Innovation books for recessionary times

Bruce Nussbaum, who runs Business Week’s excellent innovation section, has selected Innovation Nation as one of his ten best books on innovation to get you through the recession. Here’s the full list:

  1. The Opposable Mind: How Successful Leaders Win Through Integrative Thinking by Roger L. Martin.
  2. Prophet of Innovation: Joseph Schumpeter and Creative Destruction by Thomas K. McCraw.
  3. Meatball Sundae: Is Your Marketing Out of Sync? Seth Godin.
  4. The Design of Future Things by Don Norman.
  5. Innovation Nation by John Kao.
  6. Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything by Don Tapscott and Anthony D. Williams.
  7. The Future of Management by Gary Hamel.
  8. Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die, by Chip Heath and Dan Heath.
  9. The Laws of Simplicity by John Maeda.
  10. Everyday Engineering: What Engineers See, by Andrew Burroughs.

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