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Helpful Books for Continuing Business Model Innovation

Donald Mitchell "Jesus Loves You!"
 
Losing My Virginity: How I've Had Fun & Made a Fortune Doing Business My Way
Losing My Virginity: How I've Had Fun & Made a Fortune Doing Business My Way
"Autobiography of leading business model innovator and a description of many of his early innovations."
Inside Intuit: How the Makers of Quicken Beat Microsoft and Revolutionized an Entire Industry
Inside Intuit: How the Makers of Quicken Beat Microsoft and Revolutionized an Entire Industry
"Outstanding case history of continuing business model innovation through four CEOs with different management and leadership styles.  Excellent perspectives on the company's successes versus Microsoft."
Plain Talk: Lessons from a Business Maverick
Plain Talk: Lessons from a Business Maverick
"A good description of corporate culture and processes used for continuing business model innovation at Nucor."
Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...and Others Don't
Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...and Others Don't
"One chapter on Nucor provides insights into their patterns of business model innovation."
The Excitement Is Building: How Habitat for Humanity Is Putting Roofs over Heads and Hope in Hearts
The Excitement Is Building: How Habitat for Humanity Is Putting Roofs over Heads and Hope in Hearts
"Excellent background on the early business model innovations developed by Habitat for Humanity International."
e-Business Intelligence: Turning Information into Knowledge into Profit
e-Business Intelligence: Turning Information into Knowledge into Profit
"Excellent description of software tools to access data across stakeholder groups to find new innovation opportunities, based on software by Business Objects, a continuing business model innovator."
Just for Fun: The Story of an Accidental Revolutionary
Just for Fun: The Story of an Accidental Revolutionary
"Entertaining autobiography of the founder of the Linux business model for software development."
Under the Radar: How the Open Source Sneak Attack is Transforming the Technology War
Under the Radar: How the Open Source Sneak Attack is Transforming the Technology War
"Description of the early evolution of Red Hat's business models based on Linux."
Shameless Exploitation in Pursuit of the Common Good: The Madcap Business Adventure by the Truly Oddest Couple
Shameless Exploitation in Pursuit of the Common Good: The Madcap Business Adventure by the Truly Oddest Couple
"Amusing case history of establishing Paul Newman's many food products through business model innovation to raise money for charity and to establish new charities."
Adventures of a Bystander (Trailblazers)
Adventures of a Bystander (Trailblazers)
"Anecdotes that capture Peter Drucker's many personal business model innovations."
Strategy Maps: Converting Intangible Assets into Tangible Outcomes
Strategy Maps: Converting Intangible Assets into Tangible Outcomes
"This book focuses on designing and communicating strategy, and contains a brief section on how to establish innovation processes for business model innovation."
The Innovator's Solution: Creating and Sustaining Successful Growth
The Innovator's Solution: Creating and Sustaining Successful Growth
"Although this book does not address continuing business model innovation, the Sony example in the book fits this subject."
Competitive Strategy: Techniques for Analyzing Industries and Competitors
Competitive Strategy: Techniques for Analyzing Industries and Competitors
"Although this book does not address continuing business model innovation, it has a helpful list of potential advantages to consider developing with your next business model."
Purple Cow: Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable
Purple Cow: Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable
"Describes the marketing advantages of developing new, preferred competitive advantages of the sort that continuing business model innovation provides."
The Balanced Scorecard: Translating Strategy into Action
The Balanced Scorecard: Translating Strategy into Action
"Provides helpful ways to establish management controls for a new competitive strategy."
Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies (Harper Business Essentials)
Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies (Harper Business Essentials)
"Addresses creation of a learning organization, which you can use to develop continuing business model innovations.  This book does not, however, address continuing business model innovation."
The Strategy-Focused Organization: How Balanced Scorecard Companies Thrive in the New Business Environment
The Strategy-Focused Organization: How Balanced Scorecard Companies Thrive in the New Business Environment
"A valuable way to communicate your new business model."
Corporate Creativity
Corporate Creativity
"Contains an excellent example of how the Japanese Railways created a business model innovation to enter the bottled water business to help eliminate leakage profitably from a mountain train tunnel."
Six Thinking Hats
Six Thinking Hats
"Although this book does not address continuing business model innovation, it has a balanced methodology for innovation that could be applied to continuing business model innovation."
Double-Digit Growth: How Great Companies Achieve It--No Matter What
Double-Digit Growth: How Great Companies Achieve It--No Matter What
"Good discussions of business model innovations at Dell, Johnson Controls and Paychex."
Becoming a Category of One: How Extraordinary Companies Transcend Commodity and Defy Comparison
Becoming a Category of One: How Extraordinary Companies Transcend Commodity and Defy Comparison
"Excellent examples in the beginning of business model innovation through service improvements."
The Myth of Excellence
The Myth of Excellence
"Ways of using customer research to build improved business models."
The Ultimate Competitive Advantage - Secrets of Continually Developing a More Profitable Business Model
The Ultimate Competitive Advantage - Secrets of Continually Developing a More Profitable Business Model
"Best source of information on continuing business model innovation processes featuring dozens of successful examples.  Has more examples than all other books combined on this subject."
The Irresistible Growth Enterprise: Breakthrough Gains from Uncontrollable Change
The Irresistible Growth Enterprise: Breakthrough Gains from Uncontrollable Change
"How to insulate new business models you develop from harm due to unexpected events."
The 2,000 Percent Solution: Free Your Organization from Stalled Thinking to Achieve Exponential Success
The 2,000 Percent Solution: Free Your Organization from Stalled Thinking to Achieve Exponential Success
"Methods for creating world-class business model innovations in the second part of the book."