Billionaire Paul Allen's foundation is funding a new type of evacuation "cocoon" to help fly sick medical workers from West Africa
If you can't beat them, avoid them.
The Pentagon commits to planning for higher temperatures, and retired generals line up to help
Mobile food startups are moving beyond delivery into food prep
Cities relax or abandon purchasing restrictions in a bid to avoid more serious downturn
Ministry of Supply’s Aviator jacket combines the structure of a tailored garment with the functionality of a windbreaker
The Department of Education may double the number of debt collectors who go after defaulted federal student loans
This year's must-have Silicon Valley office accessory: a $199 bear costume
By Rita Gunther McGrath and Ian C. MacMillan
Harvard Business Press; 256 pages; $27.95
Acknowledging that innovation is a tricky beast to implement even at the best of times, McGrath, from Columbia Business School, and MacMillan, professor of entrepreneurship and innovation at the Wharton School, offer a guide for executives looking to focus on growth while minimizing risk. With a wealth of examples showing the diversity of potential approaches—from top-down, CEO-driven innovation to stealthy, guerrilla-style initiatives—this is a smart, supremely practical guide.
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