How can you find good, innovative ideas that lead to business opportunities? Three exploration frameworks—changing what doesn’t work, making things easier for customers and making things more affordable—can reduce the risk and uncertainty associated with new projects.
Corporate universities are at the hub of internal and external knowledge for an organisation, and are critical to building competencies, driving change and supporting corporate competitiveness. Didina González considers ways to understand and contextualise the corporate university.
Inside Google’s new London office, employees can eat and drink for free. It’s a smart move: by keeping ‘Googlers’ in the building during lunch and coffee breaks, the company hopes that its staff will interact more, fuelling team spirit. Ian Sanders explores how innovative employers develop successful teams, and offers five tips for you to do the same.
Between ‘knowing’ and ‘not knowing’ lies a place of opportunity. Discovering this space is essential for anyone who wants to lead and work with complexity, ambiguity, and paradox, with a tolerance for uncertainty and extreme situations, says Steven D’Souza.
Storytelling is no longer the domain just of filmmakers and novelists. Businesses are harnessing its power to engage customers and employees, help align staff with strategy, communicate change, and even humanise a faceless corporation.
How can a company ensure that its innovations add value and align with overall company strategy? IE Business School Adjunct Professor, Marcos Eguillor, has a simple but invaluable framework to get you there.