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Photographic history

Photographic history Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 27 Sep 2007
The story of photography goes right back to ancient Greece.

Globalised innovation: One size fits all?

Globalised innovation: One size fits all? Copyrighted image Credit: Tom Hewitt
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 06 Jul 2007
A one world approach can lead to one size fits all results, warns Tom Hewitt in his response to Lord Broer's third Reith Lecture.

Reith 2005: The Triumph of Technology - Working Together: The need for collaboration

Reith 2005: The Triumph of Technology - Working Together: The need for collaboration Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Sep 2006
Lord Broers takes on the subject of collaboration for his second lecture - but what do our team make of his views?

Reith 2005: The Triumph of Technology - Innovation and management

Reith 2005: The Triumph of Technology - Innovation and management Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Sep 2006
Innovation has gone global - but universities need to keep up, says Lord Broers in the third of the Reith Lectures.

Teenage tycoons

Teenage tycoons Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Jul 2006
Political parties are united on the need to encourage young people to become entrepreneurs, But are teenage tycoons born or made?

Radical innovation

Radical innovation Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Jan 2006
Sometimes a new idea changes the landscape, and even well-established companies struggle to cope. This course extract from Managing Knowledge...

Ethical Science

Ethical Science Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 01 Dec 2005
Can science be ethical as well as innovative? Should it even try? Barbara Brockbank considers the issues.

Is Microsoft finally breaking the mould?

Is Microsoft finally breaking the mould? Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 04 Nov 2005
The launch of Microsoft’s Xbox 360TM challenges some of our assumptions about firms and their capacity to innovate new products.

Managing innovation

Managing innovation Copyrighted image Credit: photos.com
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 26 Oct 2005
Creativity can make or break an organisation. How do companies get the creative juices flowing? What drives innovation and what factors stop it in...

Lifecycle of the Car Industry

Lifecycle of the Car Industry Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 13 Oct 2005
PY Gerbeau discusses 'The Lifecycle of the Car Industry' in the BBC/Open University's Rules of the Game.