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

How Nonprofits are Leveraging Innovation Management Platforms

Last year, we wrote a popular article about the Golden Circle of Innovation and the way that not-for-profit organizations are using Open Innovation. Recently, another article was published on this matter. To sum up, it says innovation management can help nonprofits in three different ways: – better funding – internal efficiency – unlock growth Read full article: How Nonprofits are Leveraging Innovation Management Platforms

The Rise of Innovation Districts in Europe

According to High Tech Campus frontman Bert-Jan Woertman, building bridges between innovation district is the way forward. He follows up upon a recent publication of Brookings Institution, The Rise of Innovation Districts, and benchmarks the Technology Region of Southern Netherlands with districts mentioned in the report. So, this would be a form of open innovation of open innovation regions. According to Katz and Wagner, Innovation Districts are: “a new complementary [&hellip

Disruptive Innovation: why the theory absolutely makes sense.

Recently, there has been some debate about whether or not the theory about Disruptive Innovation should be followed upon by business leaders or not. In her article The Disrupting Machine Jill Lepore suggests that the theory is based upon flawed assumptions. Many articles have tried to support Lepore – such as John Parkinson – and many others, including Christensen and Irvin Wladawsky-Berger have tried to proof why it’s a trustable [&hellip

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