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Author Terwiesch, Christian.

Title Innovation tournaments : creating and selecting exceptional opportunities / Christian Terwiesch, Karl T. Ulrich
Published Boston, Mass. : Harvard Business Press, [2009]


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Description x, 242 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Tournaments 101 : a primer for innovators -- In-house sources : generating opportunities internally -- Outside sources : sensing opportunities externally -- Elimination round : screening opportunities -- Strategic fit : pulling opportunities from strategy -- Short-term profitability : analyzing near-horizon opportunities -- Interdependence : forming opportunity portfolios -- Long-term profitability : managing far-horizon opportunities -- Structure : shaping the innovation funnel -- Administration : organizing and governing innovation -- Tournaments 201 : an innovator's guide to getting started
Summary Managers, entrepreneurs, and venture capitalists all seek to maximize the financial returns from innovation, and profits are driven largely by the quality of the opportunities they pursue. Based on a structured and process-driven approach "innovation tournaments" this book demonstrates how to systematically identify exceptional opportunities for innovation
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [215]-224) and index
Subject Creative ability in business.
Technological innovations -- Management.
Author Ulrich, Karl T.
LC no. 2008043325
ISBN 1422152227 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781422152225 (hardcover : alk. paper)