To innovate profitably, you need more than just creativity. Do you have what it takes?
If you read nothing else on inspiring and executing innovation, read these 10 articles. We’ve combed through hundreds of articles in the Harvard Business Review archive and selected the most important ones to help you innovate effectively.
Leading experts such as Clayton Christensen, Peter Drucker, and Rosabeth Moss Kanter provide the insights and advice you need to:
• Decide which ideas are worth pursuing
• Innovate through the front lines—not just from the top
• Adapt innovations from the developing world to wealthier markets
• Tweak new ventures along the way using discovery-driven planning
• Tailor your efforts to meet customers’ most pressing needs
• Avoid classic pitfalls such as stifling innovation with rigid processes
Harvard Business Review (HBR) is a general management books published by Harvard Business Publishing, a wholly owned subsidiary of Harvard University. HBR's articles cover a wide range of topics that are relevant to different industries, management functions, and geographic locations. These focus on such areas as leadership, organizational change, negotiation, strategy, operations, marketing, finance, and managing people.
Harvard Business Review has been the frequent publishing home for scholars and management thinkers such as Clayton M. Christensen, Peter F. Drucker, Michael E. Porter, Rosabeth Moss Kanter, John Hagel III, Thomas H. Davenport, Gary Hamel, C.K. Prahalad, Vijay Govindarajan, Robert S. Kaplan, Rita Gunther McGrath and others. Management concepts and business terms such as Balanced scorecard, Core competence, Strategic intent, Reengineering, Globalization, Marketing myopia, and Glass ceiling were all first given prominence in HBR.