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The Innovator's DNA: Mastering the Five Skills of Disruptive Innovators

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In The Innovator’s DNA, authors Jeffrey Dyer, Hal Gregersen, and bestselling author Clayton Christensen (The Innovator’s Dilemma, The Innovator’s Solution, How Will You Measure Your Life?) build on what we know about disruptive innovation to show how individuals can develop the skills necessary to move progressively from idea to impact.

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The Innovator's Solution: Creating and Sustaining Successful Growth

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Writing and Editing this Handbook has been, in Common with other PDMA Projects, an all-volunteer activity. All the authors and editors volunteered their time and talent, taking time from already full professional calendar. One or more experts in the subject reviewed each chapter anonymously. Responsibility for a chapters content lies with each author.  

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Portfolio Management For New Products

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Product Innovators win in the long run by optimizing their R&D investments with a new product strategy, selecting the right new product projects and achieving an ideal balance of projects. Portfolio Management for New Products helps you understand how winning companies manage their R&D portfolios.

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Product Design: Techniques in Reverse Engineering and New Product Development

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Chapter topics include these topics: journeys in product development, product development process tools, technical and business concerns, understanding customer needs, establishing product function, product tear down and experimentation, benchmarking and establishing engineering specifications, product portfolios and portfolio architecture, generating concepts,

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The PDMA Handbook of New Product Development

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Writing and Editing this Handbook has been, in Common with other PDMA Projects, an all-volunteer activity. All the authors and editors volunteered their time and talent, taking time from already full professional calendar. One or more experts in the subject reviewed each chapter anonymously. Responsibility for a chapters content lies with each author.  

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Product Life cycle Management: Driving the Next Generation of Lean Thinking

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Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) is the newest wave in productivity. This revolutionary approach is an outcome of lean thinking; however, PLM eliminates waste and efficiency across all aspects of a product's life-from design to deployment-not just in its manufacture. By using people, product information, processes, and technology to reduce wasted time, energy, and material across an organization and into the supply chain, PLM drives the next generation of lean thinking.

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Expert Product Management: Advanced Techniques, Tips and Strategies for Product Management & Product Marketing

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There are many books and training courses on the basics of product management and product marketing. These provide an excellent foundation for new product managers, or even for those who have been around a while but want to sharpen their skills and ensure they are using best practices. This book is designed to go one step beyond the other books and training available today.

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Engineering and Product Development Management: The Holistic Approach

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Engineering and Product Development Management is a practical guide to the components of engineering management, using a holistic approach. It will help engineers and managers understand what they have to do to improve the product development process by deploying new technology and new methods of working in concurrent teams.

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The Product Managers Handbook

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The Product Manager's Handbook takes the mystery out of this field by detailing how to integrate aspects from production and coordination to value maximization into a cohesive whole, while examining key international issues, new technologies, and the financial side of product management.

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Revolutionizing Product Development: Quantum Leaps in Speed, Efficiency and Quality

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A company's capability to conceive and design quality prototypes and bring a variety of superior products to market quicker than its competitors is increasingly the focal point of competition, contend leading product development experts Steven Wheelwright and Kim Clark.

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