Blog entries in the Innovation category

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Selective Forgetting
By: Sydney Finkelstein Posted: May 11th, 2016

Professor Vijay Govindarajan shares some life lessons in this Q&A

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Superbosses: We All Have a Chance to Be One
By: Innovation Ecosystems Posted: Mar 17th, 2016

Check out the podcast interview with Innovation Ecosystems and Professor Syd Finkelstein about his new book, "Superbosses".

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Open-Mindedness: A Critical Trait for Becoming a Better Leader
By: Sydney Finkelstein, Associate Dean for Executive Education Posted: Apr 20th, 2015

"Fundamentalism is one of the most dangerous things you can have, in any walk of life.  I want people to really question, challenge, and debate." -Sydney Finkelstein, Associate Dean for Executive Education

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Innovation Ecosystems – Managing the External Environment for Innovation Success
By: iedp | Ideas for Leaders Posted: Mar 31st, 2015

Ron Adner, professor of strategy and entrepreneurship at Tuck School of Business, accepts that it is a cliché but no less true for all that, “everything is becoming more connected”.

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Tuck Strategists: Ron Adner
By: Kirk Kardashian, Tuck School of Business Posted: Feb 24th, 2015

Professor Ron Adner explores how ecosystems allow companies’ strategies to thrive.

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Tuck Strategists: Vijay Govindarajan
By: Kirk Kardashian, Tuck School of Business Posted: Jan 20th, 2015

“Finding creative ways to move up in life requires innovative thinking. The only way to succeed is innovation.” - Professor Vijay Govindarajan

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Innovation: Having a Great Idea Will No Longer Be Enough
By: Tuck School of Business Communications Posted: Mar 21st, 2014

Professor Ron Adner sees a future where to be innovative, a firm must also be collaborative and consider the entire business ecosystem.

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The 2013 GDS HR Summit: Tuck Delivers Keynote Address and Observes 5 Key Trends in Talent Management
By: Michelle Massa, Tuck School of Business Posted: Jan 28th, 2014

For the past two years, Tuck Executive Education has played a key role in the GDS HR Summit.  In 2013, Associate Dean Sydney Finkelstein was featured as the event's keynote speaker.

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The Missing Variable in Employee Engagement? You.
By: Michelle Massa, Tuck School of Business Posted: Jan 9th, 2014

Executive Coach and adjunct faculty Marshall Goldsmith shares his "Big Idea"

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Holiday 2013 Tuck Book Club List
By: Tuck School of Business Communications Posted: Dec 4th, 2013

Looking for your next business read?  The Tuck Community comes together again with recommendations for the #tuckbookclub!

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Tuck School of Business Professors Ranked in 2013 Thinkers50
By: Sonia Pargells, Michelle Massa, Tuck School of Business Posted: Nov 12th, 2013

We are proud to announce that four professors from the Tuck School of Business are ranked in the top-50 for management and business thought leadership, and one new addition to their ‘On the Radar’ list.

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Changing the Game: The Innovation Mindset that Defeated Poverty
By: Tuck School of Business Communications Posted: Sep 3rd, 2013

In his recent blog with coauthor, Srikanth Srinivas, Tuck School of Business Professor Vijay Govindarajan (VG) tells the tale of an unexpected innovator.

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How Stella Saved the Farm: A Tale about Making Innovation Happen
By: Tuck Executive Education Posted: Apr 2nd, 2013

Tuck professors Vijay Govindarajan and Chris Trimble have written a new parable on innovation – How Stella Saved the Farm - a fun yet practical read on executing on innovation in the enterprise. How Stella Saved the Farm is a simple story about a farm in trouble, and how it innovates to get out of trouble. It is a light read, but with very serious intent. Grounded in over a decade of research, Stella offers simple, elegant, and practical principles for making innovation happen in any organization.

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The Lack of Infrastructure in India May Lead to Innovation: Interview with Vijay Govindarajan
By: Sayantani Kar, Business Standard Posted: Mar 5th, 2013

In a recent interview with the Business Standard (India), Tuck Professor Vijay Govindarajan (VG) cites several examples of reverse innovation including telecommunications and health care in India.  He explains there is no existing infrastructure to think through in India, so we can think freely. 

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Organizational Immunity - The Silent Killer of Growth and Innovation
By: Phil Barta, Tuck School of Business Posted: Jan 29th, 2013

Does your organization suffer from organizational immunity – the nemesis of change?  Many organizations suffer from what Himanshu Saxena refers to as “False Bliss” in his recent article written for Developing Leaders Magazine

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You Can’t Google Culture – and Other Perspectives on Executive Education
By: Phil Barta, Tuck School of Business Posted: Jul 1st, 2012

Tuck Global Leadership 2030 Program alumnus and Deere & Co. Director of Supply Management Operations, Dr. Heinrich Steins, recently shared his perspectives on Accelerating Deere’s Growth in RDEs with German corporate learning and development leaders.

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Refusing to Compete on Price
By: Adriana Gardella, "She Owns It - Portraits of Women Entrepreneurs, New York Times Posted: May 13th, 2012

The New York Times blog series that highlights women entrepreneurs - SHE OWNS IT - featured a Tuck Minority Program alumna and entrepreneur, Jessica Johnson. Johnson owns the security solutions company Johnson Security Bureau, which doubled its sales in 2012.

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Telemedicine Can Cut Health Care Costs by 90%
By: Jennifer Johnson Posted: Apr 27th, 2012

If you've not yet heard of telemedicine or think that it's not a great way to deliver quality health care, you may want to read this.

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