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Market Makers… Innovate your market, then innovate your business.

March 25, 2016 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, OPERATION, Business Process, Editors' Pick, Emerging Ideas, Strategic SpotlightComments (0)

By Peter Fisk Peter Fisk explores how the next generation of businesses innovate from the future back, and outside in. They start by finding the best opportunities for future growth, then shaping these markets in their own vision, defining the space and rules, practices and value perceptions, to their own advantage. Then they set about …

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Hey, You, Get Off of My Cloud What Stones Can Teach Us about Technology Innovation

March 25, 2016 • INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY, Digital Transformation, Emerging Ideas, Surdak on TechnologyComments (0)

By Christopher Surdak In their 1960’s hit song, “Get Off of My Cloud,” Mick Jagger and the Rolling Stones lament about others around them ruining their otherwise perfect sense of reality. Many of today’s business leaders are dealing with the same

Why Robots May Not Be Taking Your Job – at least, not in the next 10 years

March 25, 2016 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY, People Management, Editors' Pick, Emerging Ideas, Strategic Spotlight, TransformationComments (5)

How Organisations Can Embrace Automation By Leslie Willcocks In this article Professor Willcocks discusses the reality of robots, what they mean for ‘human’ jobs and how organisation and workers can tap into the benefits of automation. You might also

The Appearance of Innovation

January 20, 2016 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, Editors' Pick, Emerging IdeasComments (1)

By Alessandro Di Fiore, Elisa Farri and Andrea Segnalini Developing innovation capabilities is no longer enough. For organisations, innovation marketing is the next frontier.   You might also like: 21st Century Leaders: Driving Success Amid Intense

Design, When Everybody Designs

January 20, 2016 • INNOVATION, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Emerging Ideas, Social ImpactComments (3)

Social innovation and design for a new economy By Ezio Manzini In a fast and profoundly changing world everybody designs. The result of this diffuse designing is that society as a whole can be seen as a huge laboratory in which new social forms, solutions and

What We (Think We) Know May Not Be So

January 20, 2016 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, Editors' Pick, Emerging Ideas, Strategic SpotlightComments (0)

How to Get (More of) What You Want in Negotiations By Margaret A. Neale and Thomas Z. Lys The results of empirical research on the performance of negotiators offers many surprising, and often counterintuitive findings that are often at odds with the commonly

Collaborative Innovation as Ultimate Driver of Growth

January 20, 2016 • INNOVATION, Emerging Ideas, Entrepreneurship, Europe's recovery is possible. This is how…Comments (10)

By Mark Esposito and Terence Tse Entrepreneurship is the key to economic growth, and right now, Europe’s economy difficulties need solutions. This article discusses the challenges that businesses, particularly those in the Eurozone, face in a collaborative

Sharing Business Ownership to Execute Your Strategy

November 20, 2015 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, Global Business, Emerging Ideas, Strategic SpotlightComments (0)

By Felix Barber and Michael Goold Co-owners sharing business rewards do not need to take on the same mix of responsibilities; instead, to create more value, all can focus just on those responsibilities they are best able to discharge. In this article, Felix

Why The Circular Economy Matters

November 20, 2015 • INNOVATION, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Finance & Economics, Climate Change, Emerging Ideas, Europe's recovery is possible. This is how…, Social ImpactComments (1)

By Terence Tse, Mark Esposito, and Khaled Soufani A Circular Economy represents not just a paradigm shift that waste is reconstructed to resources through reuse and recreation; it is also about getting more economic boost by resource efficiency and industrial

What Companies Must Do Now That Better Is Also Cheaper

November 20, 2015 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY, Finance & Economics, Delivering Innovation - Accenture Research, Editors' Pick, Emerging Ideas, Strategic SpotlightComments (1)

By Paul F. Nunes and Larry Downes Industry-disrupting products used to enter the market as inferior but more affordable versions of existing offerings, giving incumbents time to respond. Today’s disruptors are not just cheaper – they’re better. And not