Semester 2 Examinations 2013/ 2014
Exam Code(s) 1MIM1; 1MIP1
Exam(s) MSc Strategy, Innovation & People Management
MSc International Management
Module Code(s) MG604
Module(s) Innovation and the Learning Organisation
Paper No. 1
Repeat Paper No
External Examiner(s) Professor Frank MacDonald
Internal Examiner(s) Professor Tony Dundon
*Dr. Rachel Hilliard
Answer 5 questions. All questions will be marked equally. Use a separate answer book for each section.
No. of Pages 2
Course Co-ordinator(s) Dr Rachel Hilliard (x2932)
MCQ Release to Library: Yes No
Statistical/ Log Tables None
Cambridge Tables None
Graph Paper None
Log Graph Paper None
Other Materials None
Graphic material in colour
Please answer TWO questions. All questions carry equal marks.
1. Why are companies under pressure to move away from relying solely on internally generated innovation? What are the difficulties associated with managing these new sources of innovation?
2. What is the role of corporate culture in the innovative capacity of organisations?
3. What is the innovator’s dilemma? Why is organisational ambidexterity so difficult for companies to achieve?