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Does job insecurity impact innovation in organisations? Probably not how you expect.

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Keywords: innovation, innovative work behaviours, job insecurity, psychological contract Innovation is central to any organisation’s survival, development and growth and, in particular, to maintaining a competitive advantage or keeping service level agreements in times of change and volatility. Change is now seen as a constant for organisations. Continual political, economic, social, technological, environmental and legal […]

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Organisational digital storytelling: a medium for change

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Keywords: storytelling, sense making, trust, collective intelligence, innovation, digital storytelling, learning, learning and development Digital storytelling is rapidly becoming a popular medium within community, heritage and historical projects. Not only is digital storytelling catching on at a community level, but there has been an increase in interest in digital storytelling within organisations. The essence of […]

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How leadership impacts an organisation’s innovation capacity

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Keywords: leadership, leadership development, learning organisation, organisational learning, learning culture, innovation, innovation capacity Innovation capacity, or the capability of an organisation to invent new processes, systems and products, is a key indicator of long-term organisational outcomes, sustainability, competitive advantage and organisational flexibility. A number of previous studies found that leadership is a key factor in […]

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What predicts technological innovation strategy change?

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Keywords: innovation, innovation strategies, fintech, financial systems technology, IT Innovation, in any industry, is a lot more than some bright ideas or sudden insight by a series of gifted and creative individuals. Many industries and organisations have processes and systems for delivering innovations. Structured innovation, in any organisation or industry, aims to identify business, service […]

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How employee creativity is affected by authoritarian leadership

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Keywords: creativity, employee creativity, leadership, authoritarian leadership, LMX, leader-member exchange, power distance, team identification, innovation A series of recent studies (2013, 2015 and 2017) found that one of the primary factors affecting employee creativity is the style of management and leadership they are under. Whilst much research effort has been placed on investigating the impact […]

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Increasing innovative behaviours in the workplace

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Keywords: innovation, innovative behaviours, innovation effectiveness, knowledge management, pay for performance, psychological empowerment, work engagement One of the critical success factors for organisations in fast-moving, volatile and hypercompetitive business spaces is innovation. The effectiveness of an organisation’s innovation capability can often make the difference between a prospering organisation and a failing organisation. Previous studies have […]

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The impact of education on innovation

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Keywords: education, values, liberalisation values, innovation, Human Development Index, economic development Does a formal education make any difference to an individual’s outcomes, beyond those of having a qualification? Whilst having a degree or other formal educational qualification has been shown to enhance the income generation potential of the individual compared to someone without formal educational […]

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Which management practices help to develop innovation capability organisations?

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Keywords: innovation, product innovation, process innovation, innovation capability, organisational innovation capability, management, management practices, human resource management, HRM One of the most important sources of competitive advantage for any organization is that organization’s ability to innovate. This is particularly the case in volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous situations or environments. Previous studies have found that an […]

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The factors that increase entrepreneurship intentions

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Keywords: entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship education, entrepreneurial intentions, entrepreneurial competencies, entrepreneurial skills, innovation There has been a steady growth in interest within organizations around developing entrepreneurial skills within the organization. Largely, this increase in interest has been based on the understanding that entrepreneurs think differently and tend to be more agile and creative, particularly in rapidly changing […]

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Creating open innovation cultures in cluster environments

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Keywords: open innovation, innovation, information asymmetry, trust, cluster networks, sectoral clusters, agglomeration effect, learning orientation, open innovation culture A range of previous studies found that organisations tend to perform better when they are established and located in clusters of other similar sector organisations. The question is why does this performance enhancing phenomenon occur? A number […]

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