ENMA 6020: Engineering Innovation and Entrepreneurship

 

Supplemental Materials

 


There is no required text for this course, but this website provides a variety of supplemental materials that can aid students in their study of engineering innovation and entrepreneurship.

 

The following is a list of optional texts that students may find useful:

         Voice of the Customer: Quality Function Deployment, by Lou Cohen.

         Intellectual Property: Edison in the Board Room, by Julie Davis and Suzanne Harrison.

         Ideation: 99% Inspiration, by Bryan Mattimore.

 

Here are optional materials that supplement the course lectures:

         General references

         The Impact of Technology and Globalization on the Engineering Profession and Education

         The Three Paradoxes of Innovation

         Scenario Planning References

         IBIS Analysis References

         Intellectual Property Generation References

         Technology Roadmapping References

         Ideation Techniques

 


A highly-recommended supplemental reading for this course is:

The Innovator's Dilemma: The Revolutionary Book that Will Change the Way You Do Businesshttp://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=meiriflu&l=as2&o=1&a=0060521996, Clayton M. Christensen (1997)

 

To enhance your appreciation of this work, your instructor has prepared the following study questions for you to consider as you read the book:

 

Study Questions

1: Introduction, p. ix-xvii

2: Introduction. p. xvii-xxvii

3: Chapter 1

4: Chapter 2 p. 29-39

5: Chapter 2, p. 39-59

6: Chapter 3

7: Chapter 4

8: Chapter 5

9: Chapter 6

10: Chapter 7

11: Chapter 8

12: Chapter 9

13: Chapter 10

14: Chapter 11

 


Another excellent reference is:

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Practices and Principles, by Peter F. Drucker (1994)

 

Your instructor has also prepared study questions for this book:

 

Questions

Section

TA01

Preface

 

Introduction

TA02

The Practice of Innovation

 

Systematic Entrepreneurship

 

Purposeful Innovation and the Seven Sources

TA03

Source: The Unexpected

 

Source: Incongruities

 

Source: Process Need

TA04

Source: Industry and Market Structures

 

Source: Demographics

 

Source: Changes in Perception

TA05

Source: New Knowledge

 

The Bright Idea

 

Principles of Innovation

TA06

The Practice of Entrepreneurship

 

Entrepreneurial Management

 

The Entrepreneurial Business

 

Entrepreneurship in the Service Institution

 

The New Venture

TA07

Entrepreneurial Strategies

 

"Fustest with the Mostest"

 

"Hit Them Where They Ain't

TA08

Ecological Niches

 

Changing Values and Characteristics

 

Conclusion: The Entrepreneurial Society