Resources

My website, publications and blogs are a good source of information. They cover a range of issues such as science and technology, economic growth and emerging markets and how they in turn may affect the industry and the development of new technologies and new products. We are also offering resources for download and suggesting a handful of websites that might be of interest.

What you can do to enhance creativity

Creativity is a dynamic process that inherently defies complete description. It encompasses personality traits, deliberation, novelty, insight, spontaneity, originality, method and the actualization of potential. There are three elements the manager must consider: recruiting, organizing, and the personal touch. A practical suggestion for managers on what they can do to enhance creativity at the workplace is proposed.

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How to prepare a Business Case

We cannot prescribe one template for all projects, but good business cases have similar elements: (1) Introduction and overview; (2) Assumptions and methods; (3) Business impacts; (4) Sensitivity and Risks; (5) Conclusions and recommendations. This is a guide that maybe useful.

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American Chemical Society

The American Chemical Society is a professional organization for chemists and related occupations. The site provides news about research and discusses topics related to the chemical industry.

www.acs.org

World Future Society The World Future Society

World Future Society The World Future Society is a nonprofit educational and scientific organization that investigates how social, economic and technological developments are shaping the future.

www.wfs.org

PDMA – Product Development Management Association

The Product Development and Management Association (PDMA) is the premier global advocate for product development and management professionals.

www.pdma.org

ICIS – Chemical industry news and chemical market intelligence

Helpful to stay abreast of the latest news in the chemical industry.

www.icis.com

Nigel Paine

Good resources on organizational learning and technology.

www.nigelpaine.com