By Navi Radjou
"Jugaad Innovation is the main finished publication but to seem at the topic [of frugal innovation]."
A frugal and versatile method of innovation for the twenty first century
Innovation is a key directive at businesses world wide. yet in those difficult instances, we won't depend upon the previous formulation that has sustained innovation efforts for decades—expensive R&D tasks and highly-structured innovation approaches. Jugaad Innovation argues the West needs to glance to locations like India, Brazil, and China for a brand new method of frugal and versatile innovation. The authors exhibit how in those rising markets, jugaad (a Hindi note that means an improvised resolution born from ingenuity and cleverness) is resulting in dramatic progress and the way Western businesses can undertake jugaad innovation to achieve our hypercompetitive world.
- Outlines the six ideas of jugaad innovation: search chance in adversity, do extra with much less, imagine and act flexibly, retain it basic, comprise the margin, and stick with your heart
- Features twenty case reviews on huge businesses from round the world—Google, fb, 3M, Apple, top purchase, GE, IBM, Nokia, Procter & Gamble, PepsiCo, Tata staff, and more—that are actively working towards jugaad innovation
- The authors weblog frequently at Harvard enterprise Review; their paintings has been profiled in BusinessWeek, MIT Sloan administration assessment, The monetary instances, The Economist, and extra
- Filled with formerly untold and interesting tales of inventive jugaad innovators and marketers in rising markets and the United States
This groundbreaking ebook indicates leaders in every single place why the time is true for jugaad to turn out to be a robust company software within the West—and tips to deliver jugaad practices to their organizations.
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