps. Some companies have good reasons for keeping process innovations concealed. However, the authors’ research suggests that for most manufacturers, such defensiveness deprives companies of a valuable source of ideas for productivity improvement. Many manufacturers, they argue, can benefit from sharing process innovations rather than keeping them secret.

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  • The Power of Resilience

    In this book, Yossi Sheffi shows why modern vulnerabilities call for innovative processes and tools for creating and embedding corporate resilience and risk management. Sheffi offers fascinating case studies that illustrate how companies have prepared for, coped with, and come out stronger following disruption — from the actions of Intel after the 2011 Japanese tsunami to the disruption in the “money supply chain” caused by the 2008 financial crisis.

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  • Handbook of Collective Intelligence

    Intelligence does not arise only in individuals; it also arises in groups of individuals. This is collective intelligence: groups of individuals acting collectively in intelligent ways. In recent years, a new kind of collective intelligence has emerged: interconnected groups of people and computers.

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  • Managing in the Digital Age

    This SloanSelect Collection focuses on the practical: How executives and managers who incorporate digital technologies into their strategic planning, data analysis and managing talent succeed and stay ahead of the competition

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