This book is an analysis of business innovations. It is arranged into ten distinct types of innovations, with examples for all of them. Included is a listing of 100 different tactics used to implement the innovation. It explains which different types of innovation might be combined to create change in an industry segment. The final section of the book gives “games” or scenarios for leaders to engage in, imagining and analyzing potential targets for innovation.
Throughout The Innovation Crisis, Ted Esler utilizes thoughtful reflection, conversational narrative, and historical and present-day examples to drive home the significant gaps in innovation that exist within the modern church.
This book’s thesis is that reframing problems, seeing them in new ways or redefining them, creates breakthroughs. Understanding the best problem to solve is not as easy as one might think. The author makes the case that it is fundamental to good leadership. This is a practical, step by step guide on how reframing can work on any problem.