Reader for practioners
Managing discontinuous change
Day, G. S., & Schoemaker, P. J. H. 2006. Peripheral vision : detecting the weak signals that will make or break your company. Boston, Mass.: Harvard Business School.
Drucker, P. F. 1969. The age of discontinuity; guidelines to our changing society. New York,: Harper & Row.
Fine, C. H. 1998. Clockspeed : winning industry control in the age of temporary advantage. Reading, Mass.: Perseus Books.
Gladwell, M. 2001. The tipping point – How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference. New York, Boston, London: Little, Brown and Company.
Lucas, H. C., & Goh, J. M. 2009. Disruptive technology: How Kodak missed the digital photography revolution. Journal of Strategic Information Systems, 18(1): 46-55.
Moore, G. 2006. Dealing with Darwin. New York: Portfolio.
Tripsas, M., & Gavetti, G. 2000. Capabilities, cognition, and inertia: evidence from digital imaging. Strategic Management Journal, 21(10-11): 1147-1161. (open access version)
Moving into new business fields
O’Reilly, C. A., Harreld, J. B., & Tushman, M. L. 2009. Organizational Ambidexterity: IBM and Emerging Business Opportunities. California Management Review, 51: 75-99. (open access version)
Raisch, S. 2008. Balanced Structures: Designing Organizations for Profitable Growth. Long Range Planning, 41(5): 483-508.
Stadler, C., & Hinterhuber, H. H. 2005. Shell, Siemens and DaimlerChrysler: Leading Change in Companies with Strong Values. Long Range Planning, 38(5): 467-484.
Implementing corporate foresight systems
Rohrbeck, R. 2010. Corporate Foresight: Towards a Maturity Model for the Future Orientation of a Firm. Heidelberg and New York: Physica-Verlag, Springer. (related blog post on inter-organizational collaboration for foresight)
Rohrbeck, R., & Gemünden, H. G. 2010. Corporate Foresight: Its Three Roles in Enhancing the Innovation Capacity of a Firm. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, In Press, Corrected Proof. (open access version) (read a summary in our blog post)
Rohrbeck, R. 2010. Harnessing a network of experts for competitive advantage – Technology Scouting in the ICT Industry. R & D Management, 40(20): 169-180. (open access version) (read a summary in our blog)
Ruff, F. 2006. Corporate foresight: integrating the future business environment into innovation and strategy. International Journal of Technology Management, 34(3-4): 278-295. (read a summary in our blog post)
Methods and tools
Pillkahn, U. 2008. Using Trends and Scenarios as Tools for Strategy Development: Shaping the Future of Your Enterprise. Munich: Wiley VCH. (German version)
Oriesek, D. F., & Schwarz, J. O. 2009. Business Wargaming: Unternehmenswert schaffen und schützen. Wiesbaden: Gabler. (German)