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innov+tech 5: Managing Innovation I

innovation management: Spending

  • Innovation spending
  • ‘Smart’ R&D spending
  • Offshoring innovation
  • Open innovation

Radio 4’s In our Time with Melvyn Bragg had an interesting episode on Thomas Edison on 9th December (podcasts and ‘listen again’ options are available indefinitely)

Lecture handouts

Primary sources

  • Tidd and Bessant (2009), ch 7-8
  • Conway and Steward (2009), ch 8, ch 7
  • Schilling (2008), ch 7 and ch 11

Innovation spending

Open Innovation

  • McKinsey & Co (2008), The next step in open innovation, McKinsey Quarterly, June [requires free registration]
  • Chesbrough, H and Garman, A (2009), How open innovation can help you in lean times, Harvard Business Review, December, pp68-76 [EBSCO]
  • Burkeman, O (2007), The Wiki way, Guardian, Sept 5th [Good assessment of the Tapscott and Williams book, Wikinomics]
  • Tapscott, D and Williams, AD, (2007), Wikinomics, Portfolio [see the site too, including their mass collaboration Wikinomics Playbook]
  • Huston, L and Sakkab, N (2006), Connect and Develop: Inside Proctor and Gamble’s new model for innovation, Harvard Business Review, Mar, Vol. 84, Issue 3 [EBSCO]
  • Lakhani, KR and Jeppesen, LB (2007), Getting Unusual Suspects to Solve R&D Puzzles, Harvard Business Review, v85 i5 pp31-2 [EBSCO]
  • Seely Brown, J and Hagel, J (2006), Creation Nets: Getting the most from open innovation, McKinsey Quarterly, i2 pp4151
  • IFM (2009), How to implement open innovation, Institute for Manufacturing, University of Cambridge [requires free registration]
  • IFM (2010), Getting help with open innovation, Institute for Manufacturing, University of Cambridge [requires free registration]