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Edison And The Rise Of Innovation

Author : Leonard DeGraaf
ISBN : 1402767366
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Chronicles the life and work of the inventor through primary and previously unseen sources, including personal and business correspondence, photographs, drawings, advertising materials, and lab notebooks.

Technical Innovation In American History An Encyclopedia Of Science And Technology 3 Volumes

Author : Rosanne Welch
ISBN : 9781610690942
Genre : History
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From the invention of eyeglasses to the Internet, this three-volume set examines the pivotal effects that inventions have had on society, providing a fascinating history of technology and innovations in the United States from the earliest colonization by Europeans to the present. • Encourages readers to consider the tremendous potential impact of advances in science and technology and the ramifications of important inventions on the global market, human society, and even the planet as a whole • Supports eras addressed in the National Standards for American history as well as curricular units on inventions, discoveries, and technological advances • Includes primary documents, a chronology, and section openers that help readers contextualize the content

Edison On Innovation

Author : Alan Axelrod
ISBN : 0470231394
Genre : Business & Economics
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In this fascinating exploration of one of the most celebrated and innovative minds, best-selling author Alan Axelrod cuts through the myths and reverence surrounding Edison’s “genius” to show how the inventor was, in fact, an ordinary man who created extraordinary work. While many of us believe that creativity, like genius, is something that just happens by chance or destiny, Edison’s life demonstrates that creativity of the very highest order can indeed be summoned up at will, and even reduced to a reliable working method and set of principles.

Innovation In India

Author : Shyama V. Ramani
ISBN : 9781316092989
Genre : Business & Economics
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It has been a little more than sixty years since the foundations of India's national system of innovation were laid, and it is time to look back and examine what form it has taken. What are the achievements of the Indian system of innovation? How has it performed in terms of building industrial capabilities and promoting development? Using the 'National System of Innovation' and the 'Sectoral System of Innovation' approach, this book organizes historical evidence on the accumulation of scientific, technical, innovation and industrial capabilities in different industrial sectors. It is also useful to keep in mind that according to the sectoral tales of this book, irrespective of the policy, there will always be some individuals and organisations who will experiment to find creative ways of pursuing opportunities.

Innovation As A Social Process

Author : W. Bernard Carlson
ISBN : 0521533120
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Elihu Thomson was a major American inventor of electric light and power systems. A contemporary of Thomas Edison, Thomson performed the engineering and design work necessary to make electric lighting a common product. From the 1880s to the 1930s, Thomson was employed by the General Electric Company and its predecessors. Working within the corporation, Thomson reveals how successful inventions are based on explicit links among technological artifacts, marketing strategy, and the business organization needed for manufacturing and marketing.

Edison In The Boardroom Revisited

Author : Suzanne S. Harrison
ISBN : 9781118170137
Genre : Business & Economics
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A revised and expanded edition of the groundbreaking Edisonin the Boardroom, highlighting the winning strategies today'sbiggest companies use to maximize the value of their intellectualproperty Now fully revised and expanded, Edison in the Boardroom,Second Edition takes an in-depth look at the revolutionaryconcept of intellectual asset management (IAM). Incorporatingstories and teachings from some of the most successful companies inthe world—such as Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Procter & Gamble,Rockwell, Dow, Ford and many others—Harrison and Sullivanhave made an exhaustive study of IAM and its implications fortoday's businesses. Features updated interviews of companies, and a new treatmentof the Profit Center Level Updates stories and teachings from some of the most successfulcompanies in the world Showcases a hierarchy of best practices that today's companiescan integrate into their own business philosophies to gain the bestreturn from their intellectual assets Edison in the Boardroom, Second Edition compiles a wealthof knowledge and successful stories that illustrate how farbusinesses have come in their ability to leverage and monetizetheir intellectual assets.

Self Reinforcing Processes In And Among Organizations

Author : J. Sydow
ISBN : 9780230392830
Genre : Business & Economics
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Management and organization research has rediscovered individual agency, innovation and entrepreneurship. As such, there is a risk of overlooking the power of self-reinforcing processes in and among organizations. This volume redirects attention to these processes, including: escalating commitment, organizational imprinting and path dependence.

Open Innovation

Author : Henry Chesbrough
ISBN : 9780191622724
Genre : Business & Economics
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Open Innovation describes an emergent model of innovation in which firms draw on research and development that may lie outside their own boundaries. In some cases, such as open source software, this research and development can take place in a non-proprietary manner. Henry Chesbrough and his collaborators investigate this phenomenon, linking the practice of innovation to the established body of innovation research, showing what's new and what's familiar in the process. Offering theoretical explanations for the use (and limits) of open innovation, the book examines the applicability of the concept, implications for the boundaries of firms, the potential of open innovation to prove successful, and implications for intellectual property policies and practices. The book will be key reading for academics, researchers, and graduate students of innovation and technology management.

Collected Papers Of Habitat And The High Rise Tradition And Innovation

Author : Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
ISBN : 0939493144
Genre : Architecture
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Leonardo To The Internet

Author : Thomas J. Misa
ISBN : 9781421404783
Genre : Science
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"Misa brings his acclaimed text up to date by examining how today's unsustainable energy systems, insecure information networks, and vulnerable global shipping have helped foster geopolitical risks and instability. A masterful analysis of how technology and culture have influenced each other over five centuries, Leonardo to the Internet frames a history that illuminates modern-day problems and prospects faced by our technology-dependent world

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