Who should invest in CleanTech in the supply chain?

Norbert Bol

In modern supply chain management, sustainable supply chains are often seen as profitable supply chains. Specifically, if the bene fi t from the clean technology investment is more signi fi cant in increasing market demand than reducing environmental tax, the retailers have an incentive to invest; otherwise, they prefer to wait for the manufacturer’s investment. Who should invest in clean technologies in a supply chain with competition?

Sustainable innovation: innovation driving sustainability

Norbert Bol

Companies can use sustainability in their process innovation, product or service innovation, market innovation, brand innovation, company innovation and strategic innovation. Journal of Management , 1446-1476. Creating competitive advantage by institutionalizing corporate social innovation. Strategic Management Innovation Strategy Sustainability

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Creating new meaning on value creation and innovation in sustainability transitions

Norbert Bol

Value creation is about inquiring into new values in society, translating them into social and technological solutions and making them valuable in markets. It is the commitment and meaning attached to these new ways of producing/consuming that are valued by the firms and recognized by market influencers. Strategic Management Innovation Strategy Sustainability Sustainnovate‘If we are not capable of changing, then who is?’.

What’s driving eco-innovations?

Norbert Bol

Eco-innovations are improvements in product, process, marketing and/or organization with the aim of having fewer adverse effects on the environment and more efficient use of resources. The key findings are that: Regulations and market pull factors are the main drivers of eco-innovations, above factors like cost savings, Research & Development (R&D), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), competition, managerial environmental concern, stakeholder pressure etc.

Innovation in governments: Far Horizons?

Norbert Bol

There are significant differences between the private and public sector based on their market structures, motives and incentive structures that employees respond to. There are hierarchical, competitive and collaborative strategies. To find innovative solutions for the more complex and unruly problems it is generally accepted that multi-actor collaboration is superior to both hierarchy and competitive strategies. Public Management Review , 1-11.

Ultra Innovation

Norbert Bol

The persistence of innovation can be described as the phenomenon where past and current innovation are a good indicator for future innovation because there is the belief that the competitive advantage of firms are rooted in the the capability to innovate over longer periods of time. However product innovation is more persistent than process innovation, organization innovation and marketing innovation. Strategic Management Innovation Leadership Strategy

Who should invest in CleanTech in the supply chain?

Norbert Bol

In modern supply chain management, sustainable supply chains are often seen as profitable supply chains. Specifically, if the bene fi t from the clean technology investment is more signi fi cant in increasing market demand than reducing environmental tax, the retailers have an incentive to invest; otherwise, they prefer to wait for the manufacturer’s investment. Who should invest in clean technologies in a supply chain with competition?

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

The Future Shapers

Managing innovation and transformation is hard. In the established organisation it often requires a great amount of foresight and a lot of strategic insight. Dual transformation Managing transformation is a hot topic. What is the disruptive shift in our market?

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?

Innovation management software: Everything you need to know

hackerearth

Although the 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?

What is innovation management and why your organization needs it

hackerearth

Understanding Innovation Management. An innovation process “connects upstream idea valuation to downstream production and release to market.” Once a well-defined innovation strategy that aligns with business goals is in place, the next step will entail managing it effectively. Like any business function, innovation can be managed. Innovation Management is about more than just planning new products, services, brand extensions, or technology inventions.

What is innovation management and why your organization needs it

hackerearth

Understanding Innovation Management. An innovation process “connects upstream idea valuation to downstream production and release to market.” Once a well-defined innovation strategy that aligns with business goals is in place, the next step will entail managing it effectively. Like any business function, innovation can be managed. Innovation Management is about more than just planning new products, services, brand extensions, or technology inventions.