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8 Steps To Building Innovating Organizations
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8 Steps To Building Innovating Organizations

  • Manu Parashar - 'Gone to Fish', an innovation consultancy, Bangalore

December 2008 | 142 pages | SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd
The author of this volume presents the theory that innovation is something outside the organizational framework and shows how the capability to innovate can be built into the fabric of an organization in eight steps. He offers a model that managers can adopt and implement in their organizations, using case studies and examples to give practical advice that can easily be adapted into practice.

Some of the practical concepts in innovation for organizations discussed include: knowledge capability; attitudinal capability; creative capability; building blocks of innovation; and renewing capabilities.


 
Introduction
 
What is Innovation?
What is Innovation?  
Quantum Jumps vs. Baby Jumps  
Is Innovation Episodic in Nature?  
Conclusion  
Key Takeouts  
 
Innovation as Capability
Innovation Tunnel  
Innovation Capability  
Conclusion  
Key Takeouts  
 
Knowing
Knowledge capability  
Diverse Workforce  
Consumer/Customer Knowledge  
Networks  
R&D Investment  
Multifaceted Development Programs  
Conclusion  
Key Takeouts  
 
Attitude
Attitudinal Capability  
Openness  
Awareness  
Curiosity  
Playfulness  
Conclusion  
Key Takeouts  
 
Getting Creative
Creative Capability  
Techniques  
Communication  
Innovation Space  
Conclusion  
Key Takeouts  
 
Building Blocks
Individual  
Team  
Organization  
Conclusion  
Key Takeouts  
 
Staying the Course
Vision  
Goals  
Shared Values  
Systems and Processes  
Outcome/Output Measurement  
Learning and Feedback  
Conclusion  
Key Takeouts  
 
Renew
Knowledge Capability  
Attitudinal Capability  
Creative Capability  
Conclusion  
Key Takeouts  

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