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PDMA Book Reviews: Title Search
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PDMA Book Reviews: Title Search

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Accelerated Product Development: Combining Lean and Six Sigma for Peak Performance. Clifford Fiore.
Reviewed by: Ruediger Klein NPDP

Achieving Project Management Success Using Virtual Teams. Parviz F. Rad and Ginger Levin.
Reviewed by: Steven P. MacGregor

Agile Estimating and Planning. Mike Cohn.
Reviewed by: Roman Pichler

Agile Product Management with Scrum: Creating Products that Customers Love. Roman Pichler.
Reviewed by: Mark A. Hart

Agile Project Management: Creating Innovative Products. Jim Highsmith.
Reviewed by: Roman Pichler and Stefan Schulze

Agile Retrospectives. Think, Play, Do: Technology, Innovation, and Organization. Esther Derby and Diana Larsen.
Reviewed by: Roman Pichler

The Agility Advantage. Amanda Setili.
Reviewed by: Teresa Jurgens-Kowal

The Art of Invention: The Creative Process of Discovery and Design. Steven J. Paley.
Reviewed by: Gerald Mulenburg

Authenticity: What Consumers Really Want. James H. Gilmore and B. Joseph Pine II.
Reviewed by: Reardon Smith

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Balancing Agility and Discipline: A Guide for the Perplexed. Barry Boehm and Richard Turner.
Reviewed by: Preston G. Smith

Beyond Software Architecture: Creating and Sustaining Winning Solutions. Luke Hohmann.
Reviewed by: Preston G. Smith

Beyond the Core: Expand Your Market Without Abandoning Your Roots. Chris Zook.
Reviewed by: Preston G. Smith

Blockbusters: The Five Keys to Developing Great New Products. Gary S. Lynn, Ph.D and Richard R. Reilly
Reviewed by: Bill Ausura President

Blue Ocean Shift: Beyond Competing (Proven Steps to Inspire Confidence and Seize New Growth). W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne.
Reviewed by: Mag. (FH) Dipl.-Ing. Klaus Hitzenberger, NPDP, Innovationsoptimierer e.U.

Brand esSense: Using Sense, Symbol and Story to Design Brand Identity. Neil Gains.
Reviewed by: Teresa Jurgens-Kowal, Ph.D., NPDP

Breaking Failure. Alexander D. Edsel.
Reviewed by: Teresa Jurgens-Kowal, PhD, NPDP

Breaking Out: How to Influence in a World of Competing Ideas. Jon Butman.
Reviewed by: Beth Dettmer, NPDP

Build an Industry Hot Rod: The Nuts and Bolts of Leaving Competitors in the Dust. Marvin L. Patterson.
Reviewed by: Ruediger Klein NPDP, PMP

Burning the Ships: Intellectual Property and the Transformation of Microsoft. Marshall Phelps and David Kline.
Reviewed by: Teresa Jurgens-Kowal

Business Model Generation: A Handbook for Visionaries, Game Changers, and Challengers. Alexander Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur.
Reviewed by: Erik A.J. Johnson

Business Model Innovation: Concepts, Analysis and Cases. Allan Afuah
Reviewed by: Teresa Jurgen-Kowal NPDP

The Business of Software. Michael A. Cusumano.
Reviewed by: Ruediger Klein

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Catalyst Code: The Strategies behind the World's Most Dynamic Companies. David S. Evans.
Reviewed by: George Castellion

Catalyzing Innovation. Michelle Greenwald.
Reviewed by: Michelle Greenwald

The Change Function: Why Some Technologies Take Off while Others Crash and Burn. Pip Coburn.
Reviewed by: Laurence P. Feldman

The Chinese Century. Oded Shenkar.
Reviewed by: Preston G. Smith

Code Name Ginger: The Story behind Segway and Dean Kamen's Quest to Invent a New World. Steve Kemper
Reviewed by: Jeffrey S. Pinegar and Gregory Cohen Franklin and Marshall College

Collective Genius: The Art and Practice of Leading Innovation. Linda Hill, Greg Brandeau, Emily Truelove, and Kent Linebeck.
Reviewed by: Joshua Cohen

Competing Against Luck. Clayton M. Christensen, Taddy Hall, Karen Dillon, and David S. Duncan.
Reviewed by: Teresa Jurgens-Kowal, PhD, NPDP

Conquering Innovation Fatigue: Overcoming the Barriers to Personal and Corporate Success. Jeff Lindsay, Cheryl Perkins, and Mukund Karanjikar.
Reviewed by: Teresa Jurgens-Kowal, PhD, NPDP

Cracking the Ad Code. Jacob Goldenberg, Amnon Levav, David Mazursky, and Sorin Solomon.
Reviewed by: Erik A.J. Johnson

Creating an Environment for Successful Projects. Robert J. Graham and Randall L. Englund.
Reviewed by: James W. Sloane

Creating Innovative Products and Services: The FORTH Innovation Method. Gijs van Wulfen.
Reviewed by: Stephane Bardin

Creating the Project Office: A Manager's Guide to Leading Organizational Change. Randall L. Englund, Robert J. Graham, and Paul C. Dinsmore.
Reviewed by: Gerald M. Mulenburg

Customer Visits: Building a Better Market Focus, 3rd Edition. Edward F. McQuarrie.
Reviewed by: Carla Kuesten

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Dealing with Darwin: How Great Companies Innovate at Every Phase of Their Evolution. Geoffrey A. Moore.
Reviewed by: Mark J. Deck, NPDP

Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World. Cal Newport.
Reviewed by: Teresa Jurgens-Kowal, PhD, NPDP, PMP®, PEM

Democratizing Innovation. Eric von Hippel.
Reviewed by: George Castellion

Design-Inspired Innovation. James Utterback, Bengt Arne Vedin, Eduardo Alvarez, Sten Ekman, Susan Walsh Sanderson, Bruce Tether, and Roberto Verganti.
Reviewed by: Laurence P. Feldman

Design for Lean Six Sigma: A Holistic Approach to Design and Innovation. Rajesh Jugulum and Philip Samuel.
Reviewed by: Carla Kuesten

Designing Interactions. Bill Moggridge.
Reviewed by: Mark A. Hart NPDP

Designing Your Life. Bill Burnett and Dave Evans.
Reviewed by: Teresa Jurgens-Kowal, PhD, NPDP, PMP®, PEM

The Design of Business: Why Design Thinking Is the Next Competitive Advantage. Roger Martin.
Reviewed by: George Castellion

The Design of Things to Come: How Ordinary People Create Extraordinary Products. Craig M. Vogel, Jonathan Cagan, and Peter Boatwright.
Reviewed by: M. Billur Akdeniz

Determinants of Innovative Behaviour: A Firm's internal Practices and Its External Environment. Cees van Beers, Alfred Kleinknecht, Ronald Ortt, and Robert Verburg (eds.).
Reviewed by: S. S. Pal

Disrupt Yourself: Putting the Power of Disruptive Innovation to Work. Whitney Johnson.
Reviewed by: Teresa Jurgens-Kowal, PhD, NPDP

Do It Wrong Quickly: How the Web Changes the Old Marketing Rules. Mike Moran.
Reviewed by: George Castellion

Dragons at Your Door: How Chinese Cost Innovation Is Disrupting Global Competition. Ming Zeng and Peter J. Williamson.
Reviewed by: Preston G. Smith

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Edison on Innovation: 102 Lessons in Creativity for Business and Beyond. Alan Axelrod
Reviewed by: Kelly. L. Frey

The Elegant Solution: Toyota's Formula for Mastering Innovation. Matthew E. May.
Reviewed by: Katherine Radeka

Enterprise Excellence: A Practical Guide to World-Class Competition. Normand L. Frigon and Harry K. Jackson.
Reviewed by: S.S. Pal

The Entropy Vector: Connecting Science and Business. Robert D. Handscombe and Eann A. Patterson.
Reviewed by: Preston G. Smith

Experimentation Matters: Unlocking the Potential of New Technologies for Innovation. Stefan H. Thomke
Reviewed by: Preston G. Smith

eXtreme Project Management: Using Leadership, Principles, and Tools to Deliver Value in the Face of Reality. Doug DeCarlo.
Reviewed by: Gerald Mulenburg

Extreme Toyota: Radical Contradictions that Drive Success at the World's Best Manufacturer. Emi Osono, Norihiko Shimizu, and Hirotaka Takeuchi.
Reviewed by: Katherine Radeka

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The Fast Path to Corporate Growth: Leveraging Knowledge and Technologies to New Market Applications. Marc H. Meyer.
Reviewed by: S.S. Pal

Fast Second: How Smart Companies Bypass Radical Innovation to Enter and Dominate New Markets. Constantinos C. Markides and Paul A. Geroski.
Reviewed by: Preston G. Smith and George Castellion

Flexible Product Development: Building Agility for Changing Markets. Preston G. Smith.
Reviewed by: Beebe Nelson, NPDP

The Future of Competition: Co-Creating Unique Value wth Customers. C.K. Prahalad and Venkat Ramaswamy.
Reviewed by: George Kingston

Future Search: Getting the Whole System in the Room for Vision, Commitment, and Action. Marvin Weisbord and Sandra Janoff.
Reviewed by: Ruedigr Klein

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Generation Blend: Managing across the Technology Age Gap. Rob Salkowitz.
Reviewed by: Kelly L. Frey

Get There Early: Sensing the Future to Compete in the Present. Bob Johansen.
Reviewed by: Steven P. MacGregor

Getting It Right the First Time: How Innovative Companies Anticipate Demand. John Katsaros and Peter Christy.
Reviewed by: Preston G. Smith

Getting to Innovation: How Asking the Right Questions Generates the Great Ideas Your Company Needs. Arthur B. VanGundy.
Reviewed by: Greg Githens

The Global Brain. Satish Nambisan and Mohanbir Sawney.
Reviewed by: Laurence P. Feldman

Going Lean: How the Best Companies Apply Lean Manufacturing Principles to Shatter Uncertainty, Drive Innovation, and Maximize Profits. Stephen A. Ruffa.
Reviewed by: Carla L. Kuesten

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The Handbook of High-Performance Virtual Teams: A Toolkit for Collaborating across Boundaries. Jill Nemiro, Michael Beyerlein, Lori Bradley, and Susan Beyerlein (eds.).
Reviewed by: Carla Kuesten

Handbook of Market Segmentation: Strategic Targeting for Business and Technology Firms. Art Weinstein.
Review By: Ruediger Klein NPDP

Hard Facts, Dangerous Half-Truths, and Total Nonsense: Profiting from Evidence-Based Management. Jeffrey Pfeffer and Robert I.Sutton.
Reviewed by: George Castellion

Hidden in Plain Sight. Erich Joachimsthaler.
Reviewed by: Reardon Smith

Hot Spots: Why Some Teams, Workplaces and Organizations Buzz with Energy—and Others Don't. Lynda Gratton.
Reviewed by: George Castellion

How Boeing Defied the Airbus Challenge: An Insider’s Account. Mohan Pandey.
Reviewed by: Henry Pak

How Breakthroughs Happen: The Surprising Truth about How Companies Innovate. Andrew Hargadon.
Reviewed by: Gregory D. Githens

How Customers Think: Essential Insights in the Mind of the Market. Gerald Zaltman.
Reviewed by: Preston G. Smith

How We Decide. Jonah Lehrer
Reviewed by: Preston G. Smith

Human Factors in Project Management. Zachary Wong.
Reviewd By: George Kingston

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iLearning: How to Create an Innovative Learning Organization. Mark Salisbury.
Reviewed by: Teresa Jurgens-Kowal

Innovating at the Edge: How Organizations Evolve and Embed Innovation Capability. Tim Jones.
Reviewed by: Michael A. Stanko

Innovating at the Top: How Global CEOs Drive Innovation for Growth and Profit. Roland Berger, Soumitra Dutta, Tobais Raffel, and Geoffrey Samuels.
Reviewed by: George Castellion

Innovation: The Five Disciplines for Creating What Customers Want. Curtis R. Carlson and William W. Wilmot.
Reviewed by: George Kingston

Innovation and Growth: What Do We Know? Faculty Members of the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. Ed., Anjan Thakor
Reviewed by: Adam Gardner

Innovation Games: Creating Breakthrough Products through Collaborative Play. Luke Hohmann.
Reviewed by: Christina Hepner Brodie, NPDP

The Innovation Killer: How What We Know Limits What We Can Imagine and What Smart Companies Are Doing about It. Cynthia Barton Rabe.
Reviewed by: S.S. Pal

Innovation Management in the Knowledge Economy. Ben Dankbaar.
Reviewed by: Laurence P. Feldman

The Innovation Manual: Integrated Strategies and Practical Tools for Bringing Value Innovation to the Market. David Midgley.
Reviewed by: George Castellion

Innovation Nation: How America Is Losing Its Innovation Edge, Why It Matters, and What We Can Do To Get It Back. John Kao.
Reviewed by: Teresa Jurgens-Kowal

Innovation on Demand: New Product Development Using TRIZ. Victor R. Fey and Eugene I. Rivin.
Reviewed by: Mark A. Hart, NPDP

Innovation that Fits. Michael Lord, Donald DeBethizy, and Jeffrey Wager.
Reviewed by: George Kingston

Innovation Tournaments: Creating and Selecting Exceptional Opportunities. Christian Terwiesch and Karl Ulrich.
Reviewed by: Paulo Figueiredo

The Innovator's DNA: Mastering the Five Skills of Disruptive Innovators. Jeff Dyer, Hal Gregersen, and Clayton Christensen.
Reviewed by: Erik A.J. Johnson

The Innovator's Solution: Creating and Sustaining Successful Growth. Clayton M. Christensen and Michael E. Raynor.
Reviewed by: Mark J. Deck NPDP

Intellectual Property for Managers and Investors: A Guide to Evaluating, Protecting and Exploiting IP. Steven J. Frank.
Reviewed by: Reardon Smith, NPDP

Intellectual Property Law in China. Peter Ganea and Thomas Pattloch, ed. ChrisTopher Heath.
Reviewed by: Bradford P. Anderson

International Product Liability Law, a Worldwide Desk Reference. Gregory L. Fowler.
Reviewed by: Bradford P. Anderson

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Journey to Lean: Making Operational Change Stick. John Drew, Blair McCallum, and Stefan Roggenhofer.
Reviewed by: Donald Reinertsen

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Kellogg on Branding: By the Marketing Faculty of the Kellogg School of Management. Alice M. Tybout and Tim Calkins (eds.).
Reviewed by: George Castellion

Key Concepts in Innovation. Hamsa Thota and Zunaira Munir.
Reviewed by: Donovan Ray Hardenbrook NPDP

Knowledge Matters: Technology, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship in Innovation Networks and Knowledge Clusters. Elias G. Carayannis and Piero Formica (eds.).
Reviewed by: Carla Kuesten

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Lateral Marketing: New Techniques for Finding Breakthrough Ideas. Philip Kotler and Fernando Trias de Bes.
Reviewed by: Jeffrey S. Pinegar, NPDP and Emory Grace Lee

The Leader's Guide to Lateral Thinking Skills: Unlocking the Creativity and Innovation in You and Your Team, 2nd Edition. Paul Sloane.
Reviewed by: Carla L. Kuesten

Leadership, Management, and Innovation in R&D Project Teams. Leon Mann.
Reviewed by: Palie Smart

Leading Pharmaceutical Innovation: Trends and Drivers for Growth in the Pharmaceutical Industry. Oliver Gassman, Gerrit Reepmeyer, and Maximilian Von Zedtwitz. Heidelberg.
Reviewed by: Robert R. Rothberg

Leading Project Teams: An Introduction to the Basics of Project Management and Project Team Leadership. Anthony T. Cobb.
Reviewed by: George Kingston

The Lean Machine: How Harley-Davidson Drove Top-Line Growth and Profitability with Revolutionary Lean Product Development. Dantar P. Osterwal.
Reviewed by: Katherine Radeka

Lean Product and Process Development. Allen C. Ward.
Reviewed by: Donald Reinertsen

The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses. Eric Ries.
Reviewed by: Mark A. Hart, NPDP

The Long Tail: Why the Future of Business Is Selling Less of More. Chris Anderson.
Reviewed by: Mark A Hart, NPDP

The Lords of Strategy: The Secret Intellectual History of the New Corporate World. Walter Kiechel.
Reviewed by: Erik A.J. Johnson

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Made in China: What Western Managers Can Learn from Trailblazing Chinese Entrepreneurs. Donald N. Sull.
Reviewed by: Carla L. Kuesten

Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die. Chip Heath and Dan Heath.
Reviewed by: George Castellion

Making Innovation Pay: People Who Turn IP into Shareholder Value. Bruce Berman
Reviewed by: Reardon Smith, NPDP

Manage for Profit, Not for Market Share: A Guide to Greater Profits in Highly Contested Markets. Hermann Simon, Frank F. Bilstein, and Frank Luby.
Reviewed by: George Castellion

Management of Technology: Managing Effectively in Technology-Intensive Organizations. Hans J. Thamhain.
Reviewed by: Steve Guerin

Managing. Henry Mintzberg.
Reviewed by: Gerald Mulenburg

Managing Agile Projects. Sanjiv Augustine
Reviewed by: Greg Githens, NPDP

Managing Creative People: Lessons in Leadership for the Ideas Economy. Gordon Torr.
Reviewed by: George Kingston

Managing Flow: A Process Theory of the Knowledge-Based Firm. Ikujiro Nonaka, Ryoko Toyama, Toru Hirata, Susan J. Bigelow, Ayano Hirose, and Florian Kohlbacher.
Reviewed by: Mark A. Hart, NPDP

Managing Projects. Nick Morgan, Mary Grace Duffy (Mentor), Leading Teams by Anne Donnellon (Mentor) and Running Meetings.
Reviewed by: Gerald Mulenburg

Managing Strategic Innovation and Change: A Collection of Readings. Michael L. Tushman and Philip Anderson (eds.).
Reviewed by: Robert R. Rothberg

Managing the Unknown: A New Approach to Managing High Uncertainty and Risk in Projects. ChrisToph H. Loch, Arnoud DeMeyer, and Michael T. Pich.
Reviewed by: Preston G. Smith

Managing Virtual Teams. Silvester Ivanaj and Claire Bozon
Reviewed by: Teresa Jurgens-Kowal, PhD, NPDP

Marketing Metaphoria: What Deep Metaphors Reveal about the Minds of Consumers. Gerald Zaltman and Lindsay Zaltman.
Reviewed by: Beebe Nelson

Market Rebels: How Activists Make or Break Radical Innovations. Hayagreev Rao.
Reviewed by: George Castellion

Mass Affluence: Seven New Rules of Marketing to Today's Consumer. Paul Nunes and Brian Johnson.
Reviewed by: Joseph C. Miller

Mega Project Management. Virginia A. Greiman.
Reviewed by: Gerald Mulenburg

Military Food Engineering and Ration Technology. Ann H. Barrett and Armand V. Cardello.
Reviewed by: Carla L Kuesten

Multinational Enterprises, Innovative Strategies and Systems of Innovation. John Cantwell and José Molero.
Reviewed by: Steven MacGregor

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Naked Conversations: How Blogs Are Changing the Way Businesses Talk with Customers. Robert Scoble and Shel Israel.
Reviewed by: Katherine Radeka, NPDP

Navigating Strategic Decisions: The Power of Sound Analysis and Forecasting. John E. Triantis.
Reviewed by:Teresa Jurgens-Kowal, Ph.D., NPDP

The New Age of Innovation: Driving Cocreated Value through Global Networks. C. K. Prahalad and M. S. Krishnan.
Reviewed by: Paulo Figueiredo

New Food Product Development: From Concept to Marketplace, 2nd Edition. Gordon W. Fuller.
Reviewed by: Carla L. Kuesten

New Product Forecasting: An Applied Approach. Kenneth B. Kahn,
Reviewed by: Dorian Simpson

New Product Launch: 10 Proven Strategies. Joan Schneider with Jeanne Yocum.
Reviewed by: Preston G. Smith

New Technologies and Environmental Innovation. Joseph Huber.
Reviewed by: Jacquelyn A. Ottman

Next Generation Product Development: How to Increase Productivity, Cut Costs, and Reduce Cycle Times. Michael E. McGrath.
Reviewed by: Paul A. Szulewski

Non-cooperation: The Dark Side of Strategic Alliances. Wilma W. Suen.
Reviewed by: Mehmet Berk Talay and Mark J. Deck

No One Understands You and What to Do About It. Heidi Grant Halvorson.
Reviewed by: Charles Hammer

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Open Business Models: How to Thrive in the New Innovation Landscape. Henry Chesbrough.
Mark J. Deck NPDP

Open Innovation: New Product Development Essentials from the PDMA. Charles Noble, Serdar S. Durmusoglu, and Abbie Griffin
Reviewed by: Noble, Charles, Serdar S. Durmusoglu, and Abbie Griffin

Open Innovation: The New Imperative for Creating and Profiting from Technology. Henry Chesbrough
Reviewed by: Preston G. Smith

Organizing Business Knowledge: The MIT Process Handbook. Thomas W. Malone, Kevin Crowston, and George A. Herman.
Reviewed by: Steve Guerin

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The PDMA Handbook of New Product Development, 3rd Edition. Kenneth B. Kahn, George Castellion, and Abbie Griffin.
Reviewed by: Preston G. Smith

The PDMA ToolBook 2 for New Product Development. Paul Belliveau, Abbie Griffin, and Stephen M. Somermeyer, (eds.)
Reviewed by: Preston G. Smith

Playing to Win: How Strategy Really Works. A.G. Lafley and Roger L. Martin.
Reviewed by: Teresa Jurgens-Kowal, Ph.D., NPDP

The Power of Co-Creation. Venkat Ramaswamy and Francis Gouillart.
Reviewed by: Teresa Jurgens-Kowal

The Power of Mobility: How Your Business Can Compete and Win in the Next Technology Revolution. Russell McGuire.
Reviewed by: Joel West

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.
Reviewed by: Steven P. MacGregor

The Price of Global Health. Ed Schoonveld.
Reviewed by: Karla L. Kuesten

The Principles of Product Development Flow: Second Generation Lean Product Development. Donald G. Reinertsen.
Reviewed by: Katherine Radeka

Product Development for the Lean Enterprise: Why Toyota's System Is Four Ties More Productive and How You Can Implement It. Michael N. Kennedy.
Reviewed by: Preston G. Smith CMC and Ruediger Klein, NPDP

Product Innovation: Leading Change through Integrated Product Development. David L. Rainey.
Reviewed by: John C. Crawford

Product Leadership: Pathways to Profitable Innovation. Robert G. Cooper.
Reviewed by: Laurence P. Feldman

Product Lifecycle Management: Driving the Next Generation of Lean Thinking. Michael Grieves.
Reviewed by: Greg Githens

The Product Manager's Desk Reference. Steven Haines.
Reviewed by: George Castellion

The Project Management Office Toolkit: A Step-by-Step Guide to Setting Up A Project Management Office. Jolyon E.Hallows
Reviewed by: Gerald M. Mulenburg, Beebe Nelson, and Kenneth B. Kahn Ph.D., NPDP

Project Management ToolBox: Tools and Techniques for the Practicing Project Manager. Dragan Z. Miosevic.
Reviewed by: Paul Shaltry

Project Sponsorship: Achieving Management Commitment for Project Success. Randall Englund and Alfonso Bucero.
Reviewed by: Gerald Mulenburg

The Pursuit of New Product Development: The Business Development Process. Marc A. Annacchino.
Reviewed by: Robert R. Harmon

Putting Hope to Work: Five Principles to Activate Your Organization's Most Powerful Resource. Harry Hutson and Barbara Perry.
Reviewed by: Beebe Nelson, NPDP

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Quality Management System Handbook for Product Development Companies. Vivek Nanda.
Reviewed by: George Kingston

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Rainbows & Ratholes: Best Practices for Managing Successful Projects. Dhanu Kothari.
Reviewed by: Gerald Mulenburg

Ready, Set, Dominate: Implement Toyota's Set-Based Learning for Developing Products and Nobody Can Catch You! Michael Kennedy, Kent Harmon, and Ed Minnock.
Reviewed by: Donovan R. Hardenbrook

Reinventing Project Management: The Diamond Approach to Successful Growth and Innovation. Aaron Shenhar and Dov Dvir.
Reviewed by: Gerald Mulenburg

Resolving the Innovation Paradox: Enhancing Growth in Technology Companies. Georges Haour.
Reviewed by: Mehmet Berk Talay

Results without Authority: Controlling a Project When the Team Doesn't Report to You. Tom Kendrick.
Reviewed by: Ruediger Klein, NPDP

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The Savvy Corporate Innovator: Key Strategies to Get Your Big Idea Funded in 30 Days. Dorian Simpson.
Reviewed by: Theresa Jurgens-Kowal, NPDP

Scaling Up: How a Few Companies Make It... and Why the Rest Don't. Verne Harnish.
Reviewed by: Teresa Jurgens-Kowal, PhD, NPDP

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.
Reviewed by: Mark A. Hart

Seeing What's Next: Using the Theories of Innovationto Predict Industry Change. Clayton M. Christensen, Scott D. Anthony, and Erik A. Roth.
Reviewed by: Preston G. Smith

Selling Blue Elephants: How to Make Great Products that People Want before They Even Know They Want Them. Howard R. Moskowitz and Alex Gofman.
Reviewed by: Carla L. Kuesten

Sense & Respond. Jeff Gothelf and Josh Seiden.
Reviewed by: Teresa Jurgens-Kowal, PhD, NPDP, PMP®, PEM

Sensory Marketing. Bertil Hulten, Niklas Broweus, and Marcus Van Dijk.
Reviewed by: Carla Kuesten

Serial Innovators: Firms that Change the World. Claudio Feser.
Reviewed by: S.S. Pal

Service Design for Six Sigma: A Roadmap for Excellence. Basem El-Haik and David M. Roy.
Reviewed by: Mark Hart

Service Innovation: Organizational Responses to Technological Opportunities & Market Imperatives. Joe Tidd and Frank M. Hull (eds.).
Reviewed by: John C. Crawford

Service Is Front Stage: Positioning Services for Value Advantage. James Teboul.
Reviewed by: Steven P. MacGregor

The Silver Lining: An Innovation Playbook for Uncertain Times. Scott D. Anthony
Reviewed by: Donovan R. Hardenbrook

Simply Better: Winning and Keeping Customers by Delivering What Matters Most. Patrick Barwise and Sean Meehan.
Review By: Mary C. Drotar

The Slow Pace of Fast Change: Bringing Innovations to Market in a Connected World. Bhaskar Chakravorti.
Reviewed by: Mark A Hart

Smarter, Faster, Better. Charles Duhigg.
Reviewed by: Teresa Jurgens-Kowal, PhD, NPDP

Smart Isn't Enough: Lessons from a Work Performance Coach. Kenton R. Hill.
Reviewed by: Preston G. Smith

Smart World: Breakthrough Creativity and the New Science of Ideas. Richard Ogle.
Reviewed by: Ruediger Klein, NPDP

Soft Skills Revolution: A Guide for Connecting With Compassion for Trainers,Teams, and Leaders. Maxine Kamin.
Reviewed by: Jerry Mulenburg, PMP

Something Really New: Three Simple Steps to Creating Truly Innovative Products. Denis J. Hauptly.
Reviewed by: Mark A. Hart, NPDP

Strategic Management of Technological Innovation. Melissa A. Schiller.
Reviewed by: Steven P. MacGregor

Strategy, Innovation, and Change: Challenges for Management. Robert Galavan, John Murray, and Costas Markides (eds.)
Reviewed by: George Castellion

Strategy Maps: Converting Intangible Assets into Tangible Outcomes. Robert S. Kaplan and David P. Norton.
Reviewed by: Ralph Wood

The Strongest Link: Forging a Profitable and Enduring Corporate Alliance. Gene Slowinski and Matthew W. Sagal.
Reviewed by: Preston G. Smith

Swarm Creativity: Competitive Advantage through Collaborative Innovation Networks. Peter A. Gloor.
Reviewed by: Mark A. Hart, NPDP

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Take Charge Product Management: Time-Tested Tips, Tactics, and Tools for the New or Improved Product Manager. Greg Geracie.
Reviewed by: Teresa Jurgens-Kowal

Taming Change with Portfolio Management: Unify Your Organization, Sharpen Your Strategy, and Create Measurable Value. Pat Durbin and Terry Doerscher.
Reviewed by: Teresa Jurgens-Kowal

Ten Rules for Strategic Innovators: From Idea to Execution. Vijay Govindarajan and Chris Trimble.
Reviewed by: Dorian Simpson

Think, Play, Do: Technology, Innovation, and Organization. Mark Dodgson, David Gann and Amon Salter.
Reviewed by: Laurence P. Feldman

Thinking on Purpose for Project Managers: Outsmarting Evolution. Bill Richardson.
Reviewed by: Gerald Mulenburg

Tilt: Shifting Your Strategy from Products to Customers. Niraj Dawar.
Reviewed by: Lisa Welton, NPDP

The Toyota Product Development System: Integrating People, Process and Technology. James M. Morgan and Jeffrey K. Liker.
Reviewed by: Katherine Radeka

Triple C Model of Project Management: Communication, Cooperation, and Coordination. Adedeji B. Badiru
Reviewed by: Gerald M. Mulenburg

Tuned In: Uncover the Extraordinary Opportunities that Lead to Business Breakthroughs. Craig Stull, Phil Myers, and David Meerman Scott.
Reviewed by: Vanessa Ratten

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Unleashing Innovation: How Whirlpool Transformed an Industry. Nancy Tenant Snyder and Deborah L. Duarte.
Reviewed by: Deborah L. Duarte

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Value Sweep: Mapping Corporate Growth Opportunities. Martha Amram.
Reviewed by: George Castellion

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What Customers Want: Using Outcome-Driven Innovation to Create Breakthrough Products and Services. Anthony W. Ulwick.
Reviewed by: Jeffrey S. Pinegar, NPDP

What Great Brands Do: The Seven Brand-Building Principles that Separate the Best from the Rest. Denise Lee Yohn. Reviewed by Stephanie Richards.
Anthony W. Ulwick.
Reviewed by: Jeffrey S. Pinegar, NPDP

What's the Big Idea? Creating and Capitalizing on the Best Management Thinking. Thomas H. Davenport, and Laurence Prusak with H. James Wilson.
Reviewed by: Randall L. Englund, NPDP

Why People Buy Things They Don't Need: Understanding and Predicting Consumer Behavior. Pamela N. Danziger.
Reviewed by: Steve Guerin

Winning with Risk Management. Russell Walker.
Reviewed by: Teresa Jurgens-Kowal, NPDP

Work Breakdown Structures: The Foundation for Project Management Excellence. Eric S. Norman, Shelly A. Brotherton, and Robert T. Fried.
Reviewed by: Gerald Mulenburg

World Out of Balance: Navigating Global Risks to Seize Competitive Advantage. Paul A. Laudicina.
Reviewed by: Preston G. Smith

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X-Teams: How To Build Teams That Lead, Innovate, and Succeed. Deborah Ancona and Henrik Bresman.
Reviewed by: George Castellion

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