Tag: corporate strategy

Unrelenting Innovation: Book Review

June 19th, 2013   •   1 comment   

What is the secret sauce to enduring corporate innovation?

Is it the ability to introduce disruptive technologies? Are smaller companies – also known as emergents – more able to shake the market? What about religion, climate, geography, education, patents or even (gasp) luck?

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Corporate Entrepreneurship: A Book Review

February 9th, 2012   •   no comments   

How do companies like 3M, Apple, Google, Xerox, Siemens and Grameen Bank continually generate game changing products and services? What can large organisations do to retain talent while building innovative cultures?

The answer? Corporate Entrepreurship, which is also the title of a book by Thunderbird School of Global Management’s Robert D Hisrich and Claudine Kearney.  Subtitled How to Create a Thriving Entrepreneurial Spirit Thoughout Your Company, the rather academically written volume is divided into three parts: Managing, Organising, and Operationalising Corporate Entrepreneurship.
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From Buying to Believing

April 22nd, 2010   •   2 comments   

Courtesy of Christopher Madden

If you want to succeed beyond your wildest dream as an entrepreneur (or an intrapreneur), don’t just create products or services. Instead, start a religion, or better yet, a cult.

The best organisations don’t just push out great products or services. They start movements and create causes. They turn jaded old ideas upside down. They spark off ripples which resonate so much with their followers that these become giant tsunamis of market revolution.
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