The qualities and characteristics of firms intent on undertaking radical innovation is a subject of great interest.  The era of stagnant national economies is upon us, particularly in developed nations and GOVs and firms alike seek solutions and magic pills to create spectacular stories to rival those in the digital economy, elsewhere. Key is the

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Commentary on the Cambridge University Institute for Manufacturing’s report on High-Value Manufacturing I’ve spent many years at the front-line of innovating in high-value manufacturing.  High-value is characterised by a combination of high R&D intensity and high growth – as predictors of financial success over the long-term.  High value manufacturing accounted for 35% of all UK exports in

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BBC Sport – Profile: Dave Brailsford, British Cyclings performance director. I have followed the success of the British Track Cycling team for several years now and even used them in business presentations as exemplars of high performing teams. The relentless drive for incrementally better performance serves partly as inspiration for the title of this Blog

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