Discuss your own organisations andor sector What innovations can you think of

Discuss your own organisations andor sector what

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Discuss your own organisations and/or sector. What innovations can you think of within them? Some may be quite old Are they innovations created by your organisation or innovations that you use?
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What type are they? process, service, product? incremental, radical? 55 BS2402 Innovation & Entrepreneurship 55 Your Organisation: Task before next time Ask around amongst your colleagues at work and find out what “new things” have been introduced in the past. It is very easy to forget that the things that surround you were once probably new?
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Eg zips, trainers, biros, plastic bottles .... the same has probably been happening in your work context... Try and identify their categories using the previous slide labelled Dimensions of Innovation Space Any people around who consistently “ make new things happen?” Could you categorise them as having an entrepreneurial approach through successfully introducing innovation? 56 BS2402 Innovation & Entrepreneurship 56 Your Organisation: Task throughout module Can you think of any nagging work problems or opportunities that need action?
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Start to think, and jot down ,ideas for solving these problems or taking advantage of the opportunity. Can you get a few colleagues together, or suggest it as a subject for a work meeting? We will look further at prompting ideas and creativity on Sat 3rd March. 57 BS2402 Innovation & Entrepreneurship 57 Contributions to Study of Entrepreneurship CAUSES Why?
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Psychology Sociology Importance of the individual culture and community BEHAVIOUR How? Management How to achieve entrepreneurial behaviour and outcomes EFFECTS What? Economics Function by which growth in the economy is achieved
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(Derived from Stevenson and Jarillo SMJ 1990) BS2402 Innovation & Entrepreneurship 58 Economics = main interest to the Govt. So: Huge focus on small businesses, as greater potential for growth and belief of a greater propensity to get breakthrough innovations from these. + number of small businesses!
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What Characteristics do you associate with an Entrepreneur? BS2402 Innovation & Entrepreneurship 59 DISCUSSION: flip-chart answers. (or, if needed, get all on feet to do) “Once have said something keep quiet.” Make sure as many people as possible contribute The Entrepreneur… (from Southon & West, 2002) Entrepreneurs are: confident
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charismatic obsessed with work ambitious in a hurry arrogant manipulative high in energy poor completers impatient at times BS2402 Innovation & Entrepreneurship 60
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Psychology: The Causes Why do people behave as entrepreneurs? Why do we want to know? Picking the right people / economic growth Psychological approach: Understanding the entrepreneurial personality Personality Traits (Hisrich & O’Brien 82, Chell 91) Cognitive Theories of Behaviour Socio-cultural: Environmentally contingent BS2402 Innovation & Entrepreneurship
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61 Personality Trait Approach: Internal Characteristics which explain Behaviour ? - Internal Locus of Control (Miller & Freisen 84) Need for Achievement (McCelland 61) Desire for Autonomy (McCelland 61) Tolerance of Ambiguity and Uncertainty (Schere 82) Risk Taking /Overoptimistic (Begley & Boyd 87) Financial motivation?
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