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6. Innovating the future

6. Innovating the future  

Mark Dodgson and David Gann

in Innovation: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Aug 2018
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Aug 2018
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9780191863691
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10.1093/actrade/9780198825043.003.0006
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9780198825043
The challenges and opportunities for innovation are immense. As well as creating new sources of wealth, innovation is essential if we are to cope with climate change, provide better water ... More
3. London’s wobbly bridge: learning from failure

3. London’s wobbly bridge: learning from failure  

Mark Dodgson and David Gann

in Innovation: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Aug 2018
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Aug 2018
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9780191863691
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10.1093/actrade/9780198825043.003.0003
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9780198825043
‘London’s wobbly bridge: learning from failure’ considers the ways in which much progress in science, engineering, and innovation is built upon failure. It is because of risks and ... More
5. Thomas Edison’s organizational genius

5. Thomas Edison’s organizational genius  

Mark Dodgson and David Gann

in Innovation: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Aug 2018
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Aug 2018
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9780191863691
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10.1093/actrade/9780198825043.003.0005
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‘Thomas Edison’s organizational genius’ uses examples of Thomas Edison’s work to show how he pioneered a highly structured way of organizing innovation. He developed the phonograph, ... More
4. Stephanie Kwolek’s new polymer: from labs to riches

4. Stephanie Kwolek’s new polymer: from labs to riches  

Mark Dodgson and David Gann

in Innovation: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Aug 2018
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Aug 2018
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9780191863691
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198825043.003.0004
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9780198825043
Innovation usually involves the combination of ideas derived from many different places. Innovation is also affected by wider social, cultural, political, and economic factors. These ... More
6. Where do we go from here?

6. Where do we go from here?  

Mary Jo Hatch

in Organizations: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2011
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Sep 2013
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9780191777851
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10.1093/actrade/9780199584536.003.0006
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‘Where do we go from here?’ provides some thoughts on the future of organizations and organizing. In the modern world, the mix-and-match pastiche of work conditions will cause constant ... More
7. Futures for the university and college

7. Futures for the university and college  

David Palfreyman and Paul Temple

in Universities and Colleges: A Very Short Introduction

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Dec 2017
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Dec 2017
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9780191820717
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10.1093/actrade/9780198766131.003.0007
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What are the mission and shape, structure and culture, purposes and ambitions of the university and college to be? What is it to be a university and college now—what are they seen ‘to be ... More
6. Branding projects

6. Branding projects  

Robert Jones

in Branding: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2017
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Jun 2017
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9780191814242
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10.1093/actrade/9780198749912.003.0007
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9780198749912
‘Branding projects’ considers the different aspects of current branding practice—defining purpose, proposition, personality, and portfolio—using examples from businesses such as Ryanair, ... More
Innovation: A Very Short Introduction

Innovation: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)  

Mark Dodgson and David Gann

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2018
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Aug 2018
eISBN: 
9780191863691
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198825043.001.0001
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book
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9780198825043
What is innovation? How is innovation used in business? How can we use it to succeed? Innovation: A Very Short Introduction looks at what innovation is and why it affects us so profoundly. ... More
2. Joseph Schumpeter’s gales of creative destruction

2. Joseph Schumpeter’s gales of creative destruction  

Mark Dodgson and David Gann

in Innovation: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Aug 2018
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Aug 2018
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9780191863691
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10.1093/actrade/9780198825043.003.0002
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9780198825043
‘Joseph Schumpeter’s gales of creative destruction’ shows how innovation is creative and beneficial—bringing new industries, wealth, and employment—and also destructive of some established ... More
2. What is the best way to organize?

2. What is the best way to organize?  

Mary Jo Hatch

in Organizations: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2011
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777851
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199584536.003.0002
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9780199584536
‘What is the best way to organize?’ assesses the different the different ways of designing organizations. Organizations can be visualized in terms of their social and physical structure. ... More
Organizations: A Very Short Introduction

Organizations: A Very Short Introduction  

Mary Jo Hatch

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Mar 2011
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777851
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199584536.001.0001
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book
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9780199584536
Organizations are everywhere, but have you ever considered where they came from, what they are today, and what they may become in the future? Organizations: A Very Short Introduction ... More
4. Who does organizing serve?

4. Who does organizing serve?  

Mary Jo Hatch

in Organizations: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2011
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Sep 2013
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9780191777851
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199584536.003.0004
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9780199584536
‘Who does organizing serve?’ examines the power dynamics that exist within organizations. Power can be described as one's ability to influence others, either formally (from a management ... More
5. Lean, heavy, and disruptive projects

5. Lean, heavy, and disruptive projects  

Andrew Davies

in Projects: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2017
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Oct 2017
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9780191793691
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10.1093/actrade/9780198727668.003.0005
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9780198727668
‘Lean, heavy, and disruptive projects’ considers how project management was transformed in the 1980s and 1990s to manage innovation in increasingly competitive global markets. The ‘lean’ ... More
7. Back to the future

7. Back to the future  

Andrew Davies

in Projects: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2017
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Oct 2017
eISBN: 
9780191793691
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198727668.003.0007
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9780198727668
‘Back to the future’ considers whether the new and emerging forms of project organization are equipped to deal with the major challenges individuals, organizations, and societies are facing ... More

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