The Kauffman Foundation Series on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

“The Kauffman Foundation Series on Innovation and Entrepreneurship features books by leading scholars from a wide range of academic disciplines and perspectives on topics related to economic growth and the expansion of human welfare.” “The series is a collaborative effort between the Kauffman Foundation, Princeton University Press, and the Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at …

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NEW Chesbrough BOOK combines service science and open innovation

Prof. Henry Chesbrough, Executive Director, Center for Open Innovation, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley, is well known for his work on both open innovation (http://www.openinnovation.net) and service science. On Jan. 18th 2011, his new book comes out combining the two “Open Services Innovation”.   Those interested in this topic may also enjoy the following: (1) …

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The $300 House and new book

The 300 dollar house challenge Book:  Collaboration and Co-Creation: New Platforms for Marketing and Innovation The book uses a variety of case studies and stories involving  companies, organizations, and individuals, such as Unilever, Hallmark, NASA, Electrolux, Nokia, P&G, BMW-Mini, Blizzard Entertainment, Frito-Lay, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Ellen Degeneres, and IBM to demonstrate how …

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Service Science and Logistics Informatics: Innovative Perspectives

“Service Science and Logistics Informatics: Innovative Perspectives” – the title of this book combines the three major challenges in modern logistics and supply chain management; Services, informatics and innovation. These enablers influence mainly the success of business logistics both on a regional level as well as on an international level. They have to be designed …

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Chapter Review HANDBOOK of SERVICE SCIENCE

from my colleague Raymund Lin, PhD of Taiwan Winning the Service Game, Revisiting the Rules by Which People Co-Create Value This chapter emphasizes people (customers, employees, managers) in the context where consumer services are produced and delivered. It is argued that people are still a prominent key to success in service and that should be …

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Amazing people

Some of the Amazing People I Know: Many people amaze me — let me give two examples — one outside IBM and one inside IBM. Outside IBM, one person who is a constant source of wonder to me for his energy and activities is Prof. Jay Kandampully  Ohio State University, Professor of Services Management , …

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The Indispensable University

Universities as Urban Community Leaders: The Indispensable University is a new book by recently retired Virgina Commonwealth University President Trani….  “The Indispensable University asserts that higher education is undergoing a ‘major transformation that is fundamentally redefining the relationship of colleges and universities to the broader community.  This transformation is occurring at every level of higher …

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Service Innovation in Cities

Service Innovation in Cities: More and more stakeholders agree – we need to focus on urban sustainability and service innovation.  Cities, Universities, Companies, are convening to declare their challenges, intentions, solutions, and most of all trigger discussion of future opportunities for co-creating value together.   http://www.amiando.com/livinglabsglobalcopenhagen.html I am especially interested in the work of Prof. David …

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