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Publisher Description

What does it mean to help people real
ize their potential for leadership through the practice of collaborative innovation? Innovation architect Doug Collins has explored this critical question with a range of Fortune 1000 companies over the past 15 years, including Siemens Corporation, Harris Corporation, the Estee Lauder Companies, General Electric, and Johnson & Johnson. Now with Spigit, a leader in innovation management, Doug shares his insights in Innovation Architecture Volume 1: A New Blueprint for Engaging People through Collaborative Innovation. Volume 1 introduces for the first time a blueprint for collaborative innovation. The blueprint helps people who lead collaborative innovation programs tell their story and share their vision for their practice on a page. People who lead and participate in collaborative innovation within their organizations will appreciate the pragmatic way in which Doug approaches the subject. His years of field work grounds his perspective in reality. At the same time, Doug continuously draws the reader’s attention to the transformative potential for leadership that the practice of collaborative innovation offers. Topics in volume 1 include developing the strategic intent for a collaborative innovation program, forming innovation challenges in ways that lead to breakthrough ideation, and managing expectations between sponsors, program leaders, and the communities they convene to engage on the critical questions facing the organization.

Business & Personal Finance
April 24
Louise Humphrey
Douglas Collins

Customer Reviews

B Denker, VP Frost & Sullivan ,

Finally a book that looks at all dimensions of innovation

True Innovation exists in various forms, but a true visionary innovator dives deep into territories of the unknown identifying white space opportunities in-order to emerge with wildly innovative ideas or concepts which change the world. Collin's clearly understands this and the need to find the visionary innovator within one’s own-self as a key starting point in building a successful hub of innovation.
-Brian Denker, VP & Global Head - Growth, Innovation and Leadership; Frost & Sullivan

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