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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.

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.

10 things to consider

10 things to consider Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 10 Jun 2005
Take a look at our checklist for entrepreneurs.

Are You An Entrepreneur?

Are You An Entrepreneur? Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 10 Jun 2005
We examine the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs.

What gets left behind by the cutting edge?

What gets left behind by the cutting edge? Copyrighted image Credit: Tom Hewitt
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Apr 2005
Tom Hewitt asks if a love of the new means other important technologies get left behind. This is a response to the second of Lord Broers' Reith...

The engineer as problem solver

The engineer as problem solver Copyrighted image Credit: OU
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Apr 2005
Can engineering solve the world's problems? Nick Braithwaite offers a response to Lord Broers' second Reith Lecture.

When technology is spurned, there is no development

When technology is spurned, there is no development Copyrighted image Credit: OU
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 05 Apr 2005
The UK needs to get reacquainted with the idea of technology, says Nick Braithwaite in response to Lord Broers' first Reith Lecture.