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Friday out of the Box: Directors: this is how you select the best innovative ideas

A business case is not the best criteria for innovators as it contains uncertainties and aims to calculate how quickly you can earn back your investment. Stylianos Kavadias, Margaret Thatcher Professor of Enterprise Studies in Innovation & Growth at Cambridge…

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Innovation (The Cambridge Judge Business Debate Podcast series)

Just what is "innovation" – and is there a dark side to this wave of change that has transformed our lives through technology and other breakthroughs? L-R: Michael Kitson, Sucheta Nadkarni, Simon Stockley, Jeremy Hutchison-Krupat In this episode, joining podcast…

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Market Screener: Winners for 2018 Valeo Innovation Challenge announced

A project by two Cambridge MBA alumni – Tadashi Kubo and Patara Panuparb (both MBA 2017) – was among the winners at the annual Valeo Innovation Challenge for their innovative hydrogen propulsion system. This year, more than 1,700 teams from…

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BBC: India’s ingenious approach to life

Western companies could benefit by adopting frugal principles, says Jaideep Prabhu, Jawaharlal Nehru Professor of Indian Business and Enterprise at Cambridge Judge. “You’ve now got frugal startups doing things faster and cheaper than large companies. Just look at Raspberry Pi…

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Marketing award

Paper on innovative new ventures co-authored by Professor Jaideep Prabhu of Cambridge Judge Business School wins Best Paper on Entrepreneurship award from the American Marketing Association. A research paper on innovation in entrepreneurship co-authored by Jaideep Prabhu, Jawaharlal Nehru Professor of…

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Circular and frugal

Video thoughts of participants of the inaugural edition of InnoFrugal UK, the UK’s first conference dedicated to the subject of frugal innovation and the circular economy. The inaugural edition of InnoFrugal UK, the UK’s first conference dedicated to the topic…

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The Conversation: How tech can bring dignity to refugees in humanitarian crises

An article co-authored by Corinna Frey, PhD candidate at Cambridge Judge Business School, looks at how technical innovations could improve lives of people in refugee camps. “Applied responsibly, technology can give humanitarian ethical ideals new life. In the process, it…

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Frugal innovation

Professor Jaideep Prabhu says that doing more with less makes sense – whatever your location. On 26 January 2001, an earthquake of magnitude 7.9 hit Gujarat, India, killing over 25,000 people. Mansukhbhai Prajapati, a rural potter, escaped with his life…

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Inhibiting innovation

Dr Nektarios Oraiopoulos, University Lecturer in Operations Management at Cambridge Judge Business School, on how the organisational structures of large companies inhibit innovation, and what you can do to buck the trend. Innovation in practice requires experimentation. With experimentation comes the…

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Building your innovative ecosystem

By Professor Stelios Kavadias, Margaret Thatcher Professor of Enterprise Studies in Innovation & Growth, and Director of the Entrepreneurship Centre We know that innovation is at the core of growth and economic prosperity. Yet, the rapid pace of innovation that…

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