The context in which innovation occurs is a theme of vital interest to companies and nations. Big innovation challenges abound in education, medicine, energy, and many other fields, and they require innovators who know how to negotiate complex and ever-changing contexts. This year’s best business books on innovation provide guidance for leaders seeking to use context to their advantage.
- Krisztina “Z” Holly is an engineer and entrepreneur. She most recently served as vice provost for innovation at the University of Southern California and founding executive director for the USC Stevens Center for Innovation. Previously, she was the founding executive director of the Deshpande Center for Technological Innovation at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.