The Knowledge Enterprise is a unique second edition about mastering business innovation. Industry-leading companies reveal the secrets and lessons of transition leadership, the importance of customer engagement and the power of open innovation. Building on the success of the first edition, this book extensively develops the concept of the knowledge enterprise and business innovation.The knowledge enterprise identifies the critical elements of the strategies and organisational dynamics relentlessly pushing all parts of the corporation towards breakthrough innovations. It is about mastering innovation as the driving force to make a difference to society, people and healthcare.Where to play and how to win? Traditional approaches don't work. The book elaborates on the roadmap for future growth, the strategic choices and the change-provoking practices needed to realise the next level of company growth.The second edition also reprises how the knowledge enterprise creates competences and assets that make the company distinctive to enter new business and markets.The latest management thinking is integrated with intriguing, and entirely new, real-world examples. With vivid stories from leading companies like Royal DSM, High Tech Campus Eindhoven, Newtricious and Janssen Pharmaceutical companies of Johnson & Johnson, this edition reveals how to master business innovation and reinvent industry boundaries.
The Knowledge Enterprise; Organizing for Engagement and Business Innovation; The Knowledge Ambition - Roadmap for Value Creation; Design and Implementation of Innovation; Royal DSM: Ability to Change as a Core Competency; Transformations in the Value Chain; Jansen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson; Moving Frontiers and Solving Patients' Unmet Medical Needs; Innovation Strategies for the Knowledge Enterprise; The Lateral Organization - Orchestrating for New Business;