Innovation: The Attacker's Advantage
Takes an aggressive approach giving managers at all levels the competitive edge they need for business survival and market dominance, including advice on predicting the market, offensive and defensive market strategies, investing, and increasing program effectiveness
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1955 I 11984 23 R&D Expenditures as a Percent of Capital Investments.
Aerospace companies spend over five times as much on R&D as on plant and
equipment. Iron and steel companies, on the other hand, spend less than one-
... in the price of semiconductor memory despite the dramatically increased
capability of the chips. Or the price of pharmaceuticals after they come off patent
and new competitors enter the battle. Anticipating these changes before new
capital is ...
Abbott Laboratories, 195 Abernathy, Bill, 167-68 acquisitions, see mergers and
acquisitions adding sails, 193, 196-97 Addressograph-Multigraph, 41, 149-50
aerospace industry, 33, 36, 38, 40- 41, 177, 187-90 capital expenditures in, 178 ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - carterchristian1 - LibraryThing
Whenever President Obama speaks on the US path to recovery he speaks of innovation. He states repeatedly that innovation is a singular American trait. In this contest this book, old as it is is an important contribution to the road ahead. Read full review
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This was one of the first business books I read and remains one of the best. Foster's thesis is that innovation is a necessity for companies to survive and prosper in an every changing world, but that ... Read full review
One Why Leaders become Losers
Two The Age of Discontinuity
Three Lessons from the Limitists
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