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Accelerated Product Development: Combining Lean and Six Sigma for Peak Performance. Clifford Fiore.
Achieving Project Management Success Using Virtual Teams. Parviz F. Rad and Ginger Levin.
Agile Estimating and Planning. Mike Cohn.
Agile Product Management with Scrum: Creating Products that Customers Love. Roman Pichler.
Agile Project Management: Creating Innovative Products. Jim Highsmith.
Agile Retrospectives. Think, Play, Do: Technology, Innovation, and Organization. Esther Derby and Diana Larsen.
The Agility Advantage. Amanda Setili.
The Art of Invention: The Creative Process of Discovery and Design. Steven J. Paley.
Authenticity: What Consumers Really Want. James H. Gilmore and B. Joseph Pine II.
Balancing Agility and Discipline: A Guide for the Perplexed. Barry Boehm and Richard Turner.
Beyond Software Architecture: Creating and Sustaining Winning Solutions. Luke Hohmann.
Beyond the Core: Expand Your Market Without Abandoning Your Roots. Chris Zook.
Blockbusters: The Five Keys to Developing Great New Products. Gary S. Lynn, Ph.D and Richard R. Reilly
Blue Ocean Shift: Beyond Competing (Proven Steps to Inspire Confidence and Seize New Growth). W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne.
Brand esSense: Using Sense, Symbol and Story to Design Brand Identity. Neil Gains.
Breaking Failure. Alexander D. Edsel.
Breaking Out: How to Influence in a World of Competing Ideas. Jon Butman.
Build an Industry Hot Rod: The Nuts and Bolts of Leaving Competitors in the Dust. Marvin L. Patterson.
Burning the Ships: Intellectual Property and the Transformation of Microsoft. Marshall Phelps and David Kline.
Business Model Generation: A Handbook for Visionaries, Game Changers, and Challengers. Alexander Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur.
Business Model Innovation: Concepts, Analysis and Cases. Allan Afuah
The Business of Software. Michael A. Cusumano.
Catalyst Code: The Strategies behind the World's Most Dynamic Companies. David S. Evans.
Catalyzing Innovation. Michelle Greenwald.
The Change Function: Why Some Technologies Take Off while Others Crash and Burn. Pip Coburn.
The Chinese Century. Oded Shenkar.
Code Name Ginger: The Story behind Segway and Dean Kamen's Quest to Invent a New World. Steve Kemper
Collective Genius: The Art and Practice of Leading Innovation. Linda Hill, Greg Brandeau, Emily Truelove, and Kent Linebeck.
Competing Against Luck. Clayton M. Christensen, Taddy Hall, Karen Dillon, and David S. Duncan.
Conquering Innovation Fatigue: Overcoming the Barriers to Personal and Corporate Success. Jeff Lindsay, Cheryl Perkins, and Mukund Karanjikar.
Cracking the Ad Code. Jacob Goldenberg, Amnon Levav, David Mazursky, and Sorin Solomon.
Creating an Environment for Successful Projects. Robert J. Graham and Randall L. Englund.
Creating Innovative Products and Services: The FORTH Innovation Method. Gijs van Wulfen.
Creating the Project Office: A Manager's Guide to Leading Organizational Change. Randall L. Englund, Robert J. Graham, and Paul C. Dinsmore.
Customer Visits: Building a Better Market Focus, 3rd Edition. Edward F. McQuarrie.
Dealing with Darwin: How Great Companies Innovate at Every Phase of Their Evolution. Geoffrey A. Moore.
Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World. Cal Newport.
Democratizing Innovation. Eric von Hippel.
Design-Inspired Innovation. James Utterback, Bengt Arne Vedin, Eduardo Alvarez, Sten Ekman, Susan Walsh Sanderson, Bruce Tether, and Roberto Verganti.
Design for Lean Six Sigma: A Holistic Approach to Design and Innovation. Rajesh Jugulum and Philip Samuel.
Designing Interactions. Bill Moggridge.
Designing Your Life. Bill Burnett and Dave Evans.
The Design of Business: Why Design Thinking Is the Next Competitive Advantage. Roger Martin.
The Design of Things to Come: How Ordinary People Create Extraordinary Products. Craig M. Vogel, Jonathan Cagan, and Peter Boatwright.
Determinants of Innovative Behaviour: A Firm's internal Practices and Its External Environment. Cees van Beers, Alfred Kleinknecht, Ronald Ortt, and Robert Verburg (eds.).
Disrupt Yourself: Putting the Power of Disruptive Innovation to Work. Whitney Johnson.
Do It Wrong Quickly: How the Web Changes the Old Marketing Rules. Mike Moran.
Dragons at Your Door: How Chinese Cost Innovation Is Disrupting Global Competition. Ming Zeng and Peter J. Williamson.
Edison on Innovation: 102 Lessons in Creativity for Business and Beyond. Alan Axelrod
The Elegant Solution: Toyota's Formula for Mastering Innovation. Matthew E. May.
Enterprise Excellence: A Practical Guide to World-Class Competition. Normand L. Frigon and Harry K. Jackson.
The Entropy Vector: Connecting Science and Business. Robert D. Handscombe and Eann A. Patterson.
Experimentation Matters: Unlocking the Potential of New Technologies for Innovation. Stefan H. Thomke
eXtreme Project Management: Using Leadership, Principles, and Tools to Deliver Value in the Face of Reality. Doug DeCarlo.
Extreme Toyota: Radical Contradictions that Drive Success at the World's Best Manufacturer. Emi Osono, Norihiko Shimizu, and Hirotaka Takeuchi.
The Fast Path to Corporate Growth: Leveraging Knowledge and Technologies to New Market Applications. Marc H. Meyer.
Fast Second: How Smart Companies Bypass Radical Innovation to Enter and Dominate New Markets. Constantinos C. Markides and Paul A. Geroski.
Flexible Product Development: Building Agility for Changing Markets. Preston G. Smith.
The Future of Competition: Co-Creating Unique Value wth Customers. C.K. Prahalad and Venkat Ramaswamy.
Future Search: Getting the Whole System in the Room for Vision, Commitment, and Action. Marvin Weisbord and Sandra Janoff.
Generation Blend: Managing across the Technology Age Gap. Rob Salkowitz.
Get There Early: Sensing the Future to Compete in the Present. Bob Johansen.
Getting It Right the First Time: How Innovative Companies Anticipate Demand. John Katsaros and Peter Christy.
Getting to Innovation: How Asking the Right Questions Generates the Great Ideas Your Company Needs. Arthur B. VanGundy.
The Global Brain. Satish Nambisan and Mohanbir Sawney.
Going Lean: How the Best Companies Apply Lean Manufacturing Principles to Shatter Uncertainty, Drive Innovation, and Maximize Profits. Stephen A. Ruffa.
The Handbook of High-Performance Virtual Teams: A Toolkit for Collaborating across Boundaries. Jill Nemiro, Michael Beyerlein, Lori Bradley, and Susan Beyerlein (eds.).
Handbook of Market Segmentation: Strategic Targeting for Business and Technology Firms. Art Weinstein.
Hard Facts, Dangerous Half-Truths, and Total Nonsense: Profiting from Evidence-Based Management. Jeffrey Pfeffer and Robert I.Sutton.
Hidden in Plain Sight. Erich Joachimsthaler.
Hot Spots: Why Some Teams, Workplaces and Organizations Buzz with Energy—and Others Don't. Lynda Gratton.
How Boeing Defied the Airbus Challenge: An Insider’s Account. Mohan Pandey.
How Breakthroughs Happen: The Surprising Truth about How Companies Innovate. Andrew Hargadon.
How Customers Think: Essential Insights in the Mind of the Market. Gerald Zaltman.
How We Decide. Jonah Lehrer
Human Factors in Project Management. Zachary Wong.
iLearning: How to Create an Innovative Learning Organization. Mark Salisbury.
Innovating at the Edge: How Organizations Evolve and Embed Innovation Capability. Tim Jones.
Innovating at the Top: How Global CEOs Drive Innovation for Growth and Profit. Roland Berger, Soumitra Dutta, Tobais Raffel, and Geoffrey Samuels.
Innovation: The Five Disciplines for Creating What Customers Want. Curtis R. Carlson and William W. Wilmot.
Innovation and Growth: What Do We Know? Faculty Members of the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. Ed., Anjan Thakor
Innovation Games: Creating Breakthrough Products through Collaborative Play. Luke Hohmann.
The Innovation Killer: How What We Know Limits What We Can Imagine and What Smart Companies Are Doing about It. Cynthia Barton Rabe.
Innovation Management in the Knowledge Economy. Ben Dankbaar.
The Innovation Manual: Integrated Strategies and Practical Tools for Bringing Value Innovation to the Market. David Midgley.
Innovation Nation: How America Is Losing Its Innovation Edge, Why It Matters, and What We Can Do To Get It Back. John Kao.
Innovation on Demand: New Product Development Using TRIZ. Victor R. Fey and Eugene I. Rivin.
Innovation that Fits. Michael Lord, Donald DeBethizy, and Jeffrey Wager.
Innovation Tournaments: Creating and Selecting Exceptional Opportunities. Christian Terwiesch and Karl Ulrich.
The Innovator's DNA: Mastering the Five Skills of Disruptive Innovators. Jeff Dyer, Hal Gregersen, and Clayton Christensen.
The Innovator's Solution: Creating and Sustaining Successful Growth. Clayton M. Christensen and Michael E. Raynor.
Intellectual Property for Managers and Investors: A Guide to Evaluating, Protecting and Exploiting IP. Steven J. Frank.
Intellectual Property Law in China. Peter Ganea and Thomas Pattloch, ed. ChrisTopher Heath.
International Product Liability Law, a Worldwide Desk Reference. Gregory L. Fowler.
Journey to Lean: Making Operational Change Stick. John Drew, Blair McCallum, and Stefan Roggenhofer.
Kellogg on Branding: By the Marketing Faculty of the Kellogg School of Management. Alice M. Tybout and Tim Calkins (eds.).
Key Concepts in Innovation. Hamsa Thota and Zunaira Munir.
Knowledge Matters: Technology, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship in Innovation Networks and Knowledge Clusters. Elias G. Carayannis and Piero Formica (eds.).
Lateral Marketing: New Techniques for Finding Breakthrough Ideas. Philip Kotler and Fernando Trias de Bes.
The Leader's Guide to Lateral Thinking Skills: Unlocking the Creativity and Innovation in You and Your Team, 2nd Edition. Paul Sloane.
Leadership, Management, and Innovation in R&D Project Teams. Leon Mann.
Leading Pharmaceutical Innovation: Trends and Drivers for Growth in the Pharmaceutical Industry. Oliver Gassman, Gerrit Reepmeyer, and Maximilian Von Zedtwitz. Heidelberg.
Leading Project Teams: An Introduction to the Basics of Project Management and Project Team Leadership. Anthony T. Cobb.
The Lean Machine: How Harley-Davidson Drove Top-Line Growth and Profitability with Revolutionary Lean Product Development. Dantar P. Osterwal.
Lean Product and Process Development. Allen C. Ward.
The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses. Eric Ries.
Leveraging Constraints for Innovation. Abbie Griffin, Jelena Spanjol, and Sebastian Gurtner.
The Long Tail: Why the Future of Business Is Selling Less of More. Chris Anderson.
The Lords of Strategy: The Secret Intellectual History of the New Corporate World. Walter Kiechel.
Made in China: What Western Managers Can Learn from Trailblazing Chinese Entrepreneurs. Donald N. Sull.
Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die. Chip Heath and Dan Heath.
Making Innovation Pay: People Who Turn IP into Shareholder Value. Bruce Berman
Manage for Profit, Not for Market Share: A Guide to Greater Profits in Highly Contested Markets. Hermann Simon, Frank F. Bilstein, and Frank Luby.
Management of Technology: Managing Effectively in Technology-Intensive Organizations. Hans J. Thamhain.
Managing. Henry Mintzberg.
Managing Agile Projects. Sanjiv Augustine
Managing Creative People: Lessons in Leadership for the Ideas Economy. Gordon Torr.
Managing Flow: A Process Theory of the Knowledge-Based Firm. Ikujiro Nonaka, Ryoko Toyama, Toru Hirata, Susan J. Bigelow, Ayano Hirose, and Florian Kohlbacher.
Managing Projects. Nick Morgan, Mary Grace Duffy (Mentor), Leading Teams by Anne Donnellon (Mentor) and Running Meetings.
Managing Strategic Innovation and Change: A Collection of Readings. Michael L. Tushman and Philip Anderson (eds.).
Managing the Unknown: A New Approach to Managing High Uncertainty and Risk in Projects. ChrisToph H. Loch, Arnoud DeMeyer, and Michael T. Pich.
Managing Virtual Teams. Silvester Ivanaj and Claire Bozon
Marketing Metaphoria: What Deep Metaphors Reveal about the Minds of Consumers. Gerald Zaltman and Lindsay Zaltman.
Market Rebels: How Activists Make or Break Radical Innovations. Hayagreev Rao.
Mass Affluence: Seven New Rules of Marketing to Today's Consumer. Paul Nunes and Brian Johnson.
Mega Project Management. Virginia A. Greiman.
Military Food Engineering and Ration Technology. Ann H. Barrett and Armand V. Cardello.
Multinational Enterprises, Innovative Strategies and Systems of Innovation. John Cantwell and José Molero.
Naked Conversations: How Blogs Are Changing the Way Businesses Talk with Customers. Robert Scoble and Shel Israel.
Navigating Strategic Decisions: The Power of Sound Analysis and Forecasting. John E. Triantis.
The New Age of Innovation: Driving Cocreated Value through Global Networks. C. K. Prahalad and M. S. Krishnan.
New Food Product Development: From Concept to Marketplace, 2nd Edition. Gordon W. Fuller.
New Product Forecasting: An Applied Approach. Kenneth B. Kahn,
New Product Launch: 10 Proven Strategies. Joan Schneider with Jeanne Yocum.
New Technologies and Environmental Innovation. Joseph Huber.
Next Generation Product Development: How to Increase Productivity, Cut Costs, and Reduce Cycle Times. Michael E. McGrath.
Non-cooperation: The Dark Side of Strategic Alliances. Wilma W. Suen.
No One Understands You and What to Do About It. Heidi Grant Halvorson.
Open Business Models: How to Thrive in the New Innovation Landscape. Henry Chesbrough.
Open Innovation: New Product Development Essentials from the PDMA. Charles Noble, Serdar S. Durmusoglu, and Abbie Griffin
Open Innovation: The New Imperative for Creating and Profiting from Technology. Henry Chesbrough
Organizing Business Knowledge: The MIT Process Handbook. Thomas W. Malone, Kevin Crowston, and George A. Herman.
The PDMA Handbook of New Product Development, 3rd Edition. Kenneth B. Kahn, George Castellion, and Abbie Griffin.
The PDMA ToolBook 2 for New Product Development. Paul Belliveau, Abbie Griffin, and Stephen M. Somermeyer, (eds.)
Playing to Win: How Strategy Really Works. A.G. Lafley and Roger L. Martin.
The Power of Co-Creation. Venkat Ramaswamy and Francis Gouillart.
The Power of Mobility: How Your Business Can Compete and Win in the Next Technology Revolution. Russell McGuire.
The Power of Strategy Innovation: A New Way of Linking Creativity and Strategic Planning to Discover Great Business Opportunities. Robert E. Johnston, Jr. and j Douglas Bate.
The Price of Global Health. Ed Schoonveld.
The Principles of Product Development Flow: Second Generation Lean Product Development. Donald G. Reinertsen.
Product Development for the Lean Enterprise: Why Toyota's System Is Four Ties More Productive and How You Can Implement It. Michael N. Kennedy.
Product Innovation: Leading Change through Integrated Product Development. David L. Rainey.
Product Leadership: Pathways to Profitable Innovation. Robert G. Cooper.
Product Lifecycle Management: Driving the Next Generation of Lean Thinking. Michael Grieves.
The Product Manager's Desk Reference. Steven Haines.
The Project Management Office Toolkit: A Step-by-Step Guide to Setting Up A Project Management Office. Jolyon E.Hallows
Project Management ToolBox: Tools and Techniques for the Practicing Project Manager. Dragan Z. Miosevic.
Project Sponsorship: Achieving Management Commitment for Project Success. Randall Englund and Alfonso Bucero.
The Pursuit of New Product Development: The Business Development Process. Marc A. Annacchino.
Putting Hope to Work: Five Principles to Activate Your Organization's Most Powerful Resource. Harry Hutson and Barbara Perry.
Quality Management System Handbook for Product Development Companies. Vivek Nanda.
Rainbows & Ratholes: Best Practices for Managing Successful Projects. Dhanu Kothari.
Ready, Set, Dominate: Implement Toyota's Set-Based Learning for Developing Products and Nobody Can Catch You! Michael Kennedy, Kent Harmon, and Ed Minnock.
Reinventing Project Management: The Diamond Approach to Successful Growth and Innovation. Aaron Shenhar and Dov Dvir.
Resolving the Innovation Paradox: Enhancing Growth in Technology Companies. Georges Haour.
Results without Authority: Controlling a Project When the Team Doesn't Report to You. Tom Kendrick.
The Savvy Corporate Innovator: Key Strategies to Get Your Big Idea Funded in 30 Days. Dorian Simpson.
Scaling Up: How a Few Companies Make It... and Why the Rest Don't. Verne Harnish.
The Second Century: Reconnecting Customer and Value Chain through Build-to-Order: Moving beyond Mass and Lean Production in the Auto Industry.Matthias Holweg and Frits K. Pil.
Seeing What's Next: Using the Theories of Innovationto Predict Industry Change. Clayton M. Christensen, Scott D. Anthony, and Erik A. Roth.
Selling Blue Elephants: How to Make Great Products that People Want before They Even Know They Want Them. Howard R. Moskowitz and Alex Gofman.
Sense & Respond. Jeff Gothelf and Josh Seiden.
Sensory Marketing. Bertil Hulten, Niklas Broweus, and Marcus Van Dijk.
Serial Innovators: Firms that Change the World. Claudio Feser.
Service Design for Six Sigma: A Roadmap for Excellence. Basem El-Haik and David M. Roy.
Service Innovation: Organizational Responses to Technological Opportunities & Market Imperatives. Joe Tidd and Frank M. Hull (eds.).
Service Is Front Stage: Positioning Services for Value Advantage. James Teboul.
The Silver Lining: An Innovation Playbook for Uncertain Times. Scott D. Anthony
Simply Better: Winning and Keeping Customers by Delivering What Matters Most. Patrick Barwise and Sean Meehan.
The Slow Pace of Fast Change: Bringing Innovations to Market in a Connected World. Bhaskar Chakravorti.
Smarter, Faster, Better. Charles Duhigg.
Smart Isn't Enough: Lessons from a Work Performance Coach. Kenton R. Hill.
Smart World: Breakthrough Creativity and the New Science of Ideas. Richard Ogle.
Soft Skills Revolution: A Guide for Connecting With Compassion for Trainers,Teams, and Leaders. Maxine Kamin.
Something Really New: Three Simple Steps to Creating Truly Innovative Products. Denis J. Hauptly.
Strategic Management of Technological Innovation. Melissa A. Schiller.
Strategy, Innovation, and Change: Challenges for Management. Robert Galavan, John Murray, and Costas Markides (eds.)
Strategy Maps: Converting Intangible Assets into Tangible Outcomes. Robert S. Kaplan and David P. Norton.
The Strongest Link: Forging a Profitable and Enduring Corporate Alliance. Gene Slowinski and Matthew W. Sagal.
Swarm Creativity: Competitive Advantage through Collaborative Innovation Networks. Peter A. Gloor.
Take Charge Product Management: Time-Tested Tips, Tactics, and Tools for the New or Improved Product Manager. Greg Geracie.
Taming Change with Portfolio Management: Unify Your Organization, Sharpen Your Strategy, and Create Measurable Value. Pat Durbin and Terry Doerscher.
Ten Rules for Strategic Innovators: From Idea to Execution. Vijay Govindarajan and Chris Trimble.
Think, Play, Do: Technology, Innovation, and Organization. Mark Dodgson, David Gann and Amon Salter.
Thinking on Purpose for Project Managers: Outsmarting Evolution. Bill Richardson.
Tilt: Shifting Your Strategy from Products to Customers. Niraj Dawar.
The Toyota Product Development System: Integrating People, Process and Technology. James M. Morgan and Jeffrey K. Liker.
Triple C Model of Project Management: Communication, Cooperation, and Coordination. Adedeji B. Badiru
Tuned In: Uncover the Extraordinary Opportunities that Lead to Business Breakthroughs. Craig Stull, Phil Myers, and David Meerman Scott.
Unleashing Innovation: How Whirlpool Transformed an Industry. Nancy Tenant Snyder and Deborah L. Duarte.
Value Sweep: Mapping Corporate Growth Opportunities. Martha Amram.
What Customers Want: Using Outcome-Driven Innovation to Create Breakthrough Products and Services. Anthony W. Ulwick.
What Great Brands Do: The Seven Brand-Building Principles that Separate the Best from the Rest. Denise Lee Yohn. Reviewed by Stephanie Richards.
What's the Big Idea? Creating and Capitalizing on the Best Management Thinking. Thomas H. Davenport, and Laurence Prusak with H. James Wilson.
Why People Buy Things They Don't Need: Understanding and Predicting Consumer Behavior. Pamela N. Danziger.
Winning with Risk Management. Russell Walker.
Work Breakdown Structures: The Foundation for Project Management Excellence. Eric S. Norman, Shelly A. Brotherton, and Robert T. Fried.
World Out of Balance: Navigating Global Risks to Seize Competitive Advantage. Paul A. Laudicina.
X-Teams: How To Build Teams That Lead, Innovate, and Succeed. Deborah Ancona and Henrik Bresman.