Incentives for innovation, based on intrinsic motivation

Dan Pink spoke on TED.com about the way traditional businesses are build is often still with the old mindset from the industrial era using incentives like the “carrot and the stick” model to increase production performance. However for more complex tasks people get paralysed when put under pressure to perform by higher rewards. Rewarding systems […]

New ways of innovation in the Higher Education and Research in the Netherlands

Below you will find a thesis I have witten for the MasterClass course Innovation Management. This thesis is about how SURFfoundation (the organisation I work for) can improve the commitment of innovation of every employee throughout the organisation of every single University and Research institute that is a member of SURFfoundation. Unfortunately for the English […]

International Repositories Infrastructure Workshop – Persistent Identifiers

This week I attend the International Repositories Infrastructure Workshop (This workshop was sponsored by JISC, DRIVER and SURFfoundation) The goal of the workshop was to identify shared agendas for action and coordination between major national and international stakeholders, for the purpose of developing an international federated network of repositories. Other blogs about this event can […]

infrastructuur voor het wetenschappelijke informatie domein

hier komt een stuk over infrastructuur Het gaat over de motivatie waarom we nou zo nodig moeten veranderen, is er een besef van urgentie? kernwoorden kunnen zijn: infrastructuur, standaarden diversiteit aan diensten wetenschap op de dag van vandaag is conservatief wat weten wetenschappers over wetenschapsdynamica en wetenschapsprocessen zelf kort overzicht van de geldstromen geen systemen […]

Creatieve Innovatie

From their web site: “A ‘different perspective’ on things, a shift of perspective makes innovation possible. `To our concern hierarchical organization models and related tasks make ‘creative innovation’ impossible. That is why The Beach operates as a network of people and organizations that emrace openness, involvement and interaction. We are convinced that shaping the future […]