Cases

Joseph’s

Joseph’s   You aren’t going to find any technicolor dreamcoats just yet but for shoes, jewellery, accessories, even a DIY crocheted beanie hat, you might want to add Joseph’s to your shopping list. For the past year a new shop just off the main pedestrian precinct in Nuremberg has been offering a glimpse into the

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Red Button Design

This is a case study of an entrepreneurial venture established to try and solve problems of delivering fresh drinking water in developing countries.Red Button Design Case Study

James Dyson

This is a case study highlighting some of the challenges in developing and then growing an entrepreneurial business. Dyson Case Study

Yellowberry

Yellowberry case study  This case describes a start-up in the field of teenage clothing and highlights a number of themes including user-led innovation.

Local Motors

Local Motors Case Study  This case explores a vibrant community of enthusiasts sharing ideas to co-create cars and other vehicles.

Desso

This case study, researched by Professor Mickey Howard and Dr Sally Jeanrenaud of Exeter University, looks at the innovative approach to its supply chain adopted by the floor coverings company Desso.  It highlights the potential of such innovation and also some of the management challenges involved.

Better Place

This is a case study of an ambitious innovation project in the field of electric vehicles.  It demonstrates the challenges of adoption and diffusion and some of the issues in managing a large-scale start-up venture. Better place   An excellent review of business models for electric vehicles is available from the Cambridge Service Alliance   2015

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Green innovation in China

This report describes a number of case studies of companies participating in the WWF Climate Savers programme and the changes this has led to in their operations in China. Companies include: Lafarge, Volvo, Nokia Siemens Networks, Fairmount Hotels, TetraPak, Sony Click here for the report:ISPIM wwf 2012 april30