1st Edition

Making Innovation Happen Concept Management Through Integration

By Gerhard J. Plenert, Shozo Hibino Copyright 1997
    188 Pages
    by CRC Press

    Human potential can be maximized through organized, integrated systems that focus on developing creativity and innovation. This is the book that tells you how to make it happen-create an environment of exciting, purpose/goal-directed, positive change in your organization. The text integrates several cutting-edge management concepts in one volume: Breakthrough Thinking, World Class Management, Total Quality Management, and Concept Engineering. The authors bring together progressive management philosophies from the East and West as well as revolutionary ideas from manufacturers in Japan, the U.S., and Brazil.

    Chapter 1: Why Change?
    Chapter 2: Creative (Breakthrough) Thinking
    Chapter 3: World Class Management
    Chapter 4: Change Methodologies
    Concept Management (CM)
    Chapter 5: CM Philosophy
    Chapter 6: CM Integration and Organization-"How CM Works"
    Chapter 7: CM Measurement and Motivation
    Chapter 8: CM Working Together
    Chapter 9: CM Road to Success
    A New World Order of Change
    Chapter 10: CM The Test
    Chapter 11: CM in the Future


    Gerhard J. Plenert; Shozo Hibino