Analytical and reflective paper on a topic of interest, which enables you to use the concepts and frameworks in class to explore the topic. write a 4000 word paper format essay. The objective is to convey your expert opinion and critique on a research worthy question. Given the breadth of content covered in the course, you should find it relatively easy to link the key concepts, models, tools and issues discussed in class to any set of research questions or issues. It is hoped that some of you will eventually publish your work.
How was the innovation conceived?
What are the key features and how does it work?
History of company and how it was funded?
What is the business model?
What is the operating model?
How is the innovation being spread?
What are the future prospects?
What were/are the big challenges to making this successful?
How were the challenges overcome?
How is impact evaluated?
remember to clearly mention
Question – purpose
Literature – previous work
Method – how you come up with answer
Results – answer to question
Implications – significance
Browse and explore for assignment:
3. HBRs 10 Must Reads On Innovation (2013). Harvard Business School Press. 4. Sempels, C., & Hoffmann, J. (2013). Sustainable innovation strategy: creating value in a world of finite resources. Springer. 5. Wagner, M. (Ed.). (2012). Entrepreneurship, innovation and sustainability. Greenleaf Publishing. 6. Marcus, A. A. (2015). Innovations in Sustainability. Cambridge University Press. 7. Hargadon, A. (2015). Sustainable innovation: Build your company’s capacity to change the world. Stanford University Press. 8. Prahalad, C.K. (2010). The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid: Eradicating Poverty Through Profits. Pearson. 9. Smith, Adrian, Fressoli, Mariano, Abrol, Dinesh, Arond, Elisa and Ely, Adrian (2016). Grassroots innovation movements. Pathways to sustainability. Routledge, London 10. Owen, R., Bessant, J. and M. Heintz, eds. (2013). Responsible Innovation. Wiley-Blackwell. 11. Russo, M. V. (2010). Companies on a Mission: Entrepreneurial Strategic for Growing Sustainably, Responsibly and Profitably. Stanford University Press. 12. Classic papers: Various journal articles and book chapters. 13. Useful resource: http://www.innovation-portal.info/toolkits/welcome/?sort=task