Innovation Tools: The most successful techniques to innovate cheaply and effectively By Evan Shellshear

Evan Shellshear’s book empowers businesses with key tools that can help simplify businesses simplify how they undertake a successful innovation agenda. The book discusses highly effective techniques that leaders can use to drive innovation in a low risk and high intensity manner. The practical case studies and examples included in the book illustrate lessons which organizations can learn from and grow.

Building the Future: Big Teaming for Audacious Innovation By Amy C. Edmondson & Susan Salter Reynolds

The authors recall what Machiavelli famously wrote, “There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things”. They explore this idea and discuss the leadership qualities needed for collaborative innovations that require great vision and action. This book is ideal for professionals who are on a quest for audacious innovation.

Competing Against Luck By Clayton M. Christensen, Taddy Hall, Karen Dillon, and David Duncan

This path-breaking book sheds light on how innovation is not a game of chance, but a charted plan that can facilitate great returns and ensure sustained business growth. Filled with comprehensive insights, the authors introduce ground breaking theory of disruptive innovation that can help leaders revolutionize their businesses.

How Google Works By Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg

Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg share life lessons and business insights from their combined 67 years of experience at Google. This book is an answer to anyone who has wondered how Google charted its course in innovation over the years. The duo emphasize the importance of the expertise held by multi-talented “smart creatives”, who they believe are essential for a businesses to thrive and innovate.

The Lean Entrepreneur: How Visionaries Create Products, Innovate with New Ventures, and Disrupt Markets By Brant Cooper and Patrick Vlaskovits

The authors challenge the popular and often espoused belief that entrepreneurs are born, not made. The Lean Entrepreneur highlights the importance of having a proven and measured approach to engage consumers. The book provides readers with a number of case studies that illustrate examples of how companies have innovated product, business and sales solutions to reduce time to market and boost customer loyalty.