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6 Imperatives for Driving Innovation In Your Company

In too many companies, innovation is treated like an artform based on inspiration. There’s a better way to manage it. Here’s how.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter , Innovation , Leadership & Strategy September 13 2012

A Step-By-Step Guide for Business Innovation

To be truly innovative, every member of a company’s workforce needs to feel engaged and empowered to find opportunities for change. In order for this to happen, your company must be structured in a way that enables and encourages innovation. Don’t let your corporate structure and culture stand in the way of success.

David J. Neff and Randal C. Moss Innovation , Leadership & Strategy , Leadership & Strategy May 31 2011

Can Steve Jobs Be an Ideal for CEOs?

Despite being crowned as the “CEO of the Decade” by the Fortune Magazine, Steve Jobs still doesn’t qualify to be an absolute ideal for CEOs, argue management gurus.

Fayazuddin A. Shirazi Innovation , Leadership , Talent Management December 15 2009

CEOs’ Balancing Act

How to keep creativity alive in a growing bureaucracy.

Bob Donnelly Innovation , Small Business , Strategy December 3 2010
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Entrepreneurs to the Rescue

Want to Boost the Economy? Help Entrepreneurs

James Turley Innovation , Leadership & Strategy , Small Business March 8 2010
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Fueling the “Magic”

When politicians talk about funding business innovations, they are generally thinking large-scale. Yes, the internet wouldn’t be here without government support, but most innovation does not happen on such a grand scale. In fact, the most revolutionary innovation happens in smaller ways without any government intervention. This year’s innovation? The tablet computer.

Gary Shapiro Innovation , Leadership & Strategy , Technology June 16 2011
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Game-Changing R&D

In 1999, while dot-com CEOs were popping champagne corks, Whirlpool, the 96-year-old appliance maker, was arriving at a depressing crossroads. [...]

C. J. Prince Innovation , Marketing , Marketing & Sales , Strategy June 4 2007
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Getting Practical About Practicing Innovation: The Innovator’s DNA

True disruptive innovation is difficult to achieve. In their book, The Innovator’s DNA, academics from INSEAD, Harvard and BYU break down the inherent traits that disruptive innovators have in common: associating, questioning, observing, networking, and experimenting.

Bob Donnelly Innovation August 9 2011
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How Business Experimentation Fuels Innovation

Experimentation is crucial to the process of innovation and new technologies are making experiments easier than ever. Harvard Business School professor Stefan Thomke discusses the impact of experimentation (successes and failures) and how most companies aren’t investing in experiments nearly as much as they should be.

Stefan Thomke Innovation , Leadership & Strategy June 6 2011

How Mid-Sized Companies Innovate

CEOs must drive a continual search for new ideas and have the courage to commit resources for the long term.

William J. Holstein CEO Briefing Newsletter , Innovation , Leadership & Strategy December 19 2012

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