Creativity in Product Innovation by Jacob GoldenbergCreativity in Product Innovation by Jacob Goldenberg

Creativity in Product Innovation

byJacob Goldenberg, David Mazursky

Paperback | January 21, 2002

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Creativity in Product Innovation describes a remarkable new technique for improving the creativity process in product design. Certain "regularities" in product development are identifiable, objectively verifiable and consistent for almost any kind of product. These regularities are described by the authors as Creativity Templates. This book describes the theory and implementation of these templates, showing how they can be used to enhance the creative process and thus enable people to be more productive and focused. Representing the culmination of years of research on the topic of creativity in marketing, the Creativity Templates approach has been recognized as a breakthrough in such journals as Science, Journal of Marketing Research, Management Science, and Technological Forecasting and Social Change.
Prof. David Mazursky is an internationally acclaimed marketing expert and a prolific author. He received his Ph.D. in marketing from the Graduate School of Business Administration at New York University. A professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem School of Business Administration, he is currently the head of the Ph.D. committee ...
Title:Creativity in Product InnovationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 9.72 × 6.85 × 0.51 inPublished:January 21, 2002Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521002494

ISBN - 13:9780521002493


Table of Contents

Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Codes of product revolution - a source for ideation; 2. Revisiting the view of creativity; 3. A review of popular creativity enhancement methods; 4. The attribute dependency template; 5. The forecasting matrix; 6. The replacement template; 7. The displacement template; 8. The component control template; 9. Templates in advertising; 10. Further background to the template theory; 11. Demarcating the creativity templates; 12. The primacy of templates in success and failure of products.

Editorial Reviews

'The book would be valuable reading for any professional in any one aspect of a product development process. It offers a divergent view that will stimulate and challenge the reader to reflect on their own product development processes with fresh insight ... this is a worthwhile text.' Innovation