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The case describes the organizational culture at Nokia and explains how it helped the company become one of the most innovative ones in the industry. The focus of the case is on innovation and how, by constantly upgrading and introducing new features Nokia became the market leader in the mobile phone market. The case discusses the factors which helped Nokia become the biggest player in the mobile phone market: the culture of the company, its human resource philosophy and the organization of its R&D.
» Factors which have contributed to the creation a unique culture focused on innovation and creativity in the company
Organizational culture, Nokia, industry, innovation, upgrading, market leader, mobile, phone, market, biggest player, culture, company, human resource philosophy, organization, R&D
Questions for Discussion:
2. Examine the R&D culture at Nokia and comment on the contribution of an open culture to innovation.
4. What are the pitfalls of an open culture? Discuss in the context of