Purpose Emerging from Knowledge, Technology and Innovation
- Understanding and measuring knowledge
- Knowledge creation and purpose
- Using technology to develop purpose and competitive advantage
- Innovation and purpose
- How to innovate: the ‘ideas’ process
- Heads of organisations, chief officers, chairpersons, board members and directors.
- Heads of departments, and senior managers & executives involved in the development of strategic management.
- Those who wish to understand the basic concepts for identifying the future of their organisations with the new challenges and opportunities that may lead to substantial change.
- Those who wish to consider not only the rational approach to strategic decision making, but also the creative aspects of such decisions.
- Those who wish to grasp the major intended and emergent initiatives that can be taken, involving the utilisation of resources, to enhance the performance of their firms in their external environments.
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Define and explore the implications of tacit and explicit knowledge.
- Explain how purpose emerges from knowledge creation.
- Examine the implications of developments in technology for the organisation’s purpose and strategy.
- Identify the main innovation processes relevant to purpose.
- Show how purpose changes with innovation.
- Explain why an organisation’s purpose may sometimes be emergent rather than prescriptive.
- Relate knowledge, technology and innovation to green strategy issues.