Innovation Library

Hacking it – a weekend of ideas

Hacking it – a weekend of ideas

In an era of rapid change, merging industries, disruptive innovations and developed markets, opportunities to launch ideas have never been better. London Business School (LBS) has an extensive network of successful entrepreneurs and a long history of sparking ideas among corporate business leaders. Capturing the entrepreneurial spirit of the School and reinforcing it as a place of ideas, was the first ever student-led Hackathon event held in May.

  • Theme:
    • Entrepreneurs
  • Type:
    • Read
Sticky ends

Sticky ends

An ongoing new paper by Keyvan Vakili looks at the role of mobility in academic knowledge transfer.

  • Theme:
    • Leadership
  • Type:
    • Read
Entrepreneurs: invest your time wisely

Entrepreneurs: invest your time wisely

Jeff Skinner gives his advice to entrepreneurs and what approaches he thinks they should take. (Jeff Skinner)

  • Theme:
    • Entrepreneurs
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    • Read

Putting A Stake In The Ground: The Crowdfunding Angel

The crowdfunding phenomenon has seen rapid growth over the last couple of years. Research firm Massolution estimates that crowdfunding platforms raised $2.7 billion and its benefits to economic activity are manifold. (Gary Dushnitsky)

  • Theme:
    • Investment
  • Type:
    • Read
Welcome to the future today

Welcome to the future today

Royston Seaward and Martin Laws from Deloitte look at how companies of the future will use innovation to optimise the workplace for employees and clients. (Stuart Crainer)

  • Theme:
    • Corporate
  • Type:
    • Read
The games we play

The games we play

Shivani Parmar set out to build a high-growth business based on her love of photography and Olympic rowing. A year on from her MBA, she reflects on her experience, openly questioning received wisdom on building entrepreneurial ventures.

  • Theme:
    • Entrepreneurs
  • Type:
    • Read
Gary Hamel: What I mean when I talk about innovation

Gary Hamel: What I mean when I talk about innovation

Gary Hamel is intent on shaking up the very foundations of management. He explains why to Stuart Crainer. (Stuart Crainer, Gary Hamel)

  • Theme:
    • Social Innovation
  • Type:
    • Read
Hoxton adventures with venture capital

Hoxton adventures with venture capital

Hussein Kanji, co-founder of the European early stage find, Hoxton Ventures, talks entrepreneurially with BSR.

  • Theme:
    • Entrepreneurs
  • Type:
    • Read
Making choices: Brynne Herbert

Making choices: Brynne Herbert

School alumna and founder and CEO of MOVE Guides, Brynne Herbert MBA2012 believes that differences between men and women should be embraced in the workplace.

  • Theme:
    • Corporate
  • Type:
    • Read

Shortsighted strategies

New research points to a “managerial myopia” caused by bosses putting short-term prosperity before long-term value. John Walker takes a closer look.

  • Theme:
    • Leadership
  • Type:
    • Read