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Horace Beesley Professor of Strategy at the Marriott School, Brigham Young University, and co-author of the groundbreaking, research based book The Innovator's DNA: Mastering the Five Skills of Disruptive Innovators, Jeffrey H. Dyer describes how innovators are not born, but are made. Jeff Dyer provides evidence that if you change your behavior, you can become as innovative as the leaders in the industry. To become a successful innovator, Jeff Dyer shares the five essential behaviors that anyone can practice to become an effective innovator. These five behaviors form the innovator's DNA> They include associating, questioning, observing, networking, and experimenting. Discover how to learn and put these important behaviors into practice and become a leading innovator in your company.

Jeff Dyer is my internet radio show guest on Blog Business Success; hosted live on BlogTalkRadio.

The show airs live on Thursday, November 10, at 8:00 pm Eastern Time; 5:00 pm Pacific Time.

Horace Beesley Professor of Strategy at the Marriott School, Brigham Young University, and co-author of the groundbreaking, research based book The Innovator's DNA: Mastering the Five Skills of Disruptive Innovators, Jeffrey H. Dyer describes how innovators are not born, but are made. You will learn:

* Why innovation is a learned behavior and not just conducted in the mind

* How the five innovative discovery skills can be learned and practiced

* How to incorporate the five skills into a repeatable process

* How innovation benefits companies in the market and with their share price



Jeff Dyer (photo left) Ph.D., UCLA, 1993 is a Professor of Strategy at the Marriott School, Brigham Young University where he serves as Chair of the Department of Organizational Leadership and Strategy. Before joining BYU, Dr. Dyer was a professor at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School where he maintains an adjunct professor position and continues to teach Executive MBAs and in Executive Programs. Dr. Dyer’s experience includes five years as a consultant and manager at Bain & Company, where he consulted with such clients as Baxter International, Kraft, Maryland National Bank, Kraft, and First National Stores.

Dr. Dyer’s research and consulting has focused on innovation, change, alliances, and effective collaboration, both within and across organizations. He is the only strategy scholar in the world to have published five times in Strategic Management Journal (the top academic journal in strategy) and Harvard Business Review (the top practitioner journal). His research has been very impactful, as evidenced by the fact that Dr. Dyer was recognized by Essential Science Indicators as the17th most cited scientist (1996-2006) in the combined fields of management, finance, marketing, operations, and economics. He was ranked as the 4th most cited management scholar. His research has won awards from the Academy of Management, Institute of Management Science, Strategic Management Society, and McKinsey & Company. His Oxford book, Collaborative Advantage, was awarded the Shingo Prize Research Award.

Dr. Dyer regularly consults and conducts training programs in the areas of innovation, change, and strategy. His past clients include Bang & Olufsen, Boeing, Ford, General Electric, Johnson & Johnson, Medtronic, and MEMC. He teaches in executive programs at the Wharton School, Northwestern University, and UCLA. He has won numerous teaching awards, including the University of Pennsylvania’s top award, the “Excellence in Teaching Award.”

My book review of The Innovator's DNA: Mastering the Five Skills of Disruptive Innovators by Jeffrey H. Dyer, Hal B. Gregersen, Clayton M. Christensen.

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Let's talk with Horace Beesley Professor of Strategy at the Marriott School, Brigham Young University, and co-author of the groundbreaking, research based book The Innovator's DNA: Mastering the Five Skills of Disruptive Innovators, Jeffrey H. Dyer as he describes how innovators are not born, but are made. Jeff Dyer provides evidence that if you change your behavior, you can become as innovative as the leaders in the industry. To become a successful innovator, Jeff Dyer shares the five essential behaviors that anyone can practice to become an effective innovator. These five behaviors form the innovator's DNA> They include associating, questioning, observing, networking, and experimenting. Discover how to learn and put these important behaviors into practice and become a leading innovator in your company on Blog Business Success Radio.

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