Unleashing Innovation: How Whirlpool Transformed an Industry (Hardcover)

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Unleashing Innovation: How Whirlpool Transformed an Industry (Hardcover)

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In publications such as BusinessWeek and Fast Company, the media have celebrated Whirlpool's transformation into a leading-edge innovator and Nancy Tennant Snyder's role as chief innovation officer. Ten years after this remarkable transformation, Unleashing Innovation tells the inside story of one of the most successful innovation turnarounds in American history. Nancy Tennant Snyder and coauthor Deborah L. Duarte reveal how Whirlpool undertook one of the largest change efforts in corporate history and show how innovation was embedded throughout the company, which ultimately lead to bottom-line results.
The Authors Nancy Tennant Snyder is corporate vice president for leadership and strategic competencies for Whirlpool Corporation, reporting to the chairman and CEO, Jeff M. Fettig. BusinessWeek named her one of twenty-five Innovation Champions in the world. Deborah L. Duarte is a consultant who is an expert in the areas of innovation strategy, leadership and executive development, organizational design, project leadership, virtual teaming, and executive coaching. Snyder and Duarte have coauthored two best-selling books: Mastering Virtual Teams and Strategic Innovation, both from Jossey-Bass Publishers.
Product Details ISBN: 9780470192405
ISBN-10: 0470192402
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
Publication Date: August 1st, 2008
Pages: 272
Language: English