The Wide Lens: A New Strategy for Innovation
How can great companies do everything right—identify real customer needs, deliver excellent innovations, beat their competitors to market—and still fail? In The Wide Lens, innovation expert Ron Adner draws on over a decade of research and field testing to reveal the hidden structure of success in a world of interdependence.
Minority Business Success: Refocusing on The American Dream
The authors chart a path for the full participation of minority businesses in the U.S. economy. Today, minorities are on their way to becoming the majority of the workforce and a large part of entrepreneurial endeavors; their full contribution is essential to national competitive advantage in a global economy. The book lays out a new paradigm for developing minority businesses so that they can fully contribute to the national competitive advantage and prosperity.
Handbook of Corporate Finance: Empirical Corporate Finance, Volumes 1&2 (Chinese edition)
Now available in Chinese, this handbook takes stock of the main empirical findings across an unprecedented spectrum of corporate finance issues.
7 Bad Habits of Unsuccessful People
Talented leaders can be brought low by their own success. Self-confidence slides into over-confidence. Good press leads to prideful thinking.
The Other Side of Innovation: Solving the Execution Challenge
A new book about carrying out big ideas, by Tuck faculty members Vijay Govindarajan and Chris Trimble, takes on that misconception and uses the inventor’s words of caution inside the cover: “Genius is 1 percent inspiration, 99 percent perspiration.” The Other Side of Innovation: Solving the Execution Challenge (Harvard Business Press, September 2010) is about the latter. The book builds on the pair’s 2005 international best-seller, 10 Rules for Strategic Innovators: From Idea to Execution (Harvard Business Press).
Management Science: The Art of Modeling with Spreadsheets
Now in its third edition, Powell and Baker’s Management Science provides students and business analysts with the technical knowledge and skill needed to develop real expertise in business modeling. In this book, the authors cover spreadsheet engineering, management science, and the modeling craft.