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MMSL 6540 Innovation and Technology: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

MMSL 6540 Required Course Readings


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Hansen, M. T., & Birkinshaw, J. (2007). The innovation value chain. Harvard Business Review, 85(6), 121–130. 

Getz, I., & Robinson, A. (2003). Innovate or die: Is that a fact? Creativity and Innovation Management, 12(3), 130–136. 

Robinson, A. G., & Schroeder, D. M. (2005). Big results from small ideas. Industrial Management, 47(3), 21–26. 

Nambisan, S., & Sawhney, M. (2007). A buyer’s guide to the innovation bazaar. Harvard Business Review, 85(6), 109–118. 

Moore, G. A. (2004). Darwin and the demon: Innovating within established enterprises. Harvard Business Review, 82(7/8), 86–92. 

Swan, K. S., & Allred, B. B. (2003). A product and process model of the technology-sourcing decision. Journal of Product Innovation Management, 20, 485–496. 

Ernst, D., & Bamford, J. (2005). Your alliances are too stable. Harvard Business Review, 83(6), 133–141. 

Rigby, D., & Zook, C. (2002). Open market innovation. Harvard Business Review, 80(10), 80–89. 

Selden, L., & MacMillan, I. C. (2006). Manage customer-centric innovation—systematically. Harvard Business Review, 84(4), 149–150. 

Kaplan, R. S., & Norton, D. R. (2005). The balanced scorecard: Measures that drive performance. Harvard Business Review, 83(7/8), 172–180. 

Davenport, T. H., Harris, J. G., Jones, G. L., Lemon, K. N., Norton, D., & McCallister, M. B. (2007). The dark side of customer analytics. Harvard Business Review, 85(5), 37–48. 

di Norcia, V. (1994). Ethics, technology development, and innovation. Business Ethics Quarterly, 4(3), 235–252. 

Hammer, M. (2004). Deep change: How operational innovation can transform your company. Harvard Business Review, 82(9), 133. 

Chakravorti, B. (2004). The new rules for bringing innovations to market. Harvard Business Review, 82(3), 53–67. 

Zhu, K., Kraemer, K. L., & Xu, S. (2006).The process of innovation assimilation by firms in different countries: A technology diffusion perspective on e-business. Management Science, 52(10), 1557–1576. 

Esteva, J., Smith-Sharp, W., & Gangeddula, S. (2006). A formal technology introduction process. Journal of American Academy of Business, 9(1), 40–46. 

Christensen, C. M., & Overdorf, M. (2000). Meeting the challenge of disruptive change. Harvard Business Review, 78(2), 66–76. 

Kanter, R. M. (2004). The middle manager as innovator. Harvard Business Review, 82(7/8). 

Shipton, H., Fay, D., West, M., Patterson, M., & Birdi, K. (2005). Managing people to promote innovation. Creativity and Innovation Management, 15(2), 118–128. 

Nonaka, I. (2007). The knowledge-creating company. Harvard Business Review, 85(7/8), 162–171. 

Nidumolu, R., Prahalad, C., & Rangaswami, M. (2009). Why sustainability is now the key driver of innovation. (cover story). Harvard Business Review, 87(9), 56–64. 

Senge, P. M, Lichtenstein, B. B., Kaeufer. K., Bradbury, H., & Carroll, J. S. (2007). Collaborating for systemic change. MIT Sloan Management Review, 48(2), 44–53. 

Zittrain, J. (2007). Saving the internet. Harvard Business Review, 85(6), 49–59. 

Hannah, D. R. (2004). Who owns ideas? An investigation of employee’s beliefs about the legal ownership of ideas. Creativity and Innovation Management, 13(4), 216–230. 

Other Readings

Optional or supplemental readings may or may not be available in the library. Find further information about optional readings here.

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