A blog about creating and running successful innovation processes

Category: Innovations


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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Success and failure of innovation

Approximate reading time: 3-5 min. Why does not everybody innovate? It is widely recognized that innovation is key to the economic performance of firms. If nonetheless many firms do not dare to innovate, this has to do with several types of risks and uncertainties that lead to high…

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Management control systems impact on knowledge management

Approximate reading time: 2-3 min. This blog is about management control systems impact on knowledge management.     Innovation is becoming one of the most relevant means to outperform competitors continuously. Especially in markets with increasing complexity and intensity of competition. The sequence runs from diversifying…

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Open innovation and innovation culture

Approximate reading time: 5-7 min. Researchers have examined open innovation and innovation culture. Specifically they focused on the cultural dimensions of ‘not-invented-here’ (NIH) syndrome, risk-taking, and management support of innovative behaviour.     The researchers studied open innovation and innovation cultures within three business units…

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