Servitization This deep dive explores the growing shift towards a service economy with even large scale manufacturers changing their approach.
1 The Innovation Imperative
Discontinuous innovation deep dive
This is a case study highlighting some of the challenges in developing and then growing an entrepreneurial business. Dyson Case Study
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.
Discontinuous innovation activity
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
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
This toolkit gives some examples of tools which can help in developing an innovation strategy
The paper aeroplane exercise is a simple activity to help explore issues around innovation types, strategy and management.
- 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