From Bench to Boardroom : The R&D Leader's Guide, Paperback Book

From Bench to Boardroom : The R&D Leader's Guide Paperback


This must-read guide offers a practical and engaging introduction to the ins and outs of R&D leadership.

Innovation is a two-trillion-dollar industry, and, on top of the baseline complexity faced by any manager, the R&D or Innovation leader confronts an additional set of challenges. Armed with years of experience in roles ranging from scientist to Vice President of R&D to founder of his own company to innovation career coach, Dr. Clifford L. Spiro shares his insights on a carefully curated selection of topics.

This indispensable playbook covers:Building, managing, and motivating a teamSetting schedules and goalsAssessing and rewarding project successWorking with other departmentsLegal and intellectual property considerationsDr. Spiro's distinctive blend of big-picture strategic thinking and day-to-day, nitty-gritty tips (e.g., Five Great Questions For R&D Managers to Ask Every Time) is essential reading for current and aspiring R&D leaders through seasoned managers as well as anyone at an organization that has an R&D, innovation, or technology transfer component.

Providing a prescriptive, in-the-trenches assessment of how to lead innovation more effectively, this book ably equips the reader to anticipate potential problems and to succeed both within the R&D department and across his or her company.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 188 pages, 5 Illustrations, color; 2 Illustrations, black and white; XXIV, 188 p. 7 illus., 5 illus.
  • Publisher: Springer
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  • Category: Business strategy
  • ISBN: 9783319641546

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