Innovation Tournaments Creating and Selecting Exceptional Opportunities

ISBN-10: 1422152227

ISBN-13: 9781422152225

Edition: 2009

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Managers, entrepreneurs, and venture capitalists all seek to maximize the financial returns from innovation. Based on a structured and process driven approach known as innovation tournaments, this book demonstrates how to systematically identify exceptional opportunities for innovation.
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List price: $24.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press
Publication date: 6/1/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Karl Ulrich (Philadelphia, PA) is a faculty member at the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania.

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
Appendix: More Tools and Our Web Site
About the Authors
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