This is a tool to help in selection decisions around innovation. Risk-Assessment-Matrix
Benchmarking in the automobile industry This case provides an illustration of benchmarking. The particular project it describes led to the emergence of ‘lean thinking’ as an approach which has had major impact in manufacturing, service and the public sector.
Innovation is not always for the best and sometimes changes which seem positive at the time turn out to have hidden or unexpected consequences. Richard Owen and colleagues have been looking at this challenge and have developed a framework for thinking about ‘responsible innovation’. You can find a link to the (open access) core article
This toolkit gives some examples of tools which can help in developing an innovation strategy
The paper aeroplane exercise is a simple activity to help explore issues around innovation types, strategy and management.
This is a video of a talk given at Maastricht School of Management in 2008 in which he sets out some of the strategic opportunities opened up in the bottom of the pyramid space.
Innovation is about change – but simply changing things randomly and in different directions is not likely to move the organization forward. As the old saying has it, ‘if you don’t know where you are going, you’ll probably end up somewhere else!’ So we need an innovation strategy, some kind of roadmap for guiding and
This is a case study highlighting changes over time across the sector. Imaging case You might also be interested to read the responses of players like Fuji, Polaroid and Kodak.
Forces for innovation This activity explores some of the forces shaping innovation and how they play out over time.
innovation makes a difference This is an activity designed to explore the different ways in which innovation can make a difference.