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By David Robertson, Bill Breen

Brick by means of Brick takes you contained in the LEGO you've by no means visible. By following the groups which are inventing many of the world's best-loved toys, it spotlights the company's disciplined method of harnessing creativity and recounts essentially the most extraordinary company variations in contemporary reminiscence.

Brick by way of Brick finds how LEGO did not continue speed with the innovative adjustments in kids' lives and started sliding into irrelevance. whilst the company's leaders applied many of the enterprise world's most generally espoused prescriptions for enhancing innovation, they satirically driven the long-lasting toymaker to the threshold of financial disaster. The company's near-collapse exhibits that what works in thought can fail spectacularly within the brutally aggressive worldwide economy.

It took a brand new LEGO administration workforce – confronted with the growing to be rage for digital toys, few boundaries to access, and ultra-demanding shoppers (ten-year previous boys) – to reinvent the innovation rule ebook and remodel LEGO into one of many world's such a lot ecocnomic, fastest-growing companies. 

Along the best way, Brick through Brick finds how LEGO:

• turned actually customer-driven via co-creating with childrens in addition to its passionate grownup fans
• appeared past items and discovered to leverage a full-spectrum method of innovation
• Opened its innovation technique through the use of either the "wisdom of crowds" and the services of elite cliques
• came upon uncontested, "blue ocean" markets, at the same time it thrived in brutally aggressive pink oceans
• Gave its world-class layout groups sufficient room to create and path to convey
built a tradition the place profitable innovation prospers

Sometimes radical but constantly acceptable, Brick through Brick abounds with real-world classes for unleashing step forward innovation on your association, similar to LEGO. no matter if you're a senior government seeking to make your organization develop, an entrepreneur construction a startup from scratch, or a fan who desires to instill a few of that LEGO magic on your profession, you'll how to construct your personal innovation virtue, brick by way of brick.

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