Creative People Must Be Stopped: 6 Ways We Kill Innovation (Without Even Trying)

David A Owens

This is the book of the Vanderbilt University MBA course on Leading Innovation in Organisations that I just finished with Coursera. Can't recommend it enough. 

These are some further resoucesIndividual Innovation Constraints

(Chapter 2)

Steve Jobs Isaacson, Walter The Visual Display of Quantitative Information Tufte, Edward Conceptual Blockbusting: A Guide to Better Ideas Adams, James L. The Design of Everyday Things Norman, Donald Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience Csikszentmihalyi, Mihaly Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences Gardner, Howard E.

Group Innovation Constraints

(Chapter 3)

Weird Ideas That Work: How to Build a Creative Company Sutton, Robert I. The Art of Innovation: Lessons in Creativity from IDEO, America’s Leading Design Firm Kelley, Tom Good Boss, Bad Boss: How to Be the Best… and Learn from the Worst Sutton, Robert I. The Social Life of Information Brown, John Seely & P. Duguid The Deep Dive at IDEO Nightline Video (ABC News)

Organizational Innovation Constraints

(Chapter 4)

Serious Play: How the World’s Best Companies Simulate to Innovate Schrage, Michael The Design of Business: Why Design Thinking is the Next Competitive Advantage Martin, Roger The Soul of A New Machine Kidder, Tracy Fumbling the Future: How Xerox Invented, then Ignored, the First Personal Computer Smith, Douglas K. & R. Alexander Organizing Genius: The Secrets of Creative Collaboration Bennis, Warren, & W. Biederman The Fifth Discipline: The Art & Practice of The Learning Organization Senge, Peter M.

Industry Innovation Constraints

(Chapter 5)

The Innovator’s Dilemma: The Revolutionary Book That Will Change the Way You Do Business Christensen, Clayton M. The Structure of Scientific Revolutions Kuhn, Thomas S. Managing The Professional Service Firm Maister, David Crossing the Chasm Moore, Geoffrey Appetite for Self-Destruction: The Spectacular Crash of the Record Industry in the Digital Age Knopper, Steve Competitive Strategy: Techniques for Analyzing Industries and Competitors Porter, Michael E.

Societal Innovation Constraints

(Chapter 6)

Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die Chip & Dan Heath The System of Professions: An Essay on the Division of Expert Labor Abbott, Andrew How to Change the World: Social Entrepreneurs and the Power of New Ideas, Updated Edition Bornstein, David The Art of the Long View: Planning for the Future in an Uncertain World Schwartz, Peter Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things McDonough and Braungart Diffusion of Innovations, 5th Edition Rogers, Everett

Technological Innovation Constraints

(Chapter 7)

Innovation Tournaments: Creating and Selecting Exceptional Opportunities Terwiesch, C. & K. Ulrich Strategic Management of Technology and Innovation Burgelman, Christensen, & Wheelwright How Breakthroughs Happen: The Surprising Truth About How Companies Innovate Hargadon, Andrew Open Innovation: The New Imperative for Creating And Profiting from Technology Chesbrough, Henry W. Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature Benyus, Janine M.

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