A blog about creating and running successful innovation processes

Month: September 2018


Innovation-oriented culture in the public sector

Estimated reading time: 6-8 minutes. This blog is about innovation-oriented culture in the public sector.   Does leadership autonomy for managers and performance management for innovation? One study investigated the impact of specific New Public Management (NPM) -related properties to explain the culture that is…

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Accounting as mediator between creativity and control

Approximate reading time: 3-4 min. How to avoid control does not hinder creativity in businesses? What is the role of accounting for control and creativity? Two researchers have investigated accounting’s role as a mediating instrument between the tensions of creativity and control within the price competitive…

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Innovation speed and radicalness

Approximate reading time: 2-3 min. This post discuss innovation speed and radicalness. The intensity of competition has increased among all companies, but especially among companies operating in the high-tech industry. Fast outdated products, increased customer demands, and pressure to deliver products at lower prices intensify…

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Collaboration with competitors’ product development team

Approximate reading time: 6-8 min. Successful collaboration between competing product development teams requires the use of formal controls. These controls are used in parallel to coordinate the teams’ interdependent development activities, and in parallel to encourage teams to collaborate. However, previous theoretical and empirical research…

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To attract creative employees

Approximate reading time: 3-4 min. Performance-based compensation contracts can affect productivity both by motivating effort and by attracting workers whose abilities align best with the offered contracts. Using an experiment in which participants design “rebus puzzles,” one study tested whether the incremental benefits of contract…

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