Crisis Innovation Guide: Survival Mode

The shock of the coronavirus has triggered a survival mode in many companies, yet a crisis like this facilitates rather than inhibits innovation. It creates a climate of opportunity that true innovators have been waiting for.

Crisis Innovation Guide: The New Normal

While uncertain times like these can be unnerving, they also offer opportunities to those who dare to innovate. Successful companies will be the ones that take immediate action and adapt their business models to the 'new normal'.

Family Businesses in Times of Crisis

Do family businesses have greater resilience in times of crisis than non-family businesses? And why is that? Dr Anita Van Gils looked at existing research into these questions, which was primarily carried out after the previous crisis in 2008.

Female Entrepreneurship: The Way Forward

We delve into the paradigm shift caused by the rise in female leadership and female entrepreneurship. We show differences between male and female business leaders, and we illustrate how both can be combined to improve leadership practices.

Breaking Up the Status Quo

Exploring beyond our known borders is scary. As humans we have a strong tendency to stick to what we know. Unfortunately, this way of thinking may lead to inertia and may thus slow us down as professionals and as organisations.

Building Future-proof Business Models

In this short workshop you will get some practical tools how to engage in iterative experimentation and continuous improvement of your business model through a practical guideline to design future proof business models.

Boosting Intrapreneurship

What is the difference between Intrapreneurship and Entrepreneurship? In this WebTalk, Alexander Brüggen defines the two concepts and outlines the reasons why organisations wanting to be innovative are in need of intrapreneurship.

Futurise Your Business

Organisations need to innovate in order to survive. At a time with so many technological advances, technology-driven innovation is still just a means to an end. The question discussed in this WebTalk: Does it actually provide value or not?

The Power of Hackathons

Human behaviour needs to evolve with disruptive innovation, as does the business world. In this environment, it is vital to empathise with consumers to design services that work for them. This is where ‘hackathons’ come in.

Erasmus Grant on Service Design Thinking

Implementing Service Design Thinking at the highest level of organisations; that is the goal of the study module that the Department of Marketing & Supply Chain Management (SBE) and the Service Science Factory (UMIO) will co-develop.