This activity is based on the Eastville Community Shop case study. It is designed to explore aspects of creating and operating a social enterprise. Click here: Social entrepreneurship Activity
This is a talk by Jeff Church, founder of NEKA, a social enterprise which supports clean water projects in impoverished countries. It highlights his own motivations as well as describing some of the challenges in creating social ventures.
The UK Design Council has been actively promoting a design approach to innovation for many years. On its website there is a rich set of case examples, many with video illustration.
New technologies around computer-aided design and manufacturing have finally matured to the point where almost anything you can imagine can be made using technologies like 3-D printing. In these videos Chris Anderson, of ‘Wired’ magazine, discusses the implications of this new industrial revolution. Video 1 Video 2
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This is a video interview with Michael Bartl of Hyve, a German consultancy which specialises in innovation management. It explores the use of new approaches to ‘crowdsource’ ideas and identify user needs. There is a transcript of this interview here.
This brief note looks at the contribution to our understanding of innovation made by the great Austrian economist Schumpeter note
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This case study looks at 3M and how it manages innovation. Click to view case study. 3M
- 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