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Books

Beyond the Idea

Beyond the Idea: How to Execute Innovation in Any Organization
St. Martin's Press, 2013.

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Reverse Innovation

Reverse Innovation: Create Far From Home, Win Everywhere
Harvard Business Review Press, 2012.

Innovating for emerging markets, rather than simply exporting, can unlock a world of opportunities for multinationals.

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How Stella Saved the Farm

How Stella Saved the Farm: A Wild and Wooly Yarn About Making Innovation Happen
Franklin Green Publishing, 2013 (with Chris Trimble).

A simple parable about making innovation happen.

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The Other Side of Innovation - Solving the Execution Challenge

The Other Side of Innovation - Solving the Execution Challenge
Harvard Business School Press, 2010 (with Chris Trimble).

Discover the best practices for executing any innovation initiative.

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Ten Rules for Strategic Innovators — from Idea to Execution

Ten Rules for Strategic Innovators — from Idea to Execution
Harvard Business School Press, 2005 (with Chris Trimble).

Discover how to transform breakthrough ideas into breakthrough growth.

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The Quest for Global Dominance: Transforming Global Presence into Global Competitive Advantage

The Quest for Global Dominance: Transforming Global Presence into Global Competitive Advantage
(2nd Edition) Jossey-Bass, 2008 (with Anil K. Gupta).

"A must-read for anybody charged with leading the globalization of his or her company" –Robert W. Galvin, chairman of the executive committee of the board, Motorola. 

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Global Strategy and Organization

Global Strategy and Organization
John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2003 (with Anil K. Gupta).

In the battle for global dominance, only those organizations that lead the ongoing globalization of their industries will succeed. That's why students need a strategic framework that they can apply in a global setting. 

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The Many Facets of Leadership

The Many Facets of Leadership
Financial Times Prentice Hall, 2003 (edited by Marshall Goldsmith, Vijay Govindarajan, Beverly Kaye, and Albert A. Vincere).

Leadership has changed dramatically—and so have the skills leaders need. In this book, more than 40 of the world's top leadership experts share their insights on every aspect of leadership in the 21st century. 

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Management Control Systems

Management Control Systems
Richard D. Irwin, 13th Edition, 2007 (with Robert N. Anthony).

Management Control Systems, now in its 13th edition, builds on strengths from prior editions by offering a rich diversity of cases balanced with current material on the topic of strategy execution.

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Strategic Cost Management

Strategic Cost Management: The New Tool for Competitive Advantage
The Free Press, 1993 (with John K. Shank, Translated into five foreign languages.).

"It's time for management accountants to be players with the team on the line. Learn how to achieve competitive advantage using Strategic Cost Management." –Clark Johnson, Vice President, Finance and CFO, Johnson & Johnson. 

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Strategic Cost Analysis

Strategic Cost Analysis: The Evolution from Managerial to Strategic Accounting
Richard D Irwin, 1989.

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