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TapUnlocking the Mobile Economy

Tap: Unlocking the Mobile Economy

Anindya Ghose

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036276
eISBN:
9780262340427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036276.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Marketing

Consumers create a data trail by tapping their phones; businesses can tap into this trail to harness the power of the more than three trillion dollar mobile economy. According to this book's author, ... More

InnovatingA Doer's Manifesto for Starting from a Hunch, Prototyping Problems, Scaling Up, and Learning to Be Productively Wrong

Innovating: A Doer's Manifesto for Starting from a Hunch, Prototyping Problems, Scaling Up, and Learning to Be Productively Wrong

Luis Perez-Breva

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035354
eISBN:
9780262336680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035354.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Society celebrates innovation after the fact. It is a revisionist exercise, and little is said about how to innovate. Aspiring innovators are told to get a big idea and a team and build a ... More

The Vanishing Middle ClassPrejudice and Power in a Dual Economy

The Vanishing Middle Class: Prejudice and Power in a Dual Economy

Peter Temin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036160
eISBN:
9780262339988
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036160.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This book analyses the American economy in the twenty-first century as a dual economy in the spirit of W. Arthur Lewis. Adapting the subsistence and capitalist sectors characterized by Lewis, the ... More

Free Innovation

Free Innovation

Eric von Hippel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035217
eISBN:
9780262335461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035217.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This book integrates new theory and research findings into the framework of a “free innovation paradigm.” Free innovation, as the book defines it, involves innovations developed by consumers who are ... More

Winning the Reputation GameCreating Stakeholder Value and Competitive Advantage

Winning the Reputation Game: Creating Stakeholder Value and Competitive Advantage

Grahame R. Dowling

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034463
eISBN:
9780262335089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034463.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Why do some companies have better corporate reputations than others? And why do some companies that are not seen as particularly socially responsible have a good reputation? This book explains why ... More

Shifting PracticesReflections on Technology, Practice, and Innovation

Shifting Practices: Reflections on Technology, Practice, and Innovation

Giovan Francesco Lanzara

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034456
eISBN:
9780262332309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034456.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The book is an inquiry into how the potentially disruptive character and the restructuring potential of new technologies interact with the inherently conservative nature of social practices. At the ... More

The Disruption Dilemma

The Disruption Dilemma

Joshua Gans

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034487
eISBN:
9780262333832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034487.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

When successful and well-managed firms fail, we call this disruption. In the almost two decades since Clay Christensen’s famous treatise mapping this phenomenon, such failure has continued, with ... More

Make It NewThe History of Silicon Valley Design

Make It New: The History of Silicon Valley Design

Barry M. Katz

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029636
eISBN:
9780262330923
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029636.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Make it New studies the formation of a professional design practice in California’s Silicon Valley and its role in the region’s “ecosystem of innovation.” In 1980, about midpoint in the story, the ... More

The Power BrokersThe Struggle to Shape and Control the Electric Power Industry

The Power Brokers: The Struggle to Shape and Control the Electric Power Industry

Jeremiah D. Lambert

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029506
eISBN:
9780262330985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029506.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The Power Brokers tells the story of the electric power industry in the United States, using the diverse careers of seven influential individuals to create a narrative: Samuel Insull, David ... More

Subversion, Conversion, DevelopmentCross-Cultural Knowledge Exchange and the Politics of Design

Subversion, Conversion, Development: Cross-Cultural Knowledge Exchange and the Politics of Design

James Leach and Lee Wilson (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262027168
eISBN:
9780262322492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027168.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

Subversion, Conversion, Development explores alternative cultural encounters with and around information technologies, encounters that counter dominant, Western-oriented notions of media consumption. ... More

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