Innovation Bibliography

Scores of books about innovation are published every year (or does it only feel that way?). Some of them are even worth reading. Here are some of our favorites from over the years. The ones marked with stars should be in the personal library of any serious innovator.

Innovation Classics: Useful Basics

Peter F. Drucker, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Harper & Row, 1985)
Harvard Business Review on Innovation (Harvard Business School Publishing, 2001)
Clayton M. Christensen, Michael E. Raynor, The Innovator’s Solution (Harvard Business School Press, 2003)
Henry Chesbrough, Open Innovation (Harvard Business Review Press, 2003)
Roger L. Martin, The Design of Business (Harvard Business School Press, 2009)

Innovation Strategy: Framing, Patterns, and Choices

  • James M. Utterback, Mastering the Dynamics of Innovation (Harvard Business ...

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