organizational behaviour

Overcoming Barriers to Creativity in a Corporate Environment

by: Design Translator

Personally as Head of Industrial Design for an in-house design department I find this quote particularly interesting and quite an accurate reflection of creativity in most corporate environments.

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The Mistake Bank Manifesto

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To Progress in Complex Environments, Experiment

by: John Caddell

I was talking to my wife tonight about a discovery I'll call the "Mistake Bank Manifesto" which I'll post about later. The upshot of what I was saying is that the folks who wrote the Mistake Bank Manifesto (I named it, others created it) asserted that learning from mistakes, while exceptionally useful to senior leadership teams, is often highly unnatural for very successful leaders.

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Blame It on the I-Team

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Uncovering the Art of Disruption Requires New Lenses and New Tools

by: Idris Mootee

The reason why every executive is feeling
intense pressure from competitors or disruptive start-ups is likely because of
the fact that the models or dominant logic behind the business strategies are
constraining the companies' ability to innovate. Have you wonder why it is so
hard it is to move beyond the "adjacent" opportunities to open up new
revenue streams?  Naturally you turn to your customer intelligence people,

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Scary Thoughts on Business and Social Change

by: Idris Mootee

The idea of sustainable development is
Halloween stories for corporations. Asking about what it would take to
transform a company into a genuinely sustainable operation raises all sorts of
uncomfortable questions in any strategy discussions. Questions like: What sort
of society do we want? What kind of world do we want our children to live in?
How do we best meet people's needs and drive social change? I have many

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Innovation Playbook - Why Is Innovation So Hard?

by: Idris Mootee

Innovation
is being used by business leaders as a miracle cure, allowing companies
to stay competitive in fast changing markets. The word is now commonly
used in ads, annual reports and corporate mission statement. For all of
the talk about the importance of innovation, innovation management and
strategic innovation are hardly generally understood.
Forward-looking

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Innovation Playbook - Is There an Innovation Glass Ceiling?

by: Idris Mootee

I wanted to post the second part of slides
today but I am in Chicago this week and have no access to my other Thinkpad. So
I will just write about it and follow up with the slides next week.

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Innovation Summit Presentation - Miami 2007

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Collaboration or Individual Leadership? Which Is It?

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