Browse by Subject "innovation"

  • Martens, Betsy Van der Veer (2010-02-03)
    This comparative case study explores the impact of four “practice theories” in the separate domains of finance, military strategy, nursing, and theology, and discusses potential “outputs” in each field that might be ...

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  • Kristiansson, Michael René; Anderson, Theresa Dirndorfer (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    The session aims to bring together a group of researchers and educators within the iSchool community interested in implementing entrepreneurial thinking in curriculum (teaching and research). Entrepreneurship is a ...

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  • Vojak, Bruce A. (2012-12-01)
    Paradigms, by their very nature, impose constraints on and help to define innovation: In this essay I violate my one topic per essay paradigm; instead, I share three mini-relfections

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  • Vojak, Bruce A. (2012-10-01)
    Curiosity, motivation and perseverance: Selected reader insight and feedback in response to the recent essay, “Of feral cats and pet cats”.

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  • Vojak, Bruce A. (2012-06-15)
    The intersection of curiosity and connectivity: Magic Eyes® images can provide significant insight into how breakthrough innovators collect and connect dots

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  • Vojak, Bruce A. (2012-08-15)
    Innovation as an “imposition of will” or the “discovery of a hidden reality”?: The Magic Eyes® metaphor suggests that breakthrough innovation is the discovery of an underlying reality.

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  • Vojak, Bruce A. (2012-09-01)
    Breakthrough innovation as an intimate, dance-like engagement: The Magic Eyes® metaphor suggests that breakthrough innovation is an intimate interaction with an underlying reality.

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  • Vojak, Bruce A. (2012-08-01)
    Oblivious to just those tools that enable breakthrough innovation: 3D glasses illustrate how instruments of all types mediate between the innovator and the world around them.

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  • Vojak, Bruce A. (2012-07-15)
    The important and complementary natures of memory and making connections: Magic Eyes® images can illustrate how memory can facilitate or impede breakthrough innovation.

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  • Vojak, Bruce A. (2012-07-01)
    The depth and breadth of the metaphor: Magic Eyes® images can illustrate numerous features of how breakthrough innovators collect and connect dots

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  • Micheels, Eric T. (2010-05-19)
    Over the past several decades, the agricultural marketplace has transitioned from a completely price driven, homogeneous, commodity market towards a more differentiated and fragmented product market characterized by ...

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  • Vojak, Bruce A. (2012-09-15)
    Curiosity, motivation and perseverance: How observations of the activity and roaming of cats reveal insights into breakthrough innovators.

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  • Vojak, Bruce A. (2012-11-15)
    A reflection on the differences between incremental and breakthrough innovation: Insights from Kuhn’s "The Structures of Scientific Revolutions" applied to corporate innovation

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  • Vojak, Bruce A. (2012-12-15)
    From the wisdom literature of innovation: A brief – yet hopefully insightful and humorous – digression reflecting on our engagement with innovation

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  • Vojak, Bruce A. (2013-10-01)
    An historical perspective of how breakthrough innovators come to know: The conflicting views of two giants provide perspective on the knowing characteristic of innovation

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  • Vojak, Bruce A. (2013-10-15)
    An historical perspective of how breakthrough innovators come to know: How dialectic and the reconciliation of dichotomies provide perspective on the knowing characteristic of innovation

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  • Vojak, Bruce A. (2012-05-15)
    The front and back ends of innovation: The “Fuzzy Front End” and the “Stage-Gate® Process” are perspectives that dominate how we think about innovation.

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  • Yang, Jianqin (2013-02-03)
    As an interdisciplinary attempt to explore and demonstrate the complementarity of natural and social sciences and to achieve synergy effects in the contemporary global scholarship of humanistic social and behavioral sciences, ...

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  • Vojak, Bruce A. (2013-09-15)
    An historical perspective of how breakthrough innovators come to know: Taking one small step back to gain a giant leap of insight into the knowing characteristic of innovation

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  • Sears, Joshua (2012-05-22)
    This dissertation focuses on the performance implications of acquisitions in high technology industries. I use this setting to understand what factors affect a firm’s ability to successfully acquire external technology to ...

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