ISBN 9788126543724,Innovation Engine : Driving Execution For Breakthrough Results

Innovation Engine : Driving Execution For Breakthrough Results

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ISBN 9788126543724

Collins Business / Berrett-Koehler

Publication Year 2013

ISBN 9788126543724

ISBN-10 8126543728


Number of Pages 235 Pages
Language (English)


Innovation is often sought and is in high demand today. At the same time it is often misunderstood and lacks committed sponsorship. Today, most teams at the top need an innovation capability in a manner that works in tandem with their performances and operations management. Packed with actionable ideas, references, links and resources, Innovation Engine meets that need. Reveals how to develop strategy, road maps and processes for innovation execution Provides high level implementation guidance on executing innovation, something companies are struggling with globally. Explores how today's companies can create a long-term sustainable corporate culture by also using an innovation engine. Explains how to use innovation to keep employees engaged and motivated Written for executives, business leaders, CFOs and CIOs Showing readers how to create a business case for innovation and a supporting innovation linked to business vision and goals, Innovation Engine clearly reveals how to reduce time to market, while expanding the idea landscape and building a pipeline of corporate innovators TABLE OF CONTENTS Preface Acknowledgments Introduction The New Duality: Performance Engine and Innovation Engine Foresight Getting Started Barriers and Risk The Game of Innovation Innovation Scorecard Driving Innovation Notes Part I Link Inn ovation to Business Strategy Chapter 1 Develop a Clear Innovation Intent The Vision The Seismic Shift Mechanical Engine versus Innovation Engine Strategic Alignment for Innovation Why Innovation? Innovation Execution: Embedding Innovation Conclusion Notes Chapter 2 Assess Innovation Readiness Reasons Why Executives Want Innovation Innovation Readiness Factors of the Innovation System and Culture Leading Innovation Notes Chapter 3 Creating an Innovation Strategy Innovation Strategy Innovation Management Defining Innovation Defining Innovation Objectives and an Innovation Goal Notes Part II Develop an Inn ovation Playbook Chapter 4 Creating a Roadmap Innovation Playbook Notes Chapter 5 Building Momentum Momentum Momentum Framework Conclusion Note Part III Playing the Game Chapter 6 Structuring for Innovation Components of Organizational Structure Types of Organizational Structures Planning Your Innovation Structure Four Major Types of Innovation Structures Core Innovation Team Structure Conclusion Note Chapter 7 Innovation Management Process Finding and Generating Ideas Managing the Innovation Funnel Implementing or Commercializing Ideas Innovation Scorecard Conclusion Notes Chapter 8 Building Intrapreneurs Intrapreneurship and Intrapreneurs Entrepreneurs and Intrapreneurs Conclusion Notes Chapter 9 Sourcing Radical Ideas The Path: How Ideas Travel Case Study: Energy Market Five Power Skills to Source Uncontested Ideas Conclusion Notes Chapter 10 The One Secret about Innovation Story of Silicon Valley The One Thing Playful Independence Final Thoughts Notes About the Author Index