Book Summary: “Blue Ocean Strategy” by Renee Mauborgne

November 14, 2008 | Comments Off on Book Summary: “Blue Ocean Strategy” by Renee Mauborgne

Blue Ocean Strategy is a groundbreaking book on opening up uncontested markets. This is a book summary I have written originally as part of the assignment for my Harvard innovation and entrepreneurship class. Blue ocean strategy is a value innovation strategic move that opens up new uncontested market, creates new demand, makes the competition irrelevant […]

Article Summary: “Discipline of Innovation” by Drucker

November 7, 2008 | Comments Off on Article Summary: “Discipline of Innovation” by Drucker

This is a summary I have written for Drucker’s article “Discipline of Innovation”, originally as part of my Harvard Business Transformation class assignment. Leaders need to ensure that the scarce resources such as money and people are the put where they do the most good. Undiagnosed problems may hinder performance and it is the leader’s […]

Article Summary: “How to Kill Creativity” by Amabile

October 3, 2008 | Comments Off on Article Summary: “How to Kill Creativity” by Amabile

This is a summary I have written for Amabile’s article “How to Kill Creativity”, originally as part of my Harvard Business Transformation class assignment. The pursuit of control, productivity and efficiency in a corporate environment can kill productivity. Creativity has three parts: expertise, the ability to think flexibly, and motivation. Extrinsic motivators are not very […]