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Managing Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Technology-Based FirmsDescribes principles and methodologies necessary to build efficient and highly productive work systems in high tech organizations that must develop and deploy new products in a timely fashion with competitive advantage. Presents techniques applicable to small high tech consumer products or large complex systems requiring cost control, waste minimization and rapid product development. Stresses methodologies to be used for strategic advantage. Suggests diverse strategic plans and their pros and co…

Managing Technology Entrepreneurship and InnovationManaging Technology Entrepreneurship and Innovation is the first textbook for non-business based entrepreneurship courses, focussed on students with a background in science and technology. Its comprehensive, rigorous and yet accessible approach originates from the authors’ considerable experience mentoring students as they turn their technological ideas into real-life business ventures. . The text is separated into three parts providing a roadmap for successful entrepreneurial projects: Part …

Innovation and EntrepreneurshipManaging Technology Entrepreneurship and Innovation is the first textbook for non-business based entrepreneurship courses, focussed on students with a background in science and technology. Its comprehensive, rigorous and yet accessible approach originates from the authors’ considerable experience mentoring students as they turn their technological ideas into real-life business ventures. . The text is separated into three parts providing a roadmap for successful entrepreneurial projects: Part …

Managing Innovation and EntrepreneurshipThe first book to look at innovation/entrepreneurship from an international perspective, Managing Innovation and Entrepreneurship: A Global Perspective provides a step-by-step process for managing innovation and entrepreneurship in an organization in both turbulent and stable economic times. Authors Robert D. Hisrich and Claudine Kearney demonstrate how to manage innovation on a day-to-day basis—using a wide range of real world scenarios, theories, principles, best practices, case studies, and…

The Human Side of Managing Technological Innovation: A Collection of ReadingsOrganizations competing in today’s rapidly changing technological markets are faced with the challenges of “dualism”–operating efficiently in the present while innovating effectively for the future. Managers and leaders within these organizations not only have to focus on current market success and profitability, but they must also introduce the next generation of technical advances, product attributes, or service features that will sustain and even augment their continuing global competitivene…

The Innovation Manager's Handbook: Volume 2: Float like a corporate, sting like a startupSerial entrepreneur Steve Glaveski has drawn on insights derived from working on the corporate innovation initiatives of large companies and interviewing thought leaders as host of the iTunes chart ranking Future Squared podcast to pen The Innovation Manager’s Handbook: Volume 2 – Float like a Corporate, Sting like a Startup. With more than 50% of today’s large companies facing extinction in the next 10 years at current rates of churn due to executive mindsets that are geared towards deliver…

Fourth Generation R&D: Managing Knowledge, Technology, and InnovationPraise for Fourth Generation R&D “A sweeping and insightful analysis of an architecture for innovation in the knowledge economy. Technologists, strategists, and organizational architects will all find this book worth reading, as will students of the modern organization.” –John Seely Brown Chief Scientist, Xerox Corporation “The new realities of competition beg a new approach to innovation and R Fourth Generation R&D answers that challenge. With lucid arguments and detailed case studies, Fourth …

Innovation, Commercialization, and Start-Ups in Life SciencesInnovation is the translation of a new method, idea, or product into reality and profit. It is a process of connected steps that accumulates into your brand or reputation. However, there can be many pitfalls and wrong turns on the road to realizing this goal. Innovation, Commercialization, and Start-Ups in Life Sciences details the methodologies necessary to create a successful life sciences start-up from initiation to exit. You will gain an appreciation for the necessary data, partnership, and …

Social Entrepreneurship for the 21st Century: Innovation Across the Nonprofit, Private, and Public Sectors (General Finance & Investing)ARE YOU READY FOR THE SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP REVOLUTION? “In her book Social Entrepreneurship for the 21st Century, Georgia Levenson Keohane provides a great insight into the emergence of social business and entrepreneurship. Her work provides a clear-sighted analysis of the many different dynamics at play as we test new models and solutions for global economic change.” –MUHAMMAD YUNUS, 2006 Nobel Peace Laureate, author of Banker to the Poor “Entrepreneurship and venture thinking don’t resid…

Canadian Failures: Stories from Successful Canadians About How Failure Got Them ThereSuccessful Canadians write about failure, and how it got them where they are today. What does it mean to fail? To some of the most successful Canadians, it was a rite of passage, a stepping stone to greater things, or even a brilliant source of inspiration. The light bulb (patented by two Torontonians), the Avro Arrow, Nortel Networks, and many other examples have had profound impacts on our national identity. As we reflect on milestones on Canada’s 150th anniversary, it would be careless to…