Successful transformation through innovation


This seminar uses strategic innovation management theory and concepts such as organisational ambidexterity, boundary spanning and stakeholder approaches how companies can increase their innovative increase their innovative capacity through innovation. The students will use a core paper to illustrate the steps towards becoming an innovative organisation. The aim is to understand how -with the help of the concepts mentioned above - medium-sized companies, in the context of organisational inertia and path dependency, may become innovation-driven organisations. The seminar will analyse the role of different stakeholders, which role the different stakeholders play and how companies may become part of an innovation ecosystems. Based on the core paper, the students will apply the concepts they have learned to selected companies and present the results in class. In addition to a presentation, the students will submit the results in seminar papers.

Language of instructionGerman
Organisational issues