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The Tao of Innovation free pdf The Tao of Innovation represents the synthesis of the most influential thinking on innovation, based on nearly 30 years of real-world corporate, entrepreneurial, and consulting experience, and more than 10 years of teaching innovation and entrepreneurship to thousands of students from all walks of life and countries. The Tao of Innovation walks readers through a holistic set of nine key innovation questions that every innovator must answer throughout the innovation cycle. These provocations apply to any business or organization and illuminate reasons why some innovations succeed while others fail. They blend the art, science and philosophy of what it takes to be an innovator.This book is written for individuals who have a passion for initiating change but struggle to find a process or methodology that helps them translate their dream into practical action steps that will get them through implementation. It aims to help organizations of all types proactively stay ahead in a rapidly changing world and ultimately help innovators fulfill their dream about changing the world for the better.In short, this book is an action plan to help readers develop a strategy to implement real change and ultimately achieve their innovation dream.

About Teng-Kee Tan

Teng-Kee Tan, PhD, is the former dean of the Henry W Bloch School of Management, University of Missouri, Kansas City. He has a BComm from Nanyang University, Singapore, an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, and a PhD from the Judge Institute of Management Studies, University of Cambridge. He has been a visiting scholar at Harvard Business School and a visiting professor at China's Nanjing University and Xiamen University. Dr Tan has combined decades of international corporate experience, entrepreneurial success, and a passion for transformational education to propel the Bloch School of Management to a top-tier institution in the United States in the field of entrepreneurship and innovation. He has directed and taught in senior executive programs around the globe, including the United States, Europe, Singapore, and throughout China. He has consulted for a diverse range of clients across the different types of industries including the consumer products industry. Dr Tan is the founder of one of the world's first MSc program in Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship. He has also received many teaching awards because he combines the innovation pedagogy of world-renowned academic theory with applied, practical lessons for real-world entrepreneurs and innovators. His life's work is to help illuminate the art and science of innovation to transform individuals and institutions to create a positive, meaningful impact.Hsien Seow, PhD, is a health services researcher and academic at McMaster University, where he teaches palliative care and health system innovation. He is an associate professor in the Department of Oncology, Canada Research Chair in palliative care, cancer, and health system innovation, and Escarpment Cancer Research Institute scientist. He conducts health care research and health care policy reform. He has consulted with health care organizations, regional planners, and ministries of health about health system change across North America. He has taught health system innovation and research methods at McMaster University and the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. Dr Seow has a BSc in biology from Yale University and a PhD from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. He is currently writing a book focused on health care innovation using the Tao of Innovation principles.Sue Tan Toyofuku is a seasoned design and innovation consultant with executive leadership experience ranging from start-up ventures to Fortune 500 corporations. She began her career as a design strategist and researcher at IDEO, the world's top design and innovation firm, and pioneers of the human-centered design thinking methodology. She has consulted for clients across a diverse range of industries, from governments to consumer goods, health care to hospitality and services all over the world. After seven years of consulting in the United States and Asia, she joined the start-up world, serving as Chief Marketing Officer of a mobile app and technology company. She holds a BFA in Industrial Design from the University of Washington, and an MSc in Technology Entrepreneurship and Innovation from Singapore's Nanyang Technological University.

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Author : Teng-Kee Tan
Publisher : World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd
Data Published : 30 December 2014
ISBN : 1783266201
EAN : 9781783266203
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 250 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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