Separate Innovation from Entrepreneurship!

Innovation Excellence

The words innovation and entrepreneurship became synonymous in our language, and the place we see this the most is in universities and business schools. Why is being an innovator means I have to launch a startup company? Can’t I be an innovator in a mature company?

Recognizing Excellence in Innovation Management: ISPIM Grand Prize 2017

Innovation Excellence

ISPIM, the International Society for Professional Innovation Management, is delighted to announce the launch of the ISPIM Grand Prize 2017, for Excellence in Innovation Management.

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11 Paradoxes of Entrepreneurial Thinking: why entrepreneurship can hardly be taught

Open Innovation EU

As opposed to entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial thinking is not necessarily bound to entrepreneurs (to be); it is an essential skill for ‘strengthening human capital, employability and competitiveness’ (Bacigalupo et al., Entrepreneurship. Corporate entrepreneurship.

A Prescriptive Process for ‘Make vs. Buy’ Decisions

Innovation Excellence

You are about to develop a new product (or service, or process). collaboration Entrepreneurship Growth Innovation Management Processes & Tools Product Innovation R&D Strategy Technology Acquisitions Business Models contracting development Licensing make vs. buy outsourcing partnership technologyHowever, your company may not have the skills or intellectual property to develop a part of it, so you are faced with the classic 'Make vs. Buy' decision.

Saif Amer

Innovation 360 Group

Commercial Manager. Saif is a resourceful professional specialized in Innovation Management with a bias toward action and influence change. Innovation Management. Investment Managing. Leadership and Change Management. Background.

Saif Amer

Innovation 360

Saif is a resourceful professional specialized in Innovation Management with a bias toward action and influence change. He has several years of experience in business analysis, strategic management and proven track record of successfully selling and growing product/service revenues in the marketplace while maintaining a high level of client satisfaction in the FMCG industry, consultancy business and Biotech. Innovation Management. Investment Managing.

Innovation through intrapreneurship


And they are all usually mentioned when speaking of corporate entrepreneurship. Kodak found itself with a great product, but they did not continue investing in it to make it evolve; they did not innovate as far as they should have. Innovation innovation intrapreneurship

L'affaire Lichtenthaler still not over

Open Innovation

Two years after his first retraction — and six months after his most recent retraction — this week Ulrich Lichtenthaler received his 14th and 15th retractions from Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice. The other, entitled “The Impact of Family Involvement on Dynamic Innovation Capabilities: Evidence From German Manufacturing Firms,” was published online last September and appear in print in November’s special issue on family business.

Two years later, Lichtenthaler count stands at 16

Open Innovation

Just after posting the 14th and 15th retractions of Ulrich Lichtenthaler — in Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice — I received emails from two faithful readers pointing to his 16th retraction, in the Journal of Engineering and Technology Management (JET-M).

Typology for Innovative Organizations

Open Innovation EU

To my opinion, Mintzberg’s work was a refreshing change to the world of organization design that until then has been largely influenced by Taylor’s Scientific Management Approach and Henry Ford’s efficiency-based adaptation of that. It enhances productivity.