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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 meanings are produced. These transformative activities require unprecedented economic …

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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

Entrepreneurial Ecosystems: Fixing the Triple Helix

November 20, 2015 • INNOVATION, Emerging Ideas, EntrepreneurshipComments (1)

By Adam J Bock and David Johnson In knowledge-intensive fields, new ventures live or die within entrepreneurial ecosystems. This article shows how policymakers can nurture entrepreneurial ecosystems to fix broken triple helixes at the university-industry

Careering Off Track: The New World of Work

September 17, 2015 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Global Business, People Management, Editors' Pick, Emerging Ideas, EntrepreneurshipComments (0)

By Adrian Furnham Today, the idea of a ‘job for life’ is, for many people, neither possible nor desirable.  The concept of the career has, and will continue to change. The old career contract with the organisation is less relevant, the new contract is

Mobile Technology Meets Social Innovation: Reflections on progress and challenges

September 17, 2015 • INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Business Mobility & E-Commerce, Emerging Ideas, Entrepreneurship, Social ImpactComments (1)

By Ken Banks Talk is good, or so they say. But too much talk and not enough action isn’t. After working for the past twelve years in the technology-for-development (ICT4D) field, I’m beginning to feel that talking is pretty much all it does, and that

How an Accelerator can Catalyse your Ecosystem

September 17, 2015 • INNOVATION, Emerging Ideas, EntrepreneurshipComments (0)

By Pekka Sivonen, Paolo Borella, Llewellyn D W Thomas and Dmitry Sharapov Many industries from IT to car manufacturing, robotic and biotechnology, competition is moving from the product level to the ecosystem level. The creation of an ecosystem by a rival and