Ten Faces of Innovation in an Infographic

After our successfull June post in which we have summarized the highlights of Keeley’s book on the Ten Types of Innovation, we have now created a new infographic. This time, we’ll put Kelley’s Ten Faces of Innovation in the spotlight. First published in 2005, but still growing in popularity, this work focuses on the different roles people can adopt in innovation teams. The Ten Faces of Innovation are: – The [&hellip

Barroso about boosting innovation in the European Union

viEUws just published an exclusive video interview in which José Manuel Barroso, the outgoing President of the European Commission, talks about what needs to be done to boost innovation, competitiveness and business in the European Union. Barroso discusses the benefits of TTIP (the EU-United States trade deal) for Europe, identifies measures to improve access to credit for SMEs as well as ways to boost Europe’s skills & innovation, including the [&hellip

Finding opportunities in a culture of (European) regulations

Excellent article by Angele Grech: “Regulation is complex, multifaceted and dynamic. Financial markets today are characterised by rapid innovation and an evolving business environment, together with changes in customer needs and profiles. Implementing change in this environment is challenging and the process is ongoing.” Read full article: Finding opportunities in a culture of (European) regulations

How to Manage Improvisation: a succesfull ingredient for Creativity and Innovation

This article discusses different forms of organizational improvisation (ad-hoc, covert, provocative and managed) and relates them to organization theory. Moreover, they propose an interesting overview of different forms of improvisation (ad-hoc, covert, provocative and managed improvisation) and answering questions like: what is improvisation?, when does it take place?, how does it take place?, and how is improvisation presented? Read full article: How to Manage Improvisation: a succesfull ingredient for Creativity [&hellip

The Management of Creativity & Innovation

A short white paper of Dr Mahesh Dabre (University of Akola, India) about the human resource side of managing open innovation and creativity in organizations. Interesting reading. Read full article: The Management of Creativity & Innovation

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