Supply chain learning This deep dive explores the theme of shared learning and innovation across supply chains and suggests that the competitive advantage of firms like Toyota owes much to sustained implmentation of this approach
Finding the Resources
In this video John Bessant talks about some of the challenges and opportuntties in the world of open collective innovation
Pixar is one of the most successful animation studios in the world. Recently bought by Disney it has a long track record of innovation and this case explores some of the underlying management approaches which it has learned and embedded.
In this TED talk Jimmy Wales explains some of the ideas behind Wikipedia and the use of open source approaches to its development
Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network is an initiative to strengthen existing entrepreneurial ecosystems in struggling areas by building a network of master entrepreneurs and connecting them with a pipeline of potential high growth ventures
Activity – Blocks to creativity
Local Motors Case Study This case explores a vibrant community of enthusiasts sharing ideas to co-create cars and other vehicles.
‘With every pair of hands you get a free brain!’ This comment from a manager sums up a big innovation challenge. how to mobilise the natural creativity within a workforce and engage them in the innovation challenge? This deep dive explores some of the issues involved. High involvement innovation There is a related tool
activity business model innovation
In these videos Alex Osterwalder explains the basic ideas behind the Business Model Canvas 1. A short talk about the principles of BMC 2. Longer – 45 minutes – talk 3. A series of talks about different aspects of BMC 4. A short interview with Alex
- Using the 4Ps approach to explore innovation space
- Uses for ….
- Uses for …
- 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