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Motivated to innovate?

The traditional view of dominant firms being lethargic is misinformed: dominant firms can actually be highly successful innovators Dr Vincent Mak, University Lecture in Marketing at Cambridge Judge Business School, says new research reveals that dominant firms do innovate under…

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Making the transition to collaborative innovation

Moving away from the "Not Invented Here" culture to the "Proudly Found Elsewhere" culture Dr Chander Velu, a University Lecturer in Marketing at Cambridge Judge Business School, says firms are tapping into new eco-systems in order to collaborate more and…

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Business model innovation

Dr Chander Velu, University Lecturer in Marketing at Cambridge Judge Business School and an expert on business model innovation, says firms like Google and Thomson Reuters are already aware of how new technology and new entrants to their markets are…

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Dr Ramesh Mashelkar, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research: Where there’s a will there’s a way

Dr Ramesh Mashelkar, Former Director General of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), is helping to lead the 'inclusive technology' revolution in India, with 28 honorary doctorates to his name. He told the Centre for India & Global…

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More for less for more

"Inclusive growth" and "affordable innovation" are terms gaining ground in India as new business models to satisfy cost-conscious and ecologically-aware customers globally are developed. Professor Jaideep Prabhu and Navi Radjou of Cambridge Judge Business School's Centre for India & Global…

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Western economies: a museum of the 21st Century?

In a remarkable exchange, Cambridge Judge Business School's Professor Peter Williamson in Bejing and Professor Jaideep Prabhu in Bangalore explore the Chinese and Indian economies and compare them with the West's. Innovation, says Professor Prabhu, Jawaharlal Nehru Professor of Indian Business…

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Kola Karim, Shoreline Energy: Local knowledge is all

Kola Karim, CEO of Shoreline Energy International, has nurtured many companies to success. He now employs 5,000 people of different nationalities and says his local knowledge of Nigeria and Africa is the key to his successful business innovation.…

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India’s decade of innovation

What do John Deere, Cisco, and Obopay have in common? All are a new breed of enlightened Western firms that have embraced what Navi Radjou, Fellow in India & Global Business at Cambridge Judge Business School, calls "polycentric innovation". He explains…

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Even the rich need innovation

Peter Hiscocks, Fellow in Entrepreneurship at Cambridge Judge Business School, is working with the government of Abu Dhabi to put innovation at the heart of the oil rich nation's economic plans. Innovation networks, Peter says, are key to its future.…

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Does the balance of payments matter?

The UK is in the red, we've borrowed and borrowed, and continue to do so, but Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics, warns it can't go on. We must get the balance of payments to balance again and…

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