Ten Types of Innovation: The Discipline of Building Breakthroughs

Ten Types of Innovation: The Discipline of Building Breakthroughs Paperback

by Larry Keeley  (Author) , Helen Walters  (Author) , Ryan Pikkel  (Author) , Brian Quinn  (Author)

Innovation principles to bring about meaningful and sustainable growth in your organization

Using a list of more than 2,000 successful innovations, including Cirque du Soleil, early IBM mainframes, the Ford Model-T, and many more, the authors applied a proprietary algorithm and determined ten meaningful groupings—the Ten Types of Innovation—that provided insight into innovation. The Ten Types of Innovation explores these insights to diagnose patterns of innovation within industries, to identify innovation opportunities, and to evaluate how firms are performing against competitors. The framework has proven to be one of the most enduring and useful ways to start thinking about transformation.

Details how you can use these innovation principles to bring about meaningful—and sustainable—growth within your organization

Author Larry Keeley is a world renowned speaker, innovation consultant, and president and co-founder of Doblin, the innovation practice of Monitor Group; BusinessWeek named Keeley one of seven Innovation Gurus who are changing the field

The Ten Types of Innovation concept has influenced thousands of executives and companies around the world since its discovery in 1998. The Ten Types of Innovation is the first book explaining how to implement it.

Editorial Reviews

Review

‘The most pleasing thing is the fresh way it presents its subject. The artwork is beautiful throughout, the simple infographics and visual information forming an excellent companion to the subject matter. It crowns an effective and engaging approach to the subject.’ (Elite Business, June 2013) “This book provides fantastic guidance on how to develop an innovation culture within your business; to keep staff thinking of new ways to improve your offering and refine what made you successful in the first place.” (Start Your Business, October 2013)

From the Back Cover

Innovate your way to meaningful and sustainable growth

Most scientists agree that we live in one of the greatest times of change in the history of our species. And yet the pace of change is actually increasing…

For many firms, this means innovation isn’t optional, it’s imperative. Customers demand it. Competitors will outflank you if you don’t achieve it. Talented employees won’t join your firm if you don’t deliver it. Analysts expect it. Investors reward it. And yet most people still believe in primitive myths about innovation: “It’s only about new products and new technology”; “It’s about rare strokes of inspired genius”; “There’s no disciplined, consistent method”; etc. These common assumptions are not true.

Based on over three decades of path-breaking work on innovation effectiveness, Ten Types of Innovation will help you and your teams know what to do when the stakes are high, time is short, and you really need to build a breakthrough. The solution is to look beyond new products to nine other powerful types of innovation, which can be combined for competitive advantage. The book lays out fresh ways to think, and then explains the actions that allow teams or firms to innovate reliably and repeatedly.

Written for entrepreneurs, executives, and innovators on the front line in virtually any industry, anyone who wants to move beyond the folklore and get innovation to really work will find the tradecraft revealed here to be indispensable.

” Ten Types of Innovation is a must-read for any manager seriously interested in building an innovation culture rather than waiting around hoping for the next immaculate conception.”
Roger L. Martin, Dean, Rotman School of Management

“This book provides great frameworks to help you rethink the role innovation plays in your business. It will raise the quality of innovation dialogue from a black art to a serious science.”
Ralph Jerome, VP of Corporate Innovation, Mars, Inc.

” Ten Types of Innovation will become the indispensable ‘how to do it’ textbook of disruptive innovation, providing an executable roadmap for transformative change in any industry.”
Dr. Nicholas F. LaRusso, Medical Director, Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation

“This book distills three decades of innovation research into an action-oriented framework, offering a comprehensive map to guide creative teams as they venture into challenging new territory.”
Dipak C. Jain, Dean, INSEAD

” Ten Types of Innovation provides the insights necessary to get you started on your innovation journey.”
Curt Nonomaque, President and CEO, VHA

 

 

About bambooinnovator
Kee Koon Boon (“KB”) is the co-founder and director of HERO Investment Management which provides specialized fund management and investment advisory services to the ARCHEA Asia HERO Innovators Fund (www.heroinnovator.com), the only Asian SMID-cap tech-focused fund in the industry. KB is an internationally featured investor rooted in the principles of value investing for over a decade as a fund manager and analyst in the Asian capital markets who started his career at a boutique hedge fund in Singapore where he was with the firm since 2002 and was also part of the core investment committee in significantly outperforming the index in the 10-year-plus-old flagship Asian fund. He was also the portfolio manager for Asia-Pacific equities at Korea’s largest mutual fund company. Prior to setting up the H.E.R.O. Innovators Fund, KB was the Chief Investment Officer & CEO of a Singapore Registered Fund Management Company (RFMC) where he is responsible for listed Asian equity investments. KB had taught accounting at the Singapore Management University (SMU) as a faculty member and also pioneered the 15-week course on Accounting Fraud in Asia as an official module at SMU. KB remains grateful and honored to be invited by Singapore’s financial regulator Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to present to their top management team about implementing a world’s first fact-based forward-looking fraud detection framework to bring about benefits for the capital markets in Singapore and for the public and investment community. KB also served the community in sharing his insights in writing articles about value investing and corporate governance in the media that include Business Times, Straits Times, Jakarta Post, Manual of Ideas, Investopedia, TedXWallStreet. He had also presented in top investment, banking and finance conferences in America, Italy, Sydney, Cape Town, HK, China. He has trained CEOs, entrepreneurs, CFOs, management executives in business strategy & business model innovation in Singapore, HK and China.

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