Soundview Executive Book Summaries to Host Webinar with Gerard Tellis

Soundview Executive Book Summaries will host an interactive webinar on May 29th with best-selling author Gerard Tellis, to discuss the concepts in his latest book, Unrelenting Innovation.

Philadelphia, PA, May 24, 2013 --( In this Soundview Live webinar, How to Build a Culture for Market Dominance, Gerard Tellis, a noted expert on innovation, advertising, and global markets, makes the compelling case that the culture of a firm is the crucial driver of an organization's innovativeness. He describes the three traits and three practices necessary to create a culture of unrelenting innovation. Spelling out the critical role of culture, Tellis provides illustrative examples of organizations with winning cultures and explores the theory and evidence for each of the six components of culture. Learn more at

Gerard J. Tellis, PhD Michigan, is Director of the Center for Global Innovation, Neely Chair of American Enterprise, and Professor of Marketing, Management & Organization at the Marshall School of Business, the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA. He specializes in innovation, advertising, global market entry, new product growth, and pricing. Dr. Tellis is a Senior Research Associate of the Judge Business School, Cambridge University, UK; and a Distinguished Professor of Marketing Research, Erasmus University, Rotterdam. He has also been a Visiting Fellow of Sidney Sussex College, a Visiting Chair of Innovation, Marketing, and Strategy at Cambridge University, a Trustee of the Marketing Science Institute and a Treasurer of Informs Society of Marketing Science.

Attendees will learn:

· Why incumbents fail.
· The 3 traits that foster innovation.
· The 3 practices that create a culture of relentless innovation.
· The 6 key components of organizational culture.

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Rob Carter