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Creating High-performing Innovation Teams

ABSTRACT This research suggests a conceptual process of how to create high-performing innovation teams to meet the market’s need of faster ways of conducting innovation work. The CIT-process (Creating high-performing Innovation Teams) is a five-step-process systematically developed to meet organizational-, team-, and individual perspectives. On a holistic level, this research contributes to prior research by […]

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How Understanding of Agile Innovation Work Affects Innovation Teams

ABSTRACT This research aims to explore how the understanding of agile innovation work methodologies affect innovation teams and the progress of innovation projects. In a long-term research, three innovation teams were studied through questionnaires, interviews, audio-recorded interviews and rich notes from. The data was analysed using group development theories and knowledge taxonomy to determine the […]

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Innovation Enablers for Innovation Teams – A Review

ABSTRACT This review consolidates research on innovation enablers for innovation teams, defined within this research as factors that enable a crossfunctional team within an organization to conduct innovation work, to provide a deeper understanding of what factors enable innovation teams to conduct innovation work, which means that this research involves three areas to provide a […]

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Tillverkning och övervakning på distans i Makerspace

I Makerspace, vårt lab för idégenerering och prototyputveckling, har vi bland annat ett antal 3d-skrivare. Även om tekniken utvecklas snabbt är det tyvärr inte ovanligt att utskrifter, i synnerhet större och mer komplexa geometrier, misslyckas. I ett försök att öka nyttjandegrad och tillförlitlighet har vi kopplat upp några av våra skrivare på nätet, IoT in […]

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Healthcare Innovation Day

Together with EVRY we arranged a workshop day to explore the future of healthcare. Tobias Larsson & Mikael Johnsson of BTH and Helena Blackbright (Automation Region) was the organisers and the place was EVRY Strategic Design Lab in Stockholm.

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The emergence process of innovation teams

ABSTRACT This research aims to gain knowledge regarding the group development process of newly formed innovation teams. In this comparative research, five multi-functional innovation teams based on voluntary members have been studied in an industrial context, all intending to conduct innovation projects after being educated in innovation management. In total 36 respondents have been studied. […]

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Innovation teams; a deep dive into Mikael Johnsson’s research

Mikael Johnsson’s research concluded his PhD research by presenting his thesis a while back. Here is a summary of his work. Mikael is now a postdoc with us. What was studied in your research, and who participated? Factors that enable innovation teams to conduct innovation work have been identified and studied through a longitude research on […]

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Mikael Johnsson, innovation team postdoc

Dr. Mikael Johnsson is a postdoctoral researcher at BTH, employed to continue his research on innovation teams (dissertation here), and is part of the KKS research profile Model Driven Development and Decision Support.  WHO ARE YOU AND WHAT IS YOUR BACKGROUND? I was born in, and still live in Västerås, Sweden. I earned my bachelor […]

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