I've had the pleasure of chairing research fellowship panels for over a decade.
Opportunity or Problem Recognition: A person discovers that a new opportunity exists or a problem needs resolution.
by Peter Merholz | 12:55 PM February 1, 2011
Braun's Rams influenced Apple's Ive. Photo courtesy of Gizmodo A few months ago, my friend Christian Lindholm, partner at Fjord, a convergence design agency , and father of the Series 60 interface (at Nokia) stopped by for one of our quarterly idea sessions.
By STEVEN JOHNSON In the year following the 2004 tsunami, the Indonesian city of Meulaboh received eight neonatal incubators from international relief organizations.
Environmental Full cost accounting (EFCA) generally refers to the process of collecting and presenting information — about environmental, social, and economic costs and benefits /advantages (collectively known as the "triple bottom line") - for each proposed alternative when a decision is necessary. It is a conventional method of cost accounting that traces direct costs and allocates indirect costs. [ 1 ] A synonym, true cost accounting (TCA) is also often used. Experts consider both terms problematic as definitions of "true" and "full" are inherently subjective ( see Green economics for more on these problems). Since costs and advantages are usually considered in terms of environmental , economic and social impacts, full or true cost efforts are collectively called the " triple bottom line ".
The triple bottom line (abbreviated as TBL or 3BL , and also known as people, planet, profit or "the three pillars" [ 1 ] ) captures an expanded spectrum [ further explanation needed ] of values and criteria for measuring organizational (and societal) success: economic, ecological, and social. With the ratification of the United Nations and ICLEI TBL standard for urban and community accounting in early 2007, [ 2 ] this became the dominant approach to public sector full cost accounting .
While immigrants have created new opportunities for America's corporations that have contributed greatly to the economy, there exists a tremendous gap in how to utilize the immigrant population in the US.
Computer Economics recently conducted a survey of visitors to its website regarding the perceived advantages in the use of open source software.
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[ edit ] Reverse innovation or trickle-up innovation Reverse innovation or trickle-up innovation is a term referring to an innovation seen first, or likely to be used first, in the developing world before spreading to the industrialized world. The term was popularized by Dartmouth professors Vijay Govindarajan and Chris Trimble and GE's Jeffrey R.
Raising Start-up Capital