Creating Innovation Leaders: A Global Perspective by Banny Banerjee,Stefano Ceri

By Banny Banerjee,Stefano Ceri

This publication makes a speciality of the method of making and teaching innovation leaders via really expert courses, that are provided by way of top educational faculties. for this reason, the e-book is split into elements. whereas the 1st half offers the theoretical foundations of why and the way innovation leaders could be created, the second one half provides proof that those foundations can already be present in the courses of ten top-level universities.

Part one contains six chapters following a rigorous plan of content material improvement, addressing subject matters starting from (1) innovation, to (2) the settings the place innovation happens, (3) innovation management, (4) the necessity to switch schooling, (5) a taxonomy of complicated academic reports, and (6) circumstances of optimistic vs destructive innovation management within the context of complicated difficulties. right here the authors express new type of innovation management is urgently wanted, the way it might be created, and the way it's positioned into motion. the second one half is a set of invited chapters that describe intimately ten top educational courses: their goals, curricular association, enrollment methods, and effect on scholars. chosen courses contain 4 North American associations (Stanford’s d.school, Harvard’s Multidisciplinary Engineering school, Philadelphia collage, OCAD’s grasp of layout on Strategic Foresight & Innovation), 5 eu associations (Alta Scuola Politecnica of Milano and Torino, the EIT grasp application, Paris’ d.school, Brighton’s Interdisciplinary layout software, Aalto collage) and the venture D software at Tongji college in China.

The ebook is devoted to all those that realize the necessity to offer stimuli relating to innovation and innovation management, basically yet now not completely in academia. those contain, yet should not constrained to, professors, deans and provosts of educational associations, managers at deepest enterprises and govt policy-makers – in brief, an individual who

is engaged in selling innovation inside of their very own association, and who feels the necessity to extend the highbrow and sensible toolbox they use during this difficult and fascinating endeavor.

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