17 Learning to Manage Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Responsible innovation framework

This framework has been developed by Richard Owen and colleagues and is designed to enable discussion and exploration around the key theme of responsible innovation.

Activity – Innovation Management Project

Innovation Management Project  This is a team-based activity built around a ‘live’ consulting assignment looking at ways to help organizations improve some aspect of their innovation management.

Self-test quizzes

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      

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Reflection and audit frameworks

These are tools to help build innovation management capability Innovation fitness test Absorptive capacity audit High involvement innovation audit SPOTS framework

Absorptive capacity audit

Absorptive capacity audit.  This is a self-assessment tool to help explore absorptive capacity within an organization.


Electroco This is a case study of a large electrical company which looks at their innovation capability mapped against the framework model.