People & Skills

Culture Knocks Out Strategy

Many companies have a huge gap between their culture and strategy — a problem that only gets bigger in larger companies, especially when they are in transition. Management at all of these companies have a common reflex: Scream louder about goals and policies as the gap between culture and strategy widens.

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Away With the Innovation Funnel Process

There is a wide range of definitions for the terms “Creativity” and “Innovation”. The one I use the most has two elements to it. From a domain perspective, Innovation is an organizational function, while Creativity is an individual function. From a process perspective, Innovation is a Creative idea that got implemented. The implementation of a creative idea generated by an employee is...

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Innovation Quickie: Sharing

Molecular biologist Ellen Jorgensen, Ph.D., discusses her New York City lab, Genspace, in the current issue of Physchology Today’s print magazine . It is the nation’s first do-it-yourself nonprofit biotech lab and has launched a movement to bring biology to the masses.

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