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“Are we just laborers?”- Women in Agriculture

By Neha Ahlawat and Ipsita Mitra Try and picture a day in rural Punjab. We immediately think of a man, toiling away in the field, soiled hands tending to his crops and a look of exasperation on his face. The … Continue reading

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Agriculture Clusters as Local Innovation Systems

By Neha Ahlawat and Ipsita Mitra Strengthening the rural economy can be an answer to solving several problems that are plaguing developing countries, including India. The agricultural sector faces the problems of inadequate infrastructure, poor organization and lack of skilled … Continue reading

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Drucker’s Seven Sources of Opportunity for Innovation

Management guru Peter Drucker was one of the first theorists of innovation who believed that innovation could be systematized in any organization. He wrote that purposeful innovation results from analysis, systemic review and hard work and can be taught, replicated … Continue reading

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CKS’ Certificate in Innovation Management

With Shreya Anand On the 19th of April 2012, the Center for Knowledge Societies conducted its first Certificate in Innovation Management (CIM), an innovation training workshop designed to provide an introduction to a basic theory and practice of innovation. The … Continue reading

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Certificate in Innovation Management

Today, we announced our innovation training offering – the Certificate in Innovation Management – a day-long workshop that we are offering in conjunction with the Design Public Conclave. The advertisement announcing the workshop was published in today’s MINT newspaper (page … Continue reading

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CKS Promotes Healthcare Innovation in Bihar

February 1, 2012. Patna. Today, one of our Senior Design Researchers has gone to Patna, Bihar to be a part of an intensive workshop on healthcare in Bihar. The workshop was organized by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and … Continue reading

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What does Innovation look like in India?

Innovation is emerging as one of the most important rubrics in the discourse on how to bring about greater and more consistent economic and social development in India. One observes steadily growing investments in R&D across the country, the setting … Continue reading

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On India’s Innovation Path: Where is it Leading?

Over at 3quarksdaily, our own Aditya Dev Sood wrote a thought-provoking (if somewhat rambling) article on India’s Innovation Path. He talks about how discourse around innovation in India is still at a very preliminary stage, and so far has been … Continue reading

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