Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Practice and Principles

↠ Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Practice and Principles ✓ Peter F. Drucker - Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Practice and Principles, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Practice and Principles The first book to present innovation and entrepreneurship as a purposeful and systematic discipline this classic business title explains and analyzes the challenges and opportunities of America s ent

  • Title: Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Practice and Principles
  • Author: Peter F. Drucker
  • ISBN: 9780887306181
  • Page: 234
  • Format: Paperback
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Practice and Principles

    ↠ Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Practice and Principles ✓ Peter F. Drucker - Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Practice and Principles, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Practice and Principles The first book to present innovation and entrepreneurship as a purposeful and systematic discipline this classic business title explains and analyzes the challenges and opportunities of America s ent

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    1. Herve

      Far from my previous post about Perkins, Peter Drucker s book Innovation and Entrepreneurship was a paradoxical reading The first chapters were painful even if brilliant I understood there that innovation is a process which will be successful if carefully planned and managed Fortunately, chapter 9 completely changed my perception when the author dealt with knowledge based innovation, which includes innovations based on science and technology So let me summarize the main points of this chapter 1 [...]

    2. Mohammad Shaker

      As always, Peter Drucker is one of my favourites on the subject A book from the 80s that still a great read today, on a very changing and challenging subject such as entrepreneurship, is a sole indicator of how great the book is.

    3. David Garza

      Even though this book is relatively old, its principles apply in every era Drucker presents innovation as an ageless art form, in which all that changes is the approach Any business owner, or out of the box thinker, should definitely read this book.

    4. Robert

      Most people probably think that innovation and entrepreneurship is something that happens by chance or by magic Reading this book by Peter Drucker should dispel this notion totally Not only is innovation and entrepreneurship something that can be measured but it is something that can be learned.The book initially provides definitions of what innovation and entrepreneurship is, what the different types and aspects of each are and where they are most likely to occur Drucker then continues on with [...]

    5. Nicholas

      Peter Drucker is awesome.He turns innovation into a discipline I need to read of this guy.Drucker lists the seven places where innovation takes place and then goes into detail for each one The interesting thing is that few of them are what people normally think of as innovation.Quotes Entrepreneurs are a minority among new businesses They create something new, something different they change or transmute values Entrepreneurship is thus a distinct feature whether of an individual or of an instit [...]

    6. Timothy Chklovski

      This is the first book by Drucker that I ve read, but definitely not the last.Drucker is erudite he reaches back hundreds of years and across continents to identify first introduction of one thing or another Although Drucker s seminal contributions have shaped how large corporations in the US and Japan are managed, this work looks at a full spectrum of companies from large to small, and describes the kinds of innovation that succeed.Drucker delights at debunking conventional wisdom or frequent m [...]

    7. Krishna Kumar

      Long before the Innovator s Dilemma was written, here is Drucker with the same insights about why innovation must be treated as a special child by management, and the challenges faced by it in existing corporations This review was written after I read the book for the second time I had read it previously a few years back , and it is incredible how the contents seem meaningful and relevant on the second reading.

    8. Babak

      This is a very authoritative introduction to the subject of innovation It is very well written, although a bit heavy at points Drucker has made an important contribution, as usual The part on sources of innovation is very good and also exists as an HBR article.

    9. Dmitri Pavlov

      Honestly a bit boring, but nevertheless it is smart, some stories and examples are really make you interested The material just need to be presented better.

    10. Oscar Romero

      Although an old by my own standards book still has many principles that continue to apply todayWith Innovation just changing the way we go about creating something new or better.I personally think we do not have to be an entrepreneur in order to become innovator but I agree that if you want to start innovation is a great way to do so We already know how many started and where they are now so, we do have much to choose from.Many business some of them with that 100 years of experience have disap [...]

    11. Rhonda Sue

      This is one of those seminal landmark business books that need to be read and digested Although the book is somewhat outdated in its examples, the principles are still relevant to today s entrepreneurs and innovators Many of the companies cited in this 1986 book are either no longer with us and newer companies like Apple are barely mentioned But, that said, Drucker spells out the principles of innovation and entrepreneurship and how to go about practicing it Take notes.He also recommends other b [...]


      Great Great book.Simple and based on principles.Peter Drucker is about principles And it is very much exciting to hear from Peter Drucker, What he thinks about innovation and entrepreneurship.It is very helpful for managers and budding entrepreneurs to understand some basic principles.Book is little heavy as it is written by the father figure in management But it serves the great purpose of educating one self with the basic knowledge of new ventures.Old, but good examples are cited by Drucker It [...]

    13. Jacob Mclaws

      I picked this up with the intent to read it and have it under my belt so I could say I ve read it just because it is a classic I expected a lot of out of date references and antiquated principles of innovation I did find A LOT of out of date references to companies that are no longer the innovation powerhouses that they once were which just highlights the transient nature of being an innovation factory , but the principles and practices seem as true as ever and I don t think it is too bold to sa [...]

    14. Sylv C

      While one may no longer agree with everything in the book, Drucker s classic has withstood the passage of 30 years since its initial publication incredibly well A highly recommended read whether one works in a large organization or startup setting, as an owner or manager Thought provoking and provides a good methodical framework for identifying and exploiting new markets.

    15. Brandon

      Fascinating, rigorous book Very detailed and dense in a good way In spite of this book being slightly old, there are numerous very useful insights on entrepreneurship and innovation here I will definitely be going back to reference this book for many years into the future Also looking forward to reading of Drucker s work.

    16. Gunjan Mehta

      May be the first ever book to take the route of practicing entrepreneurship, making policies and putting innovation into the roots of the company it is needed in 21st Century

    17. Jozsef

      Another great book from the prophet of management A good read even with the benefit of hindsight, because you can contrast and compare old methods and theories with current practices.

    18. Mike Mott

      This is an incredible book The data and examples may be dated, but this is a must read for anyone starting a business A framework for entrepreneurship.

    19. Marta Dominguez

      It s the first management book I give a 5 stars to I have been refusing innovation and entrepreneurship books just because of the same reasons Drucker sanctions them in his book they are pretentious and of little practical use if you are to try replicating any of the ideas Drucker got me on his side from that moment all the read through.The major achievement of this book is to present innovation as a management practice rather than any imposed threat to the business It also solves the what innov [...]

    20. Van

      Cu n s ch l m t ch ng minh h ng h n cho kh i ni m c b n Kh i nghi p l i m i, l mang l i m t gi i ph p h u ch cho th tr ng, c ng nh , thay i l t t y u, ai bi t n m b t s thay i s g t h i th nh c ng Kh i ni m n y c th ai c ng bi t ho c nghe t i r i, nh ng ph n t ch hay v s u nh cu n s ch n y th qu th c kh v hi m M t n a u cu n s ch c t c gi u i s d ng a ra nh ng ch d n r r ng v c ch th c v ngu n g c t m ki m c s cho s i m i cho qu tr nh kh i nghi p K t lu n l n u kh ng t nh n 10% nh ng ng i kh i n [...]

    21. Shai Sachs

      It s a bit odd to read a book about innovation that s thirty years old, but Peter Drucker s definitive work holds up reasonably well More than that, I think the main thrust of the book has not really been fully appreciated The idea that entrepreneurship is a business activity that can be organized and managed in the same way as any other activity accounting, say, or manufacturing is still rather unorthodox today Companies that systematically search for opportunities for change are few and far be [...]

    22. Maura

      I sure wish there was a recent version This book would have earned another star if of the examples had been drawn from the recent past There were enough timeless examples from the past couple hundred years to make it a worthwhile read, though.Some useful points Look for the surprise successes and exploit them Don t turn your nose up at unexpected uses for your product if it s selling It doesn t matter if your happy customers are not the ones you wanted intended Company founders need to stick t [...]

    23. George Mount

      One of the best books on entrepreneurship I have read Drucker was such a visionary I cannot believe this book was written in the 1980s.

    24. Abhi Yerra

      Reading Drucker is like reading the source that every other business author seems to go to He has basically distilled Innovation and Entrepreneurship to a management science The effective strategies to use and the different types of innovations that are possible Not all of them have to be high tech and not all of them have to be based on new knowledge They can be boring like coming up a mechanism for a farmer to pay for a tractor in installments also known as an installment plan In the book Druc [...]

    25. Vickie Figueroa

      Though about innovation and entrepreneurship in business, the topics in this book can be applied to non profit, gov t, schools, etc even one s personal life The days of one employer for life and being guided in your career are over Information and methods change so rapidly these days Today, the best careers are FULLY self directed Amazing, Drucker pointed this out 30 years ago I appreciate Drucker s viewpoint of innovation and entrepreneurship as disciplines and systems vs rare gifts and persona [...]

    26. Jan Ahtiainen

      Peter Drucker is seen by many as the father of management and after reading this book I obtained a better understanding of why that is the case.The book itself is an interesting read, especially with the interesting real life examples that occur throughout the book The book changed some of my assumptions on entrepreneurship and the management of innovation within companies of all size innovation is a systematic activity similarly to corporate processes done on a systematic basis within the compa [...]

    27. Bernie May

      Wish I could give it a higher rating It s dense with brilliant, seminal ideas And that s the problem It s dense, it makes for a deliberate effort to read Or maybe I just need to read Drucker and raise the intellectual bar Definitely on the re read list, but not for a couple of years methinks.

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