Cheesemaking and the Maturing Legacy of Collaboration

Cheesemaking and the Maturing Legacy of Collaboration

One of the highlights of our research programme of 2014 was the opportunity to spend a day at the Stichelton Dairy in Nottinghamshire. The reason for our visit was to speak to Head Cheesemaker, Joe Schneider, about the ten year…

Who's filtering the complexity?

Who’s filtering the complexity?

Over the last year or so we have often talked about the ever increasing complexity that organisations have started to face as the 21st century begins to mature. One obvious element of this complexity has been the exponential growth of…

The Knowledge Biased Economy

The Knowledge Biased Economy

Aesthetics is for the artist as ornithology is for the birds. Barnett Newman The colour field painter Barnett Newman was a skeptic when it came to the received wisdom about the link between theory and practice in art. Newman saw…

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….

Creating New Knowledge Cultures

It has now been well over fifteen years since a report by the OECD popularised the notion of the ‘knowledge economy’’ as a mode of economic organisation. Aside from occupying the dubious position of a well crafted ideological construct, developed…

The Changing Nature of Research

By way of an introduction, we thought it would be useful to provide an overview of current approaches to research and innovative practice, before exploring the potential of knowledge creation in our forthcoming work. The purpose of Create Innovation is to develop…