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Objectives The production of innovation or novelty in creative interactions is normally represented in research either as normative patterns of behaviour (being creative) or as post-hoc empirical objects (new firms, new products etc.) The structure of creative practices, i.e. what particular...
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This paper sets out a theoretical perspective for understanding the emergence of innovations across multiple hierarchical levels, namely, the innovator, the organisation and the industry network. The perspective is emergentist, drawing on complexity theory, and considers innovation as the...
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This paper addresses the relationship between foresight and entrepreneurship. It characterises the foresight inherent in entrepreneurial activity as situated within particular discourses, or communities of practice (CoPs) in a range of structures. The argument is based on the use of complexity...
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In the digital economy, the creative industries revolve around dynamic, innovative and often unorthodox collaborations between individuals and organisations. Large, small and micro-businesses often come together for the duration of a project, then disband and form new partnerships for the next...
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This chapter reflects on ongoing research in SMEs in the manufacturing and service sectors. It contrasts different approaches to the issue of preparedness from an organisational and social perspective, in two cases where new enterprise-wide business processes were implemented and integrated in...
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