How does one manage risk, failure and breakthrough during an innovation process? Professor Andrew Hargadon explored how managers throughout history have innovated and managed that innovation in a plenary talk at the 2011 Independent Sector Annual Conference in Chicago in October. The conference drew 1,000 of the brightest minds from nonprofits, foundation and corporate giving programs.
India’s rapidly growing mobile market has reached an estimated 900 million accounts, with service in rural areas expected to fuel further growth in a nation with 1.2 billion people, according to global consultancy Deloitte. In a cover story for one of India’s leading business magazines, The Analyst, Professor Hemant Bhargava and Xiahua Wei of the Department of Economics at UC Davis explore the impact of the country’s recently adopted Mobile Number Portability (MNP) policy and how it will change purchasing behavior of mobile subscribers.
UC DAVIS will host more than 40 Humphrey Fellows from around the world at the inaugural
International Innovation and Entrepreneurship Academy in March, presented by the Child Family Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
To accomplish this, the institute brings science, engineering and business students and faculty together with experienced entrepreneurs, investors and corporate leaders in an highly collaborative environment that blends effective theory with hands-on participation and solution-driven innovation.
The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Association at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management will host Bob Medearis to share his vast experience on a variety of topics, including intellectual property protection, identifying opportunities, and the impact of regulation on business. However, the bulk of the evening will be spent answering your questions, so come ready to engage.
Davis Roots, a new nonprofit business accelerator bridging the city of Davis and the University of California, Davis, officially opened at the historic Hunt-Boyer Mansion on April 30. The enterprise was built to support start-ups with the goal of keeping them in Davis once they succeed, and already has two new companies ready to move in.
Sep 28, 2011Charles J. Soderquist Chair in Entrepreneurship
Professor Andrew Hargadon’s research focuses on the effective management of innovation and entrepreneurship, particularly in the development and commercialization of sustainable technologies. He has written extensively on knowledge and technology brokering and the role of learning and knowledge management in innovation and has published numerous articles and chapters in leading scholarly and applied publications.
Much past research on commercialization activities by university scientists and engineers has focused on the role of resources in the extra-organizational commercialization environment, such as the availability of venture capital funding.
By contrast, researchers Steven Curall, UC Davis professor and Dean of the Graduate School of Management, Emily M. Hunter of Baylor University and Sara Jansen Perry from the University of Houston were interested in intra-organizational dynamics impacting the context in which scientists and engineers work.
In an effort to boost employment, promote cleaner, more sustainable sources of energy, and give the U.S. a global competitive advantage, governors across the nation are looking to implement policies that spur clean tech innovation.
In February, Professor Andrew Hargadon, director of the UC Davis Center for Entrepreneurship, participated in “Spurring Business Start-ups and Innovation in Clean Technology,” a National Governors’ Association Center for Best Practices Webcast co-sponsored by the Kauffman Foundation.
UPDATE: Andrew Barkett is leaving his post as senior engineer at Facebook to bring his decade of experience in Silicon Valley to become the first-ever chief technology officer for the Republican National Committee.The June 4 announcement has stirred a whirlwind of media coverage, including the Huffington Post and Washington Post.Bark
Agilent Technologies’ Electronic Measurement Group is a $3.6 billion business that over the past decade has seen a dramatic shift in its customer base from U.S., and Western European customers to predominantly Asia-based customers. Today, the majority of the division’s revenues are generated outside of the U.S., with an increasing concentration in China.
(Davis, CA) — The UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s full-time MBA program has been ranked among the top six percent of AACSB International-accredited programs nationwide, according to U.S. News & World Report’s latest graduate business school rankings released today.