A playful take on plastic

The family run organization Less Plastic UK has made a twist to the seriousness of plastic littering. Literally. Although being dead serious, Amanda Keetley from Devon, Great Britain, has made her environmental focus stand out by being playful. Other organizations might have made you feel bad or even bored by constantly focusing on guilt, the … Continue reading A playful take on plastic

Why you need to know about absorptive capacity

For creativity and innovation to manifest within a company, absorptive capacity is key. Organizational learning and knowledge creation ultimately help shape a company’s ability to innovate. Especially the knowledge flows across networks positively affect the organizational capabilities. But this knowledge creation are often restricted to parts of the organization sharing the same education and background, … Continue reading Why you need to know about absorptive capacity

Why external knowledge is vital for company success

Mark these two words: Absorptive capacity. Without it, you risk losing out. If you want to succeed with creativity or innovation, staying open to knowledge outside your company can be key. Blending familiar and novel elements increases your chances of success, and external knowledge/ideas/input can be just what you need to arrive at something worthwhile … Continue reading Why external knowledge is vital for company success

Why you should trust your gut in complex decision making

Imagine a judge sentencing someone to prison and afterwards saying: “I just went with my hunch”. Jaws would drop to the floor. And in this case, and line of work, you’re supposed to back up your decisions and conclusions with systematic analysis and conscious thought. In fact, in most professions this is what you’re supposed to … Continue reading Why you should trust your gut in complex decision making