In large companies, creating, or even maintaining the entrepreneurial culture that established the company in the first place is becoming increasingly hard to do. Large companies are built around structure and process and this is not the best environment to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship. Large companies are good at identifying and managing risk, something they … More 10 WAYS TO CREATE AND ENCOURAGE ENTREPRENEURIAL BEHAVIOUR IN LARGE COMPANIES
See original post first – https://engineeringinsociety.wordpress.com/2014/04/25/trust-me-im-an-engineer-should-doctors-look-to-engineers-to-help-us-live-longer/ UPDATE A month or so back, I posted an article, Trust Me I’m an Engineer – Should doctors look to engineers to help us live longer? Since writing this article, it has stimulated much debate not only within the engineering community but also within the medical profession. Interest from the blog … More AN UPDATE TO THE BLOG TRUST ME I’M AN ENGINEER – SHOULD DOCTORS LOOK TO ENGINEERS TO HELP US LIVE LONGER?
In large companies, creating, or even maintaining the entrepreneurial culture that established the company in the first place is becoming increasingly hard to do. Large companies are built around structure and process and this is not the best environment to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship. Large companies are good at identifying and managing risk, something they … More CAN ENTREPRENEURIAL BEHAVIOURS THRIVE IN A LARGE CORPORATE ENVIRONMENT?
At Entrepreneurial Engineers, our aim is to encourage engineers to embrace their entrepreneurial nature. I believe, as I have said many times before, that engineers have all the skills necessary to become successful entrepreneurs, and it’s great to see the world embracing the entrepreneurial spirit. I knew from a very young age that I wanted … More ENTERPRISE FOR ALL
In response to Geoff Baker’s blog ‘Trust me I’m an Engineer’, I completely agree with most of his thoughts and ideas. A combined approach with the help of colleagues in engineering makes good sense. I am Medical Director of a Holistic Medical Clinic and a firm believer in Preventative Functional Medicine. As individuals we should … More TRUST ME I’M A DOCTOR – A COMMENT FROM DR. JOHN MORAN
The tragic events around of the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 have highlighted the fact that the aero engines of large airliners are continually monitored as they fly around the world. The reason why these engines are continually monitored is that engineers on the ground are able to track deterioration and the development of … More TRUST ME I’M AN ENGINEER – SHOULD DOCTORS LOOK TO ENGINEERS TO HELP US LIVE LONGER?
I don’t recall there was ever a time when I’d considered becoming anything other than an engineer. I guess it all started spending hours as a child making all sorts from Meccano, creating a working model of a crane, or various things using all the cogs and motors. I also recall the many hours spent … More WHY I BECAME AN ENGINEER – SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING WEEK
Shadow Business Secretary Chuka Umunna MP’s proposal to set up a British Investment Bank was right on track; we are the only G8 country not to have such a government backed institution. The creation of an Enterprise Bank is long overdue and would help to get much needed investment into companies to help business growth … More A BRITISH INVESTMENT BANK
In an increasingly service-orientated world of work, it is easy to miss the vital role engineers play in transforming our lives. Engineering is the crucible in which scientific, mathematic and design skills come together. The engineering industry makes up nearly one-fifth of the UK economy and employs over 4.5 million people. The UK is still … More IET CASE STUDY – ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN ENGINEERING
Britain has failed to get a single entry in a list of the world’s 100 most innovative companies in the Thomson Reuters’ Top 100 Global Innovators report published earlier this week. US companies took 45 of the top 100 places, Japan is the next biggest innovator with 28 entries and Europe’s total is 22. The … More WHY IS BRITAIN FAILING ON INNOVATION ON THE WORLD STAGE?