Volume 60, Issue 3 (Spring 2018) Our latest special issue focuses on the circular economy, a new paradigm of industrial organization that promises to radically improve the efficiency and sustainability of our markets and firms.
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How to Scale Crowdsourcing Platforms By encouraging external innovators to contribute to value creation, crowdsourcing platforms can grow significantly in size and revenue while keeping costs low. But quickly and sustainably scaling crowdsourcing platforms is still a daunting challenge.
Decentralization and Localization of Production Additive manufacturing has been called "the third industrial revolution." The widespread adoption of 3D printing will dramatically change the business landscape over the coming decades by disrupting existing models of manufacturing and distribution that rely on economies of scale.
More Than a Clean Cup: Can Starbucks Innovate from Within? Following its recent implicit bias training, Starbucks has a unique opportunity to engage frontline employees by asking how they would reduce racial bias in their stores. The company could gain more engaged employees and reduce turnover by turning its employees into corporate social innovators. (more)
How to Start an AI Project in Your Business Artificial Intelligence (AI) is alluring. But in its current incarnation, AI is nothing more than a tool. And like all business tools, they are only effective when the right processes are built around it. (more)
Open Innovation and Disruptive Technology Computer networks have ushered in a new era of collaborative innovation. Decentralization allows breakthrough ideas to surface from all over the world. And the open innovation model can help companies build the future.