Scalable Learning and Innovative Architectures

The ability to learn faster than your competitors may be the only sustainable competitive advantage. Arie de Geus One of Deloitte’s internal research facilities (Centre for the Edge) recently published an interesting report on the changing nature of institutional innovation….

Organise Against the Machine

As part of our current research programme we have been exploring the theme of Organisational Ecologies in an attempt to identify the innovative practices that are embedded within them. One of the starting points for this research was to review…

The Creativity Complex

The Creativity Complex

Along with the rising notion of innovation, the concept of ‘creativity’ has gained a significant place in the ideal skill set of the modern professional. This readymade sign of originality, novelty or invention has taken on a convenience value as…

The Business Atelier and Everyday Enterprise

The Business Atelier and Everyday Enterprise

In The Craftsman, Richard Sennett portrays the atelier in Medieval Europe as a social nexus of craft, technique, instruction and expression, driven by the tension between the guilds (associations of artisans who established self governance for the trades), the authority…