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Bridging the Innovation Gap : Blueprint for the Innovative Enterprise.

By: Huber, Daniel.
Contributor(s): Kaufmann, Heiner | Steinmann, Martin.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Management for Professionals: Publisher: Cham : Springer International Publishing, 2017Copyright date: ©2017Description: 1 online resource (188 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783319554983.Subject(s): Knowledge managementGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Bridging the Innovation Gap : Blueprint for the Innovative EnterpriseDDC classification: 658.4063 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Foreword -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- About the Authors -- List of Abbreviations -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- 1: The Origins -- 1.1 Keys to Successful Innovation: A Summary -- References -- Part I: The Problem -- 2: Innovation: An Abiding Enigma -- 2.1 Innovation: A Dilemma -- 2.2 The Crux of the Problem -- 2.3 Innovation: A Difficult Definition -- 2.4 Consulting the Literature for Clues to Innovation -- 2.5 Assessing the Status of Innovation in Practice -- 2.6 Conclusion and Proposition 1 -- The Research Question: What Is the Best Approach to Systematic Innovation? -- References -- 3: The Missing Link: The Innovation Gap -- 3.1 What Is Missing for Successful Innovation? -- At What Locations Do Innovations Typically Fail? What Do the Innovation Practitioners Say? -- What Does the Situation Look Like from the Outside? -- What Does the Literature Say? -- 3.2 Interim Conclusion: The Innovation Process Is Incomplete -- 3.3 An Innovative Enterprise: Of Explorers and Implementers -- 3.4 The Innovation Gap: Why Innovation Projects Systematically Fail -- The Task Structure of Exploratory Work Compared to That of Operational Work -- Typology: What Psychology Tells Us About Personality Types -- Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, MBTI -- 3.5 Conclusion and Proposition 2 -- 3.6 The Case of Swisskey -- References -- 4: ``Good Management´´ in Enterprises Today May Be Blocking Innovation -- 4.1 Corporate Culture and Values Such as Championed in the Literature -- 4.2 Corporate Culture in Real Enterprises -- 4.3 Conclusion and Proposition 3 -- 4.4 The Case of Bluewin -- References -- Part II: The Solution -- 5: The Organizational Structure: The Innovative Enterprise -- 5.1 The Organizational Consequences of Systematic Innovation -- A Closer Examination of SJ and NT Typology and Culture -- Consequences for the Enterprise Structure -- Conclusion.
5.2 A Closer Examination of the Classic Innovation Process -- The Classic Funnel Model of the Innovation Process -- Criticism of the Classic Funnel Model -- The Redesigned Innovation Process -- Conclusion -- 5.3 Transfer -- 5.4 Innovation Capacity as the New Main Differentiator -- Primary Trends -- Secondary Trends -- Differentiation in Increasingly Ideal Markets -- The Consequences for Enterprises -- 5.5 The Optimized Organizational Structure of the Innovative Enterprise -- Final Remarks on the Organization of the Innovative Enterprise -- 5.6 The Organization of Innovation in Small Enterprises -- 5.7 The Case of Plenaxx -- References -- 6: Exploration -- 6.1 What Is Exploration? -- 6.2 Refinement and Decision Preparation: The Explorer´s Work Environment -- 6.3 The Exploration Process -- The Refinement in the Exploration Arena -- Zone 1: Characterize -- Zone 2: Combine -- Zone 3: Optimize -- Zone 4: Complete -- The Development of a Business Opportunity in the Exploration Arena -- Decision Support Through Exploration Projects -- Example of an Exploration Project -- The Exploration Project Portfolio -- 6.4 The Internal Structure of the Central Innovation Unit -- 6.5 From Exploration to Innovation -- 6.6 The Rules of Exploration -- 6.7 The Case of the Swiss Postal Service -- References -- 7: Managing Innovators -- 7.1 Management Principles for SJ Personality Types -- 7.2 Management Principles for NT Personality Types -- 7.3 Prerequisites for Managing Employees with NT Traits -- The Task of Managing Innovators -- 7.4 Managing Employees with NT Traits -- Rules for Managing Employees with NT Traits -- 7.5 Managing Exploration Projects -- Reference -- 8: Exploration and Strategy -- 8.1 What Is Strategy? -- 8.2 Two Strategies -- 8.3 The Innovation Strategy -- 8.4 The Relationship Between Exploration and Strategy -- 8.5 Intrapreneurs -- References.
9: Conclusions and Rules Drawn from Part II -- 9.1 Rules for the Enterprise -- 9.2 Rules for the Strategy -- Part III: The Implementation -- 10: Rules for Systematic Innovation: The Bern Innovation Model -- 10.1 A Guideline for Systematic Innovation -- 10.2 The Bern Innovation Model: The New Innovation System -- General Principles of Innovation -- Enterprise Strategy and Innovation Strategy -- The Innovation Process -- Innovation and Enterprise Structure -- Resources -- Innovation Management Principles -- Conclusion -- 11: Final Remarks -- 11.1 The Innovative Enterprise -- 11.2 A Number of Important Findings -- 11.3 The Answers to Our Research Questions -- 11.4 Conclusion -- 12: The Research Method (Annex) -- 12.1 New Research Methods are Required in the Examination of Innovation -- 12.2 General Remarks on the Method -- 12.3 The Method Applied in the Natural Sciences -- 12.4 Anecdotal Research -- 12.5 Our Research Method: Action Research Involving a Real-World Example -- 12.6 Real-World Example -- 12.7 Conclusion -- Supporting Organizations -- Management Center of the Bern University of Applied Sciences -- Otto Wirz Foundation -- Firmament AG -- InoBooster -- Glossary -- Index.
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Foreword -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- About the Authors -- List of Abbreviations -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- 1: The Origins -- 1.1 Keys to Successful Innovation: A Summary -- References -- Part I: The Problem -- 2: Innovation: An Abiding Enigma -- 2.1 Innovation: A Dilemma -- 2.2 The Crux of the Problem -- 2.3 Innovation: A Difficult Definition -- 2.4 Consulting the Literature for Clues to Innovation -- 2.5 Assessing the Status of Innovation in Practice -- 2.6 Conclusion and Proposition 1 -- The Research Question: What Is the Best Approach to Systematic Innovation? -- References -- 3: The Missing Link: The Innovation Gap -- 3.1 What Is Missing for Successful Innovation? -- At What Locations Do Innovations Typically Fail? What Do the Innovation Practitioners Say? -- What Does the Situation Look Like from the Outside? -- What Does the Literature Say? -- 3.2 Interim Conclusion: The Innovation Process Is Incomplete -- 3.3 An Innovative Enterprise: Of Explorers and Implementers -- 3.4 The Innovation Gap: Why Innovation Projects Systematically Fail -- The Task Structure of Exploratory Work Compared to That of Operational Work -- Typology: What Psychology Tells Us About Personality Types -- Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, MBTI -- 3.5 Conclusion and Proposition 2 -- 3.6 The Case of Swisskey -- References -- 4: ``Good Management´´ in Enterprises Today May Be Blocking Innovation -- 4.1 Corporate Culture and Values Such as Championed in the Literature -- 4.2 Corporate Culture in Real Enterprises -- 4.3 Conclusion and Proposition 3 -- 4.4 The Case of Bluewin -- References -- Part II: The Solution -- 5: The Organizational Structure: The Innovative Enterprise -- 5.1 The Organizational Consequences of Systematic Innovation -- A Closer Examination of SJ and NT Typology and Culture -- Consequences for the Enterprise Structure -- Conclusion.

5.2 A Closer Examination of the Classic Innovation Process -- The Classic Funnel Model of the Innovation Process -- Criticism of the Classic Funnel Model -- The Redesigned Innovation Process -- Conclusion -- 5.3 Transfer -- 5.4 Innovation Capacity as the New Main Differentiator -- Primary Trends -- Secondary Trends -- Differentiation in Increasingly Ideal Markets -- The Consequences for Enterprises -- 5.5 The Optimized Organizational Structure of the Innovative Enterprise -- Final Remarks on the Organization of the Innovative Enterprise -- 5.6 The Organization of Innovation in Small Enterprises -- 5.7 The Case of Plenaxx -- References -- 6: Exploration -- 6.1 What Is Exploration? -- 6.2 Refinement and Decision Preparation: The Explorer´s Work Environment -- 6.3 The Exploration Process -- The Refinement in the Exploration Arena -- Zone 1: Characterize -- Zone 2: Combine -- Zone 3: Optimize -- Zone 4: Complete -- The Development of a Business Opportunity in the Exploration Arena -- Decision Support Through Exploration Projects -- Example of an Exploration Project -- The Exploration Project Portfolio -- 6.4 The Internal Structure of the Central Innovation Unit -- 6.5 From Exploration to Innovation -- 6.6 The Rules of Exploration -- 6.7 The Case of the Swiss Postal Service -- References -- 7: Managing Innovators -- 7.1 Management Principles for SJ Personality Types -- 7.2 Management Principles for NT Personality Types -- 7.3 Prerequisites for Managing Employees with NT Traits -- The Task of Managing Innovators -- 7.4 Managing Employees with NT Traits -- Rules for Managing Employees with NT Traits -- 7.5 Managing Exploration Projects -- Reference -- 8: Exploration and Strategy -- 8.1 What Is Strategy? -- 8.2 Two Strategies -- 8.3 The Innovation Strategy -- 8.4 The Relationship Between Exploration and Strategy -- 8.5 Intrapreneurs -- References.

9: Conclusions and Rules Drawn from Part II -- 9.1 Rules for the Enterprise -- 9.2 Rules for the Strategy -- Part III: The Implementation -- 10: Rules for Systematic Innovation: The Bern Innovation Model -- 10.1 A Guideline for Systematic Innovation -- 10.2 The Bern Innovation Model: The New Innovation System -- General Principles of Innovation -- Enterprise Strategy and Innovation Strategy -- The Innovation Process -- Innovation and Enterprise Structure -- Resources -- Innovation Management Principles -- Conclusion -- 11: Final Remarks -- 11.1 The Innovative Enterprise -- 11.2 A Number of Important Findings -- 11.3 The Answers to Our Research Questions -- 11.4 Conclusion -- 12: The Research Method (Annex) -- 12.1 New Research Methods are Required in the Examination of Innovation -- 12.2 General Remarks on the Method -- 12.3 The Method Applied in the Natural Sciences -- 12.4 Anecdotal Research -- 12.5 Our Research Method: Action Research Involving a Real-World Example -- 12.6 Real-World Example -- 12.7 Conclusion -- Supporting Organizations -- Management Center of the Bern University of Applied Sciences -- Otto Wirz Foundation -- Firmament AG -- InoBooster -- Glossary -- Index.

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