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The Biggest Leadership Failure that Kills Innovation

When I conducted my doctoral research between 2008 and 2010, I found that autonomy was the strongest single factor that companies and leaders control, that would positively affect employee creativity, and therefore company innovation. The opposite, bureaucracy, was found to be the strongest single factor within the company and leader’s control that would negatively affect those. In fact, the logo ...

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How Small Innovation Teams Hit the Nail

Does 'small is beautiful' concept apply to innovation? Whether you look at start-ups fortunes, '2 Pizza team' practice, or read the 'New Corporate Garage', small teams are better at achieving breakthrough innovation. Nervertheless smallness is not enough to succeed. How we can enhance the actions of small innovation teams, and support them in their progression is what we are tackling here.

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