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
Building innovation management capability
This is a case study highlighting some of the challenges in developing and then growing an entrepreneurial business. Dyson Case Study
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.
Implementing a new product development system at ABC Electronics This case describes problems in managing new product development and the process of designing and implementing solutions based on a stage-gate system.
These are tools to help build innovation management capability Innovation fitness test Absorptive capacity audit High involvement innovation audit SPOTS framework
Absorptive capacity audit. This is a self-assessment tool to help explore absorptive capacity within an organization.
This resource gives an overview of the importance of team roles. Teambuilding (1) It is based on the work of Meredith Belbin and more information about his description of team roles can be found here A version of the questionnaire which will allow you to assess your own and other team roles can be found here
High involvement innovation audit tool
This activity helps explore the idea of building and exploiting innovative capabilities
This is a transcript for the video film about Veeder Root.Veeder-Root transcript
- 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