Research Policy added to FT journal list

Open Innovation

As an associate editor of Research Policy, I can say that the editorial board is very proud of the recognition that comes from being added to this list. While subjectively many would consider RP on par with journals such as Journal of Business Venturing and Journal of Management Information Systems, by Google’s ranking of high-impact (h5 index) papers it ranks at the top of Entrepreneurship & Innovation journals. What is Research Policy? ” journals Research Policy

Killer of change? ‘Idiot policy’

HunchBuzz

I wasn’t surprised when I discovered that the word Policy is derived from the French word Police. With a penchant for embracing change my consequential run-ins with the corporate police was to be expected. It’s true existing policy reflects a great deal of organizational learning, but the reality is that stagnant policy has unintended consequences. I’m still trying to get to the bottom of what impedes ‘organizational’ change.

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How the Pandemic Changed the Way Cybersecurity Professionals Work

Business and Tech

COVID-19 forced a lot of change in the ways we operate businesses, including where we perform our jobs. The post How the Pandemic Changed the Way Cybersecurity Professionals Work appeared first on Business and Tech.

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How Technology is Empowering the Modern Property Manager

Business and Tech

Elizabeth Francisco, president of ResMan, offers expansive insights from being a woman in business to the rapid advancement of property management technology. Residents in a community are welcomed members, and interactions with the management team and fellow residents are encouraged.

Shifting Into Sustainability: What Fleet Managers Should Prepare For

Business and Tech

Fleet managers have helped ensure you received your deliveries — whether food, prescriptions, or other goods — during the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet the onus is on fleet managers to organize, institute, and execute this transition.

Do We Need Managers or Management?

Tim Kastelle

In the early days, a management consultant used the familiar chiefs/Indians line to predict they’d fail. If the structure of the management committee was a problem, they would have failed by now. And yet, Automattic, the firm behind WordPress, only employs a couple hundred people, who all work remotely, with a highly autonomous flat management structure. This works best when: The environment is changing rapidly. This makes it easier to respond to change.

Managing Energy Transition through Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

After the famous and groundbreaking 2015 Paris Agreement, where we witnessed for the first time, all nations agreeing to a common cause, one to undertake ambitious efforts to combat climate change and adapt to its effects. For such a significant change to happen, we need to focus on a massive global scale. As this energy transition is such a seismic shift, it requires clear Government support and enabling policies on a coordinated basis. Source IRENA [link].

What is a Change Agent and How Can They Help Your Organization?

IdeaScale

Overview: Change agents are individuals or groups who find and manage change across your organization. Where Do I Find Change Agents? Managers and leaders looking to upgrade systems or provide new tools internally to stay competitive or get ahead of the industry.

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What Is Corporate Social Innovation? Understanding the New Driver of Change

IdeaScale

Times have changed. In layman terms, not only is the goal something that creates a positive change in society, but it is about how you achieve the goal too. Change Your Corporate Mission. All the leading companies are now in the process of changing their corporate mission. If you wish to be socially innovative, the first step is to change your purpose to something which reflects your commitment to society. This includes both processes and policies.

Do We Need Managers or Management?

Tim Kastelle

In the early days, a management consultant used the familiar chiefs/Indians line to predict they’d fail. If the structure of the management committee was a problem, they would have failed by now. And yet, Automattic, the firm behind WordPress, only employs a couple hundred people, who all work remotely, with a highly autonomous flat management structure. This works best when: The environment is changing rapidly. This makes it easier to respond to change.

Do We Need Managers or Management?

Tim Kastelle

In the early days, a management consultant used the familiar chiefs/Indians line to predict they’d fail. If the structure of the management committee was a problem, they would have failed by now. And yet, Automattic, the firm behind WordPress, only employs a couple hundred people, who all work remotely, with a highly autonomous flat management structure. This works best when: The environment is changing rapidly. This makes it easier to respond to change.

Do We Need Managers or Management?

Tim Kastelle

In the early days, a management consultant used the familiar chiefs/Indians line to predict they’d fail. If the structure of the management committee was a problem, they would have failed by now. And yet, Automattic, the firm behind WordPress, only employs a couple hundred people, who all work remotely, with a highly autonomous flat management structure. This works best when: The environment is changing rapidly. This makes it easier to respond to change.

Do We Need Managers or Management?

Tim Kastelle

In the early days, a management consultant used the familiar chiefs/Indians line to predict they’d fail. If the structure of the management committee was a problem, they would have failed by now. And yet, Automattic, the firm behind WordPress, only employs a couple hundred people, who all work remotely, with a highly autonomous flat management structure. This works best when: The environment is changing rapidly. This makes it easier to respond to change.

United Airlines Reverses Bonus Policy Decision

Michael Roberto

After a firestorm of criticism, United Airlines has walked back their compensation policy change. Here is an excerpt: "Since announcing our planned changes to the quarterly operations incentive program, we have listened carefully to the feedback and concerns you've expressed," Kirby wrote. " Our intention was to introduce a better, more exciting program, but we misjudged how these changes would be received by many of you. Well, that didn't take long.

Leading Innovation within Government Agencies: What to Drive and What to Avoid

InnovationManagement

Cultures within these businesses are encourage transparency, experimentation and autonomy resulting in engaged workforce of the best and brightest minds, pumping out game changing products on-schedule, on-budget and on-point. The post Leading Innovation within Government Agencies: What to Drive and What to Avoid appeared first on Innovation Management.

What is change management and why is it essential for digital transformation

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

“When it comes to change management, “implementation” isn’t the end—it’s just the beginning.” What is change management? Change management may be defined as a structured process that ensures that required changes are thoroughly and smoothly carried out, and that the long-term benefits of the change are realized. The “change” may be a simple process change or a major change in company strategy or policy.

Getting Started with Innovation Management

Strategos

What is Innovation Management? Innovation Management involves all activities that provide the right conditions for innovation to repeatedly deliver value for customers, competitive advantage and growth for the business as well as benefits for employees and all other stakeholders. Innovation management needs to become a professional discipline. Practices such as project management and total quality were introduced decades ago and have matured over time.

Innovation in Cities – How Big Data Builds Smart Cities

InnovationManagement

More people are living closer together and changing weather and climate trends carry more threats to citizens. Strategies big data governments innovative local policy movement data population management populations public transport senor-driven smart navigation transportation trendsMore people are living in cities than ever before. As cities become more digital, it is becoming easier to understand and predict the trends that are affecting the lives of the population.

How Going Green Can Help Your Profits and the Environment

InnovationManagement

The scientific consensus on anthropogenic climate change only grows stronger. The post How Going Green Can Help Your Profits and the Environment appeared first on Innovation Management. Enabling Factors Trend Alert alternative energy clean energy energy environment financial incentives green innovation organic public policy recycling sustainability sustainable innovation tax benefits taxes waste management

Expert Interview Series: B.J. Shannon of TINYpulse About the Role Employee Feedback Plays in Idea Management

IdeaScale

If a business owner or manager were to say to you, “I don’t need a software program to spot a burned-out employee,” how would you respond? I’d ask how they knew this, and would likely hear the response, “I have an open-door policy, and I am a very approachable boss.” It’s impossible to enforce a mandatory completion policy for anonymous surveys. Partner Spotlight bj shannon employee feedback idea management morale tinypulse

How To Help Your Team Manage Pressure

Tullio Siragusa

How To Help Your Team Manage Pressure. That can be an indication that your bad policies are influencing camaraderie in a negative way. So, the first step to helping your team manage pressure is to learn how to yourself. It doesn’t imply that you can’t reexamine the course of a project, however as a solid chief, you should have lucidity of the targets prior to starting a project and cautiously think about the expenses prior to rolling out a change.

Simple Things That Could Hold You Back in Your Transformation Journey

Rmukesh Gupta

Do we still need policies. One of these expense request got rejected with the reason that this is not according to policy and if I need to get the same approved, I need an approval from my CFO as an exception approval. This made me think about the so many policies that we create and enforce on our employees and customers all the time. I know for sure that not many people read all the policies of their organisations. Simple Things by Mukesh Gupta.

Crisis communications in the time of COVID

The Future Shapers

The pandemic forced companies to relook their work policies. With Covid-19 being the central theme, the communication pattern changed from the plain HR messaging to a more sensitive and sophisticated form of communication acknowledging the Work From Home (WFH) effort.

Times of change: 5 business trends to stay competitive

mjvinnovation

Therefore, business owners and managers must be aware of emerging business trends. Remote work is changing the global workspace. A large percentage of the workforce seeks job opportunities with flexible hours and some companies have already changed their policies to allow for this. Read also: 6 tips for successful Remote Work Management! Big changes are not made overnight, much less without the expertise to guarantee success.

Culture Knocks Out Strategy

Innovation Excellence

Management at all of these companies have a common reflex: Scream louder about goals and policies as the gap between culture and strategy widens. Continue reading → Change Culture & Values Innovation Leadership Management People & Skills Psychology Social Innovation culture authenticity Authenticity in Leadership change change management Entrepreneurship hcm hrm organization Strategy

Open innovation for social change?—?OECD’s global challenge

Be-novative

Open innovation for social change?—?OECD’s Why crowdsource for social change? The 2016 forum was dedicated to bringing about changes in the domain of global social inclusion. They achieved: 255 ideas by collaborators from 20 countries 19 new policy tracks How they did it: An open innovation challenge was created Emphasis was put on involving young, entrepreneurial and passionate people to co-create with researchers and experts on ways to shape our society creatively.

Pivotal Innovation Management: The Past, Present, and Future of 180° Business Changes

Qmarkets

As increased consumer awareness transforms markets and government policy, and as technology creates so many unexpected shortcuts, I believe that this trend will only continue in the future. Companies always had to work hard to improve, but they seldom had to transform their core product – a fact that changed with the times and the sophistication of consumer tastes and preferences. Thriving on change in today’s world.

Less is more: Why our brains struggle to subtract

Rmukesh Gupta

We show that people systematically default to searching for additive transformations, and consequently overlook subtractive transformations People systematically overlook subtractive changes by Gabrielle S. People systematically overlook subtractive changes by Gabrielle S.

We all need a different Social Media profile? Now.

Paul Hobcraft

We will be in a greater world of virtual management, earning our “daily crust” from what we do at a distance. The changing world for Organizations- not physical events but becoming reliant on on-line and digital delivery.

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Latest Conference Research on Innovation Ecosystems

Open Innovation

The conference was for papers being developed for a special issue of Research Policy, entitled “Innovation Ecosystems and Ecosystem Innovation.” Instead we held an online conference , modeled on the earlier 2012 conference for the Open Innovation special issue of Research Policy.

Finally a framework to manage holistically Industrial Revolution 4.0

Paul Hobcraft

This will become a very useful and relevant management planning tool to help manufacturers worldwide to determine and prioritize their necessary areas of focus with all the digital initiatives, based on an Industry 4.0 For me, it has the potential to be as catalytic as the Malcolm Baldridge Quality Aware that become such a movement behind quality that spurred in Europe The European Foundation for Quality Management (later to be renamed simply ‘ EFQM ‘).

Why Activists Succeed – and Will Change Yahoo

Adam Hartung

It is not shy about seeking action at the Board level to change the direction of a company – by changing the CEO, seeking downsizings and reogranizations, changing dividend policy, seeking share buybacks, recommending asset sales, or changing other resource allocations. Carl Icahn made himself famous by buying company shares, then pressuring management into decisions which damaged the company long-term while he made money fast.

Can project managers be innovative?

Values Centered Innovation

This year’s Project Management Conference in Dallas focused on all things innovation. Given my long-standing background with both project management and innovation, I was delighted to be on a panel that explored how project managers, their teams, and their company cultures could be more innovative. As project managers, you are always innovating with each project you manage, no matter how small or large the scope is, and no matter what the topic is.

Eliminating Uncertainty: How to Manage Innovation Risk in 3 Easy Steps

Qmarkets

By understanding how to manage innovation risk, companies can help strike this fine balance. The report illustrates how important professional training can be when it comes to managing innovation risk successfully. Our Blog Guest Post Innovation Management

R&D Management: Let's Reward Fraud, Not Punish It

Open Innovation

For the past month or so, I have been getting reminders of a new publication on open innovation in R&D Management. The Curious New Article Entitled “A note on outbound open innovation and firm performance,” the new 1,008 word article in R&D Management includes a 135-word abstract and 25 references. In particular, variables treated as important in the 2009 RP paper are disregarded in another parallel paper (in R&D Management 2009), and vice versa.

Transformation and innovation: There is no quick fix: Part 1

The Future Shapers

Managing innovation and transformation is hard. Dual transformation Managing transformation is a hot topic. For example “ Zone to win ” suggests you have to manage three time-horizons. “ Keep your eyes open for the seven early warning signs of disruptive change.

Even The Most Radical Visions Can Succeed If They Are Built On Shared Values

Digital Tonto

What’s key isn’t any particular plan or policy, but whether you can appeal to common values and mobilize supporters to influence institutions that will determine whether you can bring change. [[ This is a content summary only. All Posts Management Movements Transformation

Everything you need to know about innovation management software

hackerearth

Although enterprise collaboration software market has been around for over 20 years, innovation management software is a specialized segment that helps companies guide and support their innovation process. With the right tool, the idea generation, implementation and evaluation, and market tracking phases can be managed to create successful business outcomes. What is innovation management software (IMS)? Why do companies need innovation management software?

If you want your employees at the forefront of innovation, let them fly free

ideas4allinnovation

But a company’s talent management, according to Deloitte in this article , is not restricted to attracting and retaining the right people; it is also a matter of getting the most from them. To this end, as expressed in the following graph, a company’s management should: 1.- Management should paint a common scenario and set a common goal to move towards, while making it clear that being autonomous does not mean acting independently.

The Essential Role of HR Technology

Business and Tech

Understanding talent needs is vital as organizations face a rapidly changing landscape. Nick Schacht, SHRM-SCP Chief Global Development Officer, SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management). Organizations today are confronted by a rapidly changing landscape.

The Importance of Accurate and Objective Tenant Screening

Business and Tech

You want people in the space that will be good residents and respectful neighbors, both as a resident and especially as a property manager. This allows property managers to develop a professional and objective means of evaluating applicants. Misguided policy change.

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Lean Innovation Management – Making Corporate Innovation Work

Steve Blank

—– Lean Innovation Management. They ended up with “Innovation Theater” – great projects, wonderful press releases about how innovative the company is – but no real substantive change in product trajectory. Each horizon requires different focus, different management, different tools and different goals. Product management for Horizon 1 uses existing product management tools such as StageGate ® or the equivalent.

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