(Data General), Tracy Kidder (1981).
The Soul of a New Machine. (Boston, MA: Little, Brown,
293 p.). Data General Corporation; Computer engineering--Popular
Jon Cagan, Craig Vogel, Peter Boatwright
The Design of Things to Come: How Ordinary People Create
Extraordinary Products. (Indianapolis, IN: Wharton
Press, 272 p.). Professor of Mechanical Engineering (Carnegie
Mellon University); Professor in the School of Design
(University of Cincinnati); Associate Professor of Marketing in
the Tepper School of Business (Carnegie Mellon University). New
products -- Management; Marketing -- product management.
Roger J. Calantone and Anthony di Benedetto
Successful Industrial Product Innovation: An Integrative
Literature Review. (New York, NY: Greenwood Press, 174
p.). New Products.
Kim B. Clark, Takahiro Fujimoto (1991).
Product Development Performance: Strategy, Organization, and
Management in the World Auto Industry. (Boston, MA:
Harvard Business School Press, 409 p.). Automobile industry and
Edited with an introduction by Kim B. Clark
and Steven C. Wheelwright (1994).
The Product Development Challenge: Competing Through Speed,
Quality, and Creativity. (Boston, MA: Harvard Business
School Press,, 431 p.). Industrial management; Product
management; Quality of products; New products; Quality function
Robert G. Cooper (1993).
Winning at New Products: Accelerating the Process from Idea to
Launch. (Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 358 p. [2nd ed.]).
Product Leadership: Creating and Launching Superior New Products.
(Reading, MA: Perseus Books, 314 p.). New products--Management;
Product Leadership: Pathways to Profitable Innovation.
(New York, NY: Basic Books, 288 p. [2nd ed.]). Professor of
Marketing at McMaster University School of Business, President
of the Product Development Institute. New products--Management;
New products--Marketing; Product management.
What things are helpful to
company's success, how they help, how much they help.
David F. D'Alessandro with Michele Owens
Brand Warfare: 10 Rules for Building the Killer Brand: Lessons
for New and Old Economy Players. (New York, NY:
McGraw-Hill, 185 p.). CEO, John Hancock. Brand name products;
Jean-Philippe Deschamps and P. Ranganath Nayak
Product Juggernauts: How Companies Mobilize To Generate a Stream
of Market Winners. (Boston, MA: Harvard Business School
Press, 472 p.). Industrial management; Production management;
Product management; Industrial management --Case studies.
How fast, how often company can
develop new products can determine whether or not it survives;
seven core competencies of world-class product creation process:
understanding customers; developing product strategy and
portfolio; using disciplined development process; incorporating
concepts of program management; encouraging effective teamwork;
marshalling resources; facilitating process.
Dan Dimancescu & Kemp Dwenger (1996).
World-class New Product Development: Benchmarking Best Practices
of Agile Manufacturers. (New York, NY: AMACOM, 239 p.).
New products--Management; Production management; Benchmarking
Winslow Farrell; [foreword by W. Brian Arthur]
How Hits Happen: Forecasting Predictability in a Chaotic
Marketplace. (New York, NY: HarperBusiness, 252 p.).
Emergent Solutions Group (Coopers & Lybrand). Consumer
behavior--Forecasting; Sales forecasting; Adaptive control
Philip H. Francis (2000).
Product Creation: The Heart of the Enterprise: From Engineering
to E-Commerce. (New York, NY: Free Press, 274 p.). New
products--Management; Product management.
Carroll Gantz (2010).
The Industrialization of Design: A History from the Steam Age to
Today. (Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 322 p.). Former
Design Director for Black & Decker, Former Professor (Carnegie
Mellon) Industrial design -- History; Product design -- History;
Technology -- History. History of industrial design over three
centuries (from 18th-century industrial revolution); major
figures, organizations, styles, evolutionary events of
profession; refinement of industrial design by 20th-century
European artists; congruence of American design, industry during
and immediately after Great Depression.
Rashi H. Glazer and David B. Montgomery
(1980). New Products and Innovations: An Annotated
Bibliography. (Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University Graduate
School of Business, 226 p.). New products--Bibliography; New
Jay Greene (2010).
Design Is How It Works: How the Smartest Companies Turn Products
into Icons. (New York, NY, Portfolio, 240 p.).
Seattle Bureau Chief (BusinessWeek). Industrial design --Case
studies; New products --Case studies; Industrial design
coordination; Branding (Marketing).
Design as essential component of development process of any
product; methods of companies that rely on design to stand out
in their industries, beat competitors;
successful companies: 1) turn customers into cultists, admirers of
product form, function; 2) rethink way
products, services work for customers in real life; 3) build culture in which design is more than
Shu Hagiwara; translated by Philip Price
Origins: The Creative Spark Behind Japan’s Best Product Designs.
(New York, NY: Kodansha International, 112 p.). Design,
Industrial--Japan; New products--Japan; Technologial
innovations--Japan. Japanese-designed products that had great impact over post-World War II period.
John A. Hall (1991).
Bringing New Products to Market: The Art and Science of Creating
Winners. (New York, NY: AMACOM, 248 p.). New products.
Calvin L. Hodock (2007).
Why Smart Companies Do Dumb Things: Avoiding Eight Common
Mistakes in New Product Development. (Amherst, NY:
Prometheus Books, 357 p.). Professor of Marketing at Berkeley
College, Adjunct Professor at Stern School of Business (New York
University). New products. Eight typical innovation blunders
that doom new product development: misjudging market,
"dead-on-arrival products", "fatal frugality", "timetable
tyranny"; why such mistakes occur: breakdowns in marketing
research process, marketing dishonesty, lack of real-world
preparation among newly graduated MBAs, CEOs under pressure to
deliver unrealistic earning targets, clueless boards of
directors, general absence of accountability; dire consequences
to investors, employees.
Guy Kawasaki with Michele Moreno (1999).
Rules for Revolutionaries: The Capitalist Manifesto for Creating
and Marketing New Products and Services. (New York, NY:
HarperBusiness, 206 p.). New products; Product management.
Diana LaSalle, Terry A. Britton (2003).
Priceless: Turning Ordinary Products into Extraordinary
Experiences. (Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press,
182 p.). Product management; Design, Industrial; Consumer
Milind M. Lele (2005).
Monopoly Rules: How To Find, Capture, and Control the Most
Lucrative Markets in Any Business. (New York, NY: Crown
Business, 223 p.). Managing Director of SLC Consultants, Inc.
New products--Management; Product life cycle; Business planning.
Growth, duration, risk
of investing opportunities.
Gary S. Lynn (1989).
From Concept to Market. (New York, NY: Wiley, 248 p.).
Gary S. Lynn and Richard R. Reilly (2002).
Blockbusters: The Five Keys to Developing Great New Products.
(New York, NY: HarperBusiness, 251 p.). New products.
Ryan Mathews and Watts Wacker (2002).
The Deviant's Advantage: How Fringe Ideas Create Mass Markets.
(New York, NY: Crown, 288 p.). Consultants, Futurists. New
products--Marketing; Business forecasting; Originality--Economic
aspects; Marketing; Technological innovations--Economic aspects.
Robert M. McMath and Thom Forbes (1998).
What Were They Thinking? : Marketing Lessons I've Learned from
over 80,000 New-product Innovations and Idiocies. (New
York, NY: Times Books, 240 p.). Owner of McMaths' New Product
Showcase & Learning Center (Ithaca, NY); New Products-Marketing.
History and lessons of failed products.
Marc H. Meyer (2007).
The Fast Path to Corporate Growth: Leveraging Knowledge and
Technologies to New Market Applications. (New York, NY:
Oxford University Press, 306 p.). Distinguished University
Professor and Department Chair, Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Group of the the College of Business (Northeastern University).
Success in business; Creative ability in business; New
products--Management; Business planning; Marketing research;
Market segmentation; Corporations--Growth. New market applications
development; organic, internal growth (product line
renewal, new service development) vs. incremental innovations,
acquisitions strategy; key disciplines: new product strategy,
user research, concept development/prototyping, market testing,
Peter Meyer (2001).
Creating and Dominating New Markets. (New York, NY:
AMACOM. New products; Marketing; Creative ability in business.
Adam Morgan (1999).
Eating the Big Fish: How Challenger Brands Can Compete
Against Brand Leaders. (New York, NY: Wiley, 286 p.).
Product management; Brand name products--Management; New
Mike Moser (2003).
United We Brand: How To Create a Cohesive Brand That's Seen,
Heard, and Remembered. (Boston, MA: Harvard Business
School Press, 165 p.). Brand name products; New products --
Thomas P. Murtha, Stefanie Ann Lenway, and
Jeffrey A. Hart (2001).
Managing New Industry Creation: Global Knowledge Formation and
Entrepreneurship in High Technology. (Stanford, CA:
Stanford University Press, 269 p.). Associate Professor of
Strategic Management and Organization at the Carlson School of
Management (University of Minnesota); Professor of Strategic
Management and Organization at the Carlson School of Management
(University of Minnesota); Professor of Political Science
(Indiana University). New products--Management; New
products--Marketing; High technology industries--Management;
Technology transfer; Globalization--Economic aspects.
Industry creation as knowledge
creation; new class of global, knowledge-driven manufacturing
industries has emerged; insights from firsthand experience with
high-information content, flat panel display (FPD) industry
(notebook computers to television).
Taylor. Neil (2006).
The Name of the Beast: The Perilous Process of Naming Brands,
Products and Companies. (London, UK: Cyan: Marshall
Cavendish, 224 p.). Creative Director at The Writer. New
products - names; image; market differentiation.
How to select name that
differentiates company, product line in marketplace; legal,
linguistic implications of name; how to market brand, convince
people that chosen name is best choice.
Gina C. O’Connor, Richard Leifer, Albert S.
Paulson, Lois S. Peters (2008).
Grabbing Lightning: Building a Capability for Breakthrough
Innovation. (San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 332 p.).
Associate Professor of Marketing at Lally School of Management
and Technology (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute); Emeritus
Professor at the Lally School of Management and Technology;
Gilbreth Chaired Professor in the Technologies of Management
(RPI); Associate Professor, Director of the Center for Science
and Technology Policy at Lally School of Management and
Technology. Technological innovations--Management; New products.
How to create innovation capability in organizations
(based on four-year research project with 3M, Air Products, Albany International, Corning, Du
Pont, GE, IBM, J&J Consumer, Kodak, MeadWestvaco, Sealed Air,
Marvin L. Patterson with John A. Fenoglio
Leading Product Innovation: Accelerating Growth in a
Product-Based Business. (New York, NY: Wiley, 434 p.).
Gary P. Pisano (1997).
The Development Factory: Unlocking the Potential of Process
Innovation. (Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press,
343 p.). Technological innovations--Economic aspects;
Pharmaceutical industry--Technological innovations--Case
studies; Chemical industry--Technological innovations--Case
studies; Biotechnology industries--Technological
innovations--Case studies; New products; Manufacturing
processes; Economic development; Competition, International.
Milton D. Rosenau (2000).
Successful Product Development: Speeding from Opportunity to
Profit. (New York, NY: Wiley, 151 p.). New products.
Compiled by Robert R. Rothberg, Douglas W.
Mellott, Jr. (1977). New Product Planning: Management of the
Marketing/R&D Interface: An Annotated Bibliography.
(Chicago, IL: American Marketing Association, 44 p.). New
ed. Robert R. Rothberg (1981).
Corporate Strategy and Product Innovation. (New York,
NY: Free Press, 529 p. [2nd ed.]). New products; Product
Jagdish N. Sheth (1985).
Winning Back Your Market: The Inside Stories of the Companies
That Did It. (New York, NY: Wiley, 228 p.). Product
Steven D. Strauss (2002).
The Big Idea: How Business Innovators Get Great Ideas to Market.
(Chicago, IL: Dearborn Trade Pub., 229 p.). New
Ed. Robert J. Thomas (1995).
New Product Success Stories: Lessons from Leading Innovators.
(New York, NY: Wiley, 342 p.). Professor in the School of
Business (Georgetown University). New products--Management; New
Steven C. Wheelwright, Kim B. Clark (1992).
Revolutionizing Product Development: Quantum Leaps in Speed,
Efficiency, and Quality. (New York, NY: Free Press, 364
p.). New products; Product management.
Leading Product Development: The Senior Manager's Guide To
Creating and Shaping the Enterprise. (New York, NY: Free
Press, 176 p.). Project management; New products--Development.
Willard I. Zangwill (1993).
Lightning Strategies for Innovation: How the World's Best Firms
Create New Products. (New York, NY: Lexington Books, 359
p.). New products; Technological innovations; Strategic
Celebrates the profession of industrial design; designed as
a resource for industrial designers, design historians and those
interested in design. We are committed to collecting and
preserving design stories and to promoting design history
research and scholarship.
The Industrial Designers Society of
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The Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) defines
Industrial design (ID) as "the professional service of creating
and developing concepts and specifications that optimize the
function, value and appearance of products and systems for the
mutual benefit of both user and manufacturer." Current and
future industrial designers can learn about the field, read
about design news, sign up to become a member of the IDSA. New
visitors may peruse the "Features" on the right-hand side of the
page. Recent features have included a primer of getting a design
job, creating "designs for humanity", and spotlight interviews
of prominent designers. "The Buzz" section in the "Design News"
area is a great way to stay on top of the latest trends and
developments in the field of industrial design.
International Council of Societies of
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International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid)
focuses on creating better design - in over 50 countries
amongst close to 150,000 designers. First-time visitors to the
site may wish to look over their "Galleria" area to view
innovative designs for desktop computers, vacuum cleaners, and
ceiling fans. "Education" area features articles on design and
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design competitions. The site offers selection of design case
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Multiple Choice: From Sample to Product
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Sample plates, cards of buttons, and textile and wallpaper
swatches – in digitized form - are featured for this exhibition
from the collections of the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design
Museum and Smithsonian Institution Libraries. The exhibition
traces the process that takes samples to final products in a
variety of contexts, ranging from home furnishings to
architectural ornament to textile design. Highlights of the
exhibition include an earthenware sample plate with
transfer-printed decorations, made in England in 1899,
associated with a finished plate made using the same technique.
There is also a video that allows visitors to turn the pages of
a sample book containing swatches of a woolen fabric known as
duvetyn, made in France in the late 18th and early 19th
centuries, and used for men's waistcoats, women's dresses, and