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The Innovator’s Method

January 19, 2015 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, Global Business, Emerging Ideas, EntrepreneurshipComments (0)

By Nathan Furr and Jeff Dyer Innovation is about uncertainty and nonstandard processes, so why is it that management literature and advice still deals in certainties? Because the traditional tools of business planning have not caught up with the new kind of problems that managers and innovators face. Below, in an extract from their new …

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The World Business Forum New York

November 18, 2014 • INNOVATION, SPECIAL FEATURES, Editors' Pick, Emerging Ideas, Entrepreneurship, Special Report - Innovating the Way You Lead - World Business Forum 2014Comments (0)

By Henrietta Morris “We have to unlearn what we think we know about leadership.” – Linda Hill This was the message, in this instance boldly stated

Incorporate Innovation into your Business Model

November 18, 2014 • LEADERSHIP, INNOVATION, SPECIAL FEATURES, MBA & Executive Education, Emerging Ideas, Entrepreneurship, Special Report - Innovating the Way You Lead - World Business Forum 2014, Strategic SpotlightComments (0)

Interview with Jeff Rosenthal Innovation is a surefire way to achieve growth and success for your company. Below Jeff Rosenthal, CEO of the UC Berkeley Center for Executive Education, tells us what his experience has taught him about teaching companies to

How We Teach: Innovation

November 18, 2014 • INNOVATION, SPECIAL FEATURES, MBA & Executive Education, Emerging Ideas, EntrepreneurshipComments (0)

Interview with Bangor Business School In our quest to keep you up to date with the latest research in business education, we talk to John Thornton, head of Bangor Business School, about keeping innovation on the curriculum. You might also like: Fintech: a

The Importance of the World’s Business Provocateurs

September 19, 2014 • EntrepreneurshipComments (0)

By Maria Pinelli As we emerge from the most severe recession in decades, the need for provocateurs in business is more pronounced than ever. Below, Maria Pinelli argues that entrepreneurs are the future. Not only do they foster economic growth and

Public-Value Exchanges – New Platforms for Matching Capital to Social Need

July 17, 2014 • INNOVATION, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Emerging Ideas, Entrepreneurship, Social ImpactComments (0)

By William D. Eggers and Paul Macmillan New models of exchange are critical to the solution economy. They hold the secret to attracting capital of all types and from all sources and applying it effectively to societal problems. Below, William D. Eggers and

Agile Business Model Innovation

June 29, 2014 • INNOVATION, EntrepreneurshipComments (0)

By Adam J. Bock and Gerry George Business model innovation(BMI) is risky, but when companies do it with agility, they thrive. This article looks at how Return Path, the global leader in email marketing, met the challenge of applying BMI successfully. The

Want More Innovation-Driven Entrepreneurship? Go Low-Tech!

January 20, 2014 • INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY, EntrepreneurshipComments (0)

By Terence Tse and Mark Esposito Promoting entrepreneurship is increasingly seen as a way to revive stagnant economies. Below, Terence Tse and Mark Esposito argue that excessive use of technology can harm our ability to create innovative ideas, and suggest

New Business Creation Among BRICS Seven Times Faster Than G7 Since The Financial Crisis

September 8, 2013 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, SPECIAL FEATURES, Global Business, EntrepreneurshipComments (0)

By Jean Stephens, CEO of RSM International RSM International is the seventh largest global network of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. Below, a comparative study examines the impact of the global financial crisis on businesses across diverse global

Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Development

September 8, 2013 • INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY, EntrepreneurshipComments (0)

By Wim Naudé & Adam Szirmai What is the relationship between technological innovation, entrepreneurship and development? Is it better for developing countries to adapt existing technologies from richer countries rather than undertake or promote intensive