Managing Your Innovation
by Bansi Nagji and Geoff Tuff
FROM THE MAY 2012 ISSUE
anagement knows itand so does
Wall Street: The year-to-year
viability of a company depends
on its ability to innovate. Given todays market
NVM Chapter 6 and 7
1. All About the CUSTOMER
2. What is a Market Niche - what does a business owner look for?
Relevant price range: costumers wont buy above and below certain levels
Price elasticity of demand: how demand will re
NVM Chapter 8 and Myths about Venture Capital
1. Refer to Table 2.2 (pages 28/29) for the list of costs needed to be covered. Cashflow
forecast to drive numbers? How much is enough? How much is too much?
2. Bootstrapping What is it? Just F/F/F? Other devi
NVM Chapters 4 and 5
The Business Plan/Business Structures
1. Your comments/conclusions on BP as a result of ENTR 187 Do you agree with
characterization as slow, inflexible and overly detailed?
2. Primary Why reasons for BP
Need to co
NVM Chapter 3
Franchise: system of distribution that enables a supplier, to arrange for a dealer to handle a
specific product or service under certain mutually agreed-upon conditions.
Hybrid form of entrepreneurial activity
NVM Chapter 1/Chapter 2
Free enterprise: the concept that any individual is free to transform an idea into a business
Smaller businesses in US: predicted annual growth rate 2%
Global entrepreneurship monitor (GEM): unique, large-scale, long-term project d
Physics Chapter 5
1. Having finished ENTR 187 how do you respond to Hesss comments on
Business Plans? Tyranny of analysis and ROI? Unrealistic expectations?
Premature emotional buy-in? Are these criticisms valid? How different is
a Learning Launch from a
Physics Chapters 3 and 4
The Organizational Environment Idea Creation
1. Key point stated that growth is not a predictable linear process. Much of
what follows through end of book, is predicated on that premise.
2. Less than 10% of companies stu
Physics Chapter 6 and Managing Your Innovation Portfolio
1. Hess describes 4 ways to grow a business. Improvements, innovation,
acquisition and ?
2. Hess indicates multiple levels within a growth portfolio; top and bottom
line, short and long term, 4 type
Why Lean Startup Changes Everything - Creating the Lean Startup
1. Definition of a Lean Startup approach Minimum Viable Product
2. What is Stealth Mode and does it apply to Lean Start-Up?
3. Try Quickly Fail quick adjust try again
Lean Marketing: How to Run Your Marketing Team Like a Startup
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Creating the Lean Startup
How Eric Ries developed a scientific method for launching profitable companies
Squandered capital, wasted efforts, shattered dreams. Eric Ries, author of The Lean Startup, is on a mission
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ENTR 189 Corporate Entrepreneurship
Sacramento State University
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So, Corporate Entrepreneurship is
A framework for the facilitation of ongoing
change and innovation in established
Transforming the fundamental (infrastructures) of a
corporation to response to
An Interactive Model of Corporate Entrepreneuring
Physics Chapters 1 and 2
1. Purpose Describe and Advocate for a systematic approach to achieve
consistent growth scientific method. Which is.
2. See page 5 and 6.
Their goal, in other words, is to succeed-or fail fast and cheap
Businesses do not have to g