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Leapfrogging; harness the power of surprise for business breakthroughs.

9781609944940

Leapfrogging; harness the power of surprise for business breakthroughs.

Kaplan, Soren.

Berrett-Koehler Publishers

2012

208 pages

$27.95

Hardcover

HD53

In an uncertain world full of ever changing surprises, successful companies need to go beyond adaptation and into unexpected and creative new approaches. Kaplan (InnovationPoint) outlines how this might be accomplished through its LEAPS (Listen, Explore, Act, Persist, and Seize) process. The book offers a a suite of examples, from DuPont rethinking its legal representation to Etsy providing a website where artisans could sell their finely crafted goods to a global marketplace. Questions to consider are regularly included along with exercises and "leapfrogging tools."

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