A comprehensive guide to the science, art, tools, and deployment of innovation, brought together by two Editors of the prestigious International Journal of Innovation Science, with ground-breaking contributions from global innovation leaders in every type of industry.
Innovation has become a widely recognized strategic tool to achieve bottom-line results and increase shareholders' value. Most books on innovation address only a single aspect or are tailored to a specific industry. Global Innovation Science Handbook includes chapters on every aspect of innovation from the perspective of different industries, both private and public, making it a complete, authoritative source for learning about innovation.
Innovation leaders and experts from around the world share their knowledge and experiences in this work. The book spans from concepts to commercialization of the innovation process, its management in an organization, a maturity model to assess organizations' growth in deploying innovation, and an innovation index. Case studies share the field experience, making innovation easy to implement for readers across all industries.
- Covers creativity tools, idea management, innovation methodologies, measurement, deployment, and sustaining return on innovation
- Includes case studies from different types of organizations, both public and private, from varied industries: healthcare, consumer products, nanotechnology, education, information technology, and biotechnology
- Edited and organized by the former and current Editors of the International Journal of Innovation Science, with a veritable "Who's Who" of the global innovation world contributing their work.
About the Author
Praveen Gupta, MSEE, is the President of Accelper Consulting, which works with organizations in achieving improved profitable growth through Six Sigma, Process Excellence, Innovation, and Performance Measurements. He led the deployment of Six Sigma at Motorola in 1986 and the development of innovation science since 2003. Praveen has published in many magazines and has authored many books on Six Sigma and innovation, including Business Innovation in the 21st Century. He was the founding editor-in-chief of International Journal of Innovation Science. He is a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Illinois, and Adjunct Industry Professor at Illinois Institute of Technology. Praveen also heads Center for Innovation Science and Application at IIT, Chicago.
Brett E Trusko, PhD, MBA, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Center for Translational and Bioinformatics. He has been at Mt. Sinai since 2008 where his responsibilities include several grant funded activities and as Deputy Director of the World Trade Center Medical Monitoring and Treatment Center. Dr. Trusko is certified as a professional project manage and a Six Sigma and Lean Master Black Belt. He is the author of Improving Healthcare Quality and Cost with Six Sigma and the current editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Innovation Science. In 2006, Dr. Trusko became a founding member and Board Director of the United States Healthcare Information Technology Standards Panel and has served two terms.