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Why Flat Information Structures Enable Creative Thinking

Idea posted: May 2017

Institutions: University of Toronto Rotman School of Management   

Creativity occurs when pieces of information are put together in novel and useful ways. ‘Information’ here is used broadly, and includes objects, symbols and facts. This broad concept of information…

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Learning Power: Learners Must Take Control

Idea posted: November 2016

Institutions: University of Bristol    University of Gloucestershire   

Based on extensive research, the Effective Lifelong Learning Inventory was developed in the late 1990s as an assessment tool for learning power. Specifically, the ELLI model identified seven qualities or…

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Learning by Hiring: The Challenge of Teaching Entrenched Incumbents

Idea posted: July 2016

Institutions: University of Middlesex Business School    Bocconi University Department of Management & Technology    IE Business School   

When research-based companies hire new scientists to join their research teams, they are looking for two benefits. The first benefit involves output: what the new scientist can produce. This direct,…

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Build Ambidextrous Teams to Combine Present and Future Objectives

Idea posted: July 2016

Institutions: Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University    University of Piraeus    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam    Athens University of Economics and Business   

Companies have both short-term and long-term responsibilities: they must be successful in the present while preparing for the future. While many companies believe they are managing these two priorities effectively,…

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How Testosterone Leads to Overpricing on Wall Street

Idea posted: May 2016

Institutions: Ivey Business School at Western University   

Enthusiasm for your job is usually an asset. However, new research reveals that on Wall Street, such enthusiasm may backfire as the rush of winning triggers physiological changes that undermine…

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Forget the Hero: Leadership as Day-to-Day Processes, Practices and Interactions

Idea posted: March 2016

Institutions: Mälardalen University    KTH Royal Institute of Technology   

For three Scandinavian researchers, the traditional approach to leadership almost renders the term a misnomer: the study of ‘leadership’ is actually the study of ‘leaders’ — the study of the…

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Knowledge Leaders to Apply Academic Research to Solve Organizations’ Real World Problems

Idea posted: February 2016

Institutions: Saïd Business School, University of Oxford    King's College London    Warwick University Business School   

Transforming academic research from pure knowledge into real-world business or organizational practices is challenging for a wide variety of reasons. Time is an issue. Business unit or organizational leaders have…

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The Power of Scenarios to Open New Perspectives

Idea posted: February 2016

Institutions: Saïd Business School, University of Oxford   

The word ‘scenarios’ has many different meanings in a variety of fields and disciplines. In strategic planning, scenarios refer to a small set of carefully structured and tailored narratives about the future…

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The Unexpected Creative Effect of Sarcasm

Idea posted: September 2015

Institutions: INSEAD    Harvard Business School    Columbia Business School   

Is sarcasm in the workplace as destructive as usually assumed? While sarcasm — in which people express one thing by saying the exact opposite — is rampant in organizations, most…

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