Browse by Subject "innovation"

  • Vojak, Bruce A. (2012-08-15)
    Innovation as an “imposition of will” or the “discovery of a hidden reality”?: The Magic Eyes® metaphor suggests that breakthrough innovation is the discovery of an underlying reality.
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  • Vojak, Bruce A. (2012-09-01)
    Breakthrough innovation as an intimate, dance-like engagement: The Magic Eyes® metaphor suggests that breakthrough innovation is an intimate interaction with an underlying reality.
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  • Vojak, Bruce A. (2012-08-01)
    Oblivious to just those tools that enable breakthrough innovation: 3D glasses illustrate how instruments of all types mediate between the innovator and the world around them.
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  • Vojak, Bruce A. (2012-07-15)
    The important and complementary natures of memory and making connections: Magic Eyes® images can illustrate how memory can facilitate or impede breakthrough innovation.
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  • Vojak, Bruce A. (2012-07-01)
    The depth and breadth of the metaphor: Magic Eyes® images can illustrate numerous features of how breakthrough innovators collect and connect dots
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  • Micheels, Eric T. (2010-05-19)
    Over the past several decades, the agricultural marketplace has transitioned from a completely price driven, homogeneous, commodity market towards a more differentiated and fragmented product market characterized by ...
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  • Vojak, Bruce A. (2012-09-15)
    Curiosity, motivation and perseverance: How observations of the activity and roaming of cats reveal insights into breakthrough innovators.
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  • Vojak, Bruce A. (2012-11-15)
    A reflection on the differences between incremental and breakthrough innovation: Insights from Kuhn’s "The Structures of Scientific Revolutions" applied to corporate innovation
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  • Vojak, Bruce A. (2012-12-15)
    From the wisdom literature of innovation: A brief – yet hopefully insightful and humorous – digression reflecting on our engagement with innovation
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  • Vojak, Bruce A. (2013-10-01)
    An historical perspective of how breakthrough innovators come to know: The conflicting views of two giants provide perspective on the knowing characteristic of innovation
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  • Vojak, Bruce A. (2013-10-15)
    An historical perspective of how breakthrough innovators come to know: How dialectic and the reconciliation of dichotomies provide perspective on the knowing characteristic of innovation
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  • Vojak, Bruce A. (2012-05-15)
    The front and back ends of innovation: The “Fuzzy Front End” and the “Stage-Gate® Process” are perspectives that dominate how we think about innovation.
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  • Yang, Jianqin (2013-02-03)
    As an interdisciplinary attempt to explore and demonstrate the complementarity of natural and social sciences and to achieve synergy effects in the contemporary global scholarship of humanistic social and behavioral sciences, ...
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  • Vojak, Bruce A. (2013-09-15)
    An historical perspective of how breakthrough innovators come to know: Taking one small step back to gain a giant leap of insight into the knowing characteristic of innovation
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  • Sears, Joshua (2012-05-22)
    This dissertation focuses on the performance implications of acquisitions in high technology industries. I use this setting to understand what factors affect a firm’s ability to successfully acquire external technology to ...
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  • Vojak, Bruce A. (2012-05-01)
    Beginning to know about the knowing of innovation: First steps toward a broader and deeper understanding of the “knowing” characteristic of breakthrough innovation.
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  • Vojak, Bruce A. (2012-06-01)
    A response to the May 23rd Wall Street Journal article entitled, “You Call That Innovation?”: The deception of superficial, chameleon-like charlatans or the fruit of invested, immersed, and highly skilled people?
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  • Vojak, Bruce A. (2012-11-01)
    The definition of knowing a fact as ‘Justified True Belief’: While imperfect and incomplete, the standard, or traditional, analysis of knowledge serves us well and is worth considering
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  • Vojak, Bruce A. (2012-10-15)
    The types of knowing: From ‘know what’ to ‘know how’ to ‘know who’ to ‘know when’ we use the concept of knowing variously.
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  • Dix, Alan; Ormerod, Tom; Twidale, Michael B.; Sas, Corina; Gomes da Silva, Paula.A.; McKnight, Lorna (2006)
    What would happen if we wrote an Abstract that was the exact opposite of what the paper described? This is a bad idea, but it makes us think more carefully than usual about properties of Abstracts. This paper describes ...
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