Elizabeth Jane Altman
Elizabeth J. Altman is a doctoral student in Management at the Harvard Business School. Her research interests include strategic innovation, organizational change, and business model evolution as industries become more networked and platform-based. Altman was formerly vice president of business development in Motorola's Mobile Devices business, which subsequently became Motorola Mobility, Inc. During Altman's 18 year career at Motorola, she served in various executive and leadership positions including roles in industrial design, product development engineering, manufacturing, marketing, and strategy. Altman’s main areas of expertise include business and innovation strategy, business development, M&A, equity investing, developing and managing strategic alliances and technology licensing. Altman earned dual graduate degrees in mechanical engineering and management as a fellow in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Leaders for Manufacturing Program. She earned her undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering from Cornell University and serves on the Cornell University Board of Trustees and the President’s Council of Cornell Women. Altman is co-author of the book The Innovator’s Guide to Growth
(Harvard Business Press, 2008).
The Innovator's Guide to Growth
Anthony, Scott D., Mark W. Johnson, Joseph V. Sinfield, and Elizabeth J. Altman. The Innovator's Guide to Growth
. Harvard Business Press, 2008.
Technology and Innovation Management
The goal of this annotated bibliography on technology and innovation is to organize and present the most important literature relevant to a scholar seeking to understand and advance the field. It includes articles that are highly-cited and foundational pieces, as well as recent articles that help give the reader a sense of where the field is headed and where likely opportunities for future research lie. This article seeks to strike an equilibrium among the variety of perspectives that exist in technology and innovation literature, balancing new and old research as well as economic, organizational, and cross-disciplinary methodologies. The innovative process is broadly considered here, as well as the technologies that result from it, including business model innovation, service-level innovation, and product innovation, highlighting articles that utilize diverse levels of analysis.
Innovation and Management;
Organizational Change and Adaptation;
Altman, Elizabeth J., Frank Nagle, and Michael Tushman. "Technology and Innovation Management
." In Oxford Bibliographies: Management
, edited by Ricky W. Griffin. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.