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Making Innovation Happen

Concept Management Through Integration, 1st Edition

By Gerhard J. Plenert, Shozo Hibino

CRC Press

192 pages

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Hardback: 9781574440904
pub: 1997-12-29
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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.

Table of Contents

Tradition

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

Index

About the Originator

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS042000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management Science
TEC020000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Manufacturing