Creative People Must Be Stopped - 6 Ways We Kill Innovation (Without Even Trying) (Electronic book text, 1st edition)


A framework for overcoming the six types of innovation killers

Everybody wants innovation--or do they? "Creative People Must Be Stopped" shows how individuals and organizations sabotage their own best intentions to encourage "outside the box" thinking. It shows that the antidote to this self-defeating behavior is to identify which of the six major types of constraints are hindering innovation: individual, group, organizational, industry-wide, societal, or technological. Once innovators and other leaders understand exactly which constraints are working against them and how to overcome them, they can create conditions that foster innovation instead of stopping it in its tracks.

The author's model of constraints on innovation integrates insights from the vast literature on innovation with his own observations of hundreds of organizations. The book is filled with assessments, tools, and real-world examples.The author's research has been featured in the "New York Times, Wall Street Journal, London Guardian" and "San Jose Mercury News, " as well as on Fox News and on NPR's "Marketplace"Includes illustrative examples from leading organizationsOffers a practical guide for bringing new ideas to fruition even within a previously rigid organizational culture

This book gives people in organizations the conceptual framework and practical information they need to innovate successfully.


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A framework for overcoming the six types of innovation killers

Everybody wants innovation--or do they? "Creative People Must Be Stopped" shows how individuals and organizations sabotage their own best intentions to encourage "outside the box" thinking. It shows that the antidote to this self-defeating behavior is to identify which of the six major types of constraints are hindering innovation: individual, group, organizational, industry-wide, societal, or technological. Once innovators and other leaders understand exactly which constraints are working against them and how to overcome them, they can create conditions that foster innovation instead of stopping it in its tracks.

The author's model of constraints on innovation integrates insights from the vast literature on innovation with his own observations of hundreds of organizations. The book is filled with assessments, tools, and real-world examples.The author's research has been featured in the "New York Times, Wall Street Journal, London Guardian" and "San Jose Mercury News, " as well as on Fox News and on NPR's "Marketplace"Includes illustrative examples from leading organizationsOffers a practical guide for bringing new ideas to fruition even within a previously rigid organizational culture

This book gives people in organizations the conceptual framework and practical information they need to innovate successfully.

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Jossey-Bass Inc.,U.S.

Country of origin

United States

Release date

October 2011

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First published

2012

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Electronic book text

Pages

304

Edition

1st edition

ISBN-13

978-1-118-12900-5

Barcode

9781118129005

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LSN

1-118-12900-8



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