It is more important for innovation to be
cross-functionally excellent than functionally excellent.



Firms which are successful in realizing the full returns from their technologies and innovations approach innovation strategically and are able to match their technological developments with complementary expertise in other areas of their business, such as business design, strategies, processes, manufacturing,  human resources, marketing, and customer service.

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The New Era of Systemic Innovation

Innovation Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book Innovation is not divisible – ‘good in parts’ is no good at all. Innovation systems are only as strong as their weakest links.

6Ws of Corporate Growth Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book

Today, the R&D function, alone, cannot significantly affect an organization's long-term bottom line or new business development. Neither a centralized creativity center can significantly impact the  profitability Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book of an organization. Their efforts need to be synergized between themselves as well as with relevant activities of other business departments in order to achieve strategic success... More

Master of Business Synergies Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book



The Arithmetic of Systemic Innovation


1 × 0 × 0= 0

 1 × 1 × 1 = 111


Synergy Innovation    Synergistic Team   Technological Interdependence



Holistic Approach

In this new era of systemic innovation, you must design your firm's innovation process holistically.

Innovation is the key driver of Competitive Advantage Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book, Growth Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book, and profitability. There are many parts of the whole field of innovation: strategy innovation, new product development, creative approaches to problem solving, idea management, suggestion systems, etc. All of these components are important. "Yet approaching them piecemeal will bring piecemeal results... These seemingly disparate issues must be integrated into a single overarching strategy if they are to be mobilized in the quest for Growth Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book," says Robert B. Tucker, the author of Driving Growth Through Innovation.


Business Tree    Balanced Business System    6Ws of Corporate Growth   Holistic Thinking





Business Architect

Business Architects Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book are cross-functionally excellent people who can tie several silos of business development expertise together, lead business innovation, work on business design, create new business models Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book, define main routes to profitability, build synergies Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book and then lead Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book people who will put their plans into action... More


Systems Thinking    Strategic Innovation    Jazz of Innovation  >>    11 Guiding Principles






Cross-Functional Teams

In strategic innovation road-mapping, the starting point for knowledge building and learning about the innovation concept is to establish a shared view of trends, disruptive technologies and other discontinuities, and related events that could shape the future. To move efforts forward, cross-functional teams, either formal or informal, need to be formed.

Winning Team: 7 Elements Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book

For incremental innovation product or service development projects, a cross-functional team  typically includes a technical guru, engineer, designer, manufacturing expert, supply chain specialist, and marketing specialist. Your major suppliers and customers need also to be kept well informed of your new product/service development plans and allowed to work together to build these new solutions.


Synergistic Team    Innovation Team    Intellectual Teamwork   Team Creativity




3 Strategies of Market Leaders

The market leader is dominant in its industry and has substantial market share... More

If you want to lead the market, you must be the industry leader in developing new Business Models Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book and New Products Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book or services. You must be on the cutting edge of new technologies and innovative business processes. Your Customer Value Proposition must offer a superior solution to a customers' problem, and your product must be well differentiated... More

  Value Innovation Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book


Strategic Alignment  >>  Provide    Culture for Innovation  >>  5 Strategies  / 10 Tips




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 Innovation Success 360 - download PowerPoint, pdf







Business BLISS

Balance – Leadership – Innovation – Synergy – Speed

6 Organizational Models that Support Innovation

  1. Innovation Project Team

  2. Expert Network

  3. Shared Services Organization

  4. Innovation Community of Practice

  5. Ambidextrous Organization

  6. Innovation Council... More



7 Routes To High Profits

Innovation Is Love

10 Commandments of Innovation

Innovation-friendly Organization

The Jazz of Innovation

The Jazz of Innovation: 11 Guiding Principles

Loose-Tight Leadership

Competitive Strategies

Surprise To Win



Understand the Innovation System – Unlock the Black Box...

Real Time Business Development...

System Approach to Management...

System Analysis...

Approaches Favoring Systemic Innovation...

Systematic Approach to Innovation...

Radical Innovation by Cross-Functional Individuals...

Leading Systemic Innovation...

Ask Searching Questions...

Modern Systems Approach to Performance Measurement...

A Dream Team for the Era of Systemic Innovation...

 Case in Point  General Electric (GE)...

 Case in Point  Innovation Management Techniques...

 Case in Point  Thermo Electron...

 Case in Point  Bunsha...

 Case in Point  Corning...

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 Case in Point  Fun4Biz...




Systemic Innovation

Smart Corporate Leader

Frequently Switching Responsibilities

Trend Spotting Tips

Business Model

New Business Models

Apple's New Business Models

Sustainable Growth Strategies

6Ws of Corporate Growth

Enterprise-wide Business Process Management (EBPM)

Strategies of Market Leaders

Systemic Innovation Quotes


  1. Radical Innovation, Harvard Business School

  2. "Venture Catalyst", Donald L. Laurie

  3. "Leading Change", James O'Toole

  4. "A Manager's Guide for the New Millennium:, Ken Matejka & Richard J. Dunsing

  5. Relentless Growth, Christopher Meyer

  6. Driving Growth Through Innovation, Robert B. Tucker

  7. "Communication on Innovation Policy", European Commission

  8. Jack Welch, interview, July 22, 1997

  9. "Making a Difference", Bruce Nixon

  10. The Innovative Enterprise, Harvard Business Review