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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The driving force behind the acquisitions is a growing feeling among scientists
that we are on the verge of a second "Green Revolution." Biotechnology will
allow us to create hardier and more vigorous crops by introducing new genes
Often these laboratories were located far from the corporate headquarters in
order to give the scientists time to think and be free from the "distractions" of
senior management. I call this, a bit pejoratively, the "lab in the woods" phase.
Consider Exhibit 14 which shows that scientists working for Allied Chemical,
Monsanto, Chevron and others spent some 100 man-years of effort between
1940 and 1958 seeking more efficient ways of making PA from naphthalene.
During that ...
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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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