A blog about creating and running successful innovation processes

Month: June 2018


Management control in radical innovation

Approximate reading time: 2-3 min. A study sought to explore whether, how and why different approaches to management control in radical innovations are more intensely employed: (1) in different phases of the radical innovation process, and (2) in innovation projects showing different degrees of radicalness. Case studies…

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Performance measures and management control in new product development

Approximate reading time: 2-3 min. An explorative study was conducted to investigate financial management with focus on performance measurements in product development. The study focused on three aspects of management control which managers for product development consider to be important. These aspects were: 1. Product development’s…

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Continuous innovation at Google

Estimared reading time: 6-8 min. Some companies succeed in continuous innovation, some don’t. The story is full of companies that once were forerunners in innovation, but then lost their ability to innovate in rapid global change, such as the technology shift. Some examples of technology failures are Kodak…

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Sharing economy as innovation

Approximate reading time: 15-20 min (including videos). In this blog post we will explain how sharing economy can be regarded as an innovation and how it can affect your organization. Sharing economy involves various arrangements for renting, sharing or borrowing things instead of owning them….

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Management control systems design in new product development

Approximate reading time: 3-5 min. What are the affects of management control systems design in product development? How do companies customize their management control systems according to the specific characteristics of each product development project? A study attempted to clarify this issue. The study investigated…

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