Incremental and Transformational Change ( <i>Innovations Case Discussion</i> : Better Place)

TitleIncremental and Transformational Change ( Innovations Case Discussion : Better Place)
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsKammen DM
JournalInnovations: Technology, Governance, Globalization
Pagination141 - 143
Date Published10/2009
KeywordsBetter Place, EV

Shai Agassi's story of his evolving personal interest in energy issues, and the evolving business plan of his electric vehicle company, Better Place, provides an important lens on the pace and drivers of innovation. First, as Shai describes, his interest in energy issues evolved from great success in the software industry. At a successful entrepreneur, Shai became inspired by the imperative to change our energy economy, and his recognition that his background and drive might be a unique advantage in becoming an agent of innovation and change.

Short TitleInnovations: Technology, Governance, Globalization
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