Innovation Library

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

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

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
Twins and outs

Twins and outs

Michaël Bikard has conducted the first twin studies of new knowledge, looking at how and why some ideas succeed and others fail. Georgina Peters asks the questions. (Georgina Peters)

  • Theme:
    • Leadership
  • Type:
    • Read

So, what’s new?

New research by Sapnoti Eswar examines whether using derivatives to mitigate risk prevents firms from innovating.

  • Theme:
    • Corporate
  • Type:
    • Read
Innovating without protection

Innovating without protection

New research proposes that refraining from patenting innovations could increase a firm’s prospects. (Steve Coomber )

  • Theme:
    • Investment
  • Type:
    • Read
Betting against the crowd

Betting against the crowd

The wisdom of crowds doesn’t always apply, suggests new research from Kevin Boudreau and Lars Bo Jeppesen. (Steve Coomber )

  • Theme:
    • Technology
  • Type:
    • Read
Claiming the credit

Claiming the credit

Impartial decisions in the best interests of the organisation are more elusive than you might think according to research by Marco Bertini, Daniel Halbheer and Oded Koenigsburg. (Steve Coomber )

  • Theme:
    • Leadership
  • Type:
    • Read
Customers first. Angels second.

Customers first. Angels second.

Should business angels be an entrepreneur’s first port of call? (John Mullins)

  • Theme:
    • Investment
  • Type:
    • Read
Deviants: What you can learn from the world's weirdest companies

Deviants: What you can learn from the world's weirdest companies

Learning from deviant companies isn’t glamorous and it isn’t easy. The trouble is, the business media does a good job of sexing up its stories of maverick executives who are on a crusade to reinvent management, and many people get swept along by these stories and allow themselves to believe that such changes are straightforward. But nothing could be further from the truth. (Julian Birkinshaw)

  • Theme:
    • Leadership
  • Type:
    • Read