Building innovation management capability

Discontinuous innovation audit

This self-assessment framework is designed to help organizations reflect on how well placed they are to deal with the challenges of discontinuous innovation.  How well do they search, select and implement?  How do they handle the challenges of building linkages into new innovation space and reframing the approaches which they take to innovation? Do they

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VeryPC case study

This case looks at the lessons learned by a small IT start-up company and the subsequent improvements it made to its approach to managing innovation. Alexander_Case1   It forms part of a series of cases studies developed in research for the Peter Pribilla Foundation.

High value innovation networks

This report explores the role which innovation networks play in boosting productivity across a sector.  It forms part of a series on innovation-related themes available from AIM – the Advanced Institute of Management Research. Click here to access the resource:iworks

Instituto Nokia de Tecnologia (INdT), Brazil

This case looks at the work of an independent research centre in Brazil, originally founded by Nokia and still providing an important channel for new ideas for the company.  It has developed a strong focus on user-linked innovation and operates a Living Lab as a co-creation facility exploring innovation needs for the Amazonas region.  Click

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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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Learning Networks

This resource describes the concept of learning networks as an aid to innovation and explores how to set up and run such networks Click to view case study: Learning Networks

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