Managing Change Creativity And Innovation

Author: Patrick Dawson
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1526412772
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A fresh approach to managing organizational change by looking at it as complex, dynamic and messy as opposed to a series of neat, linear stages and processes leading to success. Key to the approach is the idea that change, creativity and innovation all overlap and interconnect rather than being three separate areas of study and that managing the three together is central to organizations having the competitive edge in developing new technologies and techniques, products and services. The book continues to offer practical guidelines as well as a theoretical understanding of change, creativity and innovation. It delivers an equal balance of critical perspectives and sound ideas for organizational change and development and presents the idea that change can be proactive, driven by creativity and innovation. The new edition includes additional change management content including learning, personal change, managing the self, employability, developments in conventional Organizational Development and new emergent forms including appreciative inquiry. Along with a series of rich international case studies, including TNT Australia, Amazon, Leeds Rhinos, Jerusalem Paints, Alpha Pro Pump and KPMG. It is supported by a range of learning and revision aids including reflective exercises, review and discussion questions and hands-on research tasks. All of which help students to reflect on the material covered and provide a source for more open group discussion and debate. A companion website accompanies the book, with additional material including PowerPoint slides for lecturers and video links and access to SAGE journal articles for Students. Suitable for upper-level undergraduates and postgraduate students.

Managing Change Creativity And Innovation

Author: Patrick Dawson
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446297357
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This bestselling text continues to provide a fresh approach to organisational change by linking it to the key drivers of creativity and innovation, but now contains improved coverage of approaches to change. It explores change as a human and social process, looking at the vital role leadership, entrepreneurship and creativity play in change management, rather than viewing it as a series of systems and mechanisms. In doing so, it provides all the theoretical and practical understanding you will need as both a student of change and a future manager. The second edition comes with access to a range of learning and revision aids online and is packed with cases and examples from around the globe. Visit the companion website today at www.uk.sagepub.com/dawson. Lecturers/instructors - request a free digital inspection copy here

Managing Change Creativity And Innovation

Author: Constantine Andriopoulos
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446243923
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"I would urge anyone with an interest in managing organisations, whether they be students or practising managers, to buy this book" - Bernard Burnes, Professor of Organisational Change, Manchester Business School, University of Manchester "Change is truly the one constant in business. As such, the ability to manage change and its drivers of innovation and creativity is essential. Thankfully, Andriopoulos and Dawson offer an exceptional treatise on this domain, insightful and engaging. I encourage management students at all levels to explore this work" - Marianne W. Lewis, Director of Kolodzik Business Scholars, University of Cincinnati Managing Change, Creativity and Innovation brings together comprehensive aspects of change management and creativity management, providing management and HR students with an accessible and wide-ranging resource for study, debate and inspiration. Balancing theory with practice, this book looks at the human side of managing change and creativity, treating them as interdependent aspects of management and organizations. Topics include: - Historical overview of business practice and theory - Understanding creativity and change - Managing individuals, teams and nurturing creativity - The creative economy and future of organizations Features include: - Coverage of all the important recent research in the field - Real-life topical case studies taken from the Financial Times - Interactive resources at the end of each chapter, including questions, exercises, topics for debate, recommended reading and web resources

Creativity For Innovation Management

Author: Ina Goller
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1317247477
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Creativity for Innovation Management is a rigorous yet applied guide which illustrates what creativity is, why it matters, and how it can be developed at both individual and group levels. Unlike many technique-oriented books, this book will combine theory and practice, drawing on the latest research in psychology, organizational behaviour, innovation and entrepreneurship. This exciting new text outlines the necessary skills and competences for innovative and creative processes. It provides opportunities to explore these and also to develop them via a wide variety of activities linked to relevant tools and techniques, as well as a range of case studies. By working through key competence areas at personal and then team levels, students then have an opportunity to practice and enhance these skills. This will be complemented by online resources which will provide students with access to key tools and techniques plus activities to help develop their creativity. This textbook is ideal for students of innovation, management and entrepreneurship, as well as professionals in those industries that want to excel by developing and applying their own creativity at work.

Harvard Business Essentials

Author: Harvard Business School Press
Publisher: Harvard Business Press
ISBN: 9781591391128
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Innovation is an undisputed catalyst for company growth, yet many managers across industries fail to create a climate that encourages and rewards innovation.Managing Creativity and Innovationexplores the manager's role in sparking organizational creativity and offers insight into what managers and leaders must do to increase successful innovation. Contents include: Generating new ideas and recognizing opportunities Moving innovation to market Removing mental blocks to creativity Establishing a strategic direction for profitable product development Brainstorming and fostering creative conflict within groups Creating an innovation-friendly culture Plus, readers can access free interactive tools on the Harvard Business Essentials companion web site. Series Adviser: Ralph Katz Dr. Katz is professor of management at Northeastern University's College of Business and in the Management of Technology Group of M.I.T.'s Sloan School of Management. He has carried out extensive management research on technology-based innovation with emphasis in the management of technical professionals and project teams. Harvard Business Essentials The Reliable Source for Busy Managers The Harvard Business Essentials series is designed to provide comprehensive advice, personal coaching, background information, and guidance on the most relevant topics in business. Drawing on rich content from Harvard Business School Publishing and other sources, these concise guides are carefully crafted to provide a highly practical resource for readers with all levels of experience. To assure quality and accuracy, each volume is closely reviewed by a specialized content adviser from a world class business school. Whether you are a new manager interested in expanding your skills or an experienced executive looking for a personal resource, these solution-oriented books offer reliable answers at your fingertips.

Managing Innovation Design And Creativity

Author: Bettina von Stamm
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470510668
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Innovation is the major driving force in organisations today. With the rise of truly global markets and the intensifying competition for customers, employees and other critical resources, the ability to continuously develop successful innovative products, services, processes and strategies is essential. While creativity is the starting point for any kind of innovation, design is the process through which a creative idea or concept is translated into reality. Managing Innovation, Design and Creativity, 2nd Edition brings these three strands together in a discussion built around a collection of up-to-date case studies.

Managing Change Creativity And Innovation

Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 1467229415
Size: 17.51 MB
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Managing Change, Creativity and Innovation. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

The Global Management Of Creativity

Author: Marcus Wagner
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317436830
Size: 52.15 MB
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In the past, ‘Global Management’ meant optimizing production and commercialization activities around the world in an international business context. With the emergence and rise of the creative economy, the global game has changed. This book is about the global management of creativity and related innovation processes, and examines how companies, organizations and institutions can foster the transformation of an original idea to its successful execution and international diffusion. The Global Management of Creativity gives a clear framework for analyzing creativeness in organizations in an international context, and pinpointing important key elements that should be tracked. Comprising expert contributions and written by a wide array of leading scholars in economics, management of innovation and creativity, this book is an insightful resource. This volume provides empirical and theoretical material for managers, students and academics in the field of international management of creativity and innovation. It is also suitable for those who are interested in industrial economics, management of technology, and innovation and industrial studies.

Managing Strategic Innovation And Change

Author: Michael Tushman
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195135787
Size: 39.56 MB
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Like the first edition, published by OUP in 1997, Managing Strategic Change and Innovation, Second Edition is designed for MBAs and practising managers and provides a framework for thinking about how technologies evolve and drive the need for organisational change and adaption. The editors, two acknowledged leaders in the field of management strategy, draw from a variety of disciplines and show the links between innovation, organisational competencies, organizational architectures, executive teams, and managing change.This book is intended primarily as for use in management courses that focus on technological innovation and change. This second edition again consists of both previously published articles and many new articles. Its structure is built around organisational architecture, executive teams, and managing change. Both editors teach at top business schools The first edition was extremely successful, selling over 10,000 copies Contains many new articles, distinct from the first edition This edition is a companion to Katz: The Human Side of Managing Technological Change 2ed (0195135318)Contents:I. Introduction and OverviewInnovation Streams, Organization Designs, and Organizational EvolutionCapabilities, Cognition, and Inertia: Evidence from Digital ImagingII. Innovation Over Time and in Historical Context Technology CyclesManaging Through Cycles of Technological ChangeTechnological Discontinuities and Flexible Production Networks: The Case of Switzerland and the World Watch IndustryDiscontinuous Innovation, Disruptive Technology, and Technological SubstitutionGunfire at Sea: A Case Study of InnovationCustomer Power, Strategic Investment, and the Failure of Leading FirmsArchitectural Innovation: The Reconfiguration of Existing Product Technologies and the Failure of Existing FirmsThe Dynamics of Standing Still: Firestone Tire and Rubber and the Radial Revolution Domiant DesignsThe Panda's Thumb of TechnologyThe Art of Standards WarsManaging in an Age of ModularityEra of Incremental ChangeNobody Ever Gets Credit for Fixing Problems that Never Happened: Creating and Sustaining Process ImprovementTailoring Process Management to Situational Requirements: Beyond the Control and Exploration DichotomyIII. Organization Architectures and Managing InnovationManagerial Problem Solving: A Congruence ApproachBuilding Your Company's VisionManaging Professional Careers: The Influence of Job Longevity and Group AgeStrong Cultures and Innovation: Oxymoron or OpportunityUnderstanding Power in OrganizationsThe Weird Rules of CreativityThe Ambidextrous Organization: Managing Evolutionary and Revolutionary ChangeCore Capabilities and Core Rigidities: A Paradox in Managing New Product DevelopmentIV. Innovation and Business StrategyDynamic Capabilities and Strategic ManagementStrategy, Value Innovation, and the Knowledge EconomyCrafting RandD Project PortfoliosV. Knowledge, Learning, and Intellectual CapitalMaking the Most of Your Company's Knowledge: A Strategic FrameworkCrisis Construction and Organizational Learning: Capability Building in Catching-up at Hyundai MotorLearning From Collaboration: Knowledge and Networks in the Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical IndustriesOrganizing KnowledgeVI. Managing Linkages, Cross-Functional LinkagesOrganizing and Leading 'Heavyweight' Development TeamsMaking Teamwork Work: Boundary Management in Product Development TeamsOrganizational LinkagesStrategic LinkingCoevolving: At Last a Way to Make Synergies WorkStrategies for Managing Internal CompetitionExtra-Organizational Linkages and VenturingTechnology Brokering and Innovation in a Product Development FirmInvolving Suppliers in New Product DevelopmentCreating New Ventures from Bell Labs TechnologiesVII. Executive Leadership and Managing Innovation and ChangeConvergence and Upheaval: Managing the Unsteady Pace of Organizational EvolutionTime Pacing: Competing in Markets that Won't Stand StillImplementing New Designs: Managing Organizational ChangeBeyond the Charismatic Leader: Leadership and Organizational ChangeStrategy as Vector and the Inertia of Coevolutionary Lock-inChange in the Presence of Fit: The Rise, the Fall, and the Renaissance of Liz Claiborne