The Slingshot Syndrome

The Slingshot Syndrome

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qOne of the best descriptions and explanations I have read of the failure of large U.S. corporations to develop and exploit new products and services. I particularly liked the description of the failure of the development of the communications industry within the typical corporate structure and [the] analogy of the history of the U.S. product development to the movie industry. I also agree that distribution and management of services can probably only be efficiently performed through large corporations, a direction that appears to be in the process of being taken by companies originally noted for technological development as illustrated. The recommendation that new products can best be incubated in small independent entrepreneurial startups is intriguing.q a€” DeWitt Bowman, Chief Investment Officer (retired), California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) qThis is excellent! I think Reid has it all figured out. The Slingshot Syndrome is easy to reada€”very clear and to-the-point. Revolutionary ideas presented clearly, strongly and simply. A Real winner in my opinion!q a€” Terry McPherson, Intellectual Property and Technology Management Director (retired), Lucent Technologies. qI'll be among the first purchasers for a dozen or more copies!q a€” Susan Gauff, Senior Vice President, Sarnoff CorporationWhile trying to cross into the coffee shop, I almost lost an arm as I fell victim to a middlea€”aged woman running frantically to her gate, car seat in tow. George was ... Ten minutes later, we were entering Terminal 2, Meridian Airlines. Unlike theanbsp;...

Title:The Slingshot Syndrome
Author:Reid M. Watts
Publisher:iUniverse - 2001-11-01


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