Tag Archives: Ambidexterity

Managing Innovation Portfolios - Strategic Portfolio Management

This is part one of a two-parts article co-written by Ralph Ohr and Kevin McFarthing on strategically-aligned initiatives: IPM, SPM and OPM. Continue reading

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Balancing Innovation via Organizational Ambidexterity - Part 2

In part 2 of 3, Ralph-Christian Ohr and Frank Mattes show us best practice examples of how some of the most innovative firms are setting up organizational ambidexterity. Continue reading

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Balancing Innovation via Organizational Ambidexterity

Organizational ambidexterity is becoming a key factor for success in many industries. With a proper ambidextrous set-up, firms can optimally balance radical and incremental innovation. In this article, we are showing the need for organizational ambidexterity, introduce the concept, show how it can be implemented and provide case studies from leading German firms. Continue reading

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When Ralph Ohr and Tim Kastelle met up in person recently they had a great talk about this question. They continued the discussion over email, and these are the four innovation management issues that they believe people need to be thinking about right now. Continue reading

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Evolutionary and Revolutionary Innovation

Triggered by a couple of recent discussions, I’ve been pondering for a while now over the question how evolution relates to revolution when it comes to innovation. Continue reading

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