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Innovation, Climate and Change

Creativity, Innovation and Change -- Book 3

The Open University

Publisher: The Open University, 2000 , 160 pages

ISBN: 0-7492-9510-4

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    • Guide
      • Aims
      • Introduction
      • Resources for Block 3
      • Computing
      • Block Assignment
  • Part 1 Innovation
    • Section 1 Innovation Dynamics
      • Introduction
      • Types of Innovation
        • Radical innovation vs incremental improvement
        • Product vs process improvement
      • Sources of Innovation
      • Theories of innovation
        • Technology push
        • Market pull
        • Coupling model
        • Integrated model
        • Systems integration and networking model
      • Stages of Innovation
      • Innovation Life Cycle
        • Dominant designs
        • Complex product systems
        • High technology Japanese style
    • Section 2 Scanning
      • Competitors
        • Competitive swiping
        • Benchmarking
      • Futures
        • Strategic planning
        • Scenario building
        • Shared vision
    • Section 3 Structure
      • Project Management
      • Organizational Divisions
      • Partnerships
        • Joint ventures
        • Mergers
      • Networks
        • Interorganizational networks
        • Intraorganizational networks
    • Section 4 Systems
      • Idea Development
        • Suggestion schemes
        • Idea screening
        • Documentation
      • Product and Process Development
        • Concurrent engineering
        • Japanese manufacturing techniques
        • Partnership sourcing
        • Product families
        • Process improvement
          • Agile manufacturing
      • Managing Innovation
        • Freedom and incentives
        • Managing chaos
        • Championship
        • Continuous improvement
    • Section 5 Success Factors
      • Successful Products
      • Innovative Organizations
      • Supporting Policy
        • Organizational strategy
        • Public policy
        • Small business
        • Strategic perspective
  • Part 2 Climate and Entrepreneurship
    • Section 1 Entrepreneurship
      • Entrepreneurs
        • Visionary leadership
        • Intrapreneurs
      • Innovators
        • Champions
        • Teams
    • Section 2 Climate and Culture
      • Climate
      • Culture
      • Changing Culture
        • Practice
  • Part 3 Changing Organizations
    • Section 1 Changing Systems
      • Management Fads
      • Quality
        • Deming
        • Evolution of quality approaches
        • Quality circles
        • Outcomes
      • Reengineering
        • Business Process Reengineering (BPR)
      • Knowledge Management
    • Section 2 Developing People
      • Empowerment
        • Empwerment in practice
      • Learning Organizations
        • Education and training
        • Critique
      • Self Organization

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Innovation, Climate and Change

by Roland Buresund last modified 2014-01-26 00:39

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MBA material, what do you expect?


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