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Innovation

  • Bernd X. Weis
Chapter
Part of the Management for Professionals book series (MANAGPROF)

Abstract

At the beginning there is always the idea—would not it be great if something would work as you want it to work, this way or that way? You ponder over this question, this problem you identified, you mentally circulate and rotate it in all directions, you view it from different perspectives, and you take into account additional aspects. Maybe, eventually there comes the thought, what a solution might look like—yes, it could work that way. And again, you start pondering over this idea, you mentally circulate and rotate it in all directions, you view it from different perspectives, you take into account yet more additional aspects, and you consider potential obstacles that may hinder further development. Eventually, if you are convinced that it could possibly work this way, then an invention is born.

Keywords

Open Innovation Ambiguity Aversion Hindsight Bias Business Model Innovation Life Cycle Model 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.WaldkirchDeutschland

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