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Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Unique insights into the latest thinking around innovation, entrepreneurship,
technology management and digital technologies.

Are CEOs with general skills more innovative?

Dr Claudia Custodio, Associate Professor within the Department of Finance, highlights the importance of general managerial skills for innovation.... Read more
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Don’t cramp my style! Why people are more creative on their own time

R&D departments take note: your researchers really are more creative when their managers aren't watching... Read more Dr Paola Criscuolo, Dr Anne ter Wal | 30 October 2017

Why every company needs its shepherds – steering external ideas to become internal innovations

Dr Anne ter Wal explains why it’s vital for companies to build internal systems that encourage the sourcing, integration and championing of new knowledge.... Read more Dr Anne ter Wal | 4 July 2017

Why empathetic thinking is central to business success

Empathy is not weakness; it is strength, says Dr Ileana Stigliani, Assistant Professor of Design and Innovation.... Read more Dr Ileana Stigliani | 3 May 2017

China: the global hub for knowledge-based R&D

Professor George Yip investigates the recent surge of research and development centres in China.... Read more Professor George Yip | 11 April 2017

Why are managers throwing away their best innovations?

Dr Criscuolo discovers the key to ensuring a strong panel for assessing R&D cases, explaining the three factors to consider... Read more Dr Paola Criscuolo | 28 February 2017

Design thinking is the key to successful innovation

Businesses need to empathise with their customers or else risk failure, says Dr Ileana Stigliani, Assistant Professor of Design and Innovation.... Read more Dr Ileana Stigliani | 17 February 2017

Too few female entrepreneurs? Why business schools must step in

Business schools have a responsibility to tackle the growing gap between male and female entrepreneurs says Dr Markus Perkmann, Head of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Department.... Read more Dr Markus Perkmann | 16 February 2017