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How team learning behaviours predict innovation capability

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Keywords: Learning, team learning, team learning behaviours, innovation, innovation behaviours It has become increasingly apparent, both to many organisations and to the business research community in general, that innovation and the ability to change and pivot rapidly is not only a major source of competitive advantage but also, these days, the primary method for reducing […]

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Frugal innovation and design beyond the bottom of the pyramid

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Keywords: innovation, frugal innovation, design, frugal design, design change, product innovation, sustainability One of the emerging topics of both research and organisational interest over the last 15 years has been the area of frugal innovation. Frugal innovation refers to low-cost new products, methods and designs that have been created for or come out of what […]

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Does HR have any impact on employee creativity?

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Keywords: human resources, HR, employee creativity, organisational learning, innovation, organisational innovation, knowledge management In many ways, the days of organisations’ employing a few ‘creatives’ for innovation purposes has gone. Largely due to the rapid changes organisations and businesses are continually undergoing these days, one of the most important aspects of organisational life are innovation behaviours. […]

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How strategic planning hinders and helps organisational ambidexterity

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Keywords: organisational ambidexterity, strategic planning, perceptions of uncertainty, leaders’ innovation orientation, innovation, exploitation, exploration, tolerance of uncertainty, uncertainty, ambiguity One of the more recent research-based understandings about organisational success centres on the idea of organisational ambidexterity or the ability of an organisation simultaneously to both exploit its current products, processes, resources and systems and to […]

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Grassroots innovation and its role in entrepreneurial success

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Keywords: innovation, grassroots innovation, entrepreneurial success, entrepreneurial orientation, frugal innovation The idea of grassroots innovation has been attracting increasing amounts of research and organisational interest over the last 10 to 15 years. Grassroots innovation refers to a process of solving sustainability problems that exist for communities through a network of activists and organisations. In effect, […]

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How social media is changing organisational innovation

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Keywords: social media, innovation, research and development, innovation behaviours, innovation communities, open innovation, organisational development Social media has become an integrated element of most people’s daily life, both inside and outside the workplace. From an organisational perspective, social media has connected organisations, employees, management, customers, end-users and society in general in ways that could not […]

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The Oxford Review Volume 1 Number 2 (February 2016)

The Oxford Review Volume 1 Number 2

Research Briefings in this edition of the Oxford Review: Editorial Why Nokia lost the smartphone war and what your organisation urgently needs to know before it’s too late Keywords: Organisations culture, Disruptive innovation, Innovation, Organisational ambidexterity In the world of technology business, there is a lot of Darwinist evolution taking place where even the largest businesses […]

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The Leadership Taboo, Managing future uncertainty and more in this month’s Oxford Review

The Oxford Review Vol2 No1

In Volume 3 Number 1… The downside of employee loyalty Keywords: employee loyalty, job tension, inter-professional dysfunction and collaboration, well-being Employee loyalty is not a one way street. A new study finds a bit of a hole in previous studies of employee loyalty and aims to fill that gap. In doing so they discover that […]

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What creates the conditions for open innovation in an organisation

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Keywords: open innovation, innovation, external knowledge, knowledge management, collaboration, openness, learning, organisational flexibility, entrepreneurial orientation, technology, reward system, incentives One of the hot topics at the moment is open innovation. Open innovation really refers to an information age mind-set towards innovation. The idea is to purposefully seek out external knowledge and ideas. The assumption is […]

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