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Essays on Management: Managing innovation

If we understand what innovation is, where it comes from, and the environment to support it, how can it be managed?  Managing innovation involves learning, envisaging, managing risk and fear, and implementing. As Alexander Pope said: A little learning is … Continue reading

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Essays on Management: What environment is needed for innovation now and in the future?

Innovation requires both a supportive wider environment in which a business can operate, and an encouraging environment for innovators within a business. Innovation can only flourish where there is a supportive legal, institutional, social and economic environment.  The laws and … Continue reading

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Essays on Management: What is innovation and where does it come from?

Innovation involves the creation of new products, processes, services or solutions that someone outside an organisation values.  Business renewal and continuous improvement is not innovation, though is a condition of staying in business. Research can be direct linear source of … Continue reading

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