About 70 innovation scholars from around the world are gathering at Berkeley-Haas this week for the ICC conference, where they will ponder the forces that drive industrial and corporate change. Among the pioneers attending the three-day event are Nobel Prize laureates Oliver Williamson of Berkeley-Haas and Kenneth Arrow of Stanford. Read More.
Tom Keiser, CIO of Zendesk, attended the Fisher CIO Leadership Program’s CIO Community event in September, and wrote about the conference topic: “Digital Disruptions To The Workplace – What Every CIO Should Be Thinking About”. Read the article.
Henry Chesbrough, faculty director of the Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation, and known worldwide as the “father of open innovation,” is hosting the Third Annual World Open Innovation Conference in Barcelona, December 15-16.
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Congratulations to two Berkeley-Haas professors for recently reaching 100K citations of their published research, according to Google Scholar. The milestone marks the growing influence of their scholarly findings among other academics. Read More.
The California Management Review’s Summer 2016 Special Issue contains a collection of articles on dynamic capabilities curated by guest editor Teece. The issue examines the framework in greater detail, from the perspectives of strategy, organizational design, and adaptation within fast-changing industries. Read More.
The Berkeley-Haas Entrepreneurship Program (BHEP) and UC Berkeley Engineering have won a five-year $3.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to train and support entrepreneurs. Read more.
Prof. Yona Rubinstein of the London School of Economics is the first Visiting Professor in Innovation, a new program at the Institute for Business Innovation whose purpose is to stimulate interest and promote research with Haas faculty on innovation issues. IBI director Maria Carkovic interviewed Rubinstein on the subject of talent management. See the video.
The Times Higher Education recently published an article by David Teece titled “Universities must ‘think like business leaders’ in face of financial cuts”. Read more.
Haas@Work executive director Dave Rochlin, writing in MIT Sloan Management Review, looks at the differences between the language and tools of functional executives (and their strategy consultants) and those of innovation executives. Read the article.
John Hanke, MBA 96 and CEO of Niantic Labs, is the driving force behind Pokémon Go, the hottest craze to hit smartphones—ever. Since its release just a week ago, the “augmented reality” game has sent millions of phone-toting players to the streets on the hunt for animated Japanese characters that pop up with the help of location services. Read more.