The argument of the Frugal Innovator is that we need a different approach to innovation, one which addresses big social challenges rather than proliferating new versions of existing products. That […]
Below is a selection of some of my books.
My next book, The Frugal Innovator is published by Palgrave Macmillan in late April 2014.
My other books include We Think: mass innovation not mass production, published in 2008, which charted the emergence of the web as a force for collaborative creativity and Living on Thin-Air, published in 1998, which examined the rise of the knowledge driven economy.
Most of my books can be purchased in some form from Amazon.
Innovation in Education explores the work of 16 pioneers around the world who have developed new, effective approaches to education that work at scale. These pioneers are almost all drawn […]
Up the Down Escalator argues that pessimism and optimism will form the main fault lines of politics in the early-21st-century. On left and right pessimists bemoan the collapse of traditional […]
School Leadership for Public Value a report written for the Institute of Education with Denis Mongon can be found here. Available from Amazon.
We Think explains how digital technologies are enabling new forms of collaborative creativity and innovation. We Think was published in March 2008 after a long period of development which included […]
In Search of Work was published in 1987, based on an extensive, international research project for the Financial Times into the future of work. Based on interviews and case studies […]
Surfing the Long Wave, was a 2001 report about the importance of knowledge entrepreneurs to an economy which trades on ideas and innovation. Every developed economy wants an enterprise culture. […]
Today more and more of us make our livings from thin air – from our ideas and know-how. This is because knowledge is becoming the most creative force in the […]