35+1 Innovation Books by 60 Leaders

’60 Leaders on Innovation’ produced not only a great compilation of innovation thought leadership and insights but also a very interesting list of innovation book references.

Here is the list, in alphabetical order.

Accelerate — John Kotter (2014)

Building a Culture of Innovation: A Practical Framework for Placing Innovation at the Core of Your Business — Beswick, Bishop, Geraghty (2015)

Business Model Generation — Alexander Osterwalder, Yves Pigneur

Collaboration Explained — Tabaka Jean (2006)

Cracking the Curiosity Code: The Key to Unlocking Human Potential — Diane Hamilton (2019)

Create Your Successful Agile Project: Collaborate, Measure, Estimate, Deliver — Johanna Rothman (2017)

Creating Innovative Products and Services: The FORTH Innovation Method, Gijs van Wulfen (2016)

Design a Better Business: New Tools, Skills, and Mindset for Strategy and Innovation Paperback –Patrick Van Der Pijl et al. (2016)

Designing for Growth — Jeanne Liedtka, Tim Ogilvie (2011)

Digital Darwinism: Survival of the Fittest in the Age of Business Disruption (Kogan Page Inspire) — Tom Goodwin (2018)

Driving Digital: The Leader’s Guide to Business Transformation Through Technology — Isaac Sacolick (2017)

Eat, Sleep, Innovate: How to Make Creativity an Everyday Habit Inside Your Organization — Scott D. Anthony (2020)

Effectuation elements of entrepreneurial expertise — Saras D. Sarasvathy (2008)

Flash Foresight — Daniel Burrus (2011)

Innovation for the Fatigued: How to Build a Culture of Deep Creativity (Kogan Page Inspire) — Alf Rehn

Innovation Lab Excellence: Digital Transformation from Within — Richard Turrin (2019)

Innovator’s Dilemma — Clayton Christensen (2011)

Jobs to be Done: Theory to Practice — Tony Ulwick (2016)

Oslo Manual 2018 — Guidelines for Collecting, Reporting and Using Data on Innovation, 4th Edition — OECD (2018)

Secrets of success for family businesses in the new era — Marica Labrou

Testing Business Ideas — Alexander Osterwalder, David Bland (2019)

The 10x Growth Machine: How Established Companies Create New Waves of Growth, Misha De Sterke (2019)

The affordable loss principle — Nicholas Dew, Saras D. Sarasvathy (2009)

The Anticipatory Organization: Turn Disruption and Change into Opportunity and Advantage — Daniel Burrus (2017)

The Big Data Opportunity in our Driverless Future, Evangelos Simoudis (2017)

The Expertise Economy: How the Smartest Companies Use Learning to Engage, Compete and Succeed — David Blake, Kelly Palmer (2018)

The Goal — Eliyahu Goldratt (1984)

The Innovation Mode: How to Transform Your Organization into an Innovation Powerhouse — George Krasadakis (2020)

The Other Side of Growth: An Innovator’s Responsibilities in an Emerging World — GInI Global Innovation Institute (2020)

The Phoenix Project — Gene Kim (2013)

The Real Startup Book: Find the Right Product for the Right Customers — Kromatic (n.d.)

Truth from the Valley: A Practical Primer on Future IT Management Trends — Mark Settle (2020)

What Customers Want: Using Outcome-Driven Innovation to Create Breakthrough Products and Services — Tony Ulwick (2005)

Why Information Grows: The Evolution of Order, from Atoms to Economies — Cesar Hidalgo (2015)

Zero to One: Notes on Start-Ups, or How to Build the Future — Peter Thiel (2014)

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