Innovation

Improve your Performance with this Distributed, Companywide Transformation Model

Instead of dictating change from the top, this company decided that the “engine” of transformation would be distributed to all levels of the organization.

P&G: Recapturing an Innovation Edge

When Procter & Gamble CEO David Taylor makes his annual visit this fall to one of the company’s product-supply technology centers, he’ll ask the assembled executives what innovations will help reach the company’s goal of cutting supply chain costs by $1 billion a year.

What CEOs Need to Understand about Innovation

The experience of two different CEOs running two very different kinds of companies suggest how leaders can create a road map to innovate.

Advancements in Power Storage Technologies Could Benefit Manufacturers

New advances in battery technology could benefit manufacturers in both how they use it in their products and how they manage their own utilities.

How to Innovate in Mature Markets

There always has been important innovation activity in nearly all mature B2B industries, but the ‘return on innovation’ is expected to further increase over the next several years.

How Waste Could Offer Opportunities in American Manufacturing

Leftovers and waste from the paper and pulp industry could benefit American manufacturers by offering access to lower cost carbon fiber.

Apple Gets White House Nod with $1B Backyard Investment

Like other CEOs before him, however, Tim Cook didn't make it clear how much of the spending was already planned and whether it had anything to do with Donald Trump's election.

A Powerful New Way of Thinking to Lead the Charge for Disruption

Disrupting your company, or your industry, as Uber has done, requires a completely differently way of thinking: not inside the box, not outside the box, but literally with no box at all.

Great Companies are “Discovered, not Planned”, Research Suggests

Even the most creative leaders can be guilty of adopting a herd mentality.

Cautious Advice on Disrupting your Market from a CEO Who’s Been There

Succeeding at being disruptive requires a deeper commitment than anything you've probably ever done. But in the end, the payoff can be worth it.
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CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Confidence Ticks Up In August

Trump trade tactics play well with manufacturing CEOs
Strength in the overall economy, consumer confidence and the Trump administration’s pro-business agenda buoyed CEO confidence in August, even as worry persists about rising economic headwinds in the near future.
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