Design A Better Business

Author: Patrick Van Der Pijl
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119272114
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How to use this book: 8 Chapters; 48 Case studies; 20 Tools; 7 Core skills; 29 Designers; 36 Hacks; >150 Visuals.

Design User Experience And Usability Design Discourse

Author: Aaron Marcus
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319208861
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The three-volume set LNCS 9186, 9187, and 9188 constitutes the proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Design, User Experience, and Usability, DUXU 2015, held as part of the 17th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, HCII 2015, in Los Angeles, CA, USA, in August 2015, jointly with 13 other thematically similar conferences. The total of 1462 papers and 246 posters presented at the HCII 2015 conferences were carefully reviewed and selected from 4843 submissions. These papers address the latest research and development efforts and highlight the human aspects of design and use of computing systems. The papers accepted for presentation thoroughly cover the entire field of Human-Computer Interaction, addressing major advances in knowledge and effective use of computers in a variety of application areas. The total of 132 contributions included in the DUXU proceedings were carefully reviewed and selected for inclusion in this three-volume set. The 61 papers included in this volume are organized in topical sections on design thinking, user experience design and usability methods and tools, DUXU management and practice, emotional and persuasion design, and storytelling, narrative and fiction in DUXU.

Design Thinking

Author: Thomas Lockwood
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1581157347
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This thought-provoking and inspirational book covers such topics as: developing a solid creative process through “Visual Reflection Notebooks” and “Bring Play to Work”; understanding the artist’s unique identity in relation to the larger culture; building systems of support and collaboration; explaining how an artist’s needs and passions can lead to innovation and authenticity; using language to inspire visual creativity; responding to the Internet and changing concepts of what is public and private; and accepting digression as a creative necessity. Through the exercises and techniques outlined in Art Without Compromise*, the reader will develop new confidence to pursue individual goals and inspiration to explore new paths, along with motivation to overcome creative blocks. With a revised understanding of the relevance in their own work within the sphere of contemporary culture, the artist will come away with a clearer perspective on his or her past and future work and a critical eye for personal authenticity.

The Dna Of Strategy Execution

Author: Jack Duggal
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119278015
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A transformative framework to bring the PMO into the future The DNA of Strategy Execution provides clear guidance and a practical framework for moving forward amidst the dynamic changes in today's business environment. The PMO walks a tightrope between creativity and structure, between innovation and bureaucracy; demands for formal structures and discipline counter the need to be responsive and adaptive. This book provides a fresh perspective, with a real-world blueprint for the modern PMO. Through a set of practical tools, best practices, and a series of short supporting case studies from different industries, you'll discover how to strike the critical balance, prove value, and reconcile divergent needs into a more agile next generation PMO. The Project Management Office is a common fixture that is facing new challenges--many of which appear diametrically opposed. But today's turbulent and disruptive business environment demands a solution, and this insightful guide shines a light on the path forward. Build adaptive capabilities to thrive in uncertain environments Maintain creativity and innovation while building responsiveness Prove value amidst a perception of overhead and bureaucracy Maintain relevancy with a fresh perspective and transformative framework Today's environment is tough; stakeholders are no longer satisfied with on-scope, on-time, and on-budget delivery, and the PMO is under pressure to show their worth in the era of cost-cutting. It's up to the PMO itself to navigate these rapids without overturning the boat, and natural evolution is no longer enough; today's environment calls for a complete transformation to bring the PMO into the future. The DNA of Strategy Execution provides the plan, and the tools to bring it to life.

Global Innovation Management

Author: J. Christopher Westland
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1137050527
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Innovation has become the 21st century's industrial religion, and successful innovation and management are essential for a ompany's productivity. This comprehensive textbook provides a step-by-step guide to understanding, motivating and managing creative people, and offers methods for composing business models and competitive strategies to maximize return. It is unique in its provision of tools for raising capital for innovation and calculating financial risk. Global case studies, covering a diverse range of companies, make this an ideal companion for students of innovation management on business management, technological innovation or specialist engineering management courses. Also available is a companion website with extra features to accompany the text, please take a look by clicking below - http://www.palgrave.com/business/westland/index.asp

Radical Innovation

Author: Richard Leifer
Publisher: Harvard Business Press
ISBN: 9780875849034
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Based on evidence from a five-year, real time study of twelve radical innovation projects within ten major corporations - including General Electric, IBM, Nortel Networks, DuPont, and Texas Instruments - this book addresses seven managerial challenges large companies face in creating and sustaining radical innovation.

Leading Public Sector Innovation

Author: Christian Bason
Publisher:
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Using global case studies and many practical examples, this book explores the innovation challenges that face the public sector today.

Top Of The Mountain Leadership

Author: Tiffany Prince
Publisher: First Edition Design Pub.
ISBN: 1506908209
Size: 32.98 MB
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What does transformational leadership look like in navigating artificial intelligence and emerging technologies? In this book, the author will address global workforce implications on the horizon from the advances in technology. Through her vast experience in working with companies and interviewing top leaders from around the world from companies such as Zappos, Sodexo, Amgen, and the WD-40 Company, she has distilled the best ways to prepare teams and leaders, in order to build better teams and drive superior results. In a world that is changing fast, the impact of new technologies such as artificial intelligence and machine learning are already being felt. The time has come to prepare talent and leaders for these changes or you will be left behind. Organizations need to understand how to develop and foster our top leadership talent. In this exciting and interactive book, you will discover: How to build wildly successful global teams How to bring out the very best in your teams and navigate leadership styles for more business impact The future of work and building agility in your workforce Tactics on how to effectively align your organization's needs for the future Driving vision and innovation through diversity and inclusion