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Drucker, Peter F. (Peter Ferdinand)

Summary: This is the first book to present innovation and entrepreneurship as a purposeful and systematic discipline that explains and analyzes the challenges and opportunities of America's new entrepreneurial economy. Superbly practical, Innovation and Entrepreneurship explains what established businesses, public service institutions, and new ventures need to know and do to succeed in today's economy....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperBusiness 1993

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.6 DRU
1 available in Adult Display, Call number: 658.6 DRU

Graham, Ian

Summary: Explores some of today's most impressive technological innovations and how they are shaping the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing, a division of Penguin Random House LLC 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 600 GRA

Lester, Richard K. (Richard Keith)

Contents: Beyond wishful thinking : facts, deductions, and grounded assertions about climate and energy -- An energy innovation system that works -- Electric utilities and the three waves of energy innovation -- The first wave : unlocking innovation in building energy efficiency -- The second wave of innovation-Part 1 : Low-carbon electricity supply -- The second wave of innovation-Part 2 : The rest of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MIT Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.79 LES

Starker, Ron

Summary: "Why do we need libraries when we have Google?" Today's libraries are in jeopardy. And yes, perhaps if libraries were only book warehouses, we wouldn't need them. But libraries can be so much more than a place to check out books. In the Digital Age, it's more important than ever for libraries to evolve into gathering points for collaboration, spaces for innovation, and places where authentic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EdTechTeam Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 025 STA

Toyama, Kentaro

Summary: "In 2004, Kentaro Toyama, an award-winning computer scientist, moved to India to start a new research group for Microsoft. Its mission: to explore novel technological solutions to the world's persistent social problems. Together with his team, he invented electronic devices for under-resourced urban schools and developed digital platforms for remote agrarian communities. But after a decade of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303 TOY

Govindarajan, Vijay.

Summary: A business parable follows the efforts of a group of animals who endeavor to save their troubled farm through teamwork and innovation, in a work that offers eight strategies for directing innovation initiatives to success.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.4 GOV

Morgan, James M.

Summary: How companies are using lean development to revolutionize their product and service offerings, vital lessons any business leader can use as an engine of innovation.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2019

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 658.5 MOR

Carlson, Curtis Ray.

Contents: The essence of innovation: how Frank hit a home run -- Innovate or die: the exponential economy -- Work on important customer and market needs: the RFID tag -- Creating customer value: your only job -- It's as simple as NABC: how Liz got her big job -- Watering holes for creating value: the day the BBC walked in -- More ideas for faster value creation: origins of Linux -- Your elevator pitch:...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Business 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.4063 CAR

Diamandis, Peter H.

Summary: The authors document how four forces--exponential technologies, the DIY innovator, the Technophilanthropist, and the Rising Billion--are conspiring to solve our biggest problems. "Abundance" establishes hard targets for change and lays out a strategic roadmap for governments, industry and entrepreneurs, giving us plenty of reason for optimism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 303.48 DIA

Tip, Bruce Poon.

Summary: Bruce Poon Tip's extraordinary first-person account of his entrepreneurial instincts to start and develop G Adventures, a highly-successful international travel adventure company. Also includes his unusual management secrets that not only keep his employees fully engaged but also keep his customers extremely happy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Business Plus 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658 TIP

Summary: The dotcom boom and bust is often compared to the Gold Rush, but in this TEDTalk Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos explains that it was really more like the early days of the electric industry - and that there's a lot more innovation ahead of us than there is behind us. Today, Amazon.com is arguably the standard by which customers judge all Web businesses. Known for reliability and customer...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Morgan, James M.

Summary: How did Ford Motors use Lean Development to pull off one of the most impressive corporate turnarounds in history? Largely by avoiding the mistakes that so many companies make when in a death spiral. They looked beyond manufacturing efficiency to change the very fundamentals of how they developed vehicles. In Designing the Future, Lean product development expert James Morgan and world-renowned...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 658.5 MOR

Scharre, Paul

Summary: "What happens when a Predator drone has as much autonomy as a Google car? Although it sounds like science fiction, the technology to create weapons that could hunt and destroy targets on their own already exists. Paul Scharre, a leading expert in emerging weapons technologies, draws on incisive research and firsthand experience to explore how increasingly autonomous weapons are changing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 623 SCH

Summary: Home to thousands of IT-related companies, Silicon Valley generates approximately

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Gernter, Jon.

Summary: Highlights achievements of Bell Labs as a leading innovator, exploring the role of its highly educated employees in developing new technologies while considering the qualities of companies where innovation and development are most successful.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 384 GER

Mlodinow, Leonard

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "From the best-selling author of Subliminal and The Drunkard's Walk, a groundbreaking new look at the neuroscience of change--and how elastic thinking can help us thrive in a world changing faster than ever before. With rapid technological innovation leading the charge, today's world is transforming itself at an extraordinary and unprecedented pace. As jobs become more multifaceted, as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2018

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Summary: As the demands of the marketplace continually change, the design and manufacturing fields must adapt-and, with advances in technology, they are able to do so faster than ever. This program explores newly developed materials and production processes that are leading to an ever-wider variety of manufactured goods. Topics include the basic principles of human wants and needs; the role of...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Music has been a constant in human history, an intermingling of voice and instrument that for all its local variation and increasing sophistication nevertheless endured in more or less the same form for centuries. Then came recording--and music was forever transformed. Soundbreaking, an eight-part event television series, traces this ongoing sonic revolution, and explores the nexus of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SOU

Summary: What makes a good design? What must a designer do to develop a fresh, original approach to a product? This program explores those questions as it investigates one of the main factors that influence design: innovation. Identifying the basic concepts of innovation with help from an engaging host, the video visits design studios and workshops to see innovative practices at work. Viewers meet the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Nour, David

Summary: The best-selling author of Relationship Economics discusses how leading companies are collaborating with their customers at every stage of new product and service development to create value and shows how to effectively execute this co-creation to ensure that your next offering is exactly what your customers were waiting for.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658 NOU

Agtmael, Antoine W. van

Summary: Looks at "rust belt" communities in Europe and the United States, once stagnant and economically depressed, that are now beginning to emerge as zones of economic strength and technological innovation by producing advanced smart-products.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338 AGT

Summary: How can organizations avoid complacency and create catalysts for innovation? This program delves into survival strategies used by businesses that are constantly evolving and placing themselves at the frontline of the innovation battle. Expert guests include Sirius Satellite Radio CEO Mel Karmazin, Kodak Chairman and CEO Antonio Perez, LG Electronics CEO Yong Nam, and Novartis CEO Daniel...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: How can a company assemble all the ingredients of true innovation and achieve marketplace success? This program gathers together the key issues and themes explored throughout the series The Business of Innovation, outlining actionable strategies that will drive a business forward. Expert guests include Google VP Nikesh Arora, FedEx CIO Robert Carter, former Southwest Airlines CEO Herb Kelleher,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Corporate innovation begins and ends with people who have the vision and courage to push creative boundaries. But in today's global marketplace, it's no easy task to engage and motivate a workforce. This program explores ways for organizations to harness diversity and original thinking, unlocking the innovator in every employee or team member. Expert guests include GE's former CEO Jack Welch,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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