Innovating at the Edge
- Tim Jones, Principal of the consulting firm Innovaro, London, UK
Research & Development Directors; Chief Technology Officers; Chief Executive Officerss; Heads of New Business Development; Knowledge Officers; Consultants & Organizational Change Specialists; MBS Students on innovation and entrepreneurship courses; Undergraduate students on management science, business studies and markets courses.
- Published: May 2002
- Imprint: BUTTERWORTH HEINEMANN
- ISBN: 978-0-7506-5519-4
'An exciting and valuable book on how companies can embed innovation in their organizations. Drawing on a wealth of examples, Innovating at the Edge demonstrates compelling insights into the role of innovation in today's leading companies. Tim Jones provides practical advice that managers in both large and small companies can use to implement the latest innovation practices in their organizations'. Stephen Todd, Principal, Pittiglio Rabin Todd & McGrath 'This book is unique in effectively providing a "How to.." for the business capabilities that drive innovation, a complete picture' Richard James, Director, Reuters Business Insight A practical and approachable book for the innovation practitioner, it spans the issues from ideas generation through to delivery and review' Julia H Lofthouse CEng, Innovation Project Manager, Uniqema 'Clearly show that although there's no quick fix solution, all companies can build the capabilities and culture necessary to drive more innovative growth. The rich mix of case studies provides lessons for all - if people share a vision, the right incentives, commercial rigour and a broad enough market radar to explore beyond traditional boundaries they're on the right journey' David Stead, Director, Portfolio Management & Development, KPMG 'An essential insight into the issues driving innovation in today's business environment' Terry Goodwin, Director, Product & Market Development, Corus Colors 'In an easily readable format, this British consultant organizes his message into three major parts.....his pragmatic insights are coupled with critical incidents of companies who manage to succeed on the leading edge of their markets. The author unveils a blueprint for a futuristic corporation or association to build the capabilities and culture that keep them ahead of their peers. Philip R Harris, management psychologist, USA I cannot recommend this fantastic new book by Dr Tim Jones highly enough. In elegant and unpretentious language he gently guides the reader through the latest developments in an admirably wide range of fields, from industry and finance to sport and commerce. Amazon reviewer