Table of contents for Harvard business essentials : managing creativity and innovation.

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Types of Innovation: Several Types on Many Fronts
: Several Types on Many FrontsIncremental and Radical Innovation
Factors That Favor Incremental Innovation
Innovations in Processes
Service Innovations
Summing Up
And on Many Fronts
The S-Curve: A Concept: And and Its Lessons
The S-Curve Explained
Three Lessons
Where Do You Stand on the S-Curve?
Limits to These Lessons
Summing Up
Idea Generation: Opening the Genie's Bottle
New Knowledge
Tapping the Ideas of Customers
Learning from Lead Users
Empathetic Design
Innovation Factories and Skunkworks
Open Market Innovation
The Role of Mental Preparation
How Management Can Encourage Idea Generation
Two Idea-Generating Techniques
Summing Up
Recognizing Opportunities: Don't Let the Good Ones Slip By
A Method for Opportunity Recognition
Rough-Cut Business Evaluation
Summing Up
Moving Innovation to Market: Will It Fly?
The Idea Funnel
Stage-Gate Systems
A Caution on Funnels and Stage-Gate Systems
Financial Issues
Extending Innovation Through Platforms
Summing Up
Creativity and Creative Groups: Two Keys to Innovation
Myths About Creativity
Three Components of Individual Creativity
Characteristics of Creative Groups
Handling Conflict in Groups
Time Pressure and Creativity
Six Steps for Increasing Your Own Creativity
Summing Up 
Enhancing Creativity: Enriching the Organization and Workplace
Organizational Enrichment
Enriching the Physical Workplace
Summing Up
What Leaders Must Do: Making a Difference
Develop an Innovation-Friendly Culture
Establish Strategic Direction
Be Involved with Innovation
Be Open but Skeptical
Improve the Idea-to-Commercialization Process
Apply Portfolio Thinking
Put People with the Right Stuff in Charge
Create an Ambidextrous Organization
Summing Up
Appendix A:  The Time Value of Money
Appendix B: Useful Implementation Tools
For Further Reading
About the Series Advisor
About the Writer

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Technological innovations Management, New products Management, Creative ability