A blog about creating and running successful innovation processes

How do you pitch your idea?

Estimated reading time: 3-4 minutes. All ideas mean change and change can be perceived as difficult or dangerous. Therefore, it is important that you can pitch your idea in a good way. Given that your idea is good and implemented, someone will change somewhere. Sometimes…

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The role of management control systems for breakthrough innovation

Estimated reading time: 7-9 minutes. What is the role of management control systems for breakthrough innovation? Innovation is not an individual concept. Incremental innovation is about improvements, while breakthrough innovation is about discoveries. Breakthrough innovations lead to a significant improvement or open entirely new opportunities….

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Mechanisms for making innovation happen in organizations

Approximate reading time: 4-6 min. Understanding what drives successful innovation is of paramount importance. One study examined mechanisms for making innovation happen in organizations. The hypothesis, from the researchers, was that innovation is a function of individual efforts and organizational systems to facilitate creativity.  …

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To generate ideas for continuous innovation

Approximate reading time 5-7 minutes. A study investigated the ability to generate ideas for innovations in large organizations. The ability to generate ideas includes management and organizational processes to stimulate, identify, select and implement ideas. The ability to generate ideas is a fundamental ability because it aims to…

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Thoughts about Swedish corporate innovation management

Reading for the weekend. Thoughts on Swedish inefficiencies in innovation management. How to use innovation as a strategy for survival? Often, we meet a news morning that scans the job to disappear to low-wage countries. On the radio we hear how we can no longer…

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