Unit VIII Critique_B (Team Building)

Unit VIII Critique_B (Team Building) - Academy of...

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Academy of Management Learning and Education, 2009 Innovation in an Academic Setting: Designing and Leading a Business Through Market-Focused, Interdisciplinary Teams Arthur A. Boni, Laurie R. Weingart, Shelly Evenson, Carnegie Mellon University Henry Jerkins Team Building Professor Dickey January 26, 2011
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Academy of Management Learning and Education, 2009 Innovation in an Academic Setting: Designing and Leading a Business Through Market-Focused, Interdisciplinary Teams Arthur A. Boni, Laurie R. Weingart, Shelly Evenson, Carnegie Mellon University ABSTRACT The focus on entrepreneurship in business schools has never been stronger; however, preparing students for a career in developing new business innovations and ventures is challenging, and no shared set of “best practices” exist. Our purpose here is to describe efforts at developing a curriculum for entrepreneurship and to consider the role of academia in business commercialization. Central to our efforts is the development of an innovative capstone course in the MBA program at Carnegie Mellon University, offered jointly by faculty in the Tepper School of Business and the School of Design. The interdisciplinary course blends three perspectives needed for the effective commercialization of innovation: entrepreneurial thought, action, and leadership; design thinking; and team building.
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Academy of Management Learning and Education, 2009 Innovation in an Academic Setting: Designing and Leading a Business Through Market-Focused, Interdisciplinary Teams Arthur A. Boni, Laurie R. Weingart, Shelly Evenson, Carnegie Mellon University Part I The purpose of this study is to present a perspective to the readers on the innovation and the importance of entrepreneurial leadership as it impacts the design and details of courses to prepare college students for the many challenges they will face in an innovative organizational and entrepreneurial ventures. The framework driving the course as well as the details surrounding the implementation and examples of the projects during the first year of implementation and reflect on the roles of academia in entrepreneurship as it relates to the intellectual property and commercialization. According to (Christensen, Anthony, & Roth, 2004; Christensen & Raynor, 2003) indicated
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