Innovation: An Abiding Enigma

  • Daniel Huber
  • Heiner Kaufmann
  • Martin Steinmann
Part of the Management for Professionals book series (MANAGPROF)


The success of systematic attempts to innovate in real-world enterprises remains marginal. It is apparently still largely unclear what systematic approaches to innovation are supposed to look like. Innovation therefore tends to be regarded more as a matter of alchemy than of science. Indeed, innovation has largely remained an enigma despite all the attention it has received.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel Huber
    • 1
  • Heiner Kaufmann
    • 2
  • Martin Steinmann
    • 3
  1. 1.MühlethurnenSwitzerland
  2. 2.MünsingenSwitzerland
  3. 3.BernSwitzerland

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