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A bibliography of innovation courtesy Lawrence University Economics 211/Physics 201
The Medici Effect, by Frans Johansson, HBS Press, 2006.
Harvard Business Review on Innovation, HBS Press, 2001.
Harvard Business Review on Breakthrough Thinking, HBS Press, 1999.
Engines of Innovation, R. S. Rosenbloom and W. J. Spencer, HBS Press, 1996.
Edison on Innovation, by Alan Axelrod, Wiley, 2008.
Innovate Like Edison, by M. J. Gelb and S. M. Caldicott, Dutton, 2007.
Edison — A Life of Invention, by Paul Israel, Wiley, 1998.
The Wizard of Menlo Park, by Randall Stross, Three Rivers Press, 2007.
Broken Genius: The Rise and Fall of William Shockley, by J. N. Shurkin, Macmillan, 2008.
The Innovator’ s Dilemma, by Clayton M. Christensen, Collins, 2002.
Creativity in Context, by Teresa M. Amabile, Westview Press, 1996.
Rising Above the Gathering Storm: Energizing and Employing America ... , Nat. Acad. Press, 2007. Is America Falling Off the Flat Earth?, Norman R. Augustine, National Academies Press, 2008.
The Lever of Riches: Technological Creativity and Economic Progress, by Joel Mokyr, Oxford, 1990.
The Gifts of Athena: Historical Origins of the Knowledge Economy, by Joel Mokyr, Princeton, 2002.
Strategic Innovation in Established Companies, by C. Markides, Sloan Management Review, 1998.
Invention by Design by Henry Petroski, Published by Harvard University Press, 1996.
Innovation and Incentives, by Suzanne Scotchmer, MIT Press, 2006.
Against Intellectual Monopoly, by Michele Boldrin and David K. Levine, Cambridge Univ. Press, 2008, Management Innovators: The People and Ideas that Have Shaped Modern Business, Oxford, 1998.
The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, by Thomas S. Kuhn, Univ. of Chicago Press, 1970.
Inside Real Innovation, by E. Fitzgerald, A. Wankerl, and C. Schramm, World Scientific, 2011.
The Innovator’ s DNA, by J. Dyer, H. Gregersen, and C. Christensen, Harvard, 2011.
The Power of Strategy Innovation, by R.E. Johnston, Jr. and J. D. Bate, Amacon, 2003.
Prophet of Innovation, by T. K. McCraw, Harvard, 2007.
Closing the Innovation Gap, by J. Estrin, McGraw-Hill, 2009.
The Myths of Innovation, by Scott Berkun, O’Reilly, 2007.
The Art of Innovation, by Tom Kelley, Doubleday, 2001.
Innovation and Entrepreneurship, by Peter Drucker, Elsevier, 1985.
The Other Side of Innovation, by V. Govindarajan and C. Trimble, Harvard, 2010.
Design-Inspired Innovation, by James Utterback et al., World Scientific, 2006.
The Ten Faces of Innovation, by Tom Kelley, Doubleday, 2005.
Inspiring & Executing Innovation, Harvard Business Review, 2011.
Reverse Innovation, by V. Goviondarajan and C. Trimble, HBR Press, 2012.
Imagine, by Jonah Lehrer, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012.
Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation, by S. Johnson, Riverhead, (2010). University Collaboration for Innovation, by David Good et al., Sense Publishers, 2007.
Creating Innovators, by Tony Wagner, Simon & Schuster, 2012.
Launching the Innovation Renaissance, by Alex Tabarrok, TED book.
The Innovative University, by Clayton Christensen and Henry J. Eyring, Jossey-Bass, 2011.
Case Studies: Innovation at 3M Corporation, HBS Case Study 9-699-012, 2002.
IDEO Product Development, HBS Case Study 9-600-143, 2007.
Accidental Innovation, HBS Case Study 9-607-082, 2007.
Innovation and Invention - A Patent Guide for Inventors and Managers, Kellogg School of Management Case Study KEL104, 2006.
Articles: Creating Breakthroughs at 3M, by E. von Hippel et al., HBR on Innovation, HBS Press 2001.
Meeting the Challenge of Disruptive Change, by C. M. Christensen and M. Overdorf; and Enlightened Experimentation: The New Imperative . . . , by S. Thomke, HBR on Innovation, HBS Press, 2001.
How to Kill Creativity, by T. M. Amabile, HBR Breakthrough Thinking, HBS Press, 1999.
The Discipline of Innovation, by Peter F. Drucker, Harvard Business Review, 1985.
Innovation: The Classic Traps, by Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Harvard Business Review, 2006.
Why, What, and How of Management Innovation, by Gary Hamel, Harvard Business Review, 2006.
Turn Customer Input into Innovation, by Anthony W. Ulwick, Harvard Business Review, 2002.
Disruptive Innovation for Social Change, by Clayton Christensen et al., HBR December 2006.
Creativity is Not Enough,by Theodore Levitt, Harvard Business Review, August 2002.
How Is Innovation Taught? On the Humanities . . . by Dan Edelstein, Liberal Education, Vol. 96, No. 1. Special Report on Entrepreneurship, The Economist, March 14th 2009.
Writing a Business Plan: The Basics, from The Entrepreneur’s Toolkit, HBS Press, 2006.
The Economics of Science and Technology, David Audretsch et al., Journal of Technology Transfer, 27, 155– 203, 2002.