Invention and innovation: An introduction
Invention and innovation: An introduction

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Invention and innovation: An introduction

9 Part 2: Invention

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Having taken a broad look at the whole innovation process from invention to diffusion, I'll go back and look more closely at what motivates individuals and organisations to invent. Then I'll consider how people generate ideas for inventions and the designs based on the inventions.

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