Monthly Archives: November 2013

Innovation pitfalls

The innovation pathway hides many pitfalls. Here is choice of actions or omissions which will guarantee “The Poor Innovation Management Prize”: Do not communicate with employees about innovation objectives, goals, etc. Make clear to staff that innovation is the task of R&D only and everyone else should just ‘work’…and not think! Give R&D even more money! […]

What is your innovation intent?

Vijay Govindarajan and Jatin Desai published, last September, an interesting article on innovation intent : Innovation intent answers the question, “What will innovation give me that nothing else will?” It clarifies strategic direction for your innovation focus and efforts. To help clarify innovation intent, pose these questions to your most senior leaders: 1. How much more […]