Innovation: Driving Product, Process, and Market Change
April 2002, Jossey-Bass
PART ONE: INNOVATING FROM THE INSIDE.
1. Strategic Innovation (Constantinos Markides).
2. Creativity Versus Structure: A Useful Tension (John Seely Brown and Paul Duguid).
3. Integrating the Fuzzy Front Endof New Product Development (Anil Khurana and Stephen R. Rosenthal).
4. The Product Family and the Dynamicsof Core Capability (Marc H. Meyer and James M. Utterback).
5. Planning for Product Platforms (David Robertson and Karl Ulrich).
PART TWO: INNOVATING WITH THE OUTSIDE.
6. Ally or Acquire? How Technology Leaders Decide (Edward B. Roberts and Wenyun Kathy Liu).
7. Outsourcing Innovation: The New Engine of Growth (James Brian Quinn).
8. How to Make Strategic Alliances Work (Jeffrey H. Dyer, Prashant Kale, and Harbir Singh).
9. Innovation:Location Matters (Michael E. Porter and Scott Stern).
PART THREE: NEW DIMENSIONS FOR INNOVATION.
10. Software-Based Innovation (James Brian Quinn, Jordan J. Baruch, and Karen Anne Zien).
11. Innovation by User Communities: Learning from Open-Source Software (Eric A. von Hippel).
12. Weird Ideas That Spark Innovation (Robert I. Sutton).
--Ray Stata, founder and chairman, Analog Devices Inc.
"A finely tuned collection of significant articles on innovation by one of its foremost students. Must reading for all managers of research and technology."
--Michael F. Wolff, editor, Research-Technology Management
"Ed Roberts's wonderful compilation of articles shows you why
successful innovation requires both teamwork and vision and how to pull off this seemingly impossible combination in both large and small organizations."
--Ray Kurzweil, winner of the National Medal of Technology, CEO of KurzweilAI.net, and author of The Age of Spiritual Machines
"With new products and processes, economic growth can go on forever. Innovation lies at the heart of our economic success. No one understands the complex forces that underlie the innovation process better than Ed Roberts, and he has assembled in this book a wonderful array of those insights. Managerial leaders and academics alike will benefit from this set of unique readings."
--Lester Thurow, Lemelson Professor of Management and Economics and
former dean, MIT Sloan School of Management