In The Innovator’s DNA, authors Jeff Dyer, Hal Gregersen, and bestselling author Clayton M. Christensen (The Innovator’s Dilemma, The Innovator’s Solution) build on what we know about disruptive innovation to show how individuals can develop the skills necessary to move progressively from idea to impact. By identifying behaviors of the world’s best innovators the authors outline five discovery skills that distinguish innovative entrepreneurs and executives from ordinary managers.
"Starts slowly and then... it pops!"
Employers can choose from lots of tools when they want to encourage employees to work together toward a new corporate goal. One of the rarest managerial skills is the ability to understand which tools will work in a given situation and which will misfire.
This month's issue includes three complete articles. Paul Hemp asks, "Are You Ready for E-Tailing 2.0?' Then, Clay Christensen goes over the "Tools of Cooperation and Change." In the third article, Gary Pisano looks at the business end of biotech to see if the sector lives up its hype. Plus, you'll hear OnPoint summaries of three more articles: "Emerging Giants," "Strategies for Two Sided Markets," and "Meeting the Challenge of Corporate Entrepreneurship."