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Roy Sandbach – Connect and Develop at Procter and Gamble

Roy Sandbach works as a Research Fellow in Procter and Gamble. This interview looks at P&G’s approach to ‘open innovation’ – ‘Connect and develop’ – and how it plays out within the organization. Roy gives a variety of examples and highlights some of the key challenges facing a large organization in this new innovation landscape.

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3M

This case study looks at 3M and how it manages innovation. Click to view case study. 3M

Corning

This case looks at Corning and how the company has built a strong position through innovation management over many decades Click to view case study: Corning-Glass

Marshalls

This case looks at the evolution of the Marshall Group of companies form their early beginnings in the motor trade at the turn of the twentieth century to a strong position today in global aerospace. It highlights the importance of learning and capability development in innovation strategy Click to view case study: Marshalls

Coloplast

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AMP Components

This case explores the way in which a major manufacturing company introduced significant change in its business and provides a good example fo the challenges of change management Click here to view http://www.managing-innovation.com/case_studies/AMP%20Componants.pdf

Innovation in Law Firms

Ask most people to name a few sectors which are highly innovative and the chances are you’ll find the usual suspects – pharmaceuticals, aerospace, medical electronics, computer games and so on. But turn the question to those sectors for whom innovation is most important – and the list may change. In particular there are many

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Forte’s Bakery

This is a case study of  a medium sized family‑run business which specialises in the wholesale supply of bakery products to the airline industry.  It describes their approach to continuous improvement and employee involvement in innovation. Click here for the case: Forte

Adidas

This case explores how Adidas, the sports goods manufacturer, has been working with open and user led innovation approaches to revise the ‘front end’ of its innovation processes and move along the emerging trajectory of ‘mass customization’ Click here to view Adidas