Innovation and Entrepreneurship

This prize will be awarded to the entry that, in the opinion of the judges will best inspire innovation, encourage business or product development or support organisational development and adaptability.

 

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Why Sell Tacos to Africa?

What is a self-made man or woman? Ever thought about it? Success is not a straight-line deal. There is no A-to-Z path, and there are no magic beans that will carry you upward overnight. Have you ever wondered how to start, scale up, build teams, and flourish in an uncontested market?

In 1992, I landed in Estonia with $400 in my pocket. There, I discovered a truth that changed my life and the way I conducted business: 

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The Corporate Startup

The Corporate Startup is a practical guide for established companies that aspire to develop and sustain their innovation capabilities.
The world around us is changing rapidly. There is now more pressure on established companies to innovate. The challenge most companies face is how to develop new products for new markets, while managing their core business at the same time. 

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The Power of Preeminence

If you want to accelerate your business and career and stand out like a tall giraffe surrounded by tiny field mice, now is the time to get serious and get going.

In this book, high performance expert Paul Rulkens offers the best ideas, insights and techniques to get everything you can out of everything you have — from business growth to maximizing your own performance.

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Emancipation Through Emotion Regulation at Work

Emotion is often used by organizations to manipulate and repress workers. However, this repression can have adverse psychological and social consequences for them. This book articulates the pathways through which this repression occurs, and offers emotion regulation as a tool for workers to emancipate themselves from this repression and social control.

Transformations

Transformations

Tracking how design has changed in previous book Design Transitions has inevitably led the authors to explore how organisations are changing using design. Design is now the key driver of innovation and change within organisations across the globe. It is therefore important to learn how, when and why to use design to drive change in your organisation.