Category Archives: innovation process

The two kinds of knowledge (the innovation conflict)

I am in the final phase of writing a textbook in Technology Entrepreneurship together with my good Irish colleagues Natasha Evers and James Cunningham. It will be published by Palgrave Macmillan this fall. Here is an excerpt from the chapter … Continue reading

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Conflict and creativity

Could someone please investigate the relationship between level of frictions among teams and their ability to solve complex tasks? Or perhaps someone have done it already? I should do a literature search on this.  My suggestion is that conflict is … Continue reading

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Alternative explanations to innovation success

All too long since updating the blog, but the moving from Oslo to Berkeley together with wife and four kids, and then handling all the bureaucracy and other things in this place where we will spend the next year has … Continue reading

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We are recruiting (innovation in healthcare)

I am now writing the job advertisements for two interesting new positions in our research group at BI (particularly Prof.Håkan Håkansson, Assoc.Prof.Per Ingvar Olsen and myself). Both projects provide ample opportunity for collaborating with leading national and international researchers. This … Continue reading

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Innovation ethnography

As a spinoff from the methodological efforts that went into my research on innovation between agri- and aquaculture (Hoholm, 2009; 2011), I have written a paper together with Prof.Luis Araujo (Lancaster University) on the promises and challenges of ethnography for … Continue reading

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Yes! First project funded

I am excited to announce that we yesterday got the message that we have got funding from the Norwegian Research Council for a project on innovation in healthcare. Together with the Intervention Centre at Oslo University Hospital and Department of … Continue reading

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Healthcare innovation research, time to scale up

While there have been a number of interesting studies of innovation in the British and the US healthcare sectors, and still more to come, this is still an under-researched area in Norway and Scandinavia. The public funding by wealthy social … Continue reading

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