A blog about creating and running successful innovation processes

Creative tension in the innovation process

The degree to which a firm needs creativity and discipline, the elements of creative tension, depends on the speed with which the industry changes. While some degree of freedom and flexibility is essential for productive innovation teams, management is faced with the challenge of instituting…

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Management control systems and entrepreneurial processes

Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes. How do successful entrepreneurial companies use management control systems and entrepreneurial processes? The main objective of this study is to contribute to our understanding of how the board of directors (BoD) in entrepreneurial firms uses management control systems (MCS), specifically related…

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Employees as user innovators and idea management systems

Estimated reading time: 2-4 minutes. A group of researchers focused employees as user innovators.     Employees as user innovators Previous research has studied so-called ‘user innovation’. There, they have focused on organizations as potential user innovators. With user innovators, it is meant that you…

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Management control and the decentralization of R&D

What are the organizational conditions influencing the allocation of decision rights made by headquarters of multinational corporations to their foreign R&D subsidiaries?  One recent study has some interesting findings in this issue. If the specific R&D activities in question are more early stage and exploratory…

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The capital structure implications on innovation

In one paper, a researcher argues that consideration of firm strategy can help illuminate the choices managers make between debt and equity financing. Within an industry, the form of competition that each firm chooses will determine the strategic value to the firm of maintaining financial…

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