This is an activity based on using the CP tool to explore strategic options for innovation.
These are some quick interactive self-test quizzes covering various themes. Introduction to innovation Social innovation and entrepreneurship Globalization Building innovative organizations Sources of innovation Discontinuous innovation Searching for opportunities Innovation networks Developing new products and services Starting new ventures Knowledge and intellectual property Creating value and growing ventures Learning to manage innovation
Patrick McLaughlin, Cerulean video transcript This is the transcript of a video in which Patrick explains how Cerulean manages its innovation process and particularly highlights the challenges of moving to a culture which supports radical innovation.
This resource gives an overview of the importance of team roles. Teambuilding (1) It is based on the work of Meredith Belbin and more information about his description of team roles can be found here A version of the questionnaire which will allow you to assess your own and other team roles can be found here
High involvement innovation audit tool
Benchmarking in the automobile industry This case provides an illustration of benchmarking. The particular project it describes led to the emergence of ‘lean thinking’ as an approach which has had major impact in manufacturing, service and the public sector.
This is a transcript of the interview with Helen King talking about the use of futures techniques for the Irish food industry. helen King Tobias Rooney interview You can find the interview here
Ray Anderson , founder of Interface ( a major floor coverings company) increased sales and doubled profits while turning the traditional “take / make / waste” industrial system on its head. He was passionate about sustainability and pioneered a wave of innovation which still drives the business. This TED Talk video gives some insights into
This activity helps explore the idea of building and exploiting innovative capabilities
Innovation is not always for the best and sometimes changes which seem positive at the time turn out to have hidden or unexpected consequences. Richard Owen and colleagues have been looking at this challenge and have developed a framework for thinking about ‘responsible innovation’. You can find a link to the (open access) core article
- Using the 4Ps approach to explore innovation space
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- The Way We Do Things Around Here
- Success and Failure in Innovation
- Strategic planning for implementation
- Strategic advantage through knowledge
- Strategic advantage through innovation
- SPOTS – an audit framework for new product or service development