Innovation Tools

The following innovation tools have been gathered.

Entrepreneurial Innovation

Contextualizing Entrepreneurial Innovation: A Narrative Perspective (full article available through your university library)
Corporate Entrepreneurship, An Empirical Look at the Innovativeness Dimension and Its Antecedents
Entrepreneurial Innovation: The Importance of Context (full article available through your university library)

City Innovation

Bloomberg Philanthropies, Supports Local Governments Using Innovation  to Solve Urban Problems
Boston College Center for Social Innovation
Center for Urban Innovation, The Aspen Institute
City Hall Innovation Team Playbook and Transform Your City Through Innovation
City Innovate Foundation
Global City Innovators
Harvard Kennedy School, Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation
Innovation Cities Program (162 indicators)
Innovation in American Regions, Data and analysis tools to support regional competitiveness in a knowledge-based economy. An EDA project.
Urban Innovation Network

Articles, Journals, and More

8 Simple Strategies to Improve Your Innovation, Psychology Today
The Clayton Christensen Institute, nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank dedicated to improving the world through disruptive innovation
Generative Leadership: Nurturing Innovation in Complex Systems
Getting Innovation Right: Special Report, MIT Sloan
Harvard Business Review, 10 Traits of Innovative Leaders
Innovative Higher Education
The Innovator’s DNA, Harvard Business Review
Innovation in conservative and entrepreneurial firms: Two models of strategic momentum (full article available through your university library)
Innovation Navigation, live, unscripted thought leaders, broadcasting weekly from The Wharton School
Journal of Product Innovation and Management International
Journal of Innovation Management

Manage Customer-Centric Innovation Systematically
Stanford Social Innovation Review
United Nations Core Competency Framework - includes Innovation


Adobe Kickbox
Board of Innovation

Program & Curriculum Development

ASCDCurriculum Development (dedicated to excellence in learning, teaching, and leading so that every child is healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and challenged)
Journal of Human Sciences and Extension, Special Issue: The Cooperative Extension Program Development Model
National Association of Extension Program & Staff Development Professionals (NAEPSDP)
4-H Urban Programming

Product Development & Management

Project Management Institute
Product Development and Management Association (PDMA), Connecting Innovators Worldwide