Reviewing psychological facets of workplace innovation

In this article, we present a review of recent studies on workplace innovation (WPI) from a work and organization al psychology (WOP) perspective, with the aim of showing the potential advantages of taking a WOP perspective on WPI. We first outline a few different conceptualisations of WPI and of its main outcomes, that is, quality[…]

Innovation Is Management

Innovators in large companies tend value ideas and creativity over systematic management processes. However, creative vision and management are both key parts of innovation. Innovation is both inspiration and process. This article illustrates how innovation can be managed via incremental investing. Sorgente: Innovation Is Management

Differences between Entrepreneurs and Managers in Large Organizations: An Implementation of a Theoretical Multi-Agent Model on Overconfidence Results

Riccardo Sartori, Andrea Ceschi, Andrea Scalco ABSTRACT: The well-known research carried out by Busenitz and Barney (1997) exploring differences in the decision-making processes between entrepreneurs and managers in large organizations has been revisited and redesigned as a starting point to create a computational and theoretical Multi Agent Model (MAM) which shows differences in the decision-making[…]

Organizational Policies: work life balance and smart working

The definition, actualization, and monitoring of organizational policies, that is organizational policy-making, represents a strategic function to meet organizational goals and values. Policy-making represents one of the major factors determining the diffusion and the creation of basic organizational assumptions and values, representing one of the most significant expressions of leadership. Through policy-making organizational strategy and[…]