Being Systematically CreativeSep 20, 2019 Jeffrey Parker, University of Illinois at Chicago
Jeff Parker will present a “systematic” approach to creative idea generation that can complement many contemporary creative ideation methods, such as Design Thinking, and can be used by groups (as is the case with brainstorming) and individuals alike.
Getting Beyond the Obvious: Finding Real Insight in a World Overflowing with DataAug 22, 2019
Liam Fahey, Partner, The Leadership Forum
Liam Fahey will outline an innovative process that can help your organization develop a richer understanding of your marketplace, leading to more effective strategies and action plans.
Why Digital Goods Are Valued Less Than Physical GoodsJun 14, 2019
Carey Morewedge, Boston University
Many digital goods such as souvenir photographs, books, and films are substantive innovations relative to their physical counterparts. Despite this, consumers may ascribe less value to digital than to physical versions of the same good.
Challenging the Marketing Status QuoMay 01, 2019
David Gal, University of Illinois at Chicago
Why do businesses fail to adapt as circumstances evolve? In this webinar, David Gal draws on lessons from the history of warfare, business, and science to identify the forces that serve to protect the status quo and how these forces can be overcome.
The Role of Scenario Presentation in the Selection of Innovation ProjectsMar 5, 2019 Vardan Avagyan, University of Stavanger, Nuno Camacho, Erasmus University, Wim A. Van der Stede, and Stefan Stremersch, 2019, 19-114-03
Innovation project teams invariably present best- and worst-case cash flow scenarios when they make their pitches to decision-makers. This study finds that small-range scenarios boost confidence in the team's expertise and increase the chance that decision-makers will opt for transformational over core innovation projects.
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