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Political Organizations and Innovation

How does change become a political issue in organizations? Provide examples to support your answer. Why is innovation important to the growth of organizations? Explain your answer.

Research materials for Business Innovation

Need following materials for a research of Business Innovation about Manufacturing in PRC (China) after the financial tsunami: a) the background and rationale; b) preliminary literature review (this is most important); c) research questions (about 3 to 4); d) research method (quantitative), validity and how to analyze the

Organizational Impact of Innovation

Need help preparing a 900 word paper in which evaluate the impact of innovation on the selected organizations. Be sure to discuss the impact on strategy, process, product, and or services within each type of organization. The organizations are: State Farm Insurance Wal-mart School District

Innovation - models and theories

Research and analyze in a two-page paper, Senge's and Wheatley's systems models and theories (see attached articles), as applied to individual and organization innovation and change leadership processes. Support your rationale with research.

Innovation within the context of organizations

?Using the Internet, find three different definitions of innovation, within the context of organizations. ?Compare and contrast the three; how are they similar; how are they different? ?Write a definition of innovation, within the context of organizations. Discuss the role you think innovation plays in developing and impleme

The Role of Motivation and Leadership in Innovation

1. What is the role of motivation in innovation? How would you reward innovative behavior? What do you feel are the ethical implications associated with rewarding an individual, as opposed to a team? 2. What is the role of leadership in an innovative organization? How is this type of leadership different from that of a non-i

GM Product: impact of innovation and creativity

I need to evaluate the impact of innovation and creativity on the organization, GM product with two references. I want to identify at least two to three unique innovation considerations for General Motors (GM) Corporation, (featuring the GM products) and explain why the considerations apply to this organization.

Innovation, Creativity, and Design for a Competitive Advantage

1. How would you define strategy, process, product, and services? How are strategy, process, product, and services related? What could be the impact of innovation, design, and creativity on strategy? 2. What is disruptive innovation? What is the difference between incremental change and disruptive change? How would a disrupti

Starbucks: Discuss the four basic phases of the innovative process

Using Starbucks as the company write a paper in which you identify and discuss the four basic phases of the innovative process and how you will apply the innovative process to change your selected organization. Identify the appropriate tools and techniques to be used in this process and explain why they were selected. Be sure to

Concept of a platform

Nowadays, technological products and services have to understand the concept of a platform, and incorporate it into your strategy. Please discuss platforms in the context of the article below on Apple and Facebook. Is platform-compatibility a capability? http://www.businessweek.com/managing/content/aug2008/ca20080821_127879.h

E-bay king of the online auction industry

Research the information about E-bay answer these questions on essay format: 2000words not including references, Harvard style reference required. 1. Describe the current strategy of e-bay and the process it uses to develop and execute its strategy 2. Assess whether there are elements of a" competing on the edge" approach

Apple Ipod: Important information about Brand Strategy

1. What's "the point of parity" and point of difference in the position of the iPod brand at the time the iPod was launched? 2. How did this "point of parity" change from the introduction of the iPod until today? How did this affect the attractiveness of the iPod brand? 3. Identify and examine key brand features ("Brand elem

Innovation within the Organization

"Innovation's New Math and "Revolution vs. Evolution: You Need Both," by Gary Hamel. Why is having many radical innovations important for a firm's future? How should a firm avoid bleeding to death from expenditures applied to so many risky ventures? 1 page maximum. Thank you.

Leadership, Management, Change

Describe positive and leadership behaviour, Identify and evaluate management challenges. Explain how a company should manage change.

Innovation process to change GM

Prepare a paper in which you identify and discuss the two basic phases of the innovative process and how you will apply the innovative process to change GM. Identify the appropriate tools and techniques to be used in this process and explain why they were selected. Be sure to discuss how you will measure your results and what st

GM and fuel consumption innovations

GM is way behind in the fuel consumption aspect compared to Toyota. GM goal is reducing their cars' fuel consumption. Analyze how innovation, design, and creativity support the GM's goals and objectives.

Thinking like a consultant: what would you recommend to the owner?

A company owner wants to introduct a new and innovative product for consumers. Months into the project, the owner contacted the consultant and mentioned that he was worried about the amount of risk involved in trying to introduce such an innovative consumer product with his current organization. He was worried that the project w

Johnson & Johnson

This case is about Johnson & Johnson's quest to remain an outstanding company. You remember the Credo from Week 1 so this will give you greater insight on how Johnson & Johnson has achieved this status. This assignment will involve the following three sections: 1. First identify the three most important strategy quest

Soft Innovation at University Hospital

1. How did radical innovation play a role in the case? 2. What role did top management play within the soft innovations? 3. Explain and support how technology played a role in the soft innovations? 4. Explain and support how soft innovations are comparable to individual systems through input, process, output, feedback, an

Megatrends in Innovation Networks

Why do megatrends matter toward innovation networks? Also, how does this affect the innovation networks. Finally, are the megatrends in the music industry?