Format: Art Paper
Tahun Terbit: 2012
Jumlah Muka Surat: 182
Berat (kg): 0.588
Penerbit: Limkokwing University of Creative Technology
"The future that is coming is going to be both bizarre and unbelievable. It will transform entire industries, change the course of nations and turn individuals into super beings."
In An Innovation Economy, Size Does Not Matter. The rise of innovation to the top of the agenda of many countries today has resulted in a profound shift in the nature of global competition. Today, the world is divided into countries that innovate and those who are lagging behind. There is also a myth that the most innovative economies are those with the biggest economic muscle.
The reality isthat in an innovation economy, size does not matter. in fact, some of the most innovative economies are the world's smallest countries. Innovation economies are talent-driven, creativity and content driven. These countries attract the best talents from around the world. Because of this, their innovation lead continues to expand, creating even bigger gaps between rich and por nations. Like water that finds its level, innivators are usually people who are passionate about new ideas and excited about the possibilities. They will work their way to place their product for the market to accept or reject. They will participate wholeheartedly to push innovation in their areas of interest.
If they do not find the support they need, they will take their ideas where its potential can be fully realized. And this continues to be the struggle for many in emerging economies operating within systems that stifle innovative minds. In this book of his thoughts, ideas and concerns about innovations, Tan Sri Dato' Sri Paduka Dr Limkokwing ia at his most frank and unplugged about a subject he feels many people talk about, but few really grasp.
While some may call his views radical and even controversial, no one can deny his passion, commitment and the results he has achieved in his innovative ventures. This is a book that should be required reading at universities, government agencies and for anyone who dreams of changing the world with his or her innovations.