Innovation Bibliography

This bibliography contains links to books, articles, and multimedia relating to innovation.



Anthony, Scott D. The Little Black Book of Innovation: How It Works, How to Do It. Boston: Harvard Business Review Press, 2012.

Berkun, Scott. The Myths of Innovation. Sebastopol, CA: O’Reilly Media, 2010.

Christensen, Clayton M. The Innovator’s Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail. Boston, Mass: Harvard Business Review Press, 2016.

Drucker, Peter F. Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Practice and Principles. New York: Harper & Row, 1985.

Govindarajan, Vijay, and Chris Trimble. The Other Side of Innovation: Solving the Execution Challenge. Boston: Harvard Business Review Press, 2010.

Kelley, Tom, and Jonathan Littman. The Art of Innovation: Lessons in Creativity from Ideo, America’s Leading Design Firm. London: Profile Books, 2001.

Kim, W C, and Renée Mauborgne. Blue Ocean Strategy: How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make the Competition Irrelevant. Boston, Mass: Harvard Business Review Press, 2015.

Johnson, Mark W. Seizing the White Space: Business Model Innovation for Growth and Renewal. Boston, Mass: Harvard Business Press, 2010.

Michalko, Michael. Thinkertoys: A Handbook of Creative-Thinking Techniques. Berkeley, Calif: Ten Speed Press, 2006.

Schoemaker, Paul J. H. Brilliant Mistakes: Finding Success on the Far Side of Failure. Philadelphia: Wharton Digital Press, 2011.

Shapiro, Stephen M. Best Practices are Stupid. New York: Penguin, 2013.

Sims, Peter. Little Bets: How Breakthrough Ideas Emerge from Small Discoveries. New York: Free Press, 2013.

Ulwick, Anthony W. What Customers Want: Using Outcome-Driven Innovation to Create Breakthrough Products and Services. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2005.

Vullings, Ramon, and Marc Heleven. Not Invented Here: Cross-industry Innovation. Amsterdam: BIS Publishers, 2015.


Leadership Happy HourThe Questions You NEED To Ask To Innovate With Bob Roitblat

On The Brink“Yacht Racing” Your Company to Success with Bob Roitblat

Tim Brown: Tales of Creativity and Play

Brian Cox: Why We Need the Explorers

Steven Johnson: Where Good Ideas Come From

Charles Leadbeater: The Era of Open Innovation

Dan Pink: The Puzzle of Motivation

Matt Ridley: When Ideas Have Sex

Bob Roitblat: The Paradox of Innovation


Clayton M. Christensen, Scott D. Anthony, Gerald Berstell and Denise Nitterhouse, “Finding the Right Job for Your Product,” Sloan Management Review, Spring 2007.

Abbie Griffin and John Hauser, “Voice of the Customer,” Marketing Science 12, no. 1 (Winter 1993)

Gary Hamel and Nancy Tennant, “The 5 Requirements of a Truly Innovative Company,” Harvard Business Review, April 27, 2015

Cooper, R. G. (1984), “New Product Strategies: What Distinguishes the Top Performers?Journal of Product Innovation Management, 1: 151–164.

Lee Fleming, “Breakthroughs and the ‘Long Tail’ of Innovation,” Sloan Management Review, Fall 2007.